Truth About Queen Latifah Children: Fact or Fiction?

Who are Queen Latifah Children?

Queen Latifah is a well-established and respected figure in the American entertainment industry.

She is known for her roles in popular movies such as Taxi, Set it Off, Beauty Shop, and Bring Down the House.

While she has been in the public eye since the 1990s, the award-winning actress and musician has chosen to keep her personal life private.

This has left many curious and guessing about her family, particularly her children.

Queen Latifah- Image credit (Instagram)
Queen Latifah- Image credit (Instagram)

Who is Queen Latifah? 

Born on March 18th, 1970 in Newark, New Jersey, Latifah’s parents are Lancelot Amos Owens and Rita Lamae Bray.

She has an older brother, Lancelot Owens Jr.

According to available information, she is of Baptist faith and even attended Catholic schools in Newark, including Essex Catholic Girls’ High School, before graduating from Irvington High School.

She later continued her education at Borough of Manhattan Community College.

At the age of eight, Latifah chose her stage name, which means “delicate” and “extremely kind” in Arabic.

She also stands at 5-foot-10 inches (1.78 m) and even played power forward for her high school’s basketball team.

Since childhood her talent for singing was apparent, and she even performed in a production of the musical The Wiz, singing the song “Home.”

Despite her long career, Queen Latifah has kept her personal life private, leaving many to wonder if she has any children.

Does Queen Latifah have kids?

Rumors have circulated about Queen Latifah having a child, but neither she nor her partner has officially confirmed them.

Instead, reports suggest that Queen Latifah’s partner gave birth to a child, rather than the actress herself.

To clarify, Queen Latifah did not have a baby, but it is believed that she and her partner have a son together.

Who is Queen Latifah’s biological daughter? 

While there have been rumors that Queen Latifah has a daughter, the American entertainer does not currently have any children.

Despite this, some individuals have erroneously assumed that Laya DeLeon Hayes is her daughter.

However, Laya DeLeon Hayes was only Queen Latifah’s on-screen daughter in the film Equalizer, and they have no biological relationship.

Queen Latifah
Queen Latifah

Is Queen Latifah married?

Queen Latifah is currently in a relationship with her long-time girlfriend, Eboni Nichols, whom she has allegedly been dating since 2013.

While there has been no news of a wedding, the two are committed to each other.

Eboni Nichols is a well-respected American actress, television personality, choreographer, and entrepreneur hailing from Eagle, Ada County, Idaho.

She is also renowned for her exceptional dancing skills, in addition to being Queen Latifah’s partner.

How did Queen Latifah and Eboni Nichols meet? 

Initially meeting on the set of Dancing with the Stars in 2009, the start of Queen Latifah and Eboni Nichols’ relationship remains unknown.

In 2014, the couple sparked media attention after being spotted sharing a kiss on Sardinia Beach, and they have since been seen together on multiple occasions.

Although Queen Latifah has not publicly confirmed her relationship with Nichols or addressed any rumors about having a child.

She hinted at it during her acceptance speech at the BET Awards.

In her closing statements, she acknowledged her “partner” and expressed gratitude for her “son” and “the love of her life,” including a shoutout to Eboni and their loved ones.

As a private individual, Queen Latifah places great value on protecting her personal life, particularly her family and significant other.

While she confirmed some longstanding rumors in her BET Awards speech, she still maintains her privacy and seeks to keep her family life out of the public eye.

She urges others to respect her family’s privacy and allow them to live their personal lives without undue scrutiny.