About Gabourey Sidibe
It has been estimated that the total amount of Gabourey Sidibe net worth is as much as 2 million dollars, as of right now. Gabourey Sidibe has earned her net worth because of her career as an actress. In 2009, she debuted as an actress when she appeared in a movie called “Precious”. For her role in this movie, Gabourey Sidibe was nominated for an Academy Award in the category of the Best Actress. In the period of 2010-2013, she was appearing on the TV series called “The Big C” on the Showtime network. These productions have also added up to the total estimate of Gaboury Sidibe net worth.
Gabourey Sidibe appeared as Queenie in the production called “American Horror Story: Coven” as well as Regina Ross in the production called “American Horror Story: Freak Show”. One of her current roles has been as Becky Williams in the TV show called “Empire” which airs on the Fox network. Thus, this show is also considered as one of the main current sources of Gabourey Sidibe net worth.
The actress was born in 1983 in Brooklyn, New York. She was raised in Harlem. Her mother is a singer of gospel and RnB music and she has appeared on the TV show called “America’s Got Talent” in its fifth season. Her father, on the other hand, was working as a cab driver. Gabourey Sidibe got her education at three different educational institutions, including Mercy College, City College of New York and Borough of Manhattan Community College. Before she started her career as an actress, Gabourey Sidibe was working as a receptionist at The Fresh Air Fund.
Gabourey Sidibe became famous when she appeared in the movie called “Precious”, where she was chosen for a leading role – a sixteen year old girl who had two kids from her father as she was raped by him and tried to escape from the abuse of her mother. The film became a huge success as it became a winner of various prestigious awards, such as a Golden Globe award, two Academy Awards and Sundance Film Festival award. In 2009, the actress herself for her role in that film was nominated for a Golden Globe award in the category of the Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture Drama. Thus, the film not only made her richer as it increased the total size of Gabourey Sidibe net worth, but also earned her recognition and awards.