Nia Talita Long is an American actress. She was born October 30, 1970, in Brooklyn, New York. She worked passionately to become a professional actress. Betty Bridges, her acting coach, guided her endeavor. She appeared first time in the Disney television movie, The B.R.A.T. Patrol alongside Sean Astin, Brian Keith, and Tim Thomerson.
On television, her first notable role, Kathryn “Kat,” Speakes on the soap opera Guiding Light. She portrayed Kat from 1991 to 1994. Nia Long is best recognized for her roles in the movies Boyz n the Hood in 1991, Love Jones, and Soul Food, both in 1997. She starred in 1999 The Best Man and then appeared in its sequel The Best Man Holiday in 2013. Long played in comedy film Big Momma’s House in 2000 and its sequel Big Momma’s House 2 in 2006.
She also starred on television, as Beulah “Lisa” Wilkes sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1991–1995) and as Sasha Monroe on the crime series Third Watch (2003–2005). She has received numerous awards, including three Black Reel Awards and N.A.A.C.P. Image Awards. She performed in the Netflix psychological thriller Fatal Affair in July 2020.
Quick Facts About Nia Long
Full Name: Nia Talita Long
Age(in2021): 51 Years
Years Active: 1986-present
Height: 5′ 2″ (1.57 m)
Weight: 57 kg; In pounds: 125 lbs.
Nia long Net Worth and Source of Wealth
As of February 2021, Nia Long has a net worth of $13 million. She earned her wealth through her acting career. She gained her net worth by acting in several popular movies, series of Hollywood. She signed a 3-year contract with the Guiding Light for portraying there as Kathryn. She started performing there in 1991. And her contract lasted in 1994. She has been starred in a variety of African-American films.
Then, Nia Long became confident to move forward in the film industry after performing Brandi in Boyz n the Hood. She took part in the music video “Baby” as a co-director as well as a performer. She performed in the sitcom Living Single from its first season as a guest actress. In fact, she earns a substantial amount of wealth from both of her appearances in films and T.V. series.