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Gabourey Sidibe is an American actress and writer who has obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus. She is married to Brandon Frankel.

Relationship Facts of Gabourey Sidibe

Gabourey Sidibe is married to Brandon Frankel.
She is mother of None.
Gabourey Sidibe is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Gabourey Sidibe?

Gabourey Sidibe is married to Brandon Frankel in the year 2021. He is a marketing and brand maker.

Sidibe announced her engagement to Brandon in November 2020. In December 2022, Gabourey Sidibe shocked the world after revealing that she and her finance and Brandon Frankel have been secretly married for over a year.

This couple started to see each other in May 2019 and often shares their couple’s photos on social media.

Who is Gabourey Sidibe?

Gabourey Sidibe is an American actress and writer. Gabourey Sidibe debuted in 2009 with the film ‘Precious’.

At present, she is associated with a TV show named Empire and plays the role of Becky Williams.

Gabourey Sidibe: Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

She was born on 6 May 1983, in Brooklyn, she spent her childhood in Harlem.

Her mother, Alice Tan Ridley was a special education teacher and a singer. Her father, Ibnou Sidibe is a cab driver. Gabourey Sidibe’s parents are legally separated. They divorced when Gabourey was quite young. She was raised by her mother and aunt.

She has two brothers and twin sisters and belongs to the All-American ethnicity.

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Caption: Gabourey Sidibe and Bradon Frankel (Source: US Weekly)

Gabourey Sidibe has been to Borough of Manhattan Community College and City College of New York for her education. She graduated from Mercy College.

Gabourey Sidibe: Professional Life, Career

Gabourey Sidibe started working as a receptionist at the ‘Fresh Air Fund’s office’. Soon she took to acting and landed the lead role in the film ‘Precious’.

Gabourey was seen in ‘Yelling to the Sky’, Tower Heist’, and she has also voiced in ‘American Dad!’. In 2015, she commenced penning her memoir which was released in 2017.

Her other acting projects are Life Partners (2014), Top Five (2014), Grimsby (2016), Antebellum (2020), Difficult People (2015-17), American Horror Story (2018), and more.

What is the net worth of Gabourey Sidibe?

As of 2022, this actress’s net worth is estimated at around $6 million. Her featured movie of 2016 Grimsby has collected around $28 million at the box office.

As per the sources, the average salary received by an actor is around $19k-$210k per year.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Payne is not active on any social networking site Facebook.

But has around 1.9m and 466.7k followers on Instagram and Twitter respectively.

Is Gabourey Sidibe involved in any rumors and controversies?

Sidibe has obesity and has been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes mellitus. She needed laparoscopic bariatric surgery for her overweight.

She once told in an interview that the American actress, Joan Cusack had advised her to quit acting since her oversize was detrimental in an image-conscious industry.

Body Measurement: Height, Weight

While talking about Gabourey Sidibe’s body facts, she has an average height of 5 ft 5 inches and weighs 98 kg.

She has black eyes and black hair. Her body measurement is 44-46-46 inches. Her bra size is 38 inches.


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