Born into a police family (her father and her big brother were police), Queen Latifah is one of the first female American rappers.
Famous television in the 90s, she made her film debut in 1991 with a small role in Jungle Fever of Spike Lee. She then appeared in films featuring the African American and hip-hop universe: House Party 2 (1991) and Juice (1992) alongside rapper Tupac Shakur (Murdered in 1996).
Very quickly, she obtains various secondary roles from drama (My life, 1993) to science fiction (Sphere, 1998) or thriller (Bone Collector, 1999).
The real turning point in his film career occurs in 2002 with the Chicago musical comedy (13 Oscar nominations). She reveals her talents as a singer, dancer and actress alongside Catherine Zeta-Jones and Renée Zellweger. 2003 propels her to the top of the box office with the American comedy Bronx Bel Air which she shares with Steve Martin.
With this success, Queen Latifah dedicated to comedies and appears particular in Beauty shop and New York taxi, American remake of Taxi. In 2006, the actress holds the top of the bill Holidays on prescription, alongside Gerard Depardieu then lends his voice and his bag out to the animated film The Ice Age 2.
Queen Latifah has gone through many trials that have nourished her art. His brother, Lancelot, died after a motorcycle accident. The singer currently carries the vehicle key around her neck. In 1995, when criminals rob Dana’s car, his boyfriend is shot and died as a result of this terrible event.
The young woman then takes refuge in drugs but manages to extricate itself from this gear and now advocates sobriety.
Height: 5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
Weight: 91 kg or 201 lbs
Her Net worth is $60 million.