Nia Long is a well-known actress from the United States of America. Her most famous series roles including the crime drama “Third Watch” and the sitcom “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”. You may explore in details below the life, career and net worth of Nia Long in 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Nia Talita Long was born on October 30, 1970, in Brooklyn borough in New York City, New York, United States. Her father Doughtry Long is a poet as well as a teacher at a high school, and her mother Talita Long is a printmaker and a teacher. Nia’s family has origins from Trinidad and Tobago, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Barbados, and Grenada.
Nia Long was mainly grown and raised in Los Angeles in California, where she moved to follow her parents’ divorce from her mother which she was a 2-year child. She completed her schooling from the Westchester Enriched Sciences Magnets. She has 1 stepsister, the comedian and actress Sommore.
Nia Long has been into relationships, engagements and has children that we are aware of and that is confirmed. She was first engaged to actor Massai Z. Dorsey with whom she had her first son, Massai Zhivago Dorsey II was born on November 26, 2000. She had relationships with the actor and stand-up comedian Chris Tucker, actor and director Alfonso Ribeiro, former professional basketball player Chris Webber and with the retired professional basketball player Cuttino Mobley.
Nia Long has been engaged to the Nigerian-American former professional basketball player Ime Udoka since 2015. The couple began their relationship in 2010, and their son was born in 2011, his name is Kez Sunday Udoka.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Nia Long made her debut film role in Disney’s comedy family “The B.R.A.T. Patrol”. She began rising to prominence after her role on the soap opera “Guiding Light”. Her most popular series including sitcom “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” and crime drama “Third Watch”, whereas her most recent one is the musical drama “Empire”.
For the awards, Nia Long has a total of 20 wins and nominations. She won 3 NAACP Image Awards in the categories of Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series and Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture.
Nia Long 2018 plus acting roles so far including an episode of the period sitcom “The Goldbergs”, the action series “NCIS: Los Angeles” and a romantic drama titled “Life in a Year”.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The American actress Nia Long has an estimated net worth of somewhere around $16 million. She earned all of her millions from starring in films and series. Nia Long estimated salary per episode of “NCIS: Los Angeles” or “Third Watch” is not confirmed.
Nia Long is a talented actress who’s considered as one of the most loved to watch in the industry. She now has nearly 60 credits as an actress in films and series including the 2018 ones which you may check in details up. Nia Long is happily living with her partner Ime Udoka and their child.