Gabourey Sidibe is a famous American actress who made her debut in the year 2009 with a film named Precious. She has managed to earn Independent Spirit award for the Best female lead along with various award nominations. She was the main cast of Showtime series, The Big C and has been the lead actress in many more films and movies.
With her acting career, she earns a lot of awards, and if you want to know about the net worth of Gabourey Sidibe in 2018, then you can check out this article with which you can be able to know about Gabourey Sidibe net worth and personal life as well.
Early life and Biography
Gabourey Sidibe was born on 6th May in the year 1983 in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York and spent her childhood in Harlem. Her mother named Alice Tan Ridley was a singer and also appeared in American’s Got Talent in the year 2010.
Her father is Ibnou Sidibe who is a cab driver. She holds an associate degree from Borough of Manhattan Community College, but she didn’t complete her graduation from City College of New York. From early life, she had interest in acting and theatre, and that’s why she used to take part in school functions.
In the year 2017, she told that she has Type 2 diabetes and then she had to go through laparoscopic bariatric surgery for management of her extra weight. She hasn’t revealed anything other than her disease. She hasn’t told anyone about her husband or boyfriend till now.
Career, Awards, and Nominations
She had worked as a receptionist at the Fresh Air Fund’s office before she started her acting career. She has played the main character in Precious in which she played the role of mother. This film won various awards because of which she became famous. She was also nominated for a golden globe for best performance in Motion picture drama. She has received an Academy Award for best actress next month. She has also appeared in American dad series and various other films and TV series.
She has won Chicago International film festival award for best actress and then she also won awards from Detroit Film Critics Society Awards for best actress, breakthrough performance, and best ensemble. At present, she has won Boston Society of Film Critics award for best cast in the year 2012 for Seven Psychopaths. She has also won various other awards and recognition till now, and we are sure she will keep winning awards for a long time.
Net worth & Earnings
With her acting career, she has managed to earn $7.5 million of net worth. Gabourey Sidibe has worked hard for getting this position in her life and in her earlier times, she was also trolled by people, but now she is loved by her fans for her superb acting. She earns all her money through an acting career in films and various television series. She has been doing work continuously in films and series for earning money.
She is a motivation for those people who think that ebbing fat won’t make them famous in the acting or modeling field. She has worked hard till now and won various nominations and awards for best actress. In coming years, she would earn more money and awards with her awesome acting.