Career: Gabourey was studying for a degree in psychology when she decided to audition for the 2009 film Precious. She was cast in the lead role, the film was a huge success and she was nominated for an Oscar and a Golden Globe for her performance. She was then cast in upcoming films Yelling to the Sky and Tower Heist, along with TV drama The Big C.
Relationships: Gabourey has been dating a mystery man for several months but is managing to keep their romance under wraps. She recently joked that she’s been dating Colin Firth, but we think his wife Livia might have something to say about that!
FYI: She has been a big fan of N’Sync since her teens and has been to 23 of their concerts.