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Queen Latifah
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Latifah performing at the 2nd Annual BET Honors, 2009
Born
Dana Elaine Owens

March 18, 1970 (1970-03-18) (age 49)
Residence Colts Neck, New Jersey, U.S.
Rumson, New Jersey, U.S.
Beverly Hills, California, U.S.
Nationality American
Occupation Singer, songwriter, rapper, actress, model, producer, talk show host
Years active 1988–present
Home town East Orange, New Jersey, U.S.
Musical career
Genres R&B, soul, jazz, hip hop, gospel, dance
Instruments Vocals, piano

Dana Elaine Owens (born March 18, 1970 in Newark, New Jersey), best known under the name Queen Latifah is an American, rapper singer, actress and model. She has won a Golden Globe award, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, two Image Awards, a Grammy Award, six additional Grammy nominations, an Emmy Award nomination and an Academy Award nomination.

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