Sanaa McCoy Lathan Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Net Worth

Sanaa Lathan
Nick Name Sanaa Lathan Denzel
Real Name Sanaa McCoy Lathan
Profession Actress, Voice actress
Known for American Crime, Criminal Minds, When We Rise, Better Things, Girl Meets World
Nationality American
Age 50 years old (in 2022)
Date of Birth September 19, 1971
Birthplace New York, United States
Hobbies Interior designing, travelling, yoga, martial arts
Religion Muslim
Zodiac Sign Virgo

Physical Stats

Height 5 feet 7 inches (1.7 m)
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black (Natural)
Body Type Hourglass

Sanaa McCoy Lathan was born on September 19, 1971 (her age is 43 years old) in New York, U.S.A. She attended Manhattan Center for Science and Mathematics. Her first name means “art” in Swahili and “brilliance” in Arabic.

She is of African American and Native American descent. Her mother, Eleanor McCoy, was an actress and dancer who performed on Broadway with Eartha Kitt. Her father, Stan Lathan, worked behind the scenes in television for PBS, as well as a producer on shows such as Sanford & Son and Russell Simmons’ Def Comedy Jam. Her brother is Tendaji Lathan (a DJ). She graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a degree in English. Lathan also graduated at Yale University with a degree in Drama.

Tailing her preparation at Yale, where she considered with Earle R. Gister and performed in various Shakespeare’s plays, Lathan earned approval both off-Broadway and on the Los Angeles stage. Urged by her father to make Los Angeles her expert base, the youthful performing artist discovered early TV parts on scenes of such shows as In the House, Family Matters, NYPD Blue, and Moesha.

During that same period, she won raves and a Best Actress nod from the Los Angeles NAACP Theatrical Award Committee for her execution into Take Arms. In 1998, Lathan earned a level of distinguishment with her part as the mother of Wesley Snipes’ title character in Blade.

She emulated this the resulting year with a part in Life with Martin Lawrence and Eddie Murphy and consecutive turns in The Best Man and The Wood. The Best Man was a comedic outfit film, featuring Taye Diggs, Nia Long, Harold Perrineau Jr., and Morris Chestnut.

The Best Man happened to turn into one of the main ten most noteworthy earning African American movies in history and Lathan got a NAACP Image Award assignment for her execution.

The Wood, an alternate group film featuring Diggs and Omar Epps, give her a role as the affection enthusiasm of Epps. Lathan and Epps were brought together onscreen in Gina Prince-Bythewood’s Love & Basketball, this time playing several as enthusiastic about b-ball as they are about one another.

Truly, the few were additionally dating at the time. The film served as a break-out part for Lathan, who played a heading character rather than the better half of one. Her execution in Love & Basketball earned her the 2001 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture, and in addition an Independent Spirit Award designation for Best Actress and a BET Award.

In 2000, Lathan showed up in the Off-Broadway creation of “The Vagina Monologs” alongside Teri Garr and Julianna Margulies. She has a long list of relationship history. Although she is single right now and not dating anybody, she has history with 5 famous guys and had affair with several more.

She was also suspected to be gay and having a relationship with actress Regina Hall. She has never been engaged, married nor divorced. Her long list of boyfriends include actors like Denzel Washington, Omar Epps, Terrell Owens, Adewale Ogunleye and Wesley Snipes. Her height is 5 feet 9 inches tall and this tall frame is supported with attractive female body which makes her look hot. She has a sexy curvy body and her body measurements are 32-27-35 (breast, Waist, Hip).

She has a sexy pair of feet/ legs that she exposes while wearing bikini. You can find many such pictures of her on the internet. She was reported to be pregnant with Denzel Washington’s children. But she did not have any kids and thus the speculations were turned false. She doesn’t have any husband or kids.

Sanaa McCoy Lathan was born in New York, United States . Sanaa McCoy Lathan is Actress, Voice actress by profession, find out mroe facts, education, weight, and more.


School Name Manhattan Center for Science and Mathematics
Collage / Uni Yale University with a degree in Drama
Qualification University of California, Berkeley (BA) Yale University (MFA)


Salary US$ 10k-12K Per Episode
Net Worth USD $4 million approx


Father Stan Lathan
Mother Eleanor McCoy
Mirtial Status Single

Favorite Things

Favorite Food Thai, Chinese cuisine, Tiramisu, Kaju barfi, Gulab jamun, Muffin
Favorite TV Show The Notebook
Favorite Actress Angelina Jolie
Favorite Actor Salman Khan, Hrithik Roshan
Favorite Colour Black