Nia Long

Actress (1970)
Mon Jul 20 2020
By   Selena

Nia Long is a well-known actress and dancer who got fame after starring in television series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1991), Third Watch (2003–05), and Empire (2017).  Not only series but she has made appearances in hits films like Boiler Room, Big Momma's House, and Are We There Yet?.

Nia Talita Long was born on October 30, 1970, in Brooklyn, New York, United States. Her father Doughtry Long is a high school teacher and poet whereas her mother Talita Long is a teacher and printmaker. But her parents got divorced when she was two. Further, she has an older half-sister, Sommore (age 54 years), an comedian. As per her citizenship, she is American and is of mixed ethnicity.

Who is Nia Long's Partner?

Her long term partner is none other than, Ime Udoka, aged 42, a retired NBA player, from Portland, Oregon. The lovebirds initially started dating in the year 2010. Since then, they have appeared in several events and functions holding hands of each other. 

 Nia Long Is Engaged To An American-Nigerian Basketball Player, Ime Udoka
Caption: Nia Long Is Engaged To An American-Nigerian Basketball Player, Ime Udoka
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But, there is no information on how they first met on the press. After one year of blissful love romance, they welcomed their firstborn child or son in 2011 whose name is Kez Sunday Udoka. It was no surprise, too, that in May 2015 Nia, 49, and Udoka were engaged four years later. 

Nia Long With her Youngest Son, Kez Sunday Udoka
Photo: Nia Long With her Youngest Son, Kez Sunday Udoka
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However, none of them had made any mention of their glorious times. Their news of engagement came when the actress was spotted sporting a sparkly diamond on her finger that didn't require any clarification. Although It's been more than five years of their engagement, they are yet to tie their wedding knots. 

Shares One Child With Ex-Boyfriend, Massai Dorsey

Yes, it is very true. The actress who played the Nina Mosley in Loves Jones shares one son Massai Zhivago Dorsey II from her past love relationship. 

Nia Long With Her Eldest Son, Massai Zhivago Dorsey II
Picture: Nia Long With Her Eldest Son, Massai Zhivago Dorsey II
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Well, Massa was born to Nia and her ex-boyfriend, Massai Dorsey, in 2000. But nothing much about their relationship is known to the media. As per some sources, they had engaged in 1999. 

As a matter of fact, their love life never remained the same after the birth of their son.  So, for their reasons, the love birds separated in 2001. After separating from Massai, Nia who is graduated from Westchester High School in 1989 took custody of her son. 

Now, Long and her lover for one decade Ime are co-parenting together Massai, aged 19.

How Much is Nia Long Worth?

As of early July 2020, Nia Long who is a famous actress and dancer who has an impressive net worth of $13 Million. She has accumulated her total worth throughout her acting in various well known Hollywood TV shows and as well as films. She further makes extra money by directing music videos.

For her salary, Long is making about $2.21 Million per year for her appearances. That means, she earns $184,166.67 in a month. Likewise, her high box office collection movie is Big Momma's House 2 which grossed $141.5 million against a budget of $40 million in 2006.

Fatal Affair Starring Nia Long + Omar Epps | Official Trailer | Netflix
 

On the other hand, her husband to be,  Ime Udoka has an estimated net worth of more than $12 Million. He has collected this hefty sum through his successful career of working as a basketball player initially and later as a basketball coach. 

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