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Nia Long

Nia Long is an American media celebrity. Nia Long is an actress popular for her roles in the television series ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’, ‘If These Walls Could Take 2’, and ‘Third Watch’.

Early Childhood

Nia Long whose full name is Nia Talita Long was born on 30th October 1970 and will be 52 years old in the year 2022. Being born in late October, her zodiac sign is Scorpio. Likewise, Nia was born in Brooklyn, New York, United States of America, and holds American citizenship. Similarly, talking about her ethnicity and religion, she belongs to the African-American ethnic group and follows Christianity.

Likewise, about her ancestry, she has ancestors from Grenadian Americans, Trinidadian and Tobagonian Americans, and Barbadian Americans. Similarly, talking about her parents, Nia is the daughter of Doughtry Long and Talita Long. Likewise, she has one sister whose name is Sommore. About her parents, both of her parents are teachers by profession. However, her parents parted ways when she was very young and she along with her mother moved to Iowa City in Iowa.

Likewise, about her educational background and education, Nia went to a Roman Catholic School which is St. Mary’s Academy in Inglewood, California. Following this, she went to Westchester High School in Los Angeles where she graduated on the year 1989. Moreover, apart from being a bright student, she also learned ballet, tap, jazz, gymnastics, and guitar.

Professional Life

Talking about her professional life, Nia is an actress by profession. Likewise, she made her debut in television in the episode ‘The B.R.A.T. Patrol’ of Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Color as Darla Perkins. After her first television role, she waited for five years until she received her second role. Then she played Katherine Speakes in the television series ‘Guiding Light’.

Likewise, she then made two special appearances in ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ and ‘Living Single’. Similarly, she has also played in the American sitcom ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ In this, she has played the role for two seasons with a total of 15 episodes. Moreover, Nia came under nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series at the NAACP Image Award for her amazing work.

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Caption: Nia Long posing for a photoshoot. Source: Facebook

Likewise, she has played in many television series including, ‘Live Shot’, ‘ER’, ‘Moesha’, ‘If These Walls Could Talk 2’, ‘Third Watch’, ‘Everwood’, ‘Boston Legal’, ‘Big Shots’, ‘The Cleveland Show’, ‘Boston’s Finest’, ‘Real Husbands of Hollywood’. Similarly, he has also played in other series including, ‘Beaches’, ‘Hand of God’, ‘Dear White People’, ‘Blaze and the Monster Machines, ‘The BestMan: The Final Chapters’, and ‘black AF’.

More on Career

Besides television, Nia also plays in movies. Likewise, he made his debut in the year 1990 with the role of ‘Fingers’ in the movie Buried Alive. He has also played in movies including ‘Boyz n the Hood’, ‘Made in America’, ‘Friday’, and ‘Love Jones’. Likewise, she also won the Black Reel Award and NAACP Image Award for her amazing performance in the 1999 African-American romantic comedy-drama movie ‘The Best Man’. Similarly, she was then featured in the critically acclaimed movie ‘Lonette’ in the British-American romantic comedy movie ‘Alfie’.

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Caption: Nia Long posing for a picture. Source: Facebook

Net worth

Talking about his net worth and earnings, Nia Long is an actress by profession. Likewise, she makes earnings of around $13 million. However, there is no information about his asset values available in the media.

Relationship status

Regarding her relationship status, Nia is straight and in a loving relationship. She has been dating basketball player Ime Udoka since the year 2010. Likewise, this loving couple has one son together whose name is Kez Sunday Udoka born on 7th November 2011. Furthermore, she has another son from her past relationship.

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Caption: Nia Long with her family. Source: Facebook

Nia Long – Body Measurement

This gorgeous actress stands 5 feet 2 inches (62 Inches) tall and weighs around 57 kg. Likewise, looking at her physical appearance, she has an hourglass type of body shape with vital stats of around 38-28-38 inches. Similarly, she has a beautiful face with dark brown eyes and brown hair color.

Nia Long – Social media

Reflecting upon her social media presence, Nia Long is active on social media channels including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Likewise, her Instagram account is @iamnialong, and has around 3.6 million followers it. Similarly, her Twitter account @NiaLong has had around 1.1 million followers since she joined in July 2009. Likewise, her Facebook account @Nialong has 4.2 million followers in it.