All hail the Queen! Queen Latifah celebrates her 46th birthday today. For over 25 years, the multitalented icon (born Dana Owens) has changed the game and stayed on top. From rap star and actress to Cover Girl, Queen Latifah has broken barriers, crossed genres and redefined success in Hollywood--all the while, looking incredible. We bow down to her highness and take a look back at her style evolution.
Queen Latifah made her mark as one of the most respected female rappers. In the '90s, she was outspoken, opinionated and repped for girl U-N-I-T-Y.
Business on top, casual on bottom. This blazer-meets-jeans look was so hot back in the day.
Lady in Leopard
Meowwww. Queen Latifah kept it sexy in leopard with just a peek of skin in her thigh-high boots.
Loud and Proud
Queen Latifah often took style inspiration from her stage name and created her own royal and Afrocentric looks.
Red Carpet Glam
As Queen Latifah's acting career took off, we saw her fashion begin to include red carpet glam.
Keep it Real
It's not easy looking great on the red carpet and being yourself. Latifah has always kept it fun and effortless, often pulling from hip-hop style.
Queen Latifah has always loved her curves. At the 2003 Academy Awards, she showed off her voluptuous figure in a corseted gown in what was one of the night's best looks.
Easy, breezy and beautiful. Queen Latifah looked regal and elegant at the launch of her Cover Girl collection.
Queen Latifah's style is class defined. She's become a red carpet show stopper and stays on the best dressed lists. We are not worthy.