According to the Forbes magazine, Queen Latifah has an estimated net worth of $150 million.
As of July 10, 2022, Latifah’s net worth is $70 Million after purchasing $3 Million worth of real estate.
During the late 1980s and early ’90s, Queen Latifah was one of the most popular female Hip Hop Artist that emerged from New Jersey. She was a pioneer in the genre with her debut album All Hail the Queen. She followed with three more albums in the late 80’s.
Dana Owens was born on March 18, 1970, in East Orange, New Jersey, Owens was the daughter of Rita Lamae and Lancelot Amos Owens. She was educated at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she graduated in 1993 with a degree in Psychology.
Her name was chosen because she was the only child in her family, and she was the closest to being Latifah in Arabic. Her parents divorced when Latifah was 10 years old, but she was raised in the Baptist faith and attended a Catholic school in New Jersey. She is one of six children to her mother and five siblings to her father.
She used to act when she was still a teenager. She used to give a lot of theater plays in elementary school. It was after that when she became a member of the Broadway Play Company and made a debut with the play ‘The Sister Act’. At that time, she tried her luck with acting.
She played the role of Aunty Nikki Jones in an urban comedy show. In that show they were dealing with the issue of being single and having to take care of themselves.
She starred in the independent film “Set it Off” and costarred with Jada Smith and Vivica Fox. She also starred in the independent film “The Good Lie” in 2011.
The same year, she also appeared in ‘My Best Friend’s Wedding,’ which was a hit movie in 1995. She was nominated for an Academy Award for her role as Jenny.
Having been in the recording industry since her teenage years, she worked for some time as an independent artist before going on to establish herself as a top-selling jazz singer.
Latifah played a legendary singer Bessie Smith in the HBO miniseries ‘Bessie’. She portrayed the soulful and powerful singer in her lifetime. Latifah’s Emmy and Golden Globe nominations for this role brought her great success.
According to Forbes, Queen Latifah is worth $70 Million.
Favorite Quotes from Queen Latifah
Movies are subjective because they’re the product of a person’s imagination and imagination is subject to a wide range of interpretations.
You can’t control your thoughts and you can’t control the people you surround you, but you can control the choices that you make, and the people that you keep around you.
3 Strong Lessons from Queen Latifah About Queendom
She took a chance on her acting career and is now one of the most successful actresses of her generation. She didn’t just start her career; she worked hard and worked smart.
1. Laugh! Don’t Take Yourself Too Seriously
Have lots of fun! Let’s enjoy ourselves and make the most of this time while we can!
2. True Queens Support One Another
Because they are real and true women, they stand up for each other and support one another.
Okay, now I’m thinking of my own writing, and I should just keep it short and sweet.
It needs a lot of editing, but I think it’s okay for right now, I think I may re-title it.
3. Work Hard. Period.
The world is not made for lazy people. We all should work to become better. There is always room for improvement. Be open to the changes.
Queen Latifah has an award winning singing and singing production studio. She also acts on films like the “Friday” film series.
She is one of the first female rappers who has managed to make a mark in the hip-hop genre, which is dominated by black men. She was the first female rapper to be nominated for an academy award.
In 2010, Queen Latifah sold her Hollywood Hills home for $10 million to actor Leonardo DiCaprio.