Her third album Black Reign (1993), spawned the single "U. Latifah gained mainstream success and acclaim with her performance in the film Chicago (2002), receiving an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress.Latifah released her fifth album The Dana Owens Album in 2004.The one thing I admire about Queen Latifah is that she has this amazing and sexy confidence about her.She stared out as a rapper in the 1980’s and is the only successful rapper to to transition over to a jazz singer.It was long relationship lasting from 2002 till 2011. According to some news, Latifah and Jeanette Jenkins broke up over eating habits, smoking and lack of exercising.Jeanette apparently put too much of a pressure on staying fit a forced her girlfriend follow her in this passion of her’s.The Golden Globe award winner Dana Elaine Owens known as Queen Latifah in todays world is an American actress, singer,songwriter and a rapper. She is 5 ft 10 inch tall and has the net worth of 50 million dollars.Born on March 18 1970 to her mother Rita and father Lancelot Owens, a police officer in Newwark New Jersey is well known for the contribution she has given in hip hop music. The Wizard of OZ where she sang version of “Home” at St Annes Parochail school.
Born in Newark, New Jersey, she signed with Tommy Boy Records in 1989 and released her debut album All Hail the Queen the same year, featuring the hit single "Ladies First".
In 2003 she began to shift her focus and started singing more soulful music leaning more towards jazz.
She made a comeback to rap in 2003 and started working on her next album.
She released her first album at the age of 19, named and it went platinum. Elaine Owens on March 18th, 1970 she has accomplished a lot over her career.
She is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, actress, model, television producer, record producer, comedienne, and recently added talk show host to the list.