Gabourey Sidibe

Movie Actress

Gabourey Sidibe was born in Bedford–Stuyvesant, New York, United States on May 6th, 1983 and is the Movie Actress. At the age of 40, Gabourey Sidibe biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, movies, TV shows, and networth are available.

Other Names / Nick Names
Gabourey MaLingair Sidibe, Gabby, Queen
Date of Birth
May 6, 1983
United States
Place of Birth
Bedford–Stuyvesant, New York, United States
40 years old
Zodiac Sign
$6 Million
Actor, Film Actor, Television Actor, Voice Actor
Social Media
Gabourey Sidibe Height, Weight, Eye Color and Hair Color

At 40 years old, Gabourey Sidibe has this physical status:

Hair Color
Eye Color
Dark Brown
44-46-46" (112-117-117 cm)
Gabourey Sidibe Religion, Education, and Hobbies
Not Available
Borough of Manhattan Community College, The City College of New York
Gabourey Sidibe Spouse(s), Children, Affair, Parents, and Family
Brandon Frankel (2019-Present)
Not Available
Dating / Affair
Brandon Frankel (2019-Present)
Ibnou Sidibe, Alice Tan Ridley
Ahmed Sidibe (Older Brother)
Other Family
Dorothy Pitman Hughes (Aunt) (Feminist activist), Ray Ridley (Maternal Grandfather), and Lessie (Maternal Grandmother)
Gabourey Sidibe Life

Gabourey Sidibe (GAB-ray SID-i-bay; born May 6, 1983) is an American actress.

Sidibe made her acting debut in the 2009 film Precious, earning her the Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead, in addition to nominations for the Golden Globe and Academy Award for Best Actress.

Tower Heist (2011), White Bird in a Blizzard (2014), and Grimsby (2016) are among her film appearances. Regina Ross, co-star on the television series American Horror Story: Coven (2013–2014) as Queenie and American Horror Story: Coven (2013–2015), and Apocalypse (2018).

Becky Williams has been starring in the Fox musical drama series Empire since 2015.

Early life

Sidibe was born in New York City in the Bedford–Stuyvesant Brooklyn neighborhood, and was raised in Harlem. Alice Tan Ridley, the mother of an American R&B and gospel singer who appeared on America's Got Talent's fifth season on June 15, 2010. Ibnou Sidibe, her father, is from Senegal and works as a taxi driver. Sidibe grew up with her aunt, feminist feminist Dorothy Pitman Hughes. She has an associate degree from Borough of Manhattan Community College and attended but did not graduate from City College of New York or Mercy College. Before pursuing an acting career, she spent time at The Fresh Air Fund's office as a receptionist.

Personal life

Sidibe revealed in March 2017 that she had been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, and that as a result, she underwent laparoscopic bariatric surgery in an attempt to control her weight.

Sidibe revealed her commitment to Brandon Frankel, a Cameo talent manager, in November 2020.


Gabourey Sidibe Career


In Precious, Sidibe played the main character, Claireece "Precious" Jones, a 16-year-old mother of two (the result of Precious being raped by her father) who tries to escape abuse at the hands of her mother. The film won numerous awards, including two Academy Awards, a Golden Globe Award, and Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Award. On December 15, 2009, she was nominated for a Golden Globe in the category of Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture Drama for her performance in Precious. The next month she received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress.

Her next film, Yelling to the Sky, was a Sundance Lab project directed by Victoria Mahoney and starring Zoe Kravitz, in which she played Latonya Williams, a bully. In 2011, Sidibe was in the film Tower Heist and voiced a character in "Hot Water", the first episode of season 7 of American Dad! She appeared in the season 8 American Dad! episode "Stanny Tendergrass" early in 2013, and starred in the music video for "Don't Stop (Color on the Walls)" by the indie pop band Foster the People. Sidibe also appeared in the Showtime network series The Big C as Andrea Jackson.

Sidibe said in 2012 that before she was hired for the 2009 film Precious, she was advised by Joan Cusack not to pursue the entertainment industry, advising Sidibe to quit the business since "it's so image-conscious."

By April 2013, Sidibe had joined the cast of American Horror Story season 3, portraying Queenie, a young witch. She returned to the series for its fourth season, American Horror Story: Freak Show as a secretarial school student, Regina Ross. From 2015, she stars in Lee Daniels' Fox musical series Empire as Becky Williams alongside Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson. Sidibe portrays the head of A&R in the Empire company. As of April 2015, Sidibe was promoted to a series regular in season 2. She also starred in the Hulu series Difficult People as Denise.

In 2015, publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt announced Sidibe would be writing a memoir set to be published in 2017. On January 6, 2016, Sidibe appeared in the penultimate episode of American Horror Story: Hotel, reprising her Coven role as Queenie, marking her third season in the series. After sitting out subsequent seasons Roanoke and Cult, Sidibe returned to American Horror Story in 2018, appearing once again as her character Queenie in its eighth season, Apocalypse.


Gabourey Sidibe steps out with husband Brandon Frankel after marriage revelation, December 6, 2022
Gabourey Sidibe and her husband Brandon Frankel were spotted for the first time after revealing they have been secretly married for the past year. The lovebirds displayed their wedding bands as they ran errands together on Monday. Gabourey, 39, wore a flouncy black mini skirt, white top, and sweater as she stopped by an AutoZone with her other half.

Gabourey Sidibe reveals she's been secretly married for a YEAR, December 5, 2022
Gabourey Sidibe revealed she and Brandon Frankel secretly wed last year. The news was shared by the 39-year-old actress - who posed with Brandon for Brides magazine in May - on Live With Kelly And Ryan on Monday, December 5. Soon after, Brandon took to his Instagram to gush about his wife, adding that they've been married since March 2021. 

Lizzo slips into a plunging white wedding dress as she teases new music video 2 B Loved, August 15, 2022
Lizzo looked every inch the blushing bride on Sunday as she slipped into a plunging white wedding dress in a teaser for her new music video 2 B Loved. The singer, 34, pulled out all the stops for her role as the bride-to-be, slipping her curves into the angelic gown which was complete with a thigh-high split and a floral lace headdress. Ever the entertainer, the short clip of Lizzo's video shared to Instagram saw her anxiously waiting at the alter for her groom while standing next to a hunky, shirtless officiant in an elaborate hat.
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