Facts of Monique
How Much is Mo'Nique's Net Worth?
Winner of the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, Mo'Nique is an American actress, comedian, host, and author who is best known for her roles as Mary Lee Johnson in the movie Precious. She is also popular as the host of her own show titled The Mo'Nique Show.
Member of the comic group Queens of Comedy, Mo'Nique has an estimated net worth of $13 million. Today we talk about her financial conditions and the secrets that led her to such a fortune.
Mo'Nique's Income Sources- Earnings and Salary from Movies and Shows
The American comic artist has amassed wealth worth of $13 million from her career in movies, television shows and from stand up comedy shows.
Mo'Nique made her career debut in the big screens with the role of Dahlia in the 2000 film 3 Strikes. After her debut, she was immediately landed roles in TV series like Moesha (1999-2000) and The Hughleys (2001).
As a standup comedian, she has performed at the Apollo Theater. She also hosted her own show titled The Mo'Nique Show which premiered in 2009 and canceled in 2011.
Her role as an abusive Mary Lee Johnson in the 2009 movie Precious, helped her win an Oscar in the category of Best Supporting Actress.
Earning of Movies
|Two Can Play That Game||2001||$22,391,450|
|Garfield: The Movie||2004||$200.8 million|
|Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins||2008||$43,650,785|
|Almost Christmas||2016||$42.6 million|
Her salary from all the above movies hasn't been disclosed by the actress.
Her salary from the film Precious in 2015, where she portrayed the character of Mary Lee Johnson, was $50,000.
She was offered $500,000 from Netflix for a comedy special, but she boycotted the offer on grounds of racism and gender biased-ness.
Did You Know? She filed a lawsuit against Netflix over gender and racial discrimination. According to her, she was offered $500k for a show which was very low price as compared to other white comedians.
Her stand up comic performance at The Vagina Monologues earned $20 million from the sales of tickets. The money she received as a performance fee is unknown.
Instagram And Endorsement Deals
The American television host is active on Instagram as @therealmoworldwide where she has over 719k followers. Her earnings from the social media platform for every post is said to be $2,143.5 - $3,572.5.
She hasn't endorsed any major brands.
Assets-Houses And Cars
As of 2016, Myelle Kaye is the resident of Duluth, Georgia where she purchased a 10,600 sq foot home for the price of $2.8 million.
There is no information about the cars she rides.
Charity, Insurances, And Taxes
Currently, we have no information regarding the policies she has been following or the amount she pays to Government as tax for her $13 million net worth.
There is also no data regarding the charitable foundations that she is working with, but she being a celebrity she is bound to have donated some money for a reasonable cause.
Mo'Nique's Personal Life- Age, Education, Relationships, Height and Weight Loss
She was born as Monique Angela Imes on 11th December 1967 in Baltimore, Maryland in the United States to parents Steven Imes, Jr, and Alice Imes.
Angela is the youngest of the four siblings born to her parents. She is of American nationality and her ethnicity is African-American.
As a child, she was sexually abused by her brother Gerald who was later sentenced to prison for harassing another girl. Her brother admitted on The Oprah Winfrey Show, starring Oprah Winfrey of his misdeeds.
In 1985 she graduated from the Milford Mill High School located in Baltimore County. She then enrolled at Morgan State University.
Monique also attended the Broadcasting Institute of Maryland from where she graduated in 1987.
Relationships and Divorce
The 51-years-old American actress has been married twice. Her present husband is Sidney Hicks whom she married in 2006.
When did Mo'Nique have her twins?
She had a premarital birth in October 2005 where she conceived twin sons named David Hicks and Jonathan Hicks.
Prior to this relationship she was married to Mark Jackson in 1997 whom she later divorced in 2001.
Apart from that she also had a short term relationship with an accountant named Kenny Mung.
How much weight did Mo'Nique lose?
Since her teenage days, the American comedian was way above 200 lbs. She dropped down to 218 lbs in 2013. The following year she lost about 80 lbs.
An Instagram video in 2018 depicted a photo of scale which showed the numbers to be 198.4 lbs.
She stands quite tall with a height of 5 feet and 9 inches (175 cms). Her body measurements are believed to be 36-26-32 inches.