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Who is Mo’Nique?

Who is Mo’Nique?

MO’NIQUE rose to prominence during the early 2000s for her role in the comedy series The Parkers.

Since achieving stardom, the Oscar winner has continued to remain active in the industry.

GettyFor her role in Precious, Mo’Nique won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress[/caption]

Who is Mo’Nique?

Born on December 11, 1967, Monique Angelica Hicks née Imes is an American actress and comedian known by her mononym, Mo’Nique.

Hailing from Woodlawn, Maryland, she is the youngest of four children.

She attended Morgan State University but graduated from the Broadcasting Institute of Maryland.

After Mo’Nique left her position as a customer service representative for a phone company, she began performing professionally along the East Coast.

Soon enough, she was opening for comedians and appearing in television specials.

The comedian also started acting, she starred in five seasons as single mother Nikki Parker in the sitcom The Parkers.

The show idea was born from her guest appearance with Countess Vaughn in the TV program Moesha.

While starring in The Parkers, Mo’Nique landed roles in Two Can Play That Game, Baby Boy, and Soul Plane.

Her subsequent roles include Shadow Boxer, Domino, Precious, and Bessie.

From October 2009 to August 2011, she hosted her own self-titled talk show.

On April 4, 2023, the comedy star headlined her own Netflix special My Name is Mo’Nique.

What is Mo’Nique’s net worth?

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Mo’Nique’s fortune is estimated to be $9 million.

In 2010, she won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Precious.

GettyIn addition to award-winning roles, Mo’Nique also performs stand-up comedy[/caption]

At the 2015 Emmy Awards, she was nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie for her part in HBO’s Bessie.

However, the accolade went to Regina King for her role in ABC’s American Crime.

Who is Mo’Nique married to?

On May 20, 2006, Mo’Nique tied the knot with her second husband Sidney Hicks.

Prior to her marriage to Sidney, the comedian was married to Mark Jackson.

She has a total of four children; two older kids from her relationship with Mark and a pair of twins from her second marriage.

Mo’Nique’s four kids are all boys; she’s a mother to her sons Mark, Shalon, Jonathan, and David.

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