Golden Brooks is a well-known American actress and trained dancer. She got the limelight through her work in the TV series Girlfriends in 2000. Golden has also featured in several hit movies like The Inheritance, Beauty Shop, A Beautiful Soul, and others.

Golden has also been nominated for NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series twice.

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Full NameGolden Brooks
Date of Birth1 December, 1970
Birth PlaceUSA
FatherWalter Brooks
MotherBarbara Brooks
ProfessionActress and dancer
Age50 years old
Weight57 kg
Height5 feet 6 inches
Body MeasurementN/A
Eye ColorDark- Brown
Hair ColorBlack
Net Worth$8 million

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Golden Brooks was born in 1970, on December 1. She was born in San Francisco, California, the United States of America. Currently, Golden is 51 years old as of 2021. Golden is the daughter of Walter Brooks (Father) and Barbara Brooks (Mother). She is also fond of skating and has also won many trophies at an early age.

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She might complete her high school from a local high school near her hometown by talking about her educational background. After that, she graduated from UC Berkeley and gained her Master’s degree from Sarah Lawrence College.


How did Brooks start her career?

Golden Brooks has started her acting career at the Rodney Theater Company. Golden has featured on The Adventures of Pete & Pete, Promised Land, The Jamie Foxx Show, and Linc’s as a girl named Nancy. Golden has also worked in several movies such as Hell’s Kitchen, Impostor, and Time code. Brooks has also worked with a well-known celebrity like Pam Grier in Linc’s showtime comedy series between 1998 to 2000. In addition, Golden is renowned for her appearance of Maya Wilkes, Joan’s former sharp-tongued secretary and now acclaimed author, on the CW sitcom Girlfriends.

She has worked with Tracee Ellis Ross, Jill Marie Jones, and Persia White between 2000 to 2008 for the TV series Girlfriends. She has also featured in an episode of Moesha in 2001, playing the character of Maya Wilkes. Golden has also directed Hustle and Dough in 2006 and wrote Snap Back in 2007, where Erykah Badu has made a guest appearance.

Brooks also has cast in Beauty Shop and Something New. She has also worked in the Lifetime comedy-drama pilot Drop Dead Diva as Kim Kaswell but, Kate Levering replaced her in 2008. Golden has also been cast in the independent movie The Inheritance and Hart of Dixie in season 2 between 2011 to 2012. Brooks has also performed as the main character on the TV One reality series, Hollywood Divas. She has also starred in the Starz comedy series Blunt Talk as a recurring character of Patrick Stewart.

Golden was also cast opposite Damon Wayans Sr. in the Fox pilot Lethal Weapon in 2016, but unfortunately, she was fired from the projects, and Keesha Sharp, her Girlfriends co-star, replaced her role. She has also played the mother’s character in The Darkest Minds, a young adult dystopian thriller directed by Jennifer Yuh Nelson in 2017. In addition, Brooks has worked in the Paramount Network drama series Yellowstone with Kevin Costner.

After that, she was seen on the TNT drama series I Am the Night which was directed by Patty Jenkins, playing the role of mother. Golden Brooks has also reunited with her Girlfriend co-star Persia White, Tracee Ellis Ross, and Jill Marie Jones in the episode of ABC comedy series Black-ish in 2019.

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Awards and Nominations

Golden Brooks has won BET Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series and Black Reel Awards for the Movie Motives. Golden was also nominated for the NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Actress in a comedy series two times.


Relationship Status

Golden Brooks is currently dating a mysterious person. Previously, she was connected with her long-term boyfriend, D.B Woodside. The duo started dating in 2008. Unfortunately, they could not stay together for a longer time and got separated in 2010. The couple has given birth to a beautiful daughter name Dakota Jao.

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Social Media

Golden Brooks is engaged in social media account. She is active on social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter account. Golden has gathered more than 23.8k followers on her Twitter account and 375k followers on her Instagram account.


Net Worth

Golden Brooks is a well-known actress. Brooks has done such a great job in her career. Golden earned such a handsome amount through her profession. Her estimated net worth is approximately $8 million.


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