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Queen Latifah is known as an American actress and former hip hop rapper and singer. She is most famous for her acting roles in Living Single and Chicago.

Background and Age

Dana Elaine Owens was born on March 18, 1970 in Newark, New Jersey. She is the little girl of Rita and Lancelot Owens, Sr. Her father was a police officer and her mother was a high school teacher. Her folks isolated from one another when Queen was just 10 years of age. The separation was difficult to deal with for Queen since she was as yet a little youngster who didn't comprehend the world. She couldn't deal with the way that her folks were leaving one another. She was born as Dana Elaine Owens however she later assumed the stage name of Queen Latifah when she turned into a hip hop rapper.

Married, Partner and Kids

Queen Latifah was in a relationship with Kendu Isaacs for just about 10 years. Their relationship kept going from 1992 to 2001. After that relationship, she dated Jeanette Jenkins which was a long 9-year relationship that finished in 2011. She has been with Ebony Nicholas since 2011. In an interview during March 2016, Latifah declared that she is prepared to have children.

Career and Net Worth

Latifah started her music career in a hip hop gathering called Ladies Fresh. After her rap melody named "Princess of the Posse" was released, she got the consideration of Dante Ross, a very much regarded music producer. He signed her to his record label and helped her discharge a melody called "Anger of My Madness" in 1988. Her first collection named "All Hail the Queen" was released during 1989 when Latifah was just 19 years of age.

Latifah acted in the well known FOX sitcom "Living Single" for 5 years. The show was exceptionally famous among urban spectators since it featured an all-black cast. In the motion picture industry, she started out at first by assuming supporting roles in movies like "Juice", "Jungle Fever" and "House Party 2". The film that gave Latifah standard accomplishment in the acting scene was "Chicago" in which she depicted the role of "Mother". She got named for Best Supporting Actress for her amazing role in "Chicago".

In November 2019, Queen Latifah had a starring role in The Little Mermaid Live. Playing the character voiced by Pat Carroll in the first 1989 film, Oscar nominated and Grammy/Golden Globe champ Queen Latifah assumed the role of the malevolence Ursula, the ocean witch who gives Ariel legs in a trade for her voice. Ursula is a long way from Queen Latifah's usual musical roles, with the singer already having featured in Chicago and Hairspray. She disclosed to Good Morning America that she had done a photoshoot for Disney a couple of years back where Annie Leibowitz shot her as Ursula, so when the chance sprung up, she quickly jumped on the chance to play her.

Date modified: Jun 22, 2020
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