The procession from Dana Owens to Queen Latifah is a rags to riches affair with the red carpet pics to show for it. From her humble Jersey roots to her perch in the Hollywood A-list, Queen Latifah has definitely come a long way.
The rapper, singer, songwriter, and actress released her first album in 1989, and then went on to star on the Fox sitcom Living Single from 1993 until 1998. She has a Grammy, an Emmy, three SAG Awards, and an Oscar nomination under her belt — and we're pretty sure she's just getting started.
Read on to see how Queen Latifah's red carpet style has evolved over the years.