How much is Monique’s Net Worth?
|Net Worth in 2021||$13 million|
|Real Name||Monique Angela Hicks|
|Birth Place||Woodlawn, Maryland, United States|
|Birthday||11 December 1967|
|Age/How old?||53 years old (as of 2021)|
|Occupation||American comedian, Actor, Author|
|Education||Morgan State University|
|Husband||Sidney Hicks (m. 2006), Mark Jackson (m. 1997–2001)|
|Son||Shalon Jackson, Jonathan Hicks, Mark Jackson, Jr., David Hicks|
Who is Monique? Biography
Mo’Nique is 53 years old American talk show host and a comedian star. As of 2021, Monique’s net worth and career earnings valued at $13 Million.
Her work as stand- up comedian gained recognition through Steve Purcell’s directed comedy film, The Queens of Comedy (2001).
She has also received the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in the independent feature film, Precious (2009).
Other than Academy Award, she has earned more than 60 awards like BAFTA Award, Gold Derby Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, Golden Globe, African-American Film Critics Association Award, Black Reel Award, NAACP Image Award, and BET Award for her acting skills.
In 2019, she went for a residency show, Mo’Nique Does Vegas, at SLS Las Vegas.
Presently, Monique is working on her upcoming film The Reading (2021) as Emma Leeden.
But how does all this fame and popularity convert into cold hard cash?
What sort of worth does this popular Actor make?
So, let’s dive deep to find out Monique‘s net worth and how much this celebrity made his fortune.
Do you know how old and tall is he?
If you don’t know then you can go through this article about Monique‘s height, net worth 2021, age, sibling, income, family, and many more.
How was Monique’s early life?
Monique Angela Hicks was born on 11th December 1967 in Glen Burnie, Maryland as Monique Angela Imes to Alice Imes and Steven Imes, Jr.
As of June 2021, Monique’s age is 53 years old.
She got raised as the youngest among four siblings.
Her mother, Alice, used to work as an engineer while her father was a drug counselor.
Monique completed her graduation from Milford Mill High School and then went to Morgan State University to earn a degree from Broadcasting Institute of Maryland in 1987.
In the family, as the youngest child, Monique and her sisters went through a tough childhood.
She got sexually abused by her brother Gerald at the age of 7.
This abuse continued until she reached the age of 11 while her brother got sentenced to 15 years in prison.
Monique confessed about it in a 2008 interview with ‘Essence’ magazine and The Oprah Winfrey Show.
How much does Monique earn?
Net Worth of Monique
Monique has an estimated net worth of 13 million dollars.
All her earnings come from the hosting duties and from the stand-up comedy acts she performs.
Some of her performances include appearances in Showtime at the Apollo, Russell Simmons’ Def Comedy Jam, BET Award hosting, and Thank God You’re Here.
She is also an American actress, author and musician that earns her a massive part of her income.
How did Monique’s Net Worth and wealth Reach $13 Million in 2021?
Monique Angela started her career working for a telecommunication company as a customer service representative.
But a successful dare situation offered by her brother Steve to perform at an open mic night changed her career interest towards stand-up comedy.
She started performing professionally at comedy clubs in Baltimore, along the East Coast and Atlanta.
Eventually, Monique thought of leaving the customer service job to continue a full-time career in stand-up comedy.
After that, she appeared in television specials and landed a guest appearance in the American TV sitcom Moesha as Nicole “Nikki” Parker.
She continued the same role for another famous sitcom of UPN network, The Parkers.
Work in Movies
Further, Monique’s lead performances in the romantic comedy film Phat Girlz (2006) and the drama film Precious (2009) brought her critical praise worldwide.
The role of Mary played in the movie Precious showed her desperation and hard work on the big screen.
Thus, exposing the relentless poverty and cyclical nature of abuse in Black America in the film.
The film brought her an Academy Award in the supporting role category making her the fourth black actress to win.
From 2000-2009, she received acting credits in 10 television shows and 16 films boosting her career and earnings.
Monique also hosted and produced Mo’Niques’s F.A.T. Chance (2005-07), a beauty pageant for plus-sized women and a late-night talk show, The Mo’Nique Show (2009-12) on television.
A biopic movie on Bessie Smith in 2015 brought her international fame by earning a nomination in Primetime Emmy Award for the supporting role of Ma Rainey.
Furthermore, she hosted a comedy special, Mo’Nique & Friends: Live from Atlanta in 2020 and appeared in a music video of Anthony Hamilton’s, “Sista Big Bones”.
Books by Monique
Monique Angela Hicks is also an author and has penned two books:-
- Skinny Women Are Evil: Notes of a Big Girl in a Small-Minded World (2003)
- Skinny Cooks Can’t Be Trusted (2006)
As of 2021, Mo’Nique’s net worth is $14 million.
Mo’Nique is in a relationship with
Mark Jackson (m. 1997–2001)
Mo’Nique got married twice. Her first marriage was with Mark Jackson in 1997.
From her first marriage, she became a mother of two sons, Mark Eric Jackson Jr. and Shalon Calvin Jackson.
Her relationship with Mark lasted just for four years.
Sidney Hicks (m. 2006)
Mo’Nique then moved on with Sidney Hicks and gave birth to twin sons Jonathan and David Hicks in October 2005.
In 2006, both decided to go for an open marriage.
Controversy about Mo’Nique
Monique’s first controversy came up in 2009 during the festival touring of Precious. She stood up for herself defended her worth and career as a black woman in show business.
In 2010, Monique confronted Oprah on interviewing Mo’Nques abuser, her brother, and for not revealing out her mother’s appearance on the same show.
Recently, Monique stood her ground by filing a lawsuit against Netflix in 2018 for discrimination.
She sued the streaming service for making a lowball offer compared to payments paid to other comedians to do a comedy special.
On 17th July 2020, Netflix’s attempt to dismiss the lawsuit got denied turning out to be a massive victory for Monique.
Monique‘s Height, Weight, and Physical Stats
Do you want to know the physical appearance, height, and weight of Monique? Have a look below:
|Height||5 feet 8 inches (1.75 m)|
|Weight||79 Kg or 174 lbs|
|Shoe Size||8 (US)|
How tall is Monique?
Observing her body physics, Monique has an average body structure with a decent height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.75 m) and a weight of 79 kg matching her body.
Precisely, her exact body measurement is 38-30-38 inches. She has black hair color and black eye color.
Monique on Youtube
She has Joined Youtube on Mar 13, 2018, she has over 3,639,321 views and 91.7K subscribers on her youtube channel as of 24 June 2021.
Click the link below to visit her Youtube Channel.
Channel Name: Mo’Nique Worldwide
Monique’s Social Media Profiles
Monique is active in social media such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts.
She has more than 165.8K followers on her Twitter account, and she has about 1 million followers on the Instagram account as of 21 June 2021.
Monique’s real name is Monique Angela Hicks and he was born in Woodlawn, Maryland, on 11 December 1967.
Born on 11 December 1967, Monique is 53 years old today’s date 14th June 2021.
Monique was born on December 11, 1967 is an American comedian and actress who has a net worth of $13 million.
Monique is reportedly 5 feet 8 inches (175 cm) tall.
According to Forbes and data available on the internet, Monique’s net worth is estimated at USD 13 million. All her wealth has come from the field of films and television entertainment.