Who Is Queen Latifah’s Girlfriend Eboni Nichols?

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Eboni Nichols, a talented African-American dancer and choreographer, appeared in several TV shows and advertisements and worked with many celebrities.

She has helped choreograph music videos of singers like Jennifer Lopez, Beyonce, and Will Smith.

Following the circulation of dating rumors surrounding Queen Latifah, Nichols swiftly captured the attention of the media.

It has been reported that Nichols and Latifah have been in a romantic relationship since 2013.

Queen Latifah, a well-known actress well recognized for her work in “The Equalizer” and hit motion pictures like “Just Wright,” has been in a committed relationship with her girlfriend since 2013.

They still enjoy a solid and long-lasting connection despite their decision to skip marriage. Queen Latifah formerly dated fitness instructor Jeanette Jenkins before finding her present companion.

Eboni Nichols early life 

In 1978, Eboni Nichols was born in the US. She grew up in Eagle, Idaho’s Ada County. When Eboni enrolled at the ‘Bre Dance Studio’ in California at eight, she began dancing. 

Eboni attended “Valley View High School” in Moreno Valley for her high school education before enrolling at “Chapman University” in Orange, California.

She graduated with a “Bachelor of Fine Arts” (BFA) degree in theater and dance. 

Nichols decided to work in the Hollywood industry as she was passionate about becoming a dancer and working for popular celebrities.

She joined the well-known cheerleading squad known as the “Los Angeles Laker Girls” not long after graduating. Eboni Nichols was able to launch her dance career because of this.

Eboni’s Career

Nichols began travelling with several dance groups after getting sufficient experience through her affiliation with the “Los Angeles Laker Girls.”

Later, she was allowed to collaborate with well-known musicians like Beyonce, Jennifer Lopez, Aaliyah, Will Smith, and Mary J. Blige.

When Nichols was hired to choreograph for commercials and television programs, she had her big break.

Nichols has worked for several companies as a choreographer, including Apple, Toyota, McDonald’s, Burger King, Farmers Insurance Group, Walgreens, Svedka, etc.

Several television programs, including “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” “The Today Show,” “Good Morning America,” “American Idol,” “American Music Awards,” “Jane the Virgin,” “Fresh off the Boat,” etc. have included her choreography.

Eboni Nichols is the most famous choreographer for television programs and feature films in town.

Her filmography includes the movies “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle,” “Office Christmas Party,” “Girls Trip,” “Night School,” “Dreamgirls,” “Blades of Glory,” and “Jack and Jill.” 

The “Choreography Peer Group” of the Academy has her on its co-governing board at the moment. ‘Bloc Talent Agency, Inc. is currently Eboni’s agent.

Eboni Nichols relationship with Queen Latifah

Nichols and Latifah had their first encounter on the Dancing with the Stars set in 2009. They kept their relationship a secret but began dating in 2013.

Latifah is known for keeping her relationships private, and in an interview with The New York Times in 2008, she stated: “I don’t have any problem talking about the pride topic, like someone being gay or a lesbian. But, I don’t like to talk about my private life with anyone. You don’t know the real story; that is mine. Sorry. We can’t discuss while we are talking. I don’t need to talk about my private life, and it doesn’t matter whether others think I’m gay. Whatever you desire, assume. Still, you carry it out.”

Even though Queen Latifah values her privacy, she thanked her spouse and son in her acceptance speech for the BET Lifetime Achievement Award 2021.

Eboni, my darling, Latifah said. Love, be a rebel. Peace. “Happy Pride!”

Marriage with Queen Latifah

Nichols and Queen Latifah wed in a secret ceremony in 2018.

Radar Online, which acquired a copy of their marriage certificate, broke the news of their marriage first.

Although they haven’t publicly discussed their union, the couple’s close friends and relatives have testified to their union.

The pair appears extremely content and still supports one another professionally and personally.

Eboni Nichols’s kids

Rebel was the couple’s kid, apparently born to Nichols in 2019. However, they kept the news private.

When this happened, a source said, “Latifah has never been so full of life! Latifah has a unique reason to live because of Eboni and the baby.

The first time Queen Latifah was spotted out in public with her son shopping was in October 2022.

The three weren’t first spotted together until February 2023, when they attended a Harlem Globetrotters game in New York City.

Eboni Nichols’s net worth

According to insiders, the professional dancer is said to have a net worth of between $5 and $7 million.

Her reputation as a highly sought-after choreographer helped her earn this. Despite being prosperous, she leads a quiet life. 

Eboni Nichols’s partner, Queen Latifah

Queen Latifah is one of the most recognized African-American rappers, singer, actress, and movie producer. She was the first female rapper to grab the attention of the music industry.

She became the first one to receive an Academy Award nomination. Latifah was well-known for discussing issues that affect black women around the world. 

Latifah had a modest upbringing and completely relied on her talent to start her empire from nothing. Despite being a well-known celebrity, she has not forgotten where she came from. 

Latifah’s major work

‘Black Reign’ was an album she released in 1993, not long after her brother passed away. Reggae and jazz were influences on this album. ‘U.N.I.T.Y’, the band’s single, was a great success. 

The song told how she overcame hardships in her personal life and how black people triumphed against their oppressors.

She became known as one of the world’s top female rappers because of this song, which also earned her her first Grammy nomination.

The 2002 smash musical “Chicago” starred Renee Zellweger, Catherine Zeta-Jones, and Richard Gere, giving Latifah her most well-regarded on-screen performance. 

The category of “Best Picture” was awarded to this film by the Academy. She had the opportunity to showcase both her singing and acting abilities when she played prison matron Mama Morton.