Golden Brooks is a well-known American actress best known for her role as Maya Denise Wilkes in the television series Girlfriends. She has appeared in a number of other shows, including I Am the Night. She has appeared in films such as The Darkest Minds, Something New, Motives, Beauty Shop, Timecode, and Imposter.
|Real Name/Full Name:
|Golden Ameda Brooks
|52 years old
|1 December 1970
|San Francisco, California, United States
|In A Relationship
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):
|Yes (Dakota Tao Brooks-Woodside)
|Yes (David Bryan Woodside)
|Is Golden Brooks Lesbian?:
|Net Worth in 2024:
Golden Brooks Biography
Golden Ameda Brooks was born in San Francisco, California on December 1, 1970. Barbara Brooks and Walter Brooks are her parents. Brooks is a classically trained dancer who has also studied belly dancing, modern dance, and jazz.
She was also a figure skating competitor and won numerous trophies during her childhood. Following high school, she attended the University of California, Berkeley, where she majored in minority media representation. She later earned her master’s degree at Sarah Lawrence College.
Golden Brooks Age, Height, Weight
Golden Brooks was born on December 1, 1970, and is 52 years old as of 2024. Her height is 1.67 m, and she weighs 70 kg.
Golden Brooks has taught modern dance, ballet, and jazz throughout her career. She later joined the Rodney Theater Company. She made her television debut in an episode of The Adventures of Pete & Pete in 1993.
From 1998 to 2000, she was a series regular on Linc’s. She played the role of Maya Denise Wilkes in Girlfriends from 2000 to 2008. In 2012, she had a recurring role on Hart of Dixie.
Brook has also appeared in the reality show Hollywood Divas as herself. In 2015, she starred as Vivian in Blunt Talk. In 2019, he was cast as a series regular in I Am the Night. Black-ish, CSI: Miami, The Parkers, and Promised Land are among her television credits. We can all look forward to seeing her as Deb Johnson in the upcoming television series Saturdays.
In 1997, she made her film debut in the short film Drive by: A Love Story. She appeared in the films Zero Stress and Hell’s Kitchen the following year. Her fans could see her in the 2000 film Timecode.
Following that was the short film Asylum. The actress then played Alannah James in the film Motives. Beauty Shop, A Good Man is Hard to Find, Imposter and Something New are among her other films from the 2000s.
She then played Karen in the 2011 film The Inheritance as a pantomime. Brooks was also seen in the 2011 and 2012 films The Perfect Gift and A Beautiful Soul. This was followed by a role as Hope in the television film In Sickness and in Health.
She was also a producer and actress in the film The White Sistas, which was released in 2000. Other films in which she has appeared include Definitely Divorcing, Almost Amazing, He Watches Over Me, Supermodel, and My B.F.F. The actress was most recently seen in the 2018 film The Darkest Minds as Molly Daly.
Golden Brooks Achievements and Awards
Golden Brooks won the BET Comedy Award for “Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series” for her role in Girlfriends. She also won the American Black Film Festival Award in 2010. The actress has been nominated for two NAACP Image Awards. In addition, she was nominated for the Black Reel Awards in 2005.
Golden Brooks’s Net Worth in 2024
Golden Brooks’ net worth is estimated to be around $10 million as of February 2024. Her annual income, according to sources, is $400,000. Brooks has been active in her career for a long time, and acting is her primary source of income. She has appeared in numerous films and television shows and has also worked as a producer.
Golden Brooks has received critical acclaim for her roles in films and television shows. She has also received numerous awards. She became a popular actress despite having no connections to the film industry. Brooks, who lives in San Francisco, California, has fans from all over the world. She has been able to devote time to her daughter in addition to her career.
Golden Brooks Husband, Marriage
Golden Brooks was involved with actor David Bryan Woodside. The pair never married. They do, however, have a daughter named Dakota Tao Brooks-Woodside, who was born in 2009. Brooks volunteers for the AIDS Project Los Angeles and the Pediatric AIDS Foundation in her spare time.