Facts of Queen Latifah
|Full Name||Queen Latifah|
|Birth Name||Dana Elaine Owens|
|Other Name||Queen Latifah,Hip-Hop's First Lady|
|Profession||Actress, Singer, Rapper and Producer|
|Birth City||Newark, New Jersey|
|Birth Country||United States|
|Father Name||Lancelot Amos Owens|
|Father Profession||Police Officer|
|Mother Name||Rita Lamae|
|Sibilings||Lancelot Owens, Jr.|
|Filmography||Girls Trip,Ice Age: Collision Course|
|Education||Irvington High School|
|Date of Birth||March 18,1970|
How Much Is Queen Latifah's Net Worth?
The 2015 Primetime Emmy Award winner Queen Latifah is an American actress, rapper, singer, songwriter, and producer. Professional since 1989, Queen Latifah aka Dana Elaine Owens has released 7 studio albums; her debut album All Hail the Queen released on November 28, 1989, and has appeared in numerous films.
With her successful career of nearly 3 decades, the versatile personality has earned massive fame and fortune. As of 2019, Latifah has an estimated net worth of $60 million.
Having appeared in the movies like Bringing Down the House (2003), Taxi (2004), Hairspray (2007), Joyful Noise (2012), 22 Jump Street (2014) and Girls Trip (2017), the American rapper cum actress has also earned 41 credits as a producer.
Net Worth Details: Income Sources & Earnings
With her succesful career, Queen Latifah surely have endured herself with massive fame and fortune. The main source of her income is her career as an actress, singer, and rapper.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, the American actress owns the net worth of $60 million as of June 2019.
She started her career with music journey as a beatboxer in ladies hip-hop and the member of Flavor Unit, a group of DJs from New York.
Later, after Queen released her debut album All Hail the Queen in 1989 with the record album Tommy Boy Records, opportunities and money began to shower.
Till date, Queen Latifah has released 7 studio albums and 23 singles.
Apart from rapper and musical career, she also earned a notable sum of money through film appearances.
Her most notable movie appearances include Bringing Down the House (2003), Taxi (2004), Barbershop 2: Back in Business (2005), Beauty Shop (2005), Hairspray (2007), Joyful Noise (2012), 22 Jump Street (2014) and Girls Trip (2017).
Check out Queen's salary from movies:
- Chicago (2002)- $325,000
- Bringing Down the House (2003)- $1 million
- Beauty Shop (2005)- $10 million
Moreover, the actress also earned accolades like the 1996 NAACP Image Award, 2002 BET Award, 2002 Screen Actors Guild Award,
2003 NAACP Image Award, 2007 Golden Globe Award and
2015 Primetime Emmy Award.
Record Sales & Movie Box Office Collection
Here is the list of her record sales:
|1989||All Hail the Queen (700,000 copies sold worldwide)||$850,000|
|1991||Nature of a Sista (500,000 copies sold)||$600,000|
|1993||Black Reign (1.5 million copies sold)||$2 million|
|1998||Order in the Court (500,000 copies sold)||$600,000|
|2002||She's the Queen: A Collection of Hits (370,000 copies sold worldwide)||$420,000|
|2004||The Dana Owens Album (2 million copies)||$2.73 million|
|2007||Trav'lin' Light (2.5 million copies)||$3.2 million|
|2009||Persona (1.2 million copies)||$1.55 million|
Check out the movie box office collection of Queen Latifah:
|Set It Off (1996)||Cleopatra 'Cleo' Sims||$9 million||$41 million|
|The Bone Collector (1999)||Thelma||$48 million||$151.5 million|
|Chicago (2002)||Matron "Mama" Morton||$45 million||$306.8 million|
|Bringing Down the House (2003)||Charlene Morton||$33 million||$164.7 million|
|Barbershop 2: Back in Business (2004)||Gina Norris||$30 million||$66 million|
|Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006)||Ellie (voice)||$80 million||$660.9 million|
|Hairspray (2007)||Motormouth Maybelle||$75 million||$202.5 million|
|Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs||Ellie (voice)||$90 million||$886 million|
|Valentine's Day (2010)||Paula Thomas||$52 million||$216.5 million|
|Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)||Ellie (voice)||$95 million||$877 million|
|Girls Trip (2017)||Sasha Franklin||$20 million||$140.9 million|
Endorsements & Charity Works
No doubt as an influencing figure, Queen Latifah does lure many brands for endorsements. She has endorsement deals with CoverGirl, Curvation, Flavor Unit Records and Management, Indaba Music, Pizza Hut and Jenny Craig.
Moreover, the actress also runs her clothing line CoverGirl Queen Collection and perfume line Queen of Hearts.
Even though, the details on her earnings from sponsorship are not out but can sum up a massive sum for sure.
Well, she is also an active user of Instagram and Twitter with over 4.8 million followers and 7.93 million followers respectively.
As per Influencer Marketing Hub, her Instagram account can earn $9,540 - $15,900 per sponsored post.
Aside from career, Queen Latifah is also active in charity works and has associations with non-profit organizations like 46664, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Common Ground Foundation, FFAWN and Generosity Water.
Assets, Lifestyle & Expenses
With the owner of a massive million dollars empire, Queen Latifah lives a lavish lifestyle and owns an impressive property empire.
Previously, she owned a 2,026 sq. ft. property in Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, California, which the actress bought alongside longtime personal trainer Jeanette Jenkins in 2009 for $1.34 million.
The house featuring 3-bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms was sold for $1.65 million in May 2015, below the asking price of $1.939 million.
Moreover, Queen also sold her 7,882 square feet Colts Neck, New Jersey mansion at $2.399 million.
Well, the actress has a property in Beverly Hills, Calfornia, where the median house price is $3.5 million with an insurance premium of $1,000 per year, which can move up/down depending upon the cost of the property.
Moreover, Latifah fond of luxury cars has made jaw-dropping expenses on car collection. She owns luxury cars like:
- Rolls Royce Drophead- worth around $450,000
- Vanquish Volante by Aston Martin- Worth around $302,995
- Chevy Tahoe- Base price of $52,900
- Ford Mustang- Costs around $25,000
- Hummer H2- $50,000
As reported, back in December 2016, her 2015 Mercedes was stolen from a gas station at Georgia. Later, the car was discovered unharmed using the Vehicle Location Assistance system in the Mercedes.
Aside from making expenses on assets, the American actress also spends a huge sum on costly clothes, travels, and daily life luxury. She also has to pay taxes which include income and property tax.
Well, the property tax in the United States costs 0-4% of its assessed value while income tax ranges from 10-37% depending on the amount of revenue.
Queen Latifah's Personal Life: Age, Height, Family, Education & Relationship
Born on March 18, 1970, in Newark, New Jersey, the USA, Queen Latifah's birth name is Dana Elaine Owens. She is also famous for her nickname is Hip-Hop's, First Lady.
Raised in an American family, Latifah's father Lancelot Amos Owens is a police officer while mother Rita Lamae was a teacher; her parents divorced when she was 10. For a fact, her brother Lancelot Jr. died in a motorcycle accident in 1992, the same bike which she gifted.
She holds American nationality and hails from African ancestry.
Latifah attended Essex Catholic Girls' High School in Irvington, but transferred and graduated from Irvington High School.
Age and Height
As of June 2019, Queen Latifah's age is 49 and has a height of 5 ft. 10 inches (178 cm).
Relationship Status: Is She Dating Or Married?
Well, Queen Latifah is never officially married, nor any rumors about her husband are out.
After, she played the role of a lesbian in the 1996’s Set It Off, which raised the question on her sexuality; it gained massive attraction after she allegedly dated personal trainer Jeanette Jenkins, and choreographer Eboni Nichols.
For a fact, the American rapper cum actress has been in a relationship with both sexes. Back in 1995, she and her boyfriend Sean Moon became the victim of a carjacking and unfortunately, her sweetheart died.
Meanwhile, the details on her relationship status is not out and is allegedly single.
Did you know? Queen Latifah's mother died of heart attack on March 21, 2018. She still wears the key of the motorcycle in which her brother died in an accident.