|Born Name||Gabourey Sidibe|
|Birth Place||New York City, New York, United States|
|Net Worth||$6 million|
|Parents||Alice Tan Ridley (mother), Ibnou Sidibe (father)|
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How would you feel when someone bullies you and make fun of your plus-size body? Or, whenever you walk, you find yourself being humiliated by the people around you. It’s quite hard, and you even don’t want such a life for yourself. Actress “Gabourey Sidibe” also faced such a problem in her life due to her heavyweight.
Empire Star “Gabourey Sidibe” has gained a lot of popularity despite her heavyweight. She has had surgery as well for her weight loss.
But has she managed to have a boyfriend in her life? Or, she is looking at someone for dating? These questions always arise in a mindset of her fans.
Well, let’s scoop on her life details to find out more about her.
Spotted with a mystery man! Does Gabourey Sidibe get a boyfriend?
An American actress, “Gabourey Sidibe,” as she seems ecstasy in the success of the series ‘Empire’, she also appears to have an interest in love life as well. She was spotted with a mysterious man who is speculated as her boyfriend in the Studio City neighborhood of Los Angeles on 16 March 2015.
Gabourey Sidibe spotted with a mysterious man in Los Angeles,
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Moreover, they were chatting with each other before crossing the street together and were too comfortable with one another. Further information about her rumored boyfriend never came to the media, and they were not spotted together since then.
So no any confirmation can be made that the two are dating each other, and he might be her boyfriend but until Gabourey Sidibe clarifies it by herself the ‘boyfriend thing’ is only going to be rumors.
During an Interview with Harpers Bazaar on January 7, 2010, Gabourey talked about her boyfriend, where she said;
He’s a regular guy working a regular job, and I’m scared to take him anywhere.
But she was spotted with a boy at Nets vs. Bucks game in New Jersey on January 8, 2011, where she seems enjoying his company:
Caption: Gabourey Sidibe with her boyfriend at the New Jersey Nets plays Milwaukee Bucks at the Prudential Center on January 8, 2011,
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More About Her Dating Life
The duo had fun together watching the game. Gabourey never revealed his name as well. She always kept her love life secret.
It seems she didn’t want her boyfriend to come into limelight. It’s sure they break-up with each other, but the reasons behind the break-up are still under the shadow.
Gabourey has once mentioned the character of her boyfriend. She revealed she once was dating with a gay boy. The actress also admitted she broke up with the guy when she realized her boyfriend wasn’t quite the man she was dreaming. She told U.S. news show Access Hollywood Live:
I just sorta figured it out… through weird things, he would say and he also tried on all my heels once, so that’s a pretty big indication. “(I was like), ‘I have a feeling that one, you look great in those heels (and) two, you might not be into me’. He wasn’t.
As of 2018, Sidibe is still single.
Gabourey’s recent weight loss in 2017!
Last year in 2016, Gabourey had laparoscopic bariatric surgery as she was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. She had talked about her weight to the People where she mentioned:
I truly didn’t want to worry about all the effects that go along with diabetes. I genuinely [would] worry all the time about losing my toes.
She also said the surgery was not easy for her:
The surgery wasn’t the easy way out,” she says. “I wasn’t cheating by getting it done. I wouldn’t have been able to lose as much as I’ve lost without it.
After surgery, Gabourey is too much cautious for her health. She is working with a special nutritionist and also changed her eating habits, riding a tricycle, swimming and working out with a trainer.
Caption: Gabourey “before” and “after” the weight loss surgery,
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More About Her Weight Loss
Furthermore, she loves her body now, and she believes her beauty never reveals from the mirror. It is an extraordinary thought, isn’t it?
There’s nothing ugly about me. Anyone trying to convince me that I am — and it’s usually me — is wasting her time,” she says. “I was in a war with my body for a long time. If I’d started treating it better sooner, I wouldn’t have spent so many years hating myself. But I love my body now.
Gabourey has gone real about her love life in her upcoming memoir: “This Is Just My Face: Try Not to Stare.” She told People:
For the most part, I’m living my best life, but I would love to be dating.
I am ready to receive a gentleman caller!
As she mentioned, we hope Gabourey will soon meet her dream boy and gets married soon. All her fans are eagerly waiting to find out who will she choose as her husband and live the rest of her life happily with the husband along with their child.
Gabourey is quite positive about her life, and she is a real inspiration of those who have faced bullies in their life. Get inspired and motivated by her!
Gabourey’s short bio:
Gabourey Sidibe took her first breath on May 6, 1983, in Brooklyn, New York City, U.S. She has an associate degree from Borough of Manhattan Community College.
She made her acting debut in ‘Precious’ from where her career started to flourish. She was a nominee for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in Precious. Gabourney stars in the Fox musical drama series “Empire” since 2015.
As described in the Wiki, Gabourey’s age is 34, and she has gained much popularity is the Hollywood industry at a young age.
Gabourey Sidibe Net Worth
Gabourey Sidibe is an American film and television actress which results in her net worth of $6 million. Her major source of income is her acting career from where she is making an impressive net worth and salary.
Gabourey surely makes an eye-catching salary from her appearances in the hit movies and TV series but is still under review. As per some sources, a TV star makes an average salary between $150 thousand to $1 million.
Recently Gabourey Sidibe debuted in the directing field as she’s directed an episode on the TV series Empire. She’s opting for that director position which all of us know earns around $92 thousand per year while per hour, they earn $44.
Gabourey Sidibe Body Measurement And Social Media
Gabourey Sidibe stands at the height of 1.65m (5 feet 5 inches) and weighs 109 kg. As per some sources, Sidibe has the body measurement of 44-46-46 inches. As of 2018, her age is 35.
Moreover, Gabourey has a good fan following on his social media. As of 2018, her Instagram and Twitter have more than 1.7 million and 491k followers respectively.