Nia Long is an actress and dancer best known for her roles in the television shows The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1991), Third Watch (2003–05), and Empire (2017). Let's know more about Nia long's life down below.
Who is Nia Long’s Husband?
Nia Long is not married and hence does not have a husband. However, she is in a relationship for a long time. The actress is dating Ime Udoka, a former NBA player from Portland, Oregon, who is 44 years old since 2010.
In 2011, Long and Udoka welcomed a son named, Kez Sunday Udoka, after a year of a positive, loving relationship. Furthermore, the couple became engaged in May 2015, four years after they first met.
Their engagement was confirmed when the actress was photographed wearing a beautiful diamond on her ring finger that didn’t need to be explained. Even though they have been engaged for more than five years, there are no plans for the wedding as of now.
Nia Long Shares One Child With Ex-Boyfriend
Nia Long has one son, Massai Zhivago Dorsey II from her relationship with actor Massai Z. Dorsey. He was born on November 26th, 2000 in Los Angeles.
Nia and her then-boyfriend Massai Z. Dorsey were planning to marry in June 2021. However, before the marriage, the couple split. The reason for the breakup is not known.
Nia Long’s Net Worth Collection
Nia Long, a well-known actress and dancer, has a net worth of $13 million as of early 2022. She has amassed her overall net worth via appearing in several well-known Hollywood TV series and films. She also works as a music video director to supplement her income.
Long earns almost $2.21 million each year from her public engagements. That works out to $185,366.67 each month. Similarly, her highest-grossing film is Big Momma’s House 2, which earned $142.1 million in 2006 on a $40 million budget.
Ime Udoka, her soon-to-be husband, has a net worth of more than $12 million. He has amassed this substantial quantity due to his great career as a basketball player and subsequently as a basketball coach.
Nia Long’s Television Career
In 1986, Nia Long made her television debut as Darla Perkins in The B.R.A.T. Patrol of ‘Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Color.’ She had to wait another five years for the second shot on television, as Katherine Speakes’ in Guiding Light.
She earned the part of Lisa Wilkes in the American comedy The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air after making two guest appearances in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and Living Single. The 5 feet 2inches tall actress was in the position for two seasons, appearing in 15 episodes. Nia Long was nominated for an N.A.A.C.P. Image Award for ‘Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her outstanding effort.’
Nia Long’s Film Career
Nia Long made her cinematic debut in 1990 in the film Buried Alive, as Fingers. She went on to star in films such as Boyz n the Hood, Made in America, and Friday, before portraying Nina Mosley in the 1997 American romantic drama film Love Jones.
Long was nominated for the NAACP Image Awards for ‘Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture’ and the Acapulco Black Film Festival Awards for ‘Best Actress for her outstanding performance in the film.
Nia Long- Age & Family
Nia Talita Long was born in the United States on October 30, 1970, in Brooklyn, New York. Doughtry Long, her father, is a high school teacher and poet, and Talita Long, her mother, is a teacher and printmaker.
However, when she was two years old, her parents split. Further, the actress has an elder half-sister, Sommore (age 54 years), a comedian. She is an American and of Trinidadian, Granadian, and Barbadian descent.
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