Mo'Nique net worth: Mo'Nique is an American actress and comedienne who has an estimated net worth of $13 million dollars. Mo'Nique was born Monique Imes in Baltimore, Maryland in 1967 and graduated in 1987 from the Broadcasting Institute of Maryland. She is probably first became well known for playing the role of Nikki Parker on the UPN television series the Parkers. Since then she has gone on to become famous for her stand-up comedy and hosting duties for such shows as "Showtime at the Apollo". Mo'Nique got her start in comedy when her brother dared her to perform at an open mic night at the Comedy Factory Outlet in downtown Baltimore. Mo'Nique has been a featured comedienne on such shows as "Showtime at the Apollo", "Russell Simmons' Def Comedy Jam", and "Thank God You're Here." Mo'Nique hosted the 2003, 2004, and 2007 BET Awards. As an actress, Mo'Nique has appeared films including "Phat Girlz", "Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins", "Soul Plane", "Domino", "Baby Boy", "Two Can Play That Game", "3 Strikes," "Half Past Dead", and "Precious". Mo'Nique won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as the villainous Mary Lee Johnston in "Precious". Mo'Nique had her own late night talk show on BET, "The Mo'Nique Show, from 2009 to 2011.