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Why Actress Sanaa Lathan Resorts To Boyfriend & Dating Instead Getting Married

Date: 30 Jul, 2019

Why Actress Sanaa Lathan Resorts To Boyfriend & Dating Instead Getting Married

Quick Summary

Date of BirthSeptember 19 ,1971
Age48 Years 0 Month(s)
NationalityAmerican
Birth PlaceNew York, New York, United States
Birth NameSanaa McCoy Lathan
ProfessionActress
Career 1996–present
Relationship StatusSingle(2019)
Divorce/SplitNot Yet
Dating/AffairNo
Ex-BoyfriendFrench Montana, Steve Rifkind, Tyrese Gibson, Adewale Ogunleye, Terrell Owens, Omar Epps, Boris Kodjoe, Denzel Washington
Net Worth$4 Million
Ethnicity/RaceAfrican-American
FatherStan Lathan
MotherEleanor McCoy
Sister/sColette Lathan, Arielle Lathan, Lilane Lathan
Brother/sTendaji Lathan
CollegeManhattan Center for Science and Mathematics, University of California, Yale university
Height/ How Tall?5 ft 7 in (170 cm)
Weight 56 kg (123.5 lbs)
HairLong
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorDark Brown
LesbianNo
Children/KidsNot Yet

Super talented American actress Sanaa Lathan has millions of admirers all over the world. Very active with her dating life, all her fans are wondering when the 46-year-old beautiful actress gets married, but she claims she is in no rush.

Sanaa Lathan, 46, is a renowned American actress and voice actress. She is well recognized for her roles in box-office hits like The Best Man, The Best Man Holiday, Love & Basketball, Now You See Me 2 among others.

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Lathan worked in theaters too and was nominated for a Tony Award, for her amazing performance on Broadway, an American theater in A Raisin in the Sun.

Sanaa Lathan’s Bio: Childhood, Parents & Siblings

Sanaa was born on September 19, 1971, in Beverly Hills, New York City. Her mom is Eleanor McCoy, an actress, and dancer whereas her father is Stan Lathan, a film director. So we can say Sanaa was born in the midst of Hollywood glitz.

Sanaa completed her graduation in English from University of California, Berkeley. After that, she earned her master's degree in drama from Yale University, New Haven.

The actress has a brother named Tendaji Lathan, who works as a DJ. She also has three sisters; Lilliane Lathan, a professional photographer, Ariel Lathan, and Colette Lathan, the youngest one, who are all as gorgeous as her. 

Sanaa Lathan’s Career In Brief: Love & Basketball, Now You See Me 2, Net Worth In 2018

The New York native began her early acting career in the late 90s.

She first got the taste of acting from her role in Blade in 1988. But she caught the limelight when she played “Robyn” in 1999 hit The Best Man which also landed her an NAACP(National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) Image Award nomination.

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The actress then went on to win the BET Award, the Black Reel Award and the NAACP Image Award for her scintillating performance in 2000’s hit film Love & Basketball for her role as Monica Wright.

After this her career caught pace and she went on to star in many Hollywood hits like Alien vs. Predator (2004), Contagion (2011), Now You See Me 2 (2016), American Assassin (2017) being only a few of them.

With that, she has been able to maintain a strong net worth of $4 million.

Sanaa Lathan's Views On Being A Black Woman In Hollywood 

Carrying 20 years of experience in working in the movie industry, Sana reflects a lot more on her evolution as well as Hollywood's.

During the honor of the launch of Ralph Lauren Fragrances' new 'Woman' perfume, Sanna shared her perspective on what it meant to be a woman in the industry, especially what it meant to be a black woman in Hollywood.

I always talk about the fairy tales that we grew up on - Cinderella, Rapunzel, Sleeping Beauty, Snow White - I mean, these are the stories that we are read as little girls to show us what is valued and what is beautiful and what we should want and (black women are) not reflected in that. (-said by Sanaa Lathan to E! News | 30 October 2018)

Sanaa further expressed her views on how the movies and TV shows are showing people as they really are and she was more than proud of the change that has arrived.

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Diversifying media isn't a new start that Sanaa is getting behind, she stated. Her roles in her early films brought a black heroine to the big screen and she used the platform to tell her own fairytales for her community, that included romance, and intertwined stories of women dominating in sports and workforce.

Curious Beyonce Biting Accusation & Her Reaction

Earlier in 2018, Tiffany Haddish, American comedian, who is close associate with both of Sanaa's parents, revealed that a popular, unidentified movie star bit Beyonce at a celeb party. Though Tiffany didn't give the name of the culprit, fans and media speculated it was Sanaa who bit Beyonce’s cheek.

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Sanna’s reaction to this accusation was to rule herself out and state her innocence in the whole case. She tweeted after the incident: "Y’all are funny. Under no circumstances did I bite Beyonce and if I did it would’ve been a love bite" — Sanaa Lathan (@justsanaa) March 26, 2018.

Sanaa's Rumored Dating Life With Boyfriends, French Montana & Regina Hall, Shares Children With Them?

Though the American Assassin star has been linked with a few Hollywood hotties like Tyrese Gibson, Oscar-nominated singer, Omar Epps, her Love and Basketball co-star, among few, she has never been married, nor she has any children.

Sanna, in 2015, was rumored to be dating French Montana, a famous rapper. Amid speculations about them, stories emerged alleging Sanaa was carrying French’s child. Both Sanaa and Montana later denied the rumors. 

The following year, in 2016, another rumor relating to Sanaa and Regina Hall, American actress and comedian began to circulate.

In the end, these proved to be just rumors when Sanaa spoke in an interview with Essence (2016), about their friendship, bonding and denied they were dating.

Sanaa’s Thoughts On Marriage, Life Partner & Being Happy

The beautiful actress doesn’t have any shortage of admirers and lovers because of her undeniable charm and beauty. And she is not pushing herself to go down the aisle, for now.

Sanaa admits that she loves her single life and likes to live to the fullest without compromising anything.

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Despite being in her mid-40s, she has an active dating life with some Hollywood Celeb continuously linked with her.

Being happy is what matters to her the most, and she is happy being free-spirited herself. However, she does not oppose the idea of getting married and would like to have a husband of her choice in the future.