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Gabourey Sidibe

Gabourey Sidibe

Keynote Speaker: Actress, Director, & Author Known for "Empire" & "Precious"

Gabourey Sidibe Biography

Gabourey Sidibe is an American actress. She made her acting debut in the 2009 film Precious, a role that earned her the Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead, in addition to nominations for the Golden Globe and Academy Award for Best Actress. Her other film roles include Tower Heist (2011), White Bird in a Blizzard (2014), Grimsby (2016), and Antebellum (2020).

From 2010 to 2013, she was a main cast member of the Showtime series "The Big C." Sidibe also co-starred in the television series "American Horror Story: Coven" as Queenie and "American Horror Story: Freak Show" as Regina Ross, and later reprised her role as Queenie in "American Horror Story: Hotel" and "American Horror Story: Apocalypse." From 2015 to 2020, she starred in the Fox musical drama series "Empire" as Becky Williams.

Sidibe's memoir, "This Is Just My Face: Try Not to Stare" was published in 2017, where she shares a one-of-a-kind life story in a voice as fresh and challenging as many of the unique characters she’s played onscreen. She's also a mental health advocate and has talked about being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, which led to laparoscopic bariatric surgery.

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Gabourey Sidibe Videos

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What topics does Gabourey Sidibe speak about?

Gabourey Sidibe is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Television & Film, Black Heritage, Diversity & Inclusion, College, Entertainers, Fitness, Celebrity, Acting, Mental Health, Women, Social Activism, Diabetes, Health, Personal Growth and Motivational.

Where does Gabourey Sidibe travel from?

Gabourey Sidibe generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances.

Who is the agent for Gabourey Sidibe?

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Gabourey Sidibe is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Television & Film, Black Heritage and Diversity & Inclusion. The estimated speaking fee range to book Gabourey Sidibe for live events is $50,000 - $100,000. Please contact us for virtual event fees. Gabourey Sidibe generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Halle Berry, Jenifer Lewis and Keke Palmer. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Gabourey Sidibe for an upcoming event.

Speaker profile last updated by AAE Talent Team on 31/07/2023.

Gabourey Sidibe Videos

Gabourey Sidibe | 2018 MAKERS Conference
Gabourey Sidibe on Her Weight-Loss Surgery

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