Queen Latifah Net Worth: Age, Bio, Career, and Controversies

Queen latifah is an American rapper, songwriter, singer, actress, and producer who is better known by her stage name Queen Latifah. Her stage name, Latifah, comes from the Arabic word for “gentle” and “very kind.” Her work in all of these areas has been well received by both the general public and the experts. Latifah has won several nominations and awards for her work over the years. Queen Latifah has won a Grammy Award, a Golden Globe Award, two SAG Awards, two Image Awards, and two Screen Actors Guild Awards. Queen Latifah net worth is estimated to be around $70 million as of 2022.

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Early Life, Age, and Bio

Rеаl Nаmе/Full NаmеDana Elaine Owens
Birth Date/AgeMarch 18, 1970 / 52 Years Old
Віrth РlасеNewark, New Jersey, USA
Source of wealthMusic / Acting
Relationship StatusEboni Nichols
Height5 ft. 10 in. / 178 cm.
Queen Latifah Net Worth in 2022$70 million

Queen Latifah on March 18, 1970, in Newark, New Jersey. She spent most of her childhood in East Orange, NJ. When she was ten, her parents broke up. Her stage name, Latifah, comes from the Arabic word for “delicate” and “very kind.” Latifah was a power forward on her high school basketball team. She was 5’10” tall. She went to Borough of Manhattan Community College after she got her diploma from Irvington High School.

Queen Latifah Net Worth and Career

Queen Latifah started making music when she turned her business into a company that made records. In 1991, she started a business in New Jersey called Flavor Unit Records and Management Company. In the same year that she became CEO of this company, she also tried her hand at acting.

She was in the 1992 crime thriller “Juice.” Soon, she got the main part in a sitcom called “Living Single.” This comedy show was one of the first of its kind.

In the movie “Set It Off” the following year, she played a lesbian bank robber. She shared a role with Vivica Fox and Jada Smith.

In 1998, she had a part in the comedy film “Living Out Loud.” Together with Ro Smith, she made her fourth hip-hop album, “Order in the Court,” and put it out this year.

The movie “Taxi,” which she made in 2004, did not do very well. After her last album, “Order in the Court,” she changed her music style so that she mostly sang soul music and jazz standards.

In 2015, she did a great job in the play “Bessie.” In this HBO movie, she played the great singer Bessie Smith. Latifah was nominated for an Emmy and a Golden Globe for this role. Queen Latifahnet worth estimated is around $70 million as of 2022.

Queen Latifah Net Worth

She got her start as a singer, rapper, and songwriter, and is arguably known as the First Lady of Hip-Hop. From there she broke out into the world of acting and even hosted her own talk show. To top it off, Latifah has also written numerous books and created her own makeup line. Queen Latifahnet worth estimated is around $70 million as of 2022.

Queen Latifah Controversies

Queen Latifah refused to address speculation around her sexuality and personal life, telling The New York Times in 2008 that “I don’t feel like I need to share my personal life, and I don’t care if people think I’m gay or not”. At the BET Awards 2021, during her acceptance speech for the Lifetime Achievement Award, she publicly acknowledged her partner Eboni Nichols and son Rebel for the first time, ending the speech with “happy Pride!”