Queen Sugar’s Kofi Siriboe: From Overweight To Outstanding

kofi-coverAudiences may not have known the name Kofi Siriboe before but they were introduced to the handsome actor in the 2008 film The Longshots and since then, he has gone from strength to strength starring in movies such as Prom, award-winning film, Whiplash, Straight Outta Compton and many more.

Now Siriobe plays Ralph Angel in the acclaimed Ava Duvernay-directed series on Oprah Winfrey’s Network, OWN. Known for his killer smile, great body and sexy demeanor, he wasn’t always like that.

As a teen, he was embarrassed to take his shirt off at pool parties because he was overweight, he reveals in an interview with InStyle Magazine.

“I’m not confident,” he says. “I was overweight as a kid. I got up to 210 pounds.

I never wanted to go to pool parties, and when I did, I wore a shirt in the water and got made fun of. I didn’t have a