Golden Brooks

Golden Brooks was born in the first day of the last month of the year of 1970. She was born in San Francisco, in the state of California, in the United States of America. She pursued literature along with sociology. She graduated from the university UC Berkeley, majoring ‘Media Representation of Minorities’. As if that wasn’t enough, she also graduated, having a minor, in theatre. To further pursue her education, she studied and earned a masters degree, from the Sarah Lawrence College.

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She loved figure skating as a child, and took part in the world of figure skating from a very young age. She often participated in various figure skating contests, her love for her childhood hobby knowing no bounds. She is reported to be the winner of several trophies in this field. As if this wasn’t enough, she was also taught the art of dancing. She studied many different forms of music, including jazz and ballet.


She was very active, during her early career in the Rodney Theatre Company. She is best recognized for her role of Maya Wilkes, in the sitcom produced by CW, aptly named as ‘Girlfriends’, where she co-stars with many actors, including but not limited to, Tracee Ellis Ross and Persia White. She played this role for a startling eight years.

In terms of movies, her first recorded role was in the short film named Drive By : A love story. She starred in various other movies, including ‘Zero Stress’ in 1998, ‘Timecode’ in 2000, ‘Aylum’ in 2011, ‘Motives’ in 2004, ‘A Good man is hard to find’ in 2008,’The inheritance’ in 2011, ‘The Great Divide’ in 2012 and many more. S

She was nominated for the Black Reel Award, in the category of Best Actress (this category was limited to independent films) for her role in the 2004 movie, ‘Motives’. She was also nominated for the Best Actress award by the American Black Film Festival in the year of 2011.

As for television roles, she appeared in various television roles, most of which were supporting roles, including, ‘Eve’ playing the role of LaDonna, ‘CSI Miami’, where she plays Pam Dashell, ‘The exes’, where she plays Bree Miller, ‘Hart of Dixies’, where she plays Ruby Jeffries and numerous other roles. She currently as a recurring role as Vivian in Blunt Talk.

Personal Life

Brooks is the mother of one child, a girl named Dakota Tao Brooks-Woodside. The father of her baby was Brooks’ ex – boyfriend, name D.B Woodside. Her daughter Dakota Tao Brooks was born in the 1st of September in the year of 2009. To this day (the day this article is being written) she is not married.

Net Worth

Due to her roles in various movies and tv shows (especially taking the tv show girlfriends into consideration, where she has a recurring role) it is really not that suprising that Golden Brooks has a net worth of 8 million dollars.


Golden Brooks has amassed nearly 10,000 followers in twitter. (the current number being 9870 followers) She has made more than 2300 tweets (2304 to be exact) from her account.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 1 Dec, 1970
Age: 49 yrs
Occupations: Actor
Television actor
Film actor
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: San Francisco
Education: University of California, Berkeley
Sarah Lawrence College
Gender: Female
Description: American actress
Twitter Id: Therealgolden47
Net Worth 2021: 8 million
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Last Modified: Jun 27 2020
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