Sanaa Lathan Age, Net Worth, Husband, Parents, Family and Biography

sanaa lathan
Net Worth $5 Million
Name Sanaa Lathan
Date of Birth 19 September 1971
Age 52 Years Old
Gender Female

Sanaa Lathan Net Worth

$5 Million

Sanaa Lathan known as Sanaa McCoy Lathan is an American actress and model. As of 2024, Sanaa Lathan’s net worth is $5 million. She found prominence after appearing in films such as Catfish in Black Bean Sauce (1999), The Family That Preys (2008), The Best Man Holiday (2013), Now You See Me 2 (2016), Approaching the Unknown (2016), Love & Basketball (2000), With/In Volume 1 (2021), etc.

She is a one-time recipient of a Tony Award nomination, for her role in A Raisin in the Sun. She also starred in tv shows and series such as Real Husbands of Hollywood (2014), The Twilight Zone (2019), Miracle in the Woods (1997), A Raisin in the Sun (2008), In the House (1996). She will be seen next in The Best Man: The Final Chapters and return with her role as Robyn.

Sanaa Lathan Wiki/Biography

Sanaa was born on 19 September, 1971. Sanaa Lathan’s age is 52 Years Old as of 2024. Her birthplace was in New York City, New York, the United States where she grew up and spent her earlier days. She then relocated to Los Angeles, California, United States. She currently resides there. Sanaa is an American citizen. She is a believer in Spirituality.

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Sanaa Lathan Childhood Pic

Sanaa had her early schooling at a local elementary school. Then she went to a local middle school. She then enrolled at the Manhattan Center for Science and Mathematics. She then went to the University of California, Berkeley from where she acquired a B.A. degree in English.

She also completed her Master’s (MFA) in Drama from Yale University. She then proceeded on to pursue acting beneath the tutelage of renowned acting coach Earle R. Gister.

Name Sanaa Lathan
Full Name Sanaa McCoy Lathan
Net Worth $5 million
Date of Birth 19 September 1971
Age 52 Years Old
Birth Place New York, United States
Currently Live In Los Angeles, California, United States
Profession Actress and Model
Debut TV Series: In the House (1996)
Video Games: Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff (2014)
Music Video: Imagine (2014)
Film: Drive (1997)
Years Active 1996 – Present
Famous Role Vanessa Brooks in Film Blade (1998)
Nationality American
Religion Spiritual 
Hometown New York City
Zodiac Sign Virgo
School/High School Local Elementary School
College/University University of California, Berkeley (BA), Yale University (MFA)
Education Qualification BA, MFA

Family, Husband & Relationships

Sanaa Lathan’s Parents are Stan and Eleanor. Sanaa was born to Stan Lathan (father).

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Sanaa Lathan with her Father

Sanaa Lathan’s mother’s name is Eleanor McCoy (mother).

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Sanaa Lathan with her Mother

Her father is a director and producer whilst her mother is a Broadway performer. Sanaa has one sibling, a brother whose name is Tendaji Lathan. He is professionally a DJ.

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Sanaa Lathan with her Brother

Sanaa is currently single. She was previously married to Shemar Moore from 1990 to 1996.

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Sanaa Lathan Ex-Husband

She also has several other romantic links with people such as Wesley Snipes, Colin Kaepernick, Omar Epps.

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Sanaa Lathan with her Ex Boyfriend (Wesley Snipes)
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Sanaa Lathan with her Ex Boyfriend (Omar Epps)

Tyrese Gibson, French Montana, and Denzel Washington.

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Sanaa Lathan with her Ex Boyfriend (French Montana)

She was even rumored to be in a flick with her long-time best friend Regina Hall.

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Sanaa Lathan with her Ex Boyfriend (Tyrese Gibson)
Father Name Stan Lathan
Mother Name Eleanor McCoy
Brother Name Tendaji Lathan
Sister Name
Boyfriend Wesley Snipes (Ex)
Colin Kaepernick (Ex)
Omar Epps (Ex)
Tyrese Gibson (Ex)
French Montana (Ex)
Denzel Washington (Ex)
Marital Status Divorced
Husband Shemar Moore (Ex)

Physical Appearance

Sanaa is a beautiful-looking woman with short and black twirly hair. Her eyes are subdued and dark brown. She stands as tall as 5 ft 7 inches (173 cm). She has a toned, voluptuous, and athletic build with a body type like an hourglass.

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She weighs around 56 kg (123 lbs). Her body measurements are breast size of 35 inches, a waist size of 26 inches, and a hip size of 37 inches. Sanaa is a Black Woman with African American ancestral background.

Sanaa identifies as a heterosexual (straight) female. Her star sign is Virgo. She wears a US size 6 dress and US size 6.5 shoes. She wears US size 32 bras and C-sized bras.

Height (approx) in centimeters: 173 cm
in meters: 1.73 m
in feet inches: 5’ 7”
Weight (approx) in kilograms: 56 kg
in pounds: 123 lbs
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Black


Sanaa Lathan made her cinematic debut in Steve Wang’s 1997 action film, Drive. She appeared in the role of Carolyn Brody. The film included an amazing ensemble of  John Pyper-Ferguson, Masaya Kato, Dom Magwili, Ron Yuan, Clive Rosengren, Mark Dacascos, Kadeem Hardison, Christopher Michael, Ted Smith, Brittany Murphy, Tracey Walter, James Shigeta. In Stephen Norrington’s 1998 superhero horror film, Blade, she was cast in the role of Vanessa Brooks.

The film included an amazing ensemble cast of Wesley Snipes, Stephen Dorff, Kris Kristofferson, N’Bushe Wright, Donal Logue. It was adapted from Marv Wolfman and Gene Colan’s comics Blade. It was made with a budget of $45 million and grossed $131.2 million at the box office. It received mostly average reviews with a 5.9/10 average rating and a 57% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

She appeared next in Ted Demme’s 1999 buddy comedy-drama film, Life. She was cast in the role of Daisy. She was added alongside the ensemble of Barry Shabaka Henley, Brent Jennings, Guy Torry, Nick Cassavetes, Eddie Murphy, Martin Lawrence, Obba Babatundé, Ned Beatty, Bernie Mac, Miguel A. Núñez Jr., Clarence Williams III, Bokeem Woodbine, Anthony Anderson, Michael Taliferro.

Made with a budget of $80 million, it grossed $73.3 million at the box office. It received a 50% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Sanaa next appeared in Chi Muoi Lo’s 2000 comedy-drama film, Catfish in Black Bean Sauce where she was appointed in the role of Nina.

She was cast alongside an ensemble cast of Mary Alice, Lauren Tom, Chi Muoi Lo, Paul Winfield, Kieu Chinh, Tyler Christopher, Tzi Ma, Kevin Lo, George Wallace, Wing Chen, Amy Tran. In Rick Famuyiwa’s 1999 coming of an age drama film, The Wood, she was cast in the role of Alicia. The film included an ensemble list of Wyking Jones, Tamala Jones, Taye Diggs, Sean Nelson, Jascha Washington, Omar Epps, Richard T. Jones.

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