Queen Latifah

By: Jasmin Yaj

Queen Latifah is a well-know actress in comedy movies and a rap singer.

Three Important Facts

  • In 2003, Queen Latifah was nominated for being the Best Supporting Actress in the movie " Chicago".
  • She started her career as a rap artist in 1991
  • In 2004 she won a Actress in a Motion Picture in the movie Bringing the House Down

Where Queen Latifah was Born

Queen Latifah was born on March 18, 1970 in Newark, New Jersey.

Her Real Name

  • Her real name is Dana Elaine Owens.

In Second Grade

  • When Dana was in second grade, her testing had " sensitive " in Arabia, which determined that she was "intellectually gifted".


  • Her dad taught her Karate when she was little.

Dana gave herself a Muslim name

Dana gave herself a Muslim name, " Latifah " which means " delicate " or " sensitive " in Arabia.

The Life Lesson I Learned was.....

The lesson I learned was that "You have to work hard to get what you want."