Eboni Nichols, known as the long-term partner of the renowned singer, rapper, and actress Queen Latifah. Since both of them have made their relationship public, it has sparked discussions and admiration, fueling more curiosity about her. Eboni Nichols is an African-American dancer and choreographer. She has worked in many commercials, television shows, and feature films. She has also choreographed many music videos, collaborating with artists like Jennifer Lopez, Beyonce, and Will Smith.
Eboni Nichols has won an Emmy Award for her work on “So You Think You Can Dance”. She is also involved with several charitable organziations like the American Cancer Society, The Red Cross and The Trevor Project.
Early Life Of Eboni Nichols
Eboni Nichols was born on 12th May in the United States in 1978. She was raised in Eagle, Ada County, Idaho. She began dancing at the age of eight and enrolled at the ‘Bre Dance Studio’ in California. Eboni attended “Valley View High School” in Moreno Valley for her high school education before enrolling at “Chapman University” in Orange, California. With a “Bachelor in Fine Arts” (BFA) degree in theatre and dance, she graduated from college. Nichols chose to work in the entertainment industry because she was passionate about dancing. She joined the well-known cheerleading squad known as the “Los Angeles Laker Girls” not long after graduating.
Career Of Eboni Nichols
After gaining enough experience by her association with ‘Los Angeles Laker Girls,’ Eboni Nichols started touring with various dance troupes. She eventually landed opportunities to join hands with artists like Beyonce, Jennifer Lopez, Aaliyah, Will Smith, and Mary J. Blige among many other famous personalities. Nichols received her big breakthrough when she was roped in to choreograph for commercials and television shows.
Nichols has worked for a number of companies over her distinguished career as a choreographer, including Apple, Toyota, McDonald’s, Burger King, Farmers Insurance Group, Walgreens, Svedka, etc. Numerous television programmes, including “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” “The Today Show,” “Good Morning America,” “American Idol,” “American Music Awards,” “Jane the Virgin,” “Fresh off the Boat,” etc. have featured her choreography.
She is one of the most in-demand choreographers right now, not just for television programmes but also for feature films. Her filmography includes the films “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle,” “Office Christmas Party,” “Girls Trip,” “Night School,” “Dreamgirls,” “Blades of Glory,” and “Jack and Jill.” She was chosen to serve on the Board of Governors of the Television Academy. The “Choreography Peer Group” of the Academy has her on its co-governing board at the moment. ‘Bloc Talent Agency, Inc.’ is currently Eboni’s agent.
Personal Life Of Eboni Nichols
Eboni Nichols is in a relationship with Dana Elaine Owens, famously known as Queen Latifah. Latifah is a multi-talented actress, producer, rapper, and singer recognised for albums like Trav’lin’ Light and Nature of a Sista and onscreen roles in The Equalizer, Just Wright, and Beauty Shop.
They have been together for almost a decade. The couple met on the Dancing with the Stars set in 2009 and started dating in 2013. Queen Latifah also said “I don’t have a problem discussing the topic of somebody being gay, but I do have a problem discussing my personal life. You don’t get that part of me. Sorry. We’re not discussing it in our meetings. I don’t feel like I need to share my personal life, and I don’t care if people think I’m gay or not. Assume whatever you want. You do it anyway.”
Ebony had a baby boy in 2019. But the father of Eboni Nichols’ baby remains unknown to the public.
Ebony’s Net Worth
The professional dancer is said to have a net worth of $5 to $7 million. Her success as a highly sought-after choreographer helped her earn this.