Gabourey Sidibe, the
American actress, revealed that she married Brandon Frankel in 2021. She
revealed her secret marriage during her recent appearance on Live with Kelly
and Ryan on Monday. The couple got engaged in November 2020 after meeting on a
Raya, dating application. 

Expressing her love
for Frankel, Gabourey Sidibe wrote on social media, “My BFF proposed and now I
get to hold him forever. The funniest man I’ve ever met. The sweetest human to

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Who is Brandon Frankel?

Brandon Frankel was
born on December 18, 1984, and is currently working as a chief business officer
at NoCap Shows,  a virtual concert production company. He had also worked
as a talent manager at Contra Inc. He also assisted in strategic partnerships
at Cameo, a video-sharing platform. 

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The 37-year-old has
worked in the entertainment industry for over a decade, with roles in branding,
marketing and consulting. He is quite active on Instagram with over 106,000
followers. His posts generally feature reels with his wife Gabourey Sidibe. 

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Sidibe and Frankel met
each other through a dating app, Raya. Their first date lasted for around seven
hours, according to Frankel. The duo was engaged in November 2020. Frankel
proposed to Sidibe at a site decorated with rose petals and a balloon that read,
“Will you marry me?” She also revealed the proposal on social media.

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The couple is a cat
lover, and their pets are often seen in their social media posts. They are
parenting two cats, Aaron and Derrell Jermaine Dupree. Frankel’s love for cats
is outstanding as he involved one of them in his proposal to Sidibe. Derrell
Jermaine Dupree wore a collar that read “Will you marry my daddy?”

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The Oscar-nominated
actress Gabourey Sidibe is famous for her performances in films like Seven
Psychopaths, Gravy, Come As You Are, and many more. She was also featured in TV
shows like The Big C, American Horror Story, and Empire.