Gabourey Sidibe


STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 1,418 this week
Interview
0:29 | Interview
Gabourey "Gabby" Sidibe, the star of Precious (2009), was born in the Bedford-Stuyvesant community in Brooklyn, New York. Her mother, Alice Tan Ridley, is a former special education teacher who gave up her career and became a street performer/singer, while her father, Ibnou Sidibe, is a cab driver. Her mother is African-American and her father is ... See full bio »

Our Favorite Trailers of the Week

See our favorite trailers in under a minute, including a first look at Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.

Watch our trailer of trailers

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

Watch on TV

American Dad!
Hot Water (S7, Ep1)
Thu, Apr 25 4:30 PM EDT on TBS (202)
American Dad!
Stanny Tendergrass (S7, Ep9)
Mon, Apr 29 1:30 PM EDT on TBS (202)

Editorial Lists

Related lists from IMDb editors

a list of 46 images
updated 3 months ago
 
a list of 92 images
updated 3 months ago
 

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 27 people
created 19 Jan 2012
 
a list of 46 images
created 16 Jan 2017
 
a list of 33 people
created 11 May 2013
 
a list of 40 people
created 01 Nov 2016
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Gabourey Sidibe's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 28 wins & 38 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Precious Precious
(2009)
Tower Heist Odessa
(2011)
(2012)
Empire Becky
(2015-2019)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actress (21 credits)
 2015-2019 Empire (TV Series)
Becky
- Without All Remedy (2019) ... Becky
- Hot Blood, Hot Thoughts, Hot Deeds (2019) ... Becky (credit only)
- Shift and Save Yourself (2019) ... Becky
- In Loving Virtue (2019) ... Becky
 2019 Come As You Are
Sam
 2013-2018 American Horror Story (TV Series)
Queenie / Regina Ross
- Apocalypse Then (2018) ... Queenie
- Fire and Reign (2018) ... Queenie
- Traitor (2018) ... Queenie
- Boy Wonder (2018) ... Queenie
- Could It Be... Satan? (2018) ... Queenie
 2015-2017 Difficult People (TV Series)
Denise
- The Silkwood (2017) ... Denise
- Code Change (2017) ... Denise
- Passover Bump (2017) ... Denise
- Carter (2016) ... Denise
- 36 Candles (2016) ... Denise
 2017 BoJack Horseman (TV Series)
Tamara
- The Old Sugarman Place (2017) ... Tamara (voice)
 2016 Drunk History (TV Series)
Ella Fitzgerald
- Legends (2016) ... Ella Fitzgerald
 2016 Brad Neely's Harg Nallin' Sclopio Peepio (TV Series)
Various
- For Alba (2016)
- For Charlize (2016)
- For Johansson (2016)
- For Sarandon (2016)
- For Winona (2016) ... Various
 2016 The Brothers Grimsby
Banu the Cleaner
 2015 Gravy
Winketta
 2014 Top Five
Gabourey Sidibe
 2014 Life Partners
Jen
 2010-2013 The Big C (TV Series)
Andrea Jackson
- The Finale (2013) ... Andrea Jackson
- Quality of Death (2013) ... Andrea Jackson
- You Can't Take It with You (2013) ... Andrea Jackson
- Quality of Life (2013) ... Andrea Jackson
- Fly Away (2012) ... Andrea Jackson
 2012 Seven Psychopaths
Sharice
 2011 Tower Heist
Odessa
 2011 American Dad! (TV Series)
Party Girl
- Hot Water (2011) ... Party Girl (voice)
 2011 Glenn Martin DDS (TV Series)
Keisha
- Date with Destiny (2011) ... Keisha (voice)
 2011 Yelling to the Sky
Latonya Williams
 2009/II Precious
Precious
Show Show Director (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (73 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (4 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Music video for Foster the People: "Don't Stop (Color On The Walls)" as the car driver See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 2 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Gabby Sidibe

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I 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. See more »

Trivia:

Has been a fan of the singing group 'N Sync since she was a teen and has attended 23 of their concerts. See more »

Nickname:

Gabby

Star Sign:

Taurus

Contribute to This Page

Stream Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed