Sanaa Lathan

Inside Biography

Sanna Lathan, an American actress/voice actress, came to the limelight and gained a lot of face after landing her breakout roles in several movies and TV series. She has also featured in the box-office hit movies including The Best Man Holiday, Love & Basketball, Brown Sugar and Alien vs Predator. Besides, she also performed on Broadway in A Raisin in the Sun and for which she got a Tony Award nomination.  

Early Life And Education Of Sanna Lathan

Sanna Lathan was born on September 19, 1971, in New York City, New York, to her parents Stan Lathan and Eleanor McCoy. Her mother was an actress and a dancer while her father worked behind the scenes of PBS. He also worked as a producer for a number of shows.

Lahan is African-American and has a mixed ethnical background. Sanaa has 4 siblings named Tendaji Lathan, Colette Lathan, Liliane Lathan, and Arielle Lathan. Sanaa comes of African American and Native American descent.

Lahan went on to attend Manhattan Center for Science and Mathematics. She then joined the University of California, Berkeley, and graduated with a degree in English. She was enthusiastic about becoming an actress thus she joined Yale University and graduated with a degree in Drama.

Sanna Lathan's Professional Career

Sanna Lathan began her film career in 1998’s Blade as character Vanessa Brooks. She has since been seen in a movie like The Best Man, Life, Love & Basketball, Brown Sugar, Out of Time, Alien vs. Predators.

Lathan subsequently made an appearance in Something New, The Family that Preys, Power Blue, Contagion, The Best man Holiday, The Perfect Guy, The Best Man Wedding. She appeared as Natalie Austin in the 2016 film, Now You See Me: The Second Act.

Lathan made her TV debut in 1996 playing the role of Charles in an episode of In the House. She later went on to be seen in Moesha, Family Matters, NYPD Blue, LateLine as Briana Gilliam, Disappearing Acts as Zora Banks, Nip/Tuck, The Raisin in the Sun, The Cleveland Show as Donna Tubbs, Family Guy as Donna Tubbs, and Boss as Mona Fredricks.

Theatre World Award and a Lucille Lortel Award and many other nominations for NAACP Image Award, Black Movie Award, Tony Award, and Independent Spirit award for her various roles. 

Sanna Lathan Net Worth And Earnings 

From her illustrious career, Sanna Lathan has earned a considerable amount of money. She has an estimated net worth of around $ 4 million, according to Celebrity's net worth. For her breakout roles in several movies and TV shows, Lathan has won many prestigious awards like a BET Award, Black Reel Award, and NAACP Image Award.

Lahan also owns a mansion in Los Angeles. In 1988, she was cast in the movie Blade which became a box office success making over $130 million worldwide on a budget of $45 million. She featured in the movie alongside Wesley Snipes, Stephen Dorff, and Kris Kristofferson

Lahan also featured in the caper thriller movie Now You See Me 2 which was also turned out commercially successful grossing over $334 million at the box office worldwide whereas its production cost was $90 million. In the movie, she shared the screen along with Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, and Mark Ruffalo

Sanna Lathan's Personal Life And Dating 

Sanna Lathan has a long dating history. She had an affair with Westley Snipes and Denzel Washington. In February 1985, Lathan began dating Shemar Moore. Their relationship, however, ended in July 1996.

Lathan was then in a relationship with actor Omar Epps in 1999. They split up in March 2002. There were rumors that Lathan also was in a relationship with Regina Hall. In 2006, she began dating Terrell Owens. The couple, nonetheless, did not last long and broke up in 2007. 

In March 2007, Lathan dated Adewale Ogunleye and ended the relationship in September 2008. She went on to date Steve Rifkind in January 2009 and broke up with her boyfriend in December 2010. She began dating French Montana in July 2015.  Lathan is not married to date and does not have any children

Lathan is also an avid animal lover has three dogs.

She is quite active on social media like  Facebook and Instagram. 

by sanjeet, 07 Dec, 2015

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