Sanaa Lathan Biography, Career, Age, Height, Affairs & Net Worth

Sanaa Lathan Biography

Sanaa Lathan was born on September 19, 1971, in New York City, New York, U.S. She is an American actress. Her full name is Sanaa McCoy Lathan. Similarly, she is best known for her performance in the film The Best Man and its sequel and many other film and TV productions.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurements

As per her birth date, she is 49 years old as of 2021. She stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 56 KG. Additionally, she has a well-toned body with 35 inches of bust, 26 inches of waist, and 37 inches of hips. She has dark brown eyes and black hair.

Relationship Status?

The actress has dated many men. She was married to actor and model Shemar Moore from 1990 to 2996. Since then she has dated actor Omar Epps from 1999 to 2002 and Tyrese Gibson. Besides, she is rumored to have dated Wesley Snipes, Colin Kaepernick, French Montana, and Denzel Washington.


Regarding her family, her father’s name is Stan Lathan, a director whereas her mother’s name is Eleanor McCoy, an actress.

Education, School/College University

Addressing her educational profile, she completed her high school education at Manhattan Center for Science and Mathematics. She also earned her bachelor’s degree in English from UC Berkeley and earned a master’s degree in drama from Yale University.


Sanaa Lathan initially started her career as an actress performing in plays, off-Broadways, and stages, after graduating from Yale. She then made her on-screen debut on an episode of the sitcom In the House and appeared in Family Matters, NYPD Blue, and Moesha. Similarly, she gained good recognition for starring in the horror Blade (1998) and started achieving further success for her performance in films such as The Best Man (1999), Love & Basketball (2000), Brown Sugar (2002), Alien vs. Predator (2004), Something New (2006), The Family That Preys (2008), Contagion (2011), The Best Man Holiday (2013), and Now You See Me 2 (2016).

Sanaa Lathan Biography
Sanaa Lathan Biography

Likewise, on TV, she is the voice behind the role, Donna Tubbs, in the animated sitcom Family Guy since 2010 and has portrayed Ashe Akino in Shots Fired, Janelle in The Affair from 2018 to 2019. Lathan also appeared as Robyn in the  TV film The Best Man: The Final Chapters (2021).

Sanaa Lathan’s Social Media

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Sanaa Lathan’s Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

There are no known controversies about Sanaa Lathan.

Net Worth

What is the earning of Sanaa Lathan? How much is her net worth and How rich is she in 2021? She has accumulated a good amount of net worth of $ 5 million, which she has earned from her acting career.


  • Full Name: Sanaa McCoy Lathan
  • Profession: Actress
  • Age: 49
  • Date of Birth: September 19, 1971
  • Birth Place: New York City, New York, U.S.
  • Zodiac Sign: Virgo
  • Nationality: American
  • Height: 5 feet 7 inches
  • Weight: 56 KG
  • Eye Color: Dark Brown
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Ethnicity: African-American
  • School: Manhattan Center for Science and Mathematics
  • College/University: UC Berkeley, Yale University
  • Father: Stan Lathan
  • Mother: Eleanor McCoy
  • Sibling: Tendaji Lathan (Brother)
  • Net Worth 2021: $ 5 million
  • Source of Income: Acting