Gabourey Sidibe Net Worth

Gabourey Sidibe Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Gabourey Sidibe net worth is
$6 Million

Gabourey Sidibe Wiki Biography

Gabourey Ridley Sidibe was born on 6 May 1983, in Bedford-Stuyvesant, New York City USA, of part-Senegalese ancestry through her father., and is an actress, probably best known for her debut role as Claireece “Precious” Jones in the movie “Precious”, directed by Lee Daniels. Sidibe’s acting in this movie was praised by many, and she was nominated for Academy Award.

There might occur the question as to how rich is Gabourey Sidibe? As of mid-2017, authoritative sources estimate that Gabourey’s net worth is over $6 million, accumulated during her acting career which only began in 2009, so it would be no surprise if her net worth was to rise somewhat.

Gabourey Sidibe Net Worth $6 Million

Sidibe’s mother is singer Alice Tan Ridley, who appeared on “America’s Got Talent”, while her father, Ibnou is a cab driver. She was educated at the Borough of Manhattan Community College, City College of New York, and graduated from Mercy College. Before her career as an actress started, Sidibe worked as a receptionist in Fresh Air Fund.  Sidibe’s debut in “Precious” won such awards as a Golden Globe, Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury and two Academy Awards. Later Gabourey acted in “Yelling to the Sky”, in which she had an opportunity to work with Victoria Mahoney, Zoe Kravitz, Jason Clarke, Tim Blake Nelson, Shareeka Epps and many others. Other movies that Gabourney has appeared in include “Tower Heist”, “White Bird in a Blizzard” and “Seven Psychopaths” among others. All these appearances not only made Sidibe more popular and acclaimed, but also positively effected the growth of Gabourney’s net worth.

In addition to her roles in movies, Gabourey has also appeared in several television shows: “Saturday Night Live”, “Glenn Martin DDS”, “American Dad” and “The Big C” to name a few. What is more, she is appearing in the television show “American Horror Story: Hotel”, following the original “American Horror Story: Coven”, and the first sequel “American Horror Story: Freak Show”, and  in which she works with Connie Britton, Evan Peters, Dylan McDermott, Taissa Farmiga, Zachary Quinto, Jessica Lange and many others. For the last three seasons she has starred in the TV series “Empire” as Becky Williams, so her net worth continues to rise.

Also Sidibe has appeared in music videos, including “Don’t Stop (Color on the Walls)” by Foster the People, and “(I Wanna) Channing All Over Your Tatum” by Jamie Foxx and Channing Tatum. These also added to Gabourey Sidibe’s net worth.

During her career, Sidibe has won several awards and gained many nominations. The awards that she has won include Chicago international Film Festival, Detroit Film Critics Society, Florida film Critics Circle, Hollywood Film Festiva and, Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards,  among others.

In her personal life, there is no hint of any romantic assignation(s), but she is very open about other aspects of her life, including behaviour, and likes and dislikes.

Full NameGabourey Sidibe
Net Worth$6 Million
Date Of BirthMay 6, 1983
Place Of BirthBedford-Stuyvesant, New York City, New York, United States
Height5 ft 4 in (1.65 m)
ProfessionFilm actress, main cast member of the Showtime series The Big C
EducationMercy College, Borough of Manhattan Community College, City College of New York
ParentsAlice Tan Ridley, Ibnou Sidibe
SiblingsAhmed Sidibe
NicknamesGabby Sidibe , Gabourey "Gabby" Sidibe , Gabby , Gabourey Ridley Sidibe
AwardsDetroit Film Critics Society Awards, Florida film Crtics Circle Awards, Hollywood Film Festival award, Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards
NominationsAcademy Awards - Best Actress, Screen Actors Guild Awards, NAACP Image Awards, BAFTA Awards, Alliance of Women Film Journalists, Dallas–Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards, Chicago Film Critics Association Awards
Movies"The Brothers Grimbsby" (2016), "Empire" (2015 - ), "Precious" (2009), "Toweir Heist", "White Bird in a Blizzard", "Seven Psychopats"
TV Shows"Saturday Night Live", "Glenn Martin DDS", "American Dad", "The Big C" (2010-2013), "Don’t Stop (Color on the Walls)", "(I Wanna) Channing All Over Your Tatum"
1I am the only consistent person in my life and so I better like myself, and I better love myself. And I really better know that I'm as beautiful as anyone else.
2Well, today I get a lot of people telling me how beautiful I am and it is very strange from going from the only person who ever believed that, to hearing that on a constant basis. And I feel like it's not like a weird cockiness thing, but because I had to train myself to believe it and I really do believe it, but I had to work at it. So, it's hard for me to say 'thank you' in a lot of ways because, I always thought of it as secret that only I knew, 'only I know I'm beautiful, you don't know what you're talking about.' It's very strange and I have to accept it.
3People are always like 'wow you are so strong,' but I think of it is my strength came from weakness in a lot of ways [...] because I just got so tired, it was like being beaten. That's what made me kind of start to stand up, for myself.
4When I was younger, anything that went wrong was the end of the world. But as I've gotten older, I've learned to stop myself and say, 'Hey , babe, calm down. Tomorrow there will be sun.'
5I don't know what it's like to be Precious, but--you know what?--she's not an alien to me. Not because she's a big girl. I've had to deal with difficult things in my life because of how I look. I have been made fun of for my dark skin by my older brother - he has lighter skin. In school the lighter-skinned or pretty girls would make fun of me. I don't know what it's like here or other places, but in the US it's definitely a big deal. Darker-skinned people sit at the back of the church, you know?
6I learned to love myself, because I sleep with myself every night and I wake up with myself every morning, and if I don't like myself, there's no reason to even live the life. I love the way I look. I'm fine with it. And if my body changes, I'll be fine with that.
1Is one of 10 African-American actresses to be nominated for the Best Actress Oscar. The others in chronological order are: Dorothy Dandridge, Diana Ross, Cicely Tyson, Diahann Carroll, Whoopi Goldberg, Angela Bassett, Halle Berry, Viola Davis, and Quvenzhané Wallis.
2Her father is from Senegal. Her mother is African-American, and is originally from Georgia.
3Parents split when she was younger.
4She and Adam Scarimbolo just signed with manager Jill Kaplan at Principal Entertainment.
5Daughter of Alice Tan Ridley.
6Attended the Borough of Manhattan Community College whose most famous alumnus is Queen Latifah.
7Attended The City College of New York whose alumni include Edward G. Robinson Woody Allen, Ira Gershwin, Paddy Chayefsky, Stanley Kubrick, Eli Wallach among many others.
8Studied psychology at Mercy College, New York City.
9Has been a fan of the singing group 'N Sync since she was a teen and has attended 23 of their concerts.


Empire2015-2017TV SeriesBecky
Drunk History2016TV SeriesElla Fitzgerald
Brad Neely's Harg Nallin' Sclopio Peepio2016TV SeriesVarious
Difficult People2015-2016TV SeriesDenise
The Brothers Grimsby2016Banu the Cleaner
American Horror Story2013-2016TV SeriesQueenie Regina Ross
The Walker2015TV Series
Life Partners2014Jen
White Bird in a Blizzard2014Beth
The Big C2010-2013TV SeriesAndrea Jackson
Seven Psychopaths2012Sharice
Tower Heist2011Odessa
American Dad!2011TV SeriesParty Girl
Glenn Martin DDS2011TV SeriesKeisha
Yelling to the Sky2011Latonya Williams


The Tale of Four2016Short


Black Velvet2018Documentary very special thanks post-production


The Daily Show2017TV SeriesHerself
The Real2017TV SeriesHerself
The Talk2011-2017TV SeriesHerself - Author, This Is Just My Face / Herself - Guest
Rachael Ray2010-2017TV SeriesHerself - Author, This Is Just My Face / Herself - Guest
The Chew2017TV SeriesHerself - Author, This Is Just My Face
Entertainment Tonight2008-2017TV SeriesHerself
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert2017TV SeriesHerself
The Wendy Williams Show2011-2017TV SeriesHerself - Guest / Herself - Author, This Is Just My Face
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2010-2017TV SeriesHerself - Guest / Herself
Harry2016TV SeriesHerself
Dish Nation2016TV SeriesHerself
The 47th NAACP Image Awards2016TV MovieHerself
The Elephant in the Room2016Video documentary shortHerself
The Making of Grimsby2016Video documentary shortHerself
Prison Kids: A Crime Against America's Children2015TV Movie documentaryHerself - Narrator
Late Night with Seth Meyers2015TV SeriesHerself
The Walker2015TV SeriesHerself
American Horror Story: Meet Ms. Nola - Shooting on Location in New Orleans2014Video shortHerself
American Horror Story: Zombie Halloween2014Video shortHerself
Top Five2014Herself
Chelsea Lately2010-2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest / Herself - Guest Host
The 86th Annual Academy Awards2014TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: Best Film Editing
Hello Ross!2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Arsenio Hall Show2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Project Runway All Stars2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest Judge
Imagine a Future2013Documentary shortHerself
The Conversation2012TV SeriesHerself
Watch What Happens: Live2012TV SeriesHerself
Live with Kelly and Ryan2010-2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The 84th Annual Academy Awards2012TV SpecialHerself
43rd NAACP Image Awards2012TV SpecialHerself
American Dad!2012TV SeriesHerself
Janela Indiscreta2011TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Soup2010-2011TV SeriesHerself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2010-2011TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Tavis Smiley2011TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Conan2011TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Cinema 32010-2011TV SeriesHerself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2010TV SeriesHerself - Guest
2010 MTV Movie Awards2010TV SpecialHerself
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross2010TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Saturday Night Live2010TV SeriesHerself
Festivals SUNcovered2010TV SeriesHerself
A Precious Ensemble2010Video documentary shortHerself
Rencontres de cinéma2010TV SeriesHerself
The 82nd Annual Academy Awards2010TV SpecialHerself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Leading Role
25th Film Independent Spirit Awards2010TV SpecialHerself
41st NAACP Image Awards2010TV SpecialHerself
Live from Studio Five2010TV SeriesHerself
The Orange British Academy Film Awards: Red Carpet2010TV SpecialHerself
Le grand journal de Canal+2010TV Series documentaryHerself
At the Movies2010TV SeriesHerself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2010TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Jay Leno Show2009-2010TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The 7PM Project2010TV SeriesHerself - Guest
16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2010TV SpecialHerself
Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief2010TV Movie documentaryHerself
Charlie Rose2010TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Golden Globes Red Carpet Live2010TV SpecialHerself
The 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards2010TV SpecialHerself - Nominee
15th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards2010TV SpecialHerself
The Oprah Winfrey Show2009TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Mo'Nique Show2009TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Up Close with Carrie Keagan2009TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien2009TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Tyra Banks Show2009TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Late Show with David Letterman2009TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2009TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Good Morning America2009TV SeriesHerself - Guest

Archive Footage

Entertainment Tonight2015-2017TV SeriesHerself
The Insider2016TV SeriesHerself
Saturday Night Live2012TV SeriesCherry Spit Fighter
Live from Studio Five2010TV SeriesHerself

Won Awards

2012BSFC AwardBoston Society of Film Critics AwardsBest Ensemble CastSeven Psychopaths (2012)
2012Dallas Star AwardDallas International Film Festival
2011CinEuphoriaCinEuphoria AwardsBest Actress - Audience AwardPrecious (2009)
2011CinEuphoriaCinEuphoria AwardsBest Duo - International CompetitionPrecious (2009)
2010Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsBest ActressPrecious (2009)
2010Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsBest Breakthrough PerformancePrecious (2009)
2010Chlotrudis AwardChlotrudis AwardsBest ActressPrecious (2009)
2010Dorian AwardGay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA)Breakout AwardPrecious (2009)
2010The More, Please! Breakout AwardGay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA)
2010Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Actress in a Motion PicturePrecious (2009)
2010Independent Spirit AwardIndependent Spirit AwardsBest Female LeadPrecious (2009)
2010IFC AwardIowa Film Critics AwardsBest ActressPrecious (2009)
2010Virtuoso AwardSanta Barbara International Film FestivalPrecious (2009)
2009BSFC AwardBoston Society of Film Critics AwardsBest Ensemble CastPrecious (2009)
2009Breakthrough Performance AwardChicago International Film Festival
2009DFCS AwardDetroit Film Critic Society, USBest ActressPrecious (2009)
2009DFCS AwardDetroit Film Critic Society, USBreakthrough ArtistPrecious (2009)
2009FFCC AwardFlorida Film Critics Circle AwardsBest ActressPrecious (2009)
2009Pauline Kael Breakout AwardFlorida Film Critics Circle AwardsPrecious (2009)
2009Hollywood Film AwardHollywood Film AwardsNew HollywoodPrecious (2009)
2009IFCS AwardInternet Film Critic SocietyBest ActressPrecious (2009)
2009Sierra AwardLas Vegas Film Critics Society AwardsBest ActressPrecious (2009)
2009NBR AwardNational Board of Review, USABreakthrough Performance by an ActressPrecious (2009)
2009PFCS AwardPhoenix Film Critics Society AwardsBreakout on CameraPrecious (2009)
2009Special Achievement AwardSatellite AwardsOutstanding New TalentPrecious (2009)
2009WAFCA AwardWashington DC Area Film Critics Association AwardsBest Breakthrough PerformancePrecious (2009)
2009WFCC AwardWomen Film Critics Circle AwardsBest Young ActressPrecious (2009)

Nominated Awards

2015Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice TV: ChemistryEmpire (2015)
2014Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic SpecialAmerican Horror Story (2011)
2014OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture or MiniseriesAmerican Horror Story (2011)
2013Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy SeriesThe Big C (2010)
2012Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy SeriesThe Big C (2010)
2012SDFCS AwardSan Diego Film Critics Society AwardsBest Ensemble PerformanceSeven Psychopaths (2012)
2010OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Performance by an Actress in a Leading RolePrecious (2009)
2010Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - DramaPrecious (2009)
2010BAFTA Film AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Leading ActressPrecious (2009)
2010BET AwardBET AwardsBest ActressPrecious (2009)
2010Critics Choice AwardBroadcast Film Critics Association AwardsBest ActressPrecious (2009)
2010Dorian AwardGay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA)Film Performance of the YearPrecious (2009)
2010Gold Derby AwardGold Derby AwardsLead ActressPrecious (2009)
2010Gold Derby AwardGold Derby AwardsEnsemble CastPrecious (2009)
2010ICS AwardInternational Cinephile Society AwardsBest ActressPrecious (2009)
2010MTV Movie AwardMTV Movie AwardsBest Breakout StarPrecious (2009)
2010OFTA Film AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest ActressPrecious (2009)
2010OFTA Film AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Breakthrough Performance - FemalePrecious (2009)
2010OFCS AwardOnline Film Critics Society AwardsBest ActressPrecious (2009)
2010ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading RolePrecious (2009)
2010ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PicturePrecious (2009)
2010VFCC AwardVancouver Film Critics CircleBest ActressPrecious (2009)
2009EDA AwardAlliance of Women Film JournalistsBest ActressPrecious (2009)
2009EDA Special Mention AwardAlliance of Women Film JournalistsBravest Performance AwardPrecious (2009)
2009EDA Female Focus AwardAlliance of Women Film JournalistsBest Breakthrough PerformancePrecious (2009)
2009ACCAAwards Circuit Community AwardsBest Actress in a Leading RolePrecious (2009)
2009CFCA AwardChicago Film Critics Association AwardsBest ActressPrecious (2009)
2009CFCA AwardChicago Film Critics Association AwardsMost Promising PerformerPrecious (2009)
2009Golden SchmoesGolden Schmoes AwardsBest Actress of the YearPrecious (2009)
2009HFCS AwardHouston Film Critics Society AwardsBest ActressPrecious (2009)
2009ICP AwardIndiewire Critics' PollBest Lead PerformancePrecious (2009)
2009SLFCA AwardSt. Louis Film Critics Association, USBest ActressPrecious (2009)
2009VVFP AwardVillage Voice Film PollBest ActressPrecious (2009)
2009WAFCA AwardWashington DC Area Film Critics Association AwardsBest ActressPrecious (2009)
2009WAFCA AwardWashington DC Area Film Critics Association AwardsBest EnsemblePrecious (2009)

2nd Place Awards

2009BSFC AwardBoston Society of Film Critics AwardsBest ActressPrecious (2009)
2009SEFCA AwardSoutheastern Film Critics Association AwardsBest ActressPrecious (2009)

3rd Place Awards

2009DFWFCA AwardDallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association AwardsBest ActressPrecious (2009)

Known for movies

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