Nia Long is an American actress who has received numerous awards and accolades including three NAACP Image Awards and a Black Reel Award. She has featured in a leading role in several series like Uncle Buck2016(), NCIS: Los Angeles(2017-18), and The Best Man: The Final Chapters(2021).
Also, she has appeared in music videos of Dr. Dre’s Keep Their Heads Ringin’ and California of Snoop Dogg featuring Stevie Wonder. Additionally, she has engaged her longtime boyfriend turned finance Ime Udoka who is a basketball coach. Wanna know more information on her while reading her personal life as well as net worth.
Caption: The American actress, Nia Long.
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Nia Long: Bio, Family, Career
The actress was born on 30 October 1970 as Nia Talita Long in New York City, the United States. She is the daughter of parents Talita Long and Doughtry Long. Her father worked as a high school teacher and poet whereas her mother, a teacher, and printmaker. She has a nationality of American and mixed ethnicity of Trinidadian, Grenadian, and Bajan descent from her mother’s side.
However, when she was two, her parents divorced, and moved to Iowa City with her mother. Moreover, she has an older half-sister named Sommore, an actress and comedian. Regarding her education, she attended South LA to Paseo Del Rey Elementary School in Playa Del Rey and attended St. Mary’s Academy. Alongside her education, she studied acting, dance (ballet, jazz), guitar, and gymnastics. In 1989, she graduated from Westchester High School in Los Angeles.
In 1990, she started her acting career from her role in Buried Alive. Since then, she has appeared in several movies and films to date. Her film career includes 1991 Boyz n the Hood, 1995 Friday, 1998 Butter, 2000 Boiler Room, 2005 Are We There Yet?, 2008 Gospel Hill, 2017 Roxanne Roxanne, and 2020 Life in a Year. She has worked in several television dramas and series like Guiding Light, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Judging Amy, Third Watch, The Cleveland Show, Empire, and blackAF.
Nia Long: Personal Life & Boyfriend
Coming over to her private life, she is not single at the moment nor married yet. She has been in a relationship with her longtime boyfriend Ime Udoka. The couple has taken their relationship a bit further and had engaged in 2015. For so long they had been engaged to each other but it seems that they are not planning to marry.
Udoka and Long have welcomed a son in 2011. Additionally, the actress has a son(b. 2000) from her previous relationship. Boston Celtics head coach. Moreover, her fiance is an American-Nigerian professional basketball coach. Also, he is a former player who is the head coach for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Caption: Nia Long and fiance Ime Udoka
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Nia Long: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
Since 1990, she has been actively working in the film industry not only earning money but also a name. From her career, she has earned a handsome amount of money. Therefore, she has a net worth estimated at around $1 million from her appearance in acting projects and posing for different magazines as well as promoting products.
She is highly active over different social media platforms with verified accounts under her name. On Instagram, she has an account @iamnialong with 3.6 million followers. She has a Facebook account under her name with 4.2 million followers. She has a Twitter account @NiaLong with 1.1 million followers.
Nia Long: Body Measurements
The actress has an hourglass body that measures 38 inches chest size, 28 inches waist size, and 38 inches hips size. Her body stands to a height of 5 feet 2 inches or 1.57 meters and weighs around 56 kg. She has black eyes color as well as the same hair color.