Birth Name: Gabourey Sidibe
Birth Date: May 6, 1983
Birth Place: Bedford–Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York, United States
Gabourey came in prominence in 2009, film “Precious” Based on the Novel “Push” by Sapphire. This film has won numerous awards. Including two Academy Awards, Golden Globe Award and Sundance Film Festival “Grand Jury Award”. Her mother, Alice Tan Ridley is an African-American R&B and Gospel singer appeared on fifth season of “America’s Got Talent”. On April 24, 2010, Sidibe hosted “Saturday Night Live” with musical guest “MGMT”.