The Untold Truth of ‘Precious’ star Gabourey Sidibe Weight Loss

The Untold Truth of ‘Precious’ star Gabourey Sidibe Weight Loss

‘Precious’ star Gabourey Sidibe has lost 150 pounds through surgery. Thanks to Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery, she has able to lose type 2 diabetes, weight, bulimia, and depression. Find out all the facts about Gabourey Sidibe weight loss journey and as well as learn about her fiancé.

The American actress and author, Gabourey Sidibe rose to fame with her acting debut in the 2009 movie Precious. In the 2009 movie, Sidibe portrayed the role of the main character, Claireece “Precious” Jones. And her incredible acting in Precious had led her to won the Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead.

Despite her incredible acting skills, her incredible weight loss has astonished the public. So, without any delay, let’s dig in to know all the interesting details about Gabourey Sidibe’s weight loss journey and more intriguing facts about her.

‘Precious’ star Gabourey Sidibe Has Lost 150 Pounds via Weight Loss Surgery

If you have been following the trending news then you might have already learned that the 38 years old actress has lost significant weight. Yes, the talented American author Gabourey Sidibe has lost 68 kg via surgery.

Gabourey Sidibe incredible weight loss has astonished the people

Gabourey Sidibe incredible weight loss has astonished the people
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Sidibe, who was previously weighed 300 pounds has able to drop 150 pounds with the help of surgery. And her incredible weight loss news has been rocking since the Oscar-nominated actress shared her new body shape on her Instagram handle.

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Nevertheless, the New York native seems to be quite open regarding her personal life as she simply shared that she had lost significant weight through surgery.

Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery Helped Her To Overcome Both type 2 Diabetes and Weight!

Well, if you have been following Empire star from the very beginning then you might have known that Gabourey Sidibe was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Not only to her but her brother, Ahmed was also diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.

The talented actress has lost 150 pounds via surgery

The talented actress has lost 150 pounds via surgery
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Moreover, the talented daughter of Ibnou Sidibe and Alice Tan Ridley had also suffered from suicidal thoughts and bulimia. Since her college days, Gabourey was diagnosed with bulimia. She has shared her struggles from depression and bulimia in her book titled This Is Just My Face: Try Not to Stare.

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But, everything was in her favor when Tower Heist star decided to undergo Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery. In March 2017, the talented actress underwent Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery and indeed the surgery helped her to overcome type 2 diabetes, weight, and depression.

‘Empire’ star Previously tried Workouts to Lose Weight; Gabourey Sidibe Weight Loss Journey

Do you know well Gabourey Sidibe? How often do you surf around the talented actress’ Instagram? Well, if you have been quite updated to her Instagram handle, then till now, you could have known that she had done exercises and workouts to lose weight.

Gabourey Sidibe had tried to lose weight by doing workouts

Gabourey Sidibe had tried to lose weight by doing workouts
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During her workout times, the American actress used to shares her snippet of exercising with her 1.9 million followers. She also talked about her body saying

It’s been my body my whole life, and I didn’t want to be afraid anymore. And I’ve been feeling like that for some time.

However, her hard work towards losing weight didn’t pay off her properly, she later decided to undergo surgery. And after going through surgery she was able to lose 150 pounds. Gabourey had also shared that she had been struggling with her weight. She further conceded

Yeah, I have been struggling with weight my entire life. I realize that as long as I have a body, it will be a struggle.

And, after losing significant weight, people have been congratulating her for her new body shape. However, the actress says she wants people to recognize her talent, not from her body.

Does Gabourey Sidibe Have a Husband or Boyfriend? Meet Her Fiancé, Brandon Frankel!

Talking about Gabourey Sidibe’s relationship status, it’s still unclear. But, one thing is for sure that she is engaged to her boyfriend, Brandon Frankel. As a matter of fact, the American actress shared the happy news about their engagement last year.

Sidibe with her boyfriend turned fiancé, Brandon Frankel

Sidibe with her boyfriend turned fiancé, Brandon Frankel
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However, her fans are still curious if they are married or not, some people say they might be married. After they were spotted wearing the rings on their fingers while walking out from the jewelry shop, the rumor started to emerge. Albeit, they had been spotted wearing rings on their hands, they haven’t publicly confirmed about it. But Come As You Are star once talked about her rumored married saying

It’s weird that people think we’re already married but I guess our hearts and intentions for each other are just that clear to see. My BFF proposed and now I get to hold him forever. The funniest man I’ve ever met. The sweetest human to exist.

Gabourey’s fiancé, Brandon Frankel currently works in marketing and branding. Moreover, he is the owner of Contra Inc. Albeit, he is the owner of Contra Inc. He has also served at Cameo, still, his net worth is not available. As he is talented and has the incredible working experience, he might be enjoying a fortune of six digits.

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On the other hand, Gabourey, famous for her performance in Precious, holds a whopping net worth of $6 million. Apart from that, the couple seems to be enjoying their relationship as Sidibe says that “every moment with him is a joy.”

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