Mo’Nique Bio

(Comedian, actress)

Mo’Nique is an award-winning American actress, comedian. She is married to Sidney Hicks. Mo’Nique has four children.

Relationship Facts of Mo’Nique

  • Mo’Nique is married to Sidney Hicks {Compare Couple}.
  • Mo’Nique married on May 20, 2006
  • 💑 Anniversary in 244 days 💑
  • She is mother of Four (Jonathan Hicks, Shalon Jackson, Mark Jackson, Jr., David Hicks).
  • Mo’Nique is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

More about the relationship

Mo’Nique (Monique Angela Hicks) was briefly engaged to accountant Kenny Mung. From 1997 to 2001, she was married to Mark Jackson. She has two sons from her first husband Mark Jackson – Shalon Jackson (b.1990) and Mark Jackson, Jr.

She gave birth to twin sons Jonathan and David Hicks in October 2005, who were 2 months early.

On 20 May 2006, she married their father Sidney Hicks. Furthermore, she mentions that she and Hicks have an open marriage.

Who is Mo’Nique?

Monique Angela Hicks knew professionally as Mo’Nique is an American comedian and actress. She portrayed the role of  Mary Lee Johnston in the film ‘Precious’ and won numerous awards including the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

Early Life, Childhood, and Education

Monique was born in Woodlawn, Maryland on December 11, 1967, to engineer Alice Imes and drug counselor Steven Imes, Jr. Additionally, she is the youngest of four children: sister Millicent is her personal assistant; brother Steve is her manager.

She had a rough childhood as she revealed that she got sexually abused by her brother Gerald from ages 7–11. She is of American nationality. Furthermore, she belongs to African-American ethnic background.

Talking about her education, Monique attended Morgan State University. Additionally, she is a 1987 graduate of the Broadcasting Institute of Maryland.

Mo’Nique’s Career, Salary and Net Worth

Monique initially portrayed Nicole “Nikki” Parker on the UPN television series ‘The Parkers’ from 1999 to 2004.  She featured on many leading stand-up venues such as Showtime at the Apollo, Russell Simmons’ Def Comedy Jam, and Thank God You’re Here. Furthermore, she became the hostess of Showtime at the Apollo. Additionally, she also became the hostess of Showtime at the Apollo.

Talking about her acting career, Monique has more than 25 credits as an actress. She has appeared in movies and television series including ‘3 Strikes’, ‘Moesha’, ‘The Hughleys’, ‘Baby Boy, ‘Two Can Play That Game, ‘Half Past Dead’, ‘The Proud Family’, ‘The Bernie Mac Show’, ‘The Parkers’, ‘Irish Jam’, ‘Ugly Betty’, ‘Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins’ and ‘Almost Christmas’ among others. Furthermore, she has also worked as a producer as well as a writer.

Monique is the author of the best-selling book ‘Skinny Women Are Evil: Notes of a Bigg Girl in a Small-Minded World’. Additionally, she also released a 2006 cookbook called ‘Skinny Cooks Can’t Be Trusted’. Furthermore, she was part of the Washington, D.C. WHUR radio show with George Wilborn.

Monique has 57 wins and 25 nominations for various awards to her name. She won the Academy Awards in 2010 for ‘Precious’. Additionally, she also won the Golden Globes in 2009. Furthermore, she has garnered award nominations including Primetime Emmy Award, EDA Special Mention Award, Beaufort International Film Festival Award, BET Comedy Award, Black Reel Awards, Critics’ Choice TV Award, and others.

Some other awards that she has won in her career are AAFCA Award, EDA Award, Awards Circuit Community Awards, BET Award, BSFC Award, Critics Choice Award, and more.

Monique has not revealed her current salary. However, she has an estimated net worth of around $ 13 million.

Mo’Nique
Caption: Mo’Nique on Interview (Source: NBC News )

Mo’Nique’s Rumors and Controversy

Monique became part of several controversies due to her fall out with Oprah Winfrey. Furthermore, she received several backlashes due to her comment regarding Lee Daniels, Tyler Perry, and Oprah Winfrey. Recently, she weighed in on the controversy involving Kim Burrell who disgustingly denounced the LGBT community, calling its members “perverted” in a spirited sermon.

At present, there are no rumors concerning Monique and her career.

Mo’Nique’s Body Measurements

Talking about her body measurement, Monique has a height of 5 feet 6½ inches (1.69 m). Additionally, she weighs around 79 kg. Furthermore, she has a body measurement of 36-26-32. Her hair color and eye color are black.

Social Media Profile

Monique is active over social media. She has a huge number of followers on social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter as well as Instagram.

She has more than 167.5k followers on the Twitter page ‘Mo’Nique Worldwide’. In addition, she has more than 1 million followers on the Instagram page ‘therealmo worldwide’. Similarly, her Facebook page has more than 278k followers.

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