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Queen Latifah

Singer, Songwriter, Rapper, Aactress,
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Net worth 2018: $60 Million
Residence: Newark, New Jersey, USA
Country: United States
BirthDay: 18 March 1970
Sigh: Aries
Height: 1.78 m
Education: Catholic school

Queen Latifah was bornon 18 March 1970 in Newark, New Jersey, USA, American, is Singer, Songwriter, Rapper, Aactress,. Queen Latifah, born as Dana Elaine Owens, is an African-American award winning rapper, singer, music producer, entrepreneur and actress. She is one of first female rap artists who caught music industry’s attention. She was the first female rapper to be nominated for the academy awards. She made her mark in hip-hop genre by rapping about issues of black women. Her songs covered topics including domestic violence, harassment on the streets, and relationship problems. Her friendliness, honesty, empowering lyrics and dedication to both her art and her audience, have contributed to making her one of the most well-known and respected female rappers. She has come from a humble background and has built her empire from scratch entirely on her own talent. In spite of being a big star she has not lost her roots to the ground. Her strongly voiced personal beliefs in social responsibility, her feminist views and her stance on non-violence, have made her into a role model, particularly in redefining how women in the world of hip-hop are viewed.


$60 Million


In 2015, she gave a powerful performance in ‘Bessie’


Year 2011 saw her singing ‘Who Can I Turn To’ in a duet with Tony Bennett for his album ‘Duets II’


In 2009, she along with the NJPAC Jubilation Choir, recorded the title track on the album ‘Oh, Happy Day: An All-Star Music Celebration’, covering the song that was popular in 1969


Her crime thriller ‘Mad Money’ released in 2008 did not receive great response


In 2007, she again delighted the fans with her musical talent


Even her voiceover work in the hit animated movie ‘Ice Age: The Meltdown’ which was released in 2006, was much appreciated


Her performance in 2005 released ‘Beauty Shop’ was appreciated


In 2004, she released the soul/jazz standards ‘The Dana Owens Album’


Her romantic comedy show ‘Bringing Down the House’ released in 2003, was a box office success


Latifah's most acclaimed film role to date came in the 2002 hit musical ‘Chicago’, starring Richard Gere, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Renee Zellweger


For three years, from 1999 to 2001, she hosted a daytime talk show ‘The Queen Latifah Show’


Two year later in 1998, she worked in the comedy movie ‘Living Out Loud’


In 1996, she was arrested for assaulting a photographer


In 1995, she was the victim of carjacking which also resulted in the shooting of her boyfriend Sean Moon


In 1993, shortly after her brother’s death, she released the album ‘Black Region’


In 1992, after her brother’s accidental death, she fell into bout of depression and drug abuse


In 1991, when she was just 21 years old, she rolled out ‘Flavor Unit Records and Management Company’ in New Jersey in partnership with her old friend Shakim Compere


That year she appeared as referee for UK label Music of Life album ‘1989—The Hustlers Convention’


In 1988, this music company offered her first single, ‘Wrath of My Madness’


Queen Latifah was born on 18th March 1970 in Newark, New Jersey, to Lance and Rita Owens

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