No person was ever honored for what he/ she received. Honor has been the reward for what he/ she gave. Queen Latifah is now soon set to receive or say honored as "Entertainment Icon". Queen Latifah is the stage name of Dana Elaine Owens.
Latifah is an American rapper, record producer, actress, singer, model, television producer, songwriter and talk show host. She is actually a complete package of entertainment. Know more about her net worth…
Latifah first started her career as a rapper in 1998. It has almost around three decades that she has successfully worked in the industry. She first started beat boxing for the group named Ladies Fresh. Princess of the Posse is her first demo recording rap.
Latifah has also always been marking the issues of black women in her songs and her song is always more about harassment on the streets, domestic violence, and relationship problems. She also started her filming career in the movies like House Party 2, Jungle Fever and Juice.
For all of Latifah's outstanding contributions in the industry, she was honored as "Entertainment Icon" on 17th Feb, Friday. News regarding her to be honored as entertainment icon made her able to be the highlight. As per some reports, she received the royal treatment in American Black Film Festival Honors. The American Black Film Festival Honors was aired on BET and Centric on Feb 22nd at 8 p.m.
Besides the "Entertainment Icon" award, Latifah has also been nominated twice for Emmy acting categories. She also won a "Golden Globe" in 2008. Also, she was nominated for Oscar for her movie "Chicago".
Since the rapper Latifah has been actively working in the industry for around three decades, everyone must be wondering out there that her net worth might be pretty thick. As indicated by therichest.com, Queen Latifah is estimated to have the net worth around $60 million. Isn't this a very high net worth?
Latifah is estimated to earn around $1,550,000 from her album "Persona". Around 1.2 million copies were sold out worldwide whereas only 350,000 copies were sold only in the US in 2009. In the same year, she bought Los Angeles home with her trainer Jeanette Jenkins which costs around $1,397,000.
She is estimated to earn $3,200,000 from her album "Trav'lin' Light" in 2007. In 2005, her salary from Beauty Shop was estimated to be around $10,000,000.