Nia Long

Nia Talita long famously known as Nia long is an American actress who is best recognized for her roles in the television series. She has been featured in a couple of TV series such as the best man, soul food, third watch, the empire and so many more. Her first role began in a Disney television series which was known as the BRAT.

At that time she worked with Sean Astin, Tim Thomerson and Brian Keith. She has been very much into acting from a very long time and with that she got to earn herself a few roles here and there in many TV television series. From that she also got recognition and this opened so many opportunities in the acting industry.

Well, how well do you know about Nia Long? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Nia Long’s net worth in 2021, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Nia Long to date.

Biography and Early Life

Nia was born on the 30th of October 1970 in Brooklyn, New York, United States. She however did not grow up in Brooklyn, as her mother tagged her along to Iowa City to study fine arts. She is the daughter to Talita long the father, who is a teacher and a printmaker and Doughtry long the mother who is a poet and as well as a high school teacher.

The family comes from a Bajan, Trinidadian and Grenadian descent which is very unique. Nia did not spend her childhood days alone as she was raised with Sommore who happens to be her elder half-sister and just like Nia she is as well an actress.

At a very young age Nia’s parents filed a divorced and therefore Nia had to live with the mother without a father figure. However this did not deter Nia from getting what she wanted as her mother was very supportive when raising her. Her parents reside in different places, her mother moved to south Los Angeles while the father resided in Trenton, New Jersey at that moment Nia was seven. Nia had a pretty interesting childhood and partly not as exciting but still she got to pursue her career afterwards.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Nia Long in 2021 and what is her height and weight? Well, Nia Long’s age is 50 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 30 October 1970. Though, she is 5′ 2″ in feet and inches and 157 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 126 lbs in Pound and 57 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Brown and hair color is Black.


Nia is an educated, beautiful woman. She attended St Mary’s academy which was a Roman Catholic school in Inglewood California. Afterwards she moved from south Los Angeles to Paseo del Rey elementary school. There she went from 3rd to 6th grade. To add on, Nia was a girl who explored her talents and was ready to learn new things. She therefore went for ballet, jazz, gymnastics, tap, acting and guitar classes. Later on she graduated from Westchester, highs school in Los Angeles in the year 1989.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Nia is a bit open when it comes to her personal life. According to research, has never gotten married but rather has been engaged more than once. She was first engaged to Massai Dorsey in 2001 which was after two years of dating. A while later, together they got a son by the name Massai Zhivagoin in 2000.

Unfortunately the couple separated after a 10 months engagement and afterwards she got engaged in 2015 to Ime Udoka. They have been together from 2009 to date and years later got a son together by the name Kez Sunday Udoka that was in 2011. From research, we see that the couple are living happily and living their best life together.

Is Nia Long Lesbian?

No, Nia is not gay.

Professional Career

Nia is a professional actress how has been in the acting industry for a very long time. It all started when she was back then in school where she attended acting classes and we can see this has triggered the love she has for acting. Nia got her first role in the Disney television a movie known as the B.R.A.T. alongside, she worked with high profile people in the acting industry such as Tim Thomason, Brian Keith and Sean Astin.

The role that got her to the spotlight, was when she got a three year contract role where she acted as Kathryn on the soap opera guiding light. This really build Nia’s confidence as far the acting industry is concerned. Ever since she has been able to act with big actors who have helped her a long way to enhance in her acting career.


Nia being a good actor makes it pretty obvious that she has earned herself some awards. Here are some of the awards;

  1. In 2000, she received the NAACP image award for outstanding actress
  2. In 2005 and 2004 she received the NAACP award for outstanding actress

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Nia Long in ’2021’

A huge part of Nia’s earnings come from her acting career. Acting has increased greatly her net worth. However, we do not have the actual net worth but still an estimation will do. As of 2021, Her net worth is therefore estimated to be $8 million.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

Nia comes from a family of educated people as both of her parents are both teachers. Her mother being a high school teacher while the father who is as well a teacher.

Nia is a beautiful woman who has achieved a lot and inspires many. She has portrayed hard work and consistency in her character. This makes her a good example to many people who would want to take such a paths.


Facts of Nia Talita long

  • Gender Female
  • full nameNia Talita long
  • birthplaceBrooklyn, new York, united states
  • Date of Birth October 30, 1970
  • Age 53 years 7 months
  • Horoscope Scorpio
  • Lucky Number 3
  • Lucky Stone Garnet
  • Lucky Color Purple
  • Best Match for Marriage Capricorn, Cancer, Pisces
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionChristian
  • net worth$8 million
  • professionActress
  • weightIn Kilograms – 57 Kg, In Pounds – 126 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 157 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 2″
  • hair colorBlack
  • eye colorBrown
  • high schoolSt marys academy

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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