Nia Long Net Worth and Her Rise to Stardom

American actress as well as occasional music video director, Nia Long net worth is reported to be around $13 million. Long got the majority of her fortune via her acting career in numerous television programs as well as Hollywood motion pictures. She is noteworthy for her roles as Lisa Wilkes in the comedy “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” and also Officer Sasha Monroe in the NBC police drama series “Third Watch”. Her rise to her success has been a remarkable journey.

Nitara Carlynn Long’s Biography

Nitara Carlynn Long was born on October 30th, 1970 in Brooklyn, New York. She is recognized to have origins in Trinidad, since both of her parents are from there. She was born to a middle class family of Talita and also Doughtry Long where both of her parents were teachers by career. Her older half-sister, Lori Ann Rambough or more popularly known as Sommore, is likewise an actress and comedian. Her various descent of Trinidadian, Grenadian as well as Bajan has actually given her a rich experience and culture.

When her mom and dad separated, Nia Long together with her mom transferred to live to Los Angeles. As a teenager Nia attended Roman Catholic school St. Mary’s Academy where she studied guitar, acting, ballet and also jazz. After graduation from Westchester High School in 1989 she soon started working as an actress.

Nia Long and Ime Udoka

Nia long and Ime udokaLong began dating former Nigerian-American professional basketball player, Ime Udoka in 2010. After about a year she gave birth to their boy, Kez Sunday Udoka on November 7, 2011. The couple ended up being engaged in May 2015. She additionally has another ten year old son, Massai Zhivago Dorsey II  from a previous relationship with Massai Z. Dorsey. However, there is nothing talked about Long and also Udoka getting married anytime soon. She claimed that marriage is not the reason of filling liked or to be in love.

Nia Long’s Career

Nia first appeared on TV in a Disney movie, The B.R.A.T Patrol. Nonetheless, she began to gain popularity on TV when playing a character on the soap opera Guiding Light from 1991 to 1993. Her recognition and fame shot up with her character on the 90s hit comedy Fresh Prince of Bel Air, which cast her as Will Smith’s love interest. The actress made her debut into the big screen through John Singleton’s hit Boyz ‘N the Hood (1991), playing alongside Academy Award winner Cuba Gooding Jr., Ice Cube, Angela Basset, and Lawrence Fishburne. She then got a role in the film, Made in America (1993), a comedy that saw her playing as the daughter of Whoopi Goldberg and Ted Danson.

Nia Long's careerLong also has a fair share as the leading actress in flicks such as “Big Momma’s House”, “Boiler Room”, “Soul Food”, “In Too Deep”, “The Best Man” and “Love Jones”. These movies definitely increased her accumulated net worth by a mile. She has actually played in 3 flicks from 2013 to 2015 as well as she has made herself look actually promising. She took part in the shooting of the action comedy film “Spy” directed by Paul Feig, released in 2015.

In addition to television shows and movies, she also appeared in the video “Touch the Skies” by Kanye West. Long also directed Yolanda Adam’s video “This Too Shall Pass”.

In more recent appearance this year Fox’s “Empire” has actually casted Long in a repeating role. She plays a Las Vegas club queenpin, Giuliana. Giuliana makes bold moves in the gangster underworld of New York to secure a deal with Empire. Sleek, attractive, as well as cold-blooded, she joined forces with Lucious and also goes toe-to-toe with Cookie.

Nia Long’s Achievements

Nia Long's AchievementsDuring her outstanding career Nia long has been nominated for nine various awards, and impressively won four of them. She bagged the Best Actress award in 2000 by Black Reel Awards as well as 3 Image Honors for Outstanding Actress in a TV Drama as well as Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture. In 2004, Long won a NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series for the show Third Watch.

Today Nia Long’s total assets are still multiplying thanks to her hard work. Her participation in TV and movies since 1990 has demanded her to put in lot of initiatives to discover her skills and sharpen her skills. She has undoubtedly come a long way in her skills as an actress. Reaching this far, she has obtained substantial respect from her peers for her contribution. The $13 million net worth of Nia Long is prove of a successful career. Even more of her superb work can be expected of her in many years to come.

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