Gabourey Sidibe Biography, Career, Age, Height, Affairs & Net Worth

Gabourey Sidibe Biography

Gabourey Sidibe was born on May 6, 1983, in Brooklyn, New York City, U.S. She is an American actress. Similarly, she is best known for her performances in TV productions such as The Big C, American Horror Story: Coven, Empire, and films such as Precious, Tower Heist, etc.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurements

As per her birth date, she is 38 years old as of 2021. She stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches and weighs around 96 KG. Additionally, she has a large body and has dark brown eyes and brown hair.

Relationship Status?

The actress is currently in an affair with Brandon Frankel. The couple had started dating each other in 2019 and she made her relationship public in December via an Instagram post. They also became engaged in November 2020.


Regarding her family, her father’s name is Ibnou Sidibe whereas her mother’s name is Alice Tan Ridley. In addition, she has an older brother named Ahmed Sidibe.

Education, School/College University

Addressing her educational profile, she graduated from the Borough of Manhattan Community College with an associate’s degree. She also attended City College of New York and Mercy College.


Gabourey Sidibe initially started her career as an actress with a film debut in the drama Precious (2009). Moreover, she gained critical acclaim from her performance in the film and earned the Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead, along with nominations for Golden Globe and Academy Award for Best Actress. Similarly, she portrayed Andrea Jackson in the series The Big C from 2010 to 2013 and achieved further fame portraying Queenie in the horror anthology American Horror Story: Coven from 2013 to 2014. Sidibe then starred as Becky Williams in the Fox musical drama Empire from 2015 to 2020 for 90 episodes in total.

Gabourey Sidibe Biography
Gabourey Sidibe Biography

Likewise, her other film works include Tower Heist (2011), White Bird in a Blizzard (2014), Grimsby (2016), and Antebellum (2020).

Gabourey Sidibe’s Social Media

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Gabourey Sidibe’s Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

There are no known controversies about Gabourey Sidibe.

Net Worth

What is the earning of Gabourey Sidibe? How much is her net worth and How rich is she in 2021? She has accumulated a good amount of net worth of $ 6 million, which she has earned from her successful acting career.


  • Full Name: Gabourey Sidibe
  • Profession: Actress and Author
  • Age: 38
  • Date of Birth: May 6, 1983
  • Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York City, U.S.
  • Zodiac Sign: Taurus
  • Nationality: American
  • Height: 5 feet 4 inches
  • Weight: 96 KG
  • Eye Color: Dark Brown
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Ethnicity: Senegalese and African-American
  • School: N/A
  • College/University: Borough of Manhattan Community College, City College of New York, and Mercy College
  • Father: Ibnou Sidibe
  • Mother: Alice Tan Ridley
  • Sibling: Ahmed Sidibe (Older Brother)
  • Net Worth 2021: $ 6 million
  • Source of Income: Acting