Gabourey Sidibe and Brandon Frankel are engaged

Gabourey Sidibe and Brandon Frankel are engaged

Golden Globe and Academy Award nominated actress Gabourey Sidibe has announced that she isengaged to her branding and marketing expert boyfriend Brandon Frankel.

Sidibe, famous for her role in the acclaimed film Precious, took to Instagram to show her followers her beautiful ring.

She captioned her post: “It’s weird that people think we’re already married but I guess our hearts and intentions for each other are just that clear to see, My BFF proposed and now I get to hold him forever. The funniest man I’ve ever met. The sweetest human to exist. @brandontour made up a song for when i put my bonnet on at night. The second I look a bit stressed and overwhelmed, he jumps into action to take over what he can for me. Every moment with him is a joy.”


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Brandon posted his own pictures showing their engagement, he also showed a glimpse of how he proposed.

He put a ‘Will you marry my daddy’ around their cat Ronald’s neck.

“I asked my best friend to marry me, and she said “YES”! So excited to spend the rest of my life with the most amazing, hilarious, beautiful, and inspiring woman I’ve ever known. I couldn’t imagine a life without you. We make the best team, and we make everything fun and memorable. I liked it, so I put a 💍 on it. Love you to the moon and back,” he wrote.


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The beautiful ring has a round centre diamond on a delicate white gold, pavé band. According to Brilliant Earth’s SVP of Merchandising and Retail Expansion, Kathryn Money, it appears to be a 1.5-to-2-carat diamond. It is estimated to cost between approximately $15,000 to $40,000. ( R 227 606,25 – R 607 306,00). 

The two started dating around May of 2019, and have been inseparable ever since. They have been quarantining together since the pandemic forced a shutdown this year.

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