Queen Latifah net worth: American singer, songwriter, rapper, actress, model, and talk show host, Dana Elaine Owens, better known as Queen Latifah has a net worth of $60 million.
Dana Elaine Owens is an award-winning American singer who is widely known by her stage name “Queen Latifah”. One of the highly regarded actresses, Queen Latifah is often considered to be the lady who pioneered feminism in hip-hop. This exceptional actress and a singer is also noted for being a talk show host, a fantastic comedian, a successful director as well as producer. She has been prominent in her field since 1988.
Born on March 18, 1970 in Newark, New Jersey, Queen Latifah was raised in East Orange and was interested in basketball as a child. Following her graduation from Irvington High School, Latifah started to shift her focus into music and initially started beat boxing for “Ladies Fresh”, a hip-hop band.
Later, she started rapping and after signing to “Tommy Boy Records”, released her debut album “All Hail the Queen” when she was only a nineteen year old, in 1989. With this, Latifah started her journey to success which she found in no time and still continues to enjoy as a highly respected singer.
Queen Latifah is mostly noted for advocating against domestic violence, the darker sides of relationships and social discriminations against African American women in her songs. She took this feminist side of her to her millions of fans via highly selling albums like “Nature of a Sista”, “Black Reign”, “Order in the Court” etc., and more recently “Persona” and “Trav’lin’ Light”. As she was succeeding tremendously in her singing career, Latifah went on to make prominence in acting as well.
Being a part of great movies like “Set It Off”, “The Bone Collector”, “Chicago”, “Bringing Down the House”, “Beauty Shop” and many more, Queen Latifah has managed to become one of the highly regarded actresses of Hollywood. For her exceptional acting in movies “Life Support” she has earned a Golden Globe award. She has also managed to grab hold of two Screen Actors Guild Awards, a Grammy Award as well as number of nominations for reputable awards. This prolific career in music as well as acting has made Queen Latifah a multi-millionaire in all these years.
Queen Latifah has also been prominent in television with her tlak show named “The Queen Latifah Show”. For all these projects that she’s been a part of, Latifah has made tremendous amount of money which currently amounts to $60 million as her net worth. This rich diva presently homes in Hollywood Hills where she owns a multi-million dollar mansion and drives “Aston Martin Vanquish”. This woman with a feminist outlook towards life also has been a part of many charitable organizations including “Common Ground Foundation”, “Foundation For the Advancement of Women Now” and many more.
Quick Facts about Queen Latifah
Full Name: Dana Elaine Owens
Profession: Singer, actress, comedian, model, rapper
Height: 5ft 10 in
Ethnicity: African American
Date of Birth: March 18, 1970
Place of Birth: Newark, New Jersey, USA
Education: Irvington High School
Marital status: Single
Astrological sign: Aries