Birth Name: Dana Elaine Owens
Place of Birth: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Date of Birth: March 18, 1970
Queen Latifah is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, actress, model, television host and producer, record producer, and comedian. She is African-American. Her stage name, “Latifah”, is Arabic for “delicate” and “gentle”.
Queen was raised Baptist.
Queen’s paternal grandfather was James Randall Owens (the son of ? Owens and Inez Hale). Inez was the daughter of Charles Custer Hale and Charlotte.
Queen’s maternal grandparents are Henry Lee Bray and Catherine (the daughter of Lula Waters).
Source: Genealogy of Queen Latifah – https://www.geni.com
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