Nia Long is an actress and dancer and she is American. She played in Third Watch and The Fresh Prince of Bel Air. Other movies she played include Big Momma’s House, The Best Man, Love Jones, Soul Food, Boiler Room, Friday, Boyz n The Hood and In Too Deep. She was born in New York from a printmaker and a teacher and a school teacher and poet. Her family is from Trinidadian. Her parents got divorce when she was still 2 years old. She went with her mother to Iowa where her mother was doing fine arts. She went back in Los Angeles when she had 7 years. Her mother was supposed to get married but the wedding did not take place. However, her mother was already in love with LA and they stayed in the place. She studied in a Roman Catholic School called St Mary’s Academy. She did acting, guitar, gymnastics, Jazz, tap and ballet.
Betty Bridges was the acting teacher to Long and she was known as Different Strokes mother. Long acted first in Disney television movie called B.R.A.T. She played Kat in Guiding Light from 1991 to 1994. She played in the role of Brandi in the Boyz n the Hood. This movie helped her to build the confidence she needed. She played the role of Lisa, girlfriend to Will Smith. The role was meant to be played by Jada Pinkett-Smith but she was too short for Smith and Long had to take it up.
Nia Long has two sons and she likes to stay in one place for the stability of her family. She is up to any challenge as a working mother but she does not like something that may disturb her family. She contributes some of her time to Barbados: Sterling Children Home where she attends as a motivational speaker.
Nia Long may love the children but she is not ready for the marriage. She is a mother to a 10 years old son called Massai and she got her second baby from his boyfriend Ime Udoka, the second son is Kez. However, there is nothing talked about them getting married soon. She said that marriage is not the reason of filling loved or to be in love. The reasons for this, is that she does not believe in the marriages since she has seen her parents and others divorcing. She is still a friend to the father of his first child. She said that even if she worked hard to get her career, her motherhood comes more naturally and her personal life is what she wanted it to be and she does not regret anything. She said that she is tired of people who comment about her singleness but she said that she is better off compared to people who get married just to divorce.
Nia Long has a net worth of 13 million that she got as actress and dancer. He got most of her money as a salary in acting in many television shows and Hollywood movies. She got a NAACP Image Award for her TV series for NBC: Third Watch.
|Birth Date:||30 Oct, 1970|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Net Worth 2021:||6 million|