Gabourey Sidibe Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 20 Feb, 2019
Facts of Gabourey Sidibe
Date of Birth: 1983 , May-6
Age: 36 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 4 Inch
Name Gabourey Sidibe
Father Ibnou Sidibe
Mother Alice Tan Ridley
Nationality Ameriacn
Birth Place/City Bedford-Stuyvesant, New York City
Ethnicity Black
Profession Actress
Net Worth $ 6 Million
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Body Measurements N/A
Weight in KG 122 kg
Married Not Yet
Education Mercy College
Awards NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture
Movies Grimsby
TV Show Empire
Siblings Ahmed Sidibe
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Gabourey Sidibe has forged a splendid acting career who gained real limelight following her mind-blowing performance in one of her most successful movies Precious. For her iconic role in the movie, she won the Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lea and was nominated for the Golden Globe and Academy Award for Best Actress. She is also known for her work in several TV series like American Horror Story: Hotel and Empire

Early Life, Bio, And Education Of Gabourey Sidibe 

Gabourey Sidibe was born on May 6, 1983. She is belonging from the black ethnicity all her way from Bedford- Stuyvesant Brooklyn of New York City, New York of United States. Sidibe father is also professionally a cab driver. 

Sidibe's mother is an American whose name is Alice Tan Ridley and she was professionally an R&B and Gospel Singer of America. Additionally, her mother also got appeared within the 5th season of America’s Got Talent. This was held during June 15, 2010.

Gabourey Sidibe' Professional Career 

Gabourey Sidibe played the major character within the very first time that was mostly highlighted being the first character across the lead face. It was the role of the 16 years old mother who was taking all the responsibility of the 2 children. Similarly, in the year 2011, her role as Latonya Williams in Yelling to the Sky was also one of the remarkable ones. From the very time with one after another success she came across the television industry with high success ratio and range.

The actress gained real limelight following her mind-blowing performance in one of her most successful movies Precious where she shared the credits along with Paula Patton, Mariah Carey, and Sherri Shepherd. For her iconic role in the movie, she won the Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lea and was nominated for the Golden Globe and Academy Award for Best Actress. 

Gabourey Sidibe's Net Worth And Salary

Gabourey Sidibe has an estimated net worth of around $6 million, in 2019. The actress has played a number of breakout roles in both movies and TV series.  

Gabourey Sidibe's Married And Relationship 

Gabourey Sidibe is not married yet and but it has been reported that the actress dating a White boyfriend. She is an avid animal lover has a cat too. 

Sidibe is a very talented lady. Her talent is appreciated by the people from the different places. She is very positive in her mind and the way of thinking. This is also the reason behind her range of success. The personal life and love zone of this successful lady is totally different from her professional career. She has mentioned to one of the sources that she never had any affair neither she was linked up with any of the people as her boyfriends.

This was because of the less interest in the line of love. Her bio is more focused on her professional life and low image of her personal life. Sidibe is also straight in her sexuality and more achieved with the professional achievements that made her reach the height of the success. Sidibe is fond of meeting new people; this is also the reason why she has many friends in her life.

Sidibe is additionally promoting a new car being as a brand ambassador. The name of the car is not properly mentioned but she has been contracted for a few years with the agreement promoting and viewing towards the event conducted.

Gabourey Sidibe's Weight Loss

Talking about Gabourey Sidibe's incredible weight-loss and journey to body-positive that the actress lost weight following bariatric surgery. She is, however, yet to be revealed the exact amount of weight but judging by her photos before and now it is really smashing. She was 300 pounds (136kg) before her drastic weight loss of 150 pounds (68 kg).

Gabourey Sidibe's Height And Age

  • Gabourey Sidibe's age as of 2019 is 35 years
  • Height: she has a height of 5' 4" (1.63 m).

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