Sanaa Lathan is an elite American actress as well as an exceptional voice actress. She first gripped the global attention with 1999 rom-com drama ‘The Best Man’, went on to star in the 2013 upshot ‘The Best Man Holiday’ and trailing a magnificent screen presence, she became a household name.
Later she starred in multiple commercially hit movies including Contagion and Broadway show ‘A Raisin in the Sun’, which earned her nomination for a Tony Award.
- Birthday: September 19, 1971 (Age 46)
- Ethnicity: Afro-American
- Nationality: American
Sanaa Lathan Husband and Children - Is She Married?
Who Is Sanaa Lathan's Husband? Sanaa Lathan seems never married as she has never confronted about her marital status publicly. Sanaa was previously engaged to fiancé Steve Rifkind, but the relationship merely lasted for a year splitting in 2011. Steve is a music entrepreneur and marketing manager.
But this was not the first time she had been through an upsetting relationship having broken up with French Montana and Tyrese Gibson briefly.
Sanaa, a native of New York City was born to Eleanor McCoy, an actress and a dancer and Stan Lathan, a producer of Sanford & Son as well as a contributor for PBS, working behind the scenes.
Being blessed with a brother named Tendaji Lathan, who is now a celebrated DJ; she had a sublime childhood growing up in a city.
- Parents: Eleanor McCoy and Stan Lathan
- Husband: N/A
- Children: N/A
- Marital Status: Unmarried
At New York, she attended a public high school named Manhattan Center for Science and Mathematics and on the completion of the study; she enrolled at the University of California, Berkeley earning a degree in English.
After studying English in bachelors, she preferred arts for her master’s resulting which she graduated with drama from Yale University.
Sanaa Lathan Age, Height and Body Measurements
Standing at an average height of 5 feet 7 inches (173 cm), the petite brunette Sanaa Lathan is blessed with radiant skin, piercing nut brown eyes and even-toned body. Sanaa possesses an hourglass body shape measuring 35-26-37 inches.
She is a beauty bombshell with a glowing face, captivating brown eyes, and glossy hair.
Most recently she shaved her locks for an upcoming movie ‘Nappily Ever After’, however, the star still continues to look glamorous.
Sanaa isn’t an angel with simplicity; she is a beauty bombshell who has been consistently driving the Hollywood with physical sex appeal for most of her career.
The sexy stunner has made the world believe that she is an absolute definition of sensuality in all good way oozing ship-shape yet audacious glamour and sex appeal.
Inborn talented and excellent, she is undeniably one of the exceptional and hottest Hollywood actresses ever.
- Height: 5 feet 7 inches (173 cm)
- Body Measurements: 35-26-37 in (89-66-94 cm)
- Plastic Surgery: N/A
- Weight 59 kg (130 lbs)
A complete package of flair and sexiness, Sanaa is the actress who every producer and director desires to cast in their movie considering how flawless and amazing she is on the screen.
And when she appeared in her social media account with a shaved head and bold looks, she technically spellbound the audience globally.
While Sanaa is constantly busy with consecutive movie ventures and projects, but whenever she comes up with some spare time, she spends it with her girlfriends and family.
Being a sprightly and vivacious person, she uses her downtime traveling and enjoying with pals.
Sanaa Lathan Movies
Lathan who paved the road to fame through ‘The Best Man’ has starred in numerous hit movies. Her latest commercially hit movie was 'Contagion', where she shared the screen appearance with Laurence Fishburne.
Sanaa, who was a peer of theatre pioneer and acting guru Earle R. Gister, started a career through theatre productions initially performing at Yale in Shakespeare’s adapted plays. Trailing the rave reviews on both LA stage and off-Broadway, and heartening words from her father, she aimed for a full-time acting career landing on multiple television shows including ‘In the House’, ABC police procedural drama ‘NYPD Blue’ and UPN sitcom ‘Moesha’.
- 2000: Starred in Off-Broadway ‘The Vagina Monologues’ with Julianna Margulies and Teri Garr
- 2009: Co-starred in Matthew Leutwyler comedy-drama ‘Wonderful World’ along with Matthew Broderick
- 2011: Played Aubrey Cheever in Steven Soderbergh thriller ‘Contagion’ alongside Marion Cotillard, Kate Winslet, Matt Damon and Laurence Fishburne
- 2013: Appeared in the sequel of 1999 ‘The Best Man’ titled ‘The Best Man Holiday’
The prime-time TV roles certainly introduced her in the industry, however, it was not until 1998 superhero film ‘Blade’, where she played lead Wesley Snipes mother got her international recognition. The box-office success of the movie earned her a yet another role in comedy drama ‘Life’ alongside Eddie Murphy and Martin Lawrence as well as Afro-American rom-com ‘The Best Man’.
In 2000, she teamed up with Omar Epps, for Gina Prince-Bythewood rom-com ‘Love & Basketball’, whom she had previously shared, screen in ‘The Wood’. Her character Monica Wright in the movie earned Saraa NAACP Image Award and a nomination for Bet Award and Independent Spirit Award.
Considering the success of The Best Man and ‘Alien vs. Predator’, Saraa continued to star in multiple movies and television shows including ‘Brown Sugar’, Something New’ and American drama Tyler Perry’s The Family That Preys. She also co-appeared in 2003 thriller film ‘Out of Time’ alongside Denzel Washington.
Most recently, she starred on Showtime drama series ‘The Affair’, where played the recurring role of Jenelle. Her up-and-coming project is a Haifaa al-Mansour romantic comedy film ‘Nappily Ever After’, where Saraa would be playing Violet Jones for which she shaved her hair.
Sanaa Lathan Net Worth and Salary
Sanaa Lathan is an American actress and voice actress who has a net worth of $4 million.
Lathan's fortune is counted over millions of dollar, amassed through an acting career. Considering how rich her fortune is, it comes as no surprise that she is relishing a posh life.
The ‘Contagion’ star has predominantly earned her fortune sailing a glorious acting career, starring in multiple box office hit movies.
Starring in the highest grossing African-American movie in the history ‘The Best Man’, she succeeded in plenty of other commercially hit movies, which brought her wide fame and a massive fortune.
- Net Worth: $4 million
- Salary: N/A