Mo’Nique

by ethnic on March 9, 2010

Birth Name: Monique Angela Imes

Place of Birth: Baltimore, Maryland

Date of Birth: December 11, 1967

Ethnicity: African-American

Mo’Nique is an American actress, comedian, and television show host. She won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the 2009 film Precious: Based on the Novel “Push” by Sapphire. She was the host of The Mo’Nique Show from 2009 to 2011.

Mo’Nique’s paternal grandparents were Steven Imes, Sr. (the son of Thomas Henry Imes and Laura V. Sayles) and Lilian Rodgers (the daughter of Will Rodgers). Thomas was the son of William H. Ijams and Amelia.

Mo’Nique’s maternal grandmother was named Edith Wilson.

Source: Genealogy of Mo’Nique – http://www.geni.com

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{ 7 comments… read them below or add one }

creole baby504 August 12, 2010 at 10:12 am

NOW THATS ONE CELEBRITY THAT EMBRACES THEIR BLACKNESS..GO MONIQUE….!

marshh August 2, 2010 at 5:17 pm

i leave very close woodlawn a town ovr that explains y shes frekin loud lov her tho

Anonymous August 2, 2010 at 5:17 pm

i leave very close woodlawn a town ovr that explains y shes frekin loud lov her tho

I want to know July 30, 2010 at 1:54 pm

What is Mo’Nique mixed with a brown skin black and a dark skin black!Come on people DON’T believe the HYPE!

total23 July 30, 2010 at 4:56 pm

No One Says She’s Mixed!

Jana July 22, 2010 at 8:21 pm

Mo’Nique is definitely beautiful, and I’m not just saying that to be nice or politically correct. : )

total23 May 9, 2010 at 6:21 am

Love You Mo’Nique, Beautiful!

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