Golden Brooks
Golden Brooks
Celebrated Name: Golden Brooks
Real Name/Full Name: Golden Ameda Brooks
Gender: Female
Age: 53 years old
Birth Date: 1 December 1970
Birth Place: San Francisco, California, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.67 m
Weight: 70 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In A Relationship
Husband/Spouse (Name): N/A
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Dakota Tao Brooks-Woodside)
Dating/Boyfriend (Name): Yes (David Bryan Woodside)
Is Golden Brooks Lesbian?: No
Profession: Actress
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $10 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Golden Brooks is a popular American actress who is best known for appearing in the television series Girlfriends as Maya Denise Wilkes. She has appeared in many other series including I Am the Night. Some of her film roles include The Darkest Minds, Something New, Motives, Beauty Shop, Timecode, and Imposter.

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Early Life & Biography

Golden Ameda Brooks was born on December 1, 1970, in San Francisco, California. She is the daughter of Barbara Brooks and Walter Brooks. Brooks is a classically trained dancer and has also trained in the belly, modern dance, and Jazz.

She was also a figure skating comparator and has won many trophies during her early childhood. Following her high school degree, she attended the University of California Berkeley and majored in media representation of minorities. Later she went to Sarah Lawrence College for her master’s degree.

Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Being born on 1 December 1970, Golden Brooks is 53 years old as of today’s date 18th July 2024. Her height is 1.67 m tall, and weight is 70 kg.

Personal Life: husband, boyfriend, dating, divorce, kids

Golden Brooks was in a relationship with actor David Bryan Woodside. The couple never married. However, they have a daughter named Dakota Tao Brooks-Woodside born in 2009. During her free time, Brooks volunteers for the AIDS Project Los Angeles and The Pediatric AIDS Foundation.


Golden Brooks has been a teacher of modern dance, ballet, and jazz. Later she started appearing in Rodney Theater Company. In 1993, she made her television debut by appearing in an episode of The Adventures of Pete & Pete.

She was then a series regular of Linc’s from 1998 to 2000. From 2000 to 2008, she successfully portrayed the role of Maya Denise Wilkes in Girlfriends. She then had a recurring role in Hart of Dixie in 2012.

Brook has also appeared as herself in the reality series Hollywood Divas. She was then seen as Vivian in Blunt Talk in 2015. This was followed by becoming a series regular in I Am the Night in 2019. Some of her television credits include Black-ish, CSI: Miami, The Parkers, and Promised Land. We can all expect her to see Deb Johnson in the upcoming television series Saturdays.

She ventured into films by starring in a short film called Drive by: A Love Story in 1997. The following year she appeared in the movies Zero Stress and Hell’s Kitchen. Her fans were able to witness her in the 2000 movie Timecode.

This was followed by the short movie Asylum. The actress then acted in the film Motives as Alannah James. Her other film release from the 2000s include Beauty Shop, A Good Man is Hard to Find, Imposter, and Something New.

She then pantomimed the role of Karen in the 2011 film The Inheritance. Brooks was also seen and the films The Perfect Gift and A Beautiful Soul in 2011 and 2012 respectively. This was followed by becoming Hope in the TV movie In Sickness and In Health.

She has also served as a producer and actress of the 2000 film The White Sistas. Her other film roles include Definitely Divorcing, Almost Amazing, He Watches Over Me, Supermodel, and My B.F.F. The actress was last seen as Molly Daly in the 2018 movie The Darkest Minds.

Awards & Achievements

For her role in Girlfriends, Golden Brooks won the BET Comedy Award in the category of “Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series”. She is also the winner of the 2010 American Black Film Festival Award. The actress has received two nominations for the NAACP Image Awards. Additionally, she has also been nominated for the Black Reel Awards in 2005.

Net Worth & Salary of Golden Brooks in 2024

Golden Brooks Net Worth
Golden Brooks Net Worth

As of July 2024, The net worth of Golden Brooks is around $10 million. According to sources, her annual income is $400,000. Brooks has been active in her career for a long time and her major source of income is from her acting endeavors. She has acted in many films and TV shows and has also gone on to become a producer.

Golden Brooks has received critical appraisal for her performances in films and TV shows. She has also won many awards. By having no connection with the movie industry, she established herself as a popular actress. Brooks has fans from across the world and she lives in San Francisco, California. Apart from her career, she has also been able to devote her time to her daughter.


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