Monique is best-known for excellent acting performance in the film ‘Precious’ in which she was honored with the prestigious ‘Academy Award.’ Apart from being an extremely talented actress, Monique has also exhibited her skill and talent as a comedian as well as in the United States significantly.
Monique’s most remarkable performance as a stand-up comedian was ‘Showtime at Apollo’ which was eventually a grand success that fetched huge popularity and recognition in the United States significantly to a large extent. Therefore, let’s find out more about how much Monique’s net worth in 2018.
Monique Early Life
Monique was born on 11 December 1967 in Maryland in the United States, and thus she was born with American nationality. Originally, Monique was born with the name as ‘Monique Angela Hicks.’ Monique was born to father Steven Imes, Jr. who was a drug counselor by profession and mother Alice Imes who was an engineer by profession. Monique has grown up along with her three other siblings in Baltimore, Maryland.
On the other hand, Monique was the youngest daughter of her parents. Monique did her schooling from the ‘Milford Mill High School.’ Monique did her college from the ‘Broadcasting Institute of Maryland.’ Later, Monique did her higher studies from the ‘Morgan State University.’
In 1999, Monique got her first major television break for the television series ‘The Parkers’ which successfully air on television till the year 2004.
Apart from a well-talented actress, Monique has also exhibited her profound skill and talent as a stand-up comedian as well where she has given remarkable performances in varied comedy shows such as ‘Thank God You’re Here’, ‘Showtime at Apollo,’ and lastly ‘Russell Simmon’s Def Comedy Jam.’ The center of her stand-up comedy is related to the race issues happening around the world. Monique very tactfully with her witty talent handles the concerned topic in a witty, sarcastic way to convey her message against racism in a comical way to her viewers and audiences.
Monique has also been featured as host and also as an executive producer for her own production television series ‘Mo’nique’s Fat Chance’ which was basically based on plus-sized women who are willing to participate as a beauty pageant.
In 2007, Monique also appeared in a short documentary series as ‘I Coulda Been Your Cellmate!’
On the other hand, Monique has also experienced the role of a host for many reputable shows and events, and thus one such show was ‘Flavor of Love Girls: Charm School’ which used to air on VH1 channel.
Significantly, Monique started appearing in other notable films such as ‘Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins,’ ‘Half Past Dead,’ ‘Two Can Play that Game,’ ‘3 Strikes’, ‘Soul Plane,’ and various praiseworthy films.
Monique has given her voice-over for an animated film as ‘Garfield: The Movie.’
Monique has also hosted a number of awards shows and event for entertaining the entire award show with her comical stories, and this includes ‘2007 BET Award’ along with ‘2003 and 2004 BET Award’.
Monique has also exhibited her inbound talent and skill in theatres as well with huge positive responses and feedback from the theatre industry. In 2002, Monique did her first major play as the ‘The Vagina Monologues.’
Awards and Achievements
Monique became a notable writer and wrote down her first best-selling book as the ‘Skinny Women Are Evil: Notes of a Bigg Girl in a Small-Minded World.’
In 2006, Monique released a book on cooking named as the ‘Skinny Cooks Can’t Be Trusted.’
Net Worth of Monique
Undoubtedly, she has achieved a glorious life and a grand pay over the years of her experience in the entertainment industry as well as a stand-up comedian. Therefore, the total net worth of Monique is about $14 million approximately.
Monique is truly an inspiration for every woman who has achieved her dream career by putting the extra effort of utmost hard work, passion, and intense dedication to the urge of living the dream life extravagantly.