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Queen Latifah

52 Years
Full Name
Dana Elaine Owens
Mar 18, 1970
Newark, New Jersey

Queen Latifah Biography

Born with the real name of Dana Elaine Owens, Queen Latifah is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, actress, author as well as a producer by profession from Newark, New Jersey. Signing with Tommy Boy Records in the year 1989, she released her debut album "All Hail the Queen" on 28th November 1989 featuring her hit single "Ladies First". Likewise, her second and final album with the record was "Nature of a Sista'", released in the year 1991. Her third album, Black Reign (1993), spawned the single "U.N.I.T.Y.", which was influential in bringing awareness to women's rights and towards raising the perspective of women in communities worldwide. Her fourth album, "Order in the Court", was released on 16th June 1998, with Motown Records, and her fifth album "The Dana Owens Album" was released in the year 2004. She released two more studio albums; "Trav'lin' Light" and "Persona". As an actress, she has appeared in Bringing Down the House (2003), Taxi (2004), Barbershop 2: Back in Business (2005), Beauty Shop (2005), Last Holiday (2006), Hairspray (2007), Joyful Noise (2012), 22 Jump Street (2014) and Girls Trip (2017) and provided voice work in the Ice Age film series. Also, she portrayed Bessie Smith" in the HBO film "Bessie" in the year 2015 which she co-produced, winning the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Television Movie. A year before in 2020, she portrayed Hattie McDaniel in the miniseries "Hollywood".

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