Queen Latifah is a star like few others. Queen Latifah has been a television actress, music soul, jazz and rap singer, honored movie actress and a fashion leader. Queen Latifah has been a continual inspiration to many.
Queen Latifah grew up in New Jersey, where her mother was a high school teacher and her father a police officer. She began her entertainment career as a rapper in the late 80’s. She recorded a couple of albums with Ladies Fresh and Flavor Unit before recording her first solo album, All Hail the Queen, when she was only 19 in 1989.
Queen Latifah starred in the sit-com Living Single from 1993 to 1998 which exposed millions to her talents and personality. She has had several other television shows, including a syndicated talk show.
Queen Latifah has appeared in 35 movies, including award winning performances in Chicago, Set It Off, Bringing Down the House, Hairspray, The Secret Life of Bees, and Just Wright.
Queen Latifah is 5’10” and has made a fashion mark as a larger woman. Many women admire her fashion sense and style. She had a Queen Latifah clothing line with Curvation and recently introduced a clothing line with HSN called the Queen Latifah Collection. She is aso a Maybelline CoverGirl and is featured prominently in their ad campaigns.
Queen Latifah recently announced a new talk show to begin in the 2013 season which will once again bring her to television on a daily basis. She has continued her music career throughout all of her other activities, releasing numerous albums.
Queen Latifah is a leading figure in entertainment who looks to continue to be an inspiration to millions of women for years to come.