Queen Latifah short bio
Dana Elaine Owens professionally known by her stage name Queen Latifah, is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, actress, model, television producer, record producer, comedienne, and talk show host. She was born under Pisces sun sign in Newark, New Jersey, and lived primarily in East Orange, New Jersey. Her mother, Rita was a teacher at Irvington High School and her father Lancelot Owens, Sr, was a police officer.
Queen Latifah Body Measurements Table
|Date of birth||March 18, 1970|
|Age||45 years old|
|Height||178 cm (5 feet 10 inches)|
|Weights||200 pounds (91 kg)|
Queen Latifah career
Queen Latifah published debut album All Hail the Queen (1989) was a great success and received a Grammy nomination for Best Rap Performance. In summer 1991 the Single Fly Girl was in the British charts. Even though only placed in the lower regions, so it was their most successful titles. In 1993 she founded her own record company: Flavor Unit Records. On her plate Dana Owens Album (2004) she turns to the Jazz. This album contains arrangements largely in the style of the sixties, including a version of the folk classic California Dreaming by The Mamas & the Papas.
Your first movie role she had in 1991 in Jungle Fever, directed by Spike Lee. From 1993 to 1998 she played the lead role in the sitcom Living Single. For her role in the musical Chicago (2002), she was nominated for an Oscar as best supporting actress. In 2003 she co-starred with Steve Martin in the comedy Bringing Down the House. In 2004 she turned the action comedy New York taxi. An autobiography entitled Ladies First: Revelations of a strong woman, she published in 1999. In January 2006 she received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Thus Queen Latifah is the first hip-hop artist who was given this honor. They conferred in Ice Age 2 – The Meltdown, Ice Age 3 – Dawn of the Dinosaurs and Ice Age 4 – Continental Drift each in the English original version of the mammoth females Ellie her voice.
She also took on 7 July 2009 participated in the funeral of Michael Jackson and held there a farewell speech where they recited the poem We had him by the poet Maya Angelou. Latifah together with Shakim Compere in Miami production company Flavor Unit Studios. Since September 2013, it will host the daily Queen Latifah Show. She is thus continuing a series that already successfully from 1999 to 2001 ran.
Queen Latifah Controversy
Queen Latifah was arrested in 1996 due possession of marijuana and possession of a loaded handgun. She arrested again in 2001 due DUI in Los Angeles County.
Queen Latifah Dating
Queen Latifah bit enclosed about her love story. Public briefly known that she was dated Sean Moon.
Queen Latifah Net Worth
Queen Latifah named as one of the richest female rapper in the world with net worth estimated about $50 million.