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Monique Net Worth 2023; Real Name, Husband & Biography



Monique Net Worth

Who is Monique?

Monique Angela Hicks professionally known as Mo’Nique is a famous Actress and stand-up comedian from the United States. She gained a lot of fame from stand-up comedy; she debuted as a member of The Queens of Comedy. As of 2023, Monique net worth is estimated at $9 Million according to our source.

She is also an award winner personality, won Academy Award, BAFTA Award, Golden Globe Award, and Screen Actors Guild Award. Monique played the role of Nicole “Nikki” Parker in the UPN series The Parkers (1999-2004), as well as appearing in Phat Girlz (2006) and Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins (2008).

Real Name:       Monique Angela Hicks
Date of birth: December 11, 1967
Age: 55 years old
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Birthplace: Woodlawn, Maryland, United States
Nationality: American
  1. Sidney Hicks (m. 2006)
  2. Mark Jackson (m. 1997–2001)
Children/Kids: Shalon Jackson, Mark Jackson, Jr., David Hicks, Jonathan Hicks
Profession: Comedian and Actress
Monique Net Worth 2023: $9 Million

Early Life

Monique was born on December 11, 1967, in Woodlawn, Maryland, United States. Her birth name is Monique Angela Hicks. Now she is 54 years old and holds American nationality.

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She celebrates her birthday on December 11. She is the daughter of Alice Imes, who is an engineer, and Steven Imes, Jr, who is a drug counselor. She has three siblings, Monique is the youngest child of her parents.


In 1985, Monique graduated from Milford Mill High School in Baltimore County.

She also attended Morgan State University. She graduated from the Broadcasting Institute of Maryland in 1987.

Personal Life: Husband, boyfriend, dating, divorce, kids

Monique was engaged to Kenny Mung, who is an Accountant. She married Mark Jackson in 1997. They were separated by divorce in 2001. They shared two kids together named Mark Eric Jackson Jr. and Shalon Calvin Jackson.

In October 2005, she gave twins sons Jonathan and David Hicks. She was married to their father Sidney Hicks in 2006. She announced that she and Hicks have an open marriage.

She says that “We have an agreement that we’ll always be honest, and if sex happens with another person, that’s not a deal breaker for us, that’s not something where we’ll have to say, ‘Oh God, we’ve got to go to divorce court because you cheated on me.’ Because we don’t cheat.”

Mo’Nique explained,

“When I said I had an open marriage, people automatically jumped to sex. They automatically went there. But I’ve been best friends with my husband since we were 14 years old. When we say open, we’re sincere. There are no secrets. Oftentimes you have people that are married, but they’re strangers, and we refuse to be those people.”

Monique revealed that she was sexually abused by her brother Gerald from ages 7–11, during an Essence magazine interview in 2008. In 2005, her twin boys were born then she cut off all contact with Gerald.

Age, Height, and Weight

In 2023, Monique is 55 years old. Monique’s height is 5 feet 7 inches. Her weight is 65 kg.

Professional Life

At the start, Monique worked as a customer service representative at the phone company MCI in Hunt Valley, Maryland. Then she started comedy at the downtown Baltimore Comedy Factory Outlet when her brother Steve dared her to perform at an open mic night.

From 1999 to 2004, Monique played the role of Nicole “Nikki” Parker on the UPN television series The Parkers. She also appeared on many leading stand-up venues such as Showtime at the Apollo, Russell Simmons’ Def Comedy Jam, and Thank God You’re Here.

Then Monique played a popular role in 2005, in Tony Scott’s thriller Domino, co-starring Keira Knightley, and Mickey Rourke. She also appeared as the lead in Phat Girlz, a comedy about an aspiring fashion designer struggling to find love and acceptance in 2006.


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In March 2002, Monique’s first play was Eve Ensler’s Obie Award-winning production of The Vagina Monologues. First, all-black celebrities like Mo’Nique, Ella Joyce (Roc); Wendy Raquel Robinson, and Vanessa Bell Calloway (What’s Love Got to Do with It), to perform The Vagina Monologues. The show was directed by playwright and director Yetta Young as well as co-produced by Kellie R. Griffin and Lisa D.

Monique also earned the name hostess of Showtime at the Apollo. On the Oxygen cable network, she was the hostess and executive producer of Mo’Nique’s Fat Chance, a beauty pageant for plus-sized women.

Monique hosted the first season of Flavor of Love Girls: Charm School on VH1 where she crowned Saaphyri as the winner. She was also featured as a soul singer in Anthony Hamilton’s video “Sista Big Bones”, the second single from his album Ain’t Nobody Worryin’.

Monique also hosted the 2003, 2004, and 2007, BET awards. She has had roles in Beerfest, 3 Strikes, Two Can Play That Game, Half Past Dead, and Soul Plane. She voiced a character in Garfield: The Movie, but her role was cut from the movie.


Monique won the Best Supporting Actress award from the

  • Stockholm International Film Festival
  • Washington DC Area Film Critics Association
  • Los Angeles Film Critics Association
  • Boston Society of Film Critics
  • New York Film Critics Online
  • New York Film Critics Circle
  • Southeastern Film Critics Association
  • San Francisco Film Critics Circle
  • Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association
  • Las Vegas Film Critics Society
  • Utah Film Critics Association
  • Detroit Film Critics Society
  • Indiana Film Critics Association
  • Online Film Critics Society
  • National Society of Film Critics’ Awards
  • Alliance of Women Film Journalists
  • Critics’ Choice Awards.
  • She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, the Independent Spirit Award,
  • BAFTAAward

Social Media Links

Monique loves to share her pictures and videos on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube. She launches the self-titled YouTube channel “Mo’Nique Worldwide” on Mar 13, 2018, and has 93k subscribers currently the track has more than 3,889,034 views. She continuously shares her activities on social platforms to engage her fans. She has 1.4 million followers on Instagram. She is a very famous celebrity and widely follows social media sites. Monique net worth in 2023 is $9 Million.

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Monique’s Net Worth in 2023 / Monique’s Salary / Income

According to our source, Monique net worth is estimated at $9 Million as of 2023. She earns her net worth from her professional career. She also earns money through brand promotions, endorsements, and sponsorships.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Why Monique is so famous?

Mo’Nique is a well-known American Actress and stand-up comedian.

  • What is the net worth of Monique?

Monique is a famous American actress and comedian by showing her skills in Maryland. By her profession, she has earned a handsome amount from her comedian while she is having a net worth of nine million dollars.

  • What is the homeland of Monique?

On 11th December 1967, Monique Angela Hicks was born in Baltimore, Maryland. She is normally known by her stage name Monique. As of January 2023, she is 55 years old. She was the youngest in her family and has abused by her Brother Gerald during her childhood. In 1987, she graduated from Morgan State University and started her career at the Broadcasting Institute of Maryland.

  • What difficulty did Monique face in her Childhood?

Alice as mother was an Engineer while her father was a Drug counselor. She was the youngest in her sister and she and her sister faced a tough time in their childhood. She was sexually abused by her brother Gerald at the age of seven while she was abused till the age of 11 after which her brother was Sentenced to jail for fifteen years.

  • Which Movies are filmed by Monique?

She has performed in various movies but two of her movies made her career lead her performance in the romantic comedy film “Phat Girls” in 2016 and the second was “Precious” in 2009.

  • Does she own any Real Estate?

She lived in a rented house of 7,292 square feet in Roswell, the city of Georgia. She was to give 22,000 dollars per month in rent to the landlords while in 2011, she broke her agreement owned them 370,000 dollars while stating that the house smells like a dog which was disclosed in 2012.

  • Is Monique an Author?

Monique Angela Hicks is also an author and has published two books that are related to her life and career:

  • Skinny Women Are Evil in 2003,
  • Skinny Cooks Can’t Be Trusted in 2006.
  • What is the Monique greatest asset?

It is found that she owns $620,000 in back taxes and she has been hit with liens from the Internal Revenue Service and the Georgia Department of Revenue. In 2019, she legally processed with Netflix for gender and racial discrimination that offered $500,000 for a comedy special event.

  • Does Monique have Biological Kids?

Monique has married Twice. In 1997 she got married to Mark Jackson. She became the mother of two sons and her relationship lasted after four years after which she moved on her life with Sidney Hicks. The couple welcomed their twin sons into the world in October 2005. In 2006, the couple decided to let marriage be open.

  • What is the evaluation made by Forbes?

According to the data analysis Forbes which is an American business magazine stated that at the last of 2023, Monique’s net worth will reach 14 million USD through her appearance in films and Television Entertainment.

  • How old is Monique?

Monique was born on December 11, 1967, and she is 55 years old.

Who is Monique’s husband?

Monique’s first husband’s name is Mark Jackson, they were married in 1997 but divorced in 2001.  In 2006, she married Sidney Hicks and they are still together.

  • What is Monique real name?

Monique real name is Monique Angela Hicks.

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