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Nia Long Biography

Updated On 21 Nov, 2023 Published On 28 Mar, 2017
Nia Long

Facts of Nia Long

Date of Birth :
Age : 53 years old
Family Name : Long
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Libra
Height : 5 Feet 2 Inch
Name Nia Long
Mother Talita Long
Father Doughtry Long
Birth Place/City Brooklyn
Profession Actress
Religion Christian
Nationality American
Net Worth $13 million
Body Measurements 34-23-38
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Brown – Dark
Weight in KG 56 kg
Shoe Size 7
Married Yes
Married to Ime Udoka (2010)
TV Show Guiding Light (1952 – 2009)

Relationship short Statistics of Nia Long

What is Nia Long marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Single
How many children does Nia Long have ? (name): 1 Children
Is Nia Long having any relationship affair ?: Yes1 affair
Is Nia Long Lesbian ? No

Born as Nitara Carlynn Nia Long is an American actress, who is well-known for her parts in the TV series, “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”, and “Third Watch”. She is also known for the films, “Boyz n the Hood”, “In Too Deep”, “Boiler Room”, “Friday”, “Love Jones”, “Soul Food”, “Big Momma’s House”, ‘The Best Man”, “Are We There Yet”, and the sequels to the latter 3 movies.

Nia Long's Early Life And Education

Nia Long grew up in Brooklyn, New York with her mother, Talita Long, a printmaker and teacher, and father, Doughtry Long, a poet and a high school teacher. Her family is of Grenadian, Trinidadian, and Bajan descent. At the age of 2, her parents divorced and she moved to Iowa City, Iowa with her mother where she studied fine arts.

The 46-year-old Nia Long studied at St. Mary’s Academy in Inglewood, California, at the Roman Catholic school. She also studied jazz, ballet, guitar, tap, gymnastics, and acting. In 1989, Nia graduated from Westchester High School in Los Angeles.

Nia Long's Career 

Nia Long's first appearance on screen was in the Disney TV film, “The B.R.A.T Patrol”. Her first striking part on TV was as Kathryn "Kat" Speakes on the soap opera “Controlling Light”, showing up from 1991 to 1994.

In 1994, Nia Long got the part of Lisa Wilkes on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. In the show, she played Will Smith's better half and life partner, until 1995. This was one of the noteworthy parts of her profession. In 1996, she guest showed up in "ER" and 'Moesha'. She then showed up in 6 episodes of 'Judging Army', from 2001 to 2002. From 2003 to 2005, Nia was cast in the crime show series 'Third Watch' as Officer Sasha Monroe, showing up in 45 seasons.

Afterward, in 'Boston Legal' as Vanessa Walker and 'Big Shots' as Katie Graham, she showed up in the adult animated sitcom 'The Cleveland Show', made by the chiefs of 'Family Guy'. From that, she has shown up on a few different shows, including 'Chase', 'House of Lies' and 'Divide'. In 2016, she got the fundamental part in 'Uncle Buck' as Cindy Russell. The show was met with for the most part negative reviews.

Nia Long's Personal Life; Who is She Married to?

Talking about the beautiful lady Nia Long's personal life, she is still an unmarried woman, but she has remained in a relationship with several men in her life. She was once in a romantic relationship with Massai Z. Dorsey, an actor. The former lover has a son, Massai Zhivago Dorsey II, who was born on 26 November 2000. After a few years, they separated.

In 2010, Nia Long started dating Ime Udoka, who is a former professional basketball player. Her new lover is an assistant coach for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association. The love bird welcomed a baby as a son, Kez Sunday Udoka on 7 November 2011. After 5-years of romance, Ime Udoka and Nia Long got engaged in May 2015. However, the strong couple has not married yet, but they are about to tie the knot soon and be each other’s loving husband and wife and also good parents.

Nia Long is single and not in a relationship. SOURCE: Nia Long's Instagram

The actress is no longer with her fiance Udoka as the duo split in 2022. The duo did not give details as to why they parted ways.

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Nia Long Affairs

  1. First Affair with Massai Z. Dorsey

    Nia Long persona is still an unmarried woman, but she remained relationship with lots of times in her life. She was once fell in love with Massai Z. Dorsey, an actor. The former lover has a son, Massai Zhivago Dorsey II, who was born on 26 November 2000. After few years later they separated.

Nia Long Children

SON : Massai Zhivago Dorsey II

Father: Massai Z. Dorsey/Nia Long

The 16-years-old Massai Zhivago Dorsey II was born on 26 November 2000. He is the first child of Nia Long. Massai is the previous relationship son of her mother.

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