Queen Latifah is a TV personality, singer, rapper, and actress who pioneered female rap. She performed at Superbowl XXXII’s halftime performance in 1998. Do we know about her personal life, given her fame? Queen Latifah: Married?
She’s single. Since 2013, she’s been dating Eboni Nichols.
The BET Best Actress winner attended a Catholic school in Newark, New Jersey. Essex Catholic Girls’ High School, Irvington.
“Ladies Fresh” was her high school rap ensemble. She then attended Borough of Manhattan Community College, where she intrigued Tommy Boy Records producers.
She released Wrath of My Madness in 1988 and All Hail The Queen in 1989.
Her influences include LL Cool J, Public Enemy, and Run-D.M.C.
At 19, the rapper released All Hail The Queen, which ties on her African origins with feminist themes on Ladies First.
Starting Career As an actress
Spike Lee, famed for Malcom X, Hoop Dreams, and Clockers, directed the rapper-turned-actress’ debut feature, Jungle Fever (1995).
Wesley Snipes plays a married media mogul who has an affair with Annabella Sciorra’s assistant. The film addresses interracial dating.
Latifah played a turban-wearing waitress at Slyvia’s soul-food restaurant.
During the film’s 25th anniversary, the rapper told ABC News that she just remembered it being hot and her dressing room being small. She was nervous, too.
Queen Latifah’s film and TV credits include Bringing Down the House (2003), Scary Movie 3 (2003), Beauty Shop (2005), Ice Age (2002), 30 Rock (2010), Entourage (2010), and Hairspray (2007).
- Her Chicago performance won praise (2002). She garnered Oscar and SAG nominations for Best Supporting Actress.
- She’s received two SAG Awards for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a TV Movie and a Golden Globe for Life Support (2007). She got a Walk of Fame star in 2006.
- She’s recorded 7 albums and won 1 Grammy.
- Dana Owens has been in showbiz for 30 years, starting in college, losing loved ones, and working at Burger King. She inspired Lauryn Hill, Da Brat, Eve, and Megan Thee Stallion with her strong determination and boldness.
Queen Latifah Married?
Queen Latifah reportedly dates Eboni Nichols. Her choreographer partner. Nichols danced with Beyoncé, Usher, and Jennifer Lopez after graduation.
Some reports say she was a Laker Girl cheerleader. She choreographed Jane the Virgin and Fresh Off the Boat’s five seasons.
Queen Latifah’s Age
Queen Latifah was born 18 March 1970 in Newark, NJ. 52-year-old Queen Latifah is Dana Elaine Owens. East Orange, New Jersey, was her home. Rita Lamae’s daughter. Rita taught at Irvington High. Lancelot Amos Owens was her father.
Ten-year-old her parents split. Queen Latifah attended Newark’s Catholic school. Latifah graduated from Irvington High School, not Essex Catholic Girls’ High School. Queen Latifah attended BMCC after high school.