Nia Long Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Family & More

Nia Long

Biography / Wiki

If we said that Beauty is being the best possible version of herself and this line is well proved by the gorgeous American actress, Nitara Carlyn Long who is renowned as ‘Nia Long’. For her contribution to the entertainment industry, she is honored with Black Reel Awards and Image Awards.

She rose to fame and gained huge popularity with her roles in television series like The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and Third Watch. In addition to this, she is a music video director who directed videos like “Baby” and “This Too Shall Pass”. Nia is blessed with exotic and charming looks which enabled her to create a glamorous image in the industry.

Height / Weight / Age

Born on 30 October 1970, this gorgeous lady has turned 52 years old. This lady has a good height of 157 Centimetres and is 5’2” in Feet & Inches. Her black eyes and shiny dark brown hair enhance her beauty.

She seems fit with a weight of 57 kilograms and 127 lbs in pounds. Her figure measures 38 inches breast, 28 inches waist, and 38 inches hips.

Net Worth

She has a decent amount of money and fame through her profession in the field of entertainment. Her net worth is estimated to be $13 million approx.

Education / Family

Nia was born and raised up in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. and belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity. She is the lovely daughter of her father Doughtry Long who is a high school teacher and poet while her mother Talita Long is a teacher and printmaker. When she was two years old her parents got separated.

She moved to Iowa City, Iowa with her mother where she was raised with her older half-sister, Sommore. As per her education, she completed her schooling at St. Mary’s Academya and Paseo Del Rey Elementary School. For her higher studies, she went to Westchester High School.


Nia Long

Birth Name Nitara Carlynn Long
Nickname Nia
Birth Place Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Date Of Birth 30 October 1970
Age 52 Years
Height In centimeters – 157 cm

In feet inches – 5’2”

Weight In Kilograms – 57 kg

In Pounds – 127 lbs

Eye Color Black
Hair Color Dark Brown
Profession Actress
Sexual Orientation Straight
School St. Mary’s Academy

Paseo Del Rey Elementary School

College Westchester High School
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Home Town Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Fathers Name Doughtry Long
Mothers Name Talita Long


Nia Long's parents
Nia Long’s parents

Brothers Not Known
Sister Sommore (half-sister)


Nia Long & Sommore
Nia Long & Sommore

Career / Fashion And Style

As per her career, she started her career with the film named ‘Buried Alive’ in 1990. Before appearing as Nina Mosley in the 1997 American romantic drama film ‘Love Jones’, she appeared in films like ‘Boyz n the Hood’, ‘Made in America’, and ‘Friday’. Later, she appeared in the film ‘Boiler Room’ in 2000.

She joined the cast of the drama ‘Third Watch’ in 2003 and continued the series finale in 2005. She appeared in many notable films such as The Single Moms Club, Big Momma’s House, The Best Man Holiday, Soul Food, Are We There Yet?, Boiler Room, The Banker, Lemon, and 47 Meters Down Uncaged.

She also appeared in many TV series too such as The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, House of Lies, Judging Amy, Wonderful World of Color, Real Husbands of Hollywood, Guiding Light, The Cleveland Show, Blaze, and the Monster Machines, Big Shots, and Blaze and the Monster Machines.

Moreover, she appeared in the video for Kanye West’s “Touch the Sky”. She appeared and co-directed Ashanti‘s music video, “Baby”.

Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband, and More

Reflecting on her personal life, she is not married yet but got engaged two times. She got engaged for the first time with Massai Z. Dorsey in 2001 and the couple was blessed with a son named Massai Zhivago Dorsey II in 2000.

Unfortunately, they got separated after 10 months of their engagement. After that, she got engaged for the second time with Ime Udoka in 2015, and the couple dated since 2009 and are still together.

The lovely couple welcomed their child in 2011 named Kez Sunday Udoka. Previous to this, she got involved in many love affairs which includes Kendu Isaacs, Chris Webber, Will Smith, Mick Jagger, Kevin Phillips, Dwight Freeney, Cuttino Mobley, and Joel Gonzales.

Boyfriends Massai Z. Dorsey

Ime Udoka

Kendu Isaacs

Nia Long with her ex-boyfriend Kendu
Nia Long with her ex-boyfriend Kendu

Chris Webber

Nia Long with her ex-boyfriend Chris
Nia Long with her ex-boyfriend Chris

Will Smith

Nia Long with her ex-boyfriend Will
Nia Long with her ex-boyfriend Will

Mick Jagger

Nia Long with her ex-boyfriend Mick
Nia Long with her ex-boyfriend Mick

Kevin Phillips

Nia Long with her ex-boyfriend Kevin
Nia Long with her ex-boyfriend Kevin

Dwight Freeney

Nia Long with her ex-boyfriend Dwight
Nia Long with her ex-boyfriend Dwight

Cuttino Mobley

Nia Long with her ex-boyfriend Cuttino
Nia Long with her ex-boyfriend Cuttino

Joel Gonzales

Marital Status Unmarried
Ex-Fiance Massai Z. Dorsey


Nia Long with her ex-Fiance Massai
Nia Long with her ex-Fiance Massai

Fiance Ime Udoka


Nia Long with her Fiance Ime
Nia Long with her Fiance Ime

Husband None
Children Son – Massai Zhivago Dorsey II, Kez Sunday Udoka


Nia Long with her children
Nia Long with her children

Favorite Things

Here we are providing you a list of her favorite things.

Favorite Actors Not Known
Favorite Actress Not Known
Favorite Food Chocolate
Favorite Singer(s) Not Known
Favorite Sport Not Known
Favorite Destinations Not Known
Favorite Color(s) Black

Nia Long

Some Interesting Facts About Nia Long

  • Her full name by birth is Nitara Carlynn Long.
  • She is awarded Black Reel Awards and Image Awards.
  • Her zodiac sign is Scorpio.
  • She belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity.
  • She took lessons and trained in tap, jazz, gymnastics, guitar, ballet, and acting.
  • She won four awards till now.
  • She was guided in her endeavor by her acting coach Betty Bridges.
  • She contributes her time as a motivational speaker to the Sterling Children’s Home in Barbados.

Social Media Profile(s)

  1. Instagram @iamnialong
  2. Twitter@NiaLong
  3. Facebook @NiaLong
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