Nia Long

Quick Facts

Celebrated Name Nia Long
Age 52 Years
Nick Name Nia
Birth Name Nitara Carlynn Long
Birth Date 1970-10-30
Gender Female
Profession Actress
Birth Nation United States of America
Place Of Birth Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Nationality American
Home Town South Los Angeles, California
Horoscope Scorpio
Ethnicity Afro-American
Religion Christianity
Education St. Mary’s Academy and Paseo Del Rey Elementary School
Marital Status Unmarried – Engaged
Partner Massai Dorsey (1999-2001; ex-fiancé)and Ime Udoka (2010-Present; fiancé)
Children Two
Father Doughtry Long
Mother Talita Long
Siblings One
Sisters Sommore
Height 5 feet 2 inches
Weight 57 Kg
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Black
Body Type Average
Body Shape Hourglass
Body Measurement 38-28-38 inches
Breast Size 38 inches
Waist Size 28 inches
Hip Size 38 inches
Bra Cup Size 34D
Shoe Size 7 (US)
Dress Size 10 (US)
Sexual Orientation Straight
Salary Under Review
Net Worth $13 Million
Source of Wealth Entertainment Industry
High School Westchester High School
Son Massai Zhivago Dorsey II and Kez Sunday Udoka
Awards Won 04
First Award Black Reel Awards (2000)
First Telefilm 227 (1986)
Favorite Food Peanut Butter and Jelly
Links Wikipedia,Instagram,Twitter,Facebook

Nitara Carlyn Long is a professional actress who goes by the name Nia Long. She was nominated for Black Reel Awards and Image Awards for her work in a number of films and television series. She’s also a music video director, with credits including “This Too Shall Pass” and “Baby.” Let us learn more about her by reading this article.

How much is Nia Long worth?

Nia Long has a respectable amount of money and popularity as a result of her career as an actor in the entertainment sector. Her current net worth is reported to be $13 million, according to certain web sources. She also made money from her Elizabeth Taylor White Diamonds Fragrance and Target endorsement deals. Her income and assets, however, have yet to be revealed.

Famous for:

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Young Nia Long. Source: Instagram@iamnialong
  • An American actress.
  • Her roles in the television series like The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (season 5, 1995) and Third Watch (season 5-6, 2004-05).

Where is Nia Long Now?

Nia was born in the year 1970 to her parents, Doughtry Long and Talita Long, in Brooklyn, New York, the United States, making her 52 years old at the time. Her mother is a teacher and a printmaker, while her father is a high school teacher and a poet.

Her parents split when she was two years old, and her mother eventually moved to Iowa City, Iowa, with her older half-sister, Sommore, to raise her. She, too, is of American descent and belongs to the Afro-American ethnic group. Her zodiac sign is Scorpio, and she is a Christian.

She received her education at St. Mary’s Academy and afterwards attended Paseo Del Rey Elementary School from Grades 3 to 6. Then she  transferred to Westchester High School in Los Angeles, where she received her diploma in 1989. She also took ballet, tap, jazz, gymnastics, guitar, and acting lessons in addition to her academics.

 Acting career:

  • Moving towards her career, Nia started her career in 1990 through the film named ‘Buried Alive’ in the role of Fingers.
  • After that, She played important roles in films like ‘Boyz n the Hood’, ‘Made in America’, and ‘Friday’ before appearing as Nina Mosley in the 1997 American romantic drama film ‘Love Jones.’
  • In 2000, she played the role of Abbie Halpert in the American crime drama film ‘Boiler Room.’
  • In 2003, she joined the cast of the drama ‘Third Watch’, where she played NYPD Officer Sasha Monroe. She continuing until the series finale in 2005.
  • Her other notable films are Soul Food (1997), Boiler Room (2000), Big Momma’s House (2000), Are We There Yet? (2005), The Best Man Holiday (2013), The Single Moms Club (2014), Lemon (2017), 47 Meters Down Uncaged (2019), and The Banker (2020).
  • Her upcoming films project is Life in a Year which is in the post-production phase and its released date is yet to be disclsoed.
  • Her other notable TV series like Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Color (1986), Guiding Light (1991-93), The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1994-95), Judging Amy (2001-02), Big Shots (2007-08), The Cleveland Show (2009-10), House of Lies (2012), Real Husbands of Hollywood (2015-16), Blaze and the Monster Machines (2017-18), Blaze and the Monster Machines (2019).
  • Besides these, She appears in the video for Kanye West’s “Touch the Sky”. She also directed Yolanda Adams’s music video for “This Too Shall Pass”.
  • Long  co-directed and appeared in Ashanti’s music video, “Baby”. She also made a guest appearance on the sitcom Living Single during its first season.

What are the achievements of Nia Long?

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Nia Long and her partner, Ime Udoka. Source: @gettyimages

Throughout her career, Nia was won four awards out of 9 nominations in the different categories which are listed below:

  • Black Reel Awards – Best Actress – The Best Man (2000)
  • Image Awards – Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture – The Best Man (2000)
  • -Outstanding Actress in a Television Drama – Third Watch (2004) -Image Awards
  • Image Awards – Outstanding Actress in a Television Drama – Third Watch (2005)

Is Nia Long Married?

In terms of her personal life, Nia Long has never been married, but she has been engaged twice. After two years of courtship, she became engaged to Massai Z. Dorsey in 2001. In the year 2000, the couple gave birth to a boy named Massai Zhivago Dorsey II.

However, after ten months of engagement, the couple divorced. After that, in 2015, she married Ime Udoka. The couple has been together since 2009 and is still going strong. In 2011, the couple had their son, Kez Sunday Udoka. Currently, the pair is having a happy life together, and their vows will be exchanged soon.

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Nia Long and her family. Source: Instagram@iamnialong

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How tall is Nia Long?

Nia is 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighs roughly 57 kilograms, according to her body measurements. She has dark brown eyes and black hair, as well. Her physical measurements are also 38-28-38 inches, with a 34D bra size. She also wore ten (US) dress sizes and seven (US) dress sizes.