Nitara Carlyn Long is professionally known as Nia Long, who is an actress by profession. She appeared in many films and TV series, for which she was honored with Black Reel Awards and Image Awards.
She is also a music video director who directed videos like “This Too Shall Pass” and “Baby.” Let’s know more about her through this article—an American actress.
Recalling her early Life, Nia was born in Brooklyn, New York, the U.S. to her parents, Doughtry Long and Talita Long, in 1970, which makes her aged 49 years old. Her father is a high school teacher and poet while her mother is a teacher and printmaker.
However, her parents were divorced when she was just two years old, and later her mother moved to Iowa City, Iowa, where she was raised with her older half-sister named Sommore.
Similarly, she is of American nationality and belongs to Afro-American ethnicity. Her birth sign is Scorpio and Christianity. She attended St. Mary’s Academy and later went to Paseo Del Rey Elementary School from Grade 3 to Grade 6.
Then, she joined Westchester High School in Los Angeles, where she graduated in 1989. Apart from academics, she also took lessons in ballet, tap, jazz, gymnastics, guitar, and acting. Moving towards her career, Nia started her career in 1990 through the film named ‘Buried Alive’ in Fingers’ role.
After that, She played essential roles in films like ‘Boyz n the Hood,’ ‘Made in America,’ and ‘Friday’ before appearing as Nina Mosley in the 1997 American romantic drama film ‘Love Jones.’
In 2000, she played the role of Abbie Halpert in the American crime drama film ‘Boiler Room.’ She is continuing until the series finale in 2005. Her upcoming film project is Life in a Year, which is in the post-production phase, and its released date is yet to be disclosed.
Firstly, she was engaged with Massai Z. Dorsey in 2001 after two years of dating. Together, the couple welcomed a son named Massai Zhivago Dorsey II in 2000. However, the couple separated after ten months of their engagement.
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After that, she engaged with ImeUdoka in 2015. The couple in a relationship since 2009, and they are still together. Also, the couple welcomed their son named Kez Sunday Udoka in 2011.
Presently, the couple enjoying their Life happily, and soon, the couple exchanges their vows as well. Being an actress, Nia has a decent amount of money and fame through her entertainment industry professionals.
Based on some online sites, her estimated net worth is said to be $13 million at present. She also eared from her endorsements deal with Elizabeth Taylor White Diamonds Fragrance and Target.
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