Dedrick D. Gobert

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Dedrick D. Gobert’s Birthday Highlights

Birth Name

Dedrick D. Gobert

Eye Color


Place Of Birth

Shreveport, USA


50 years old

Birth Date

November 24, 1971

Star Sign


Dedrick D. Gobert Facts

Child Star?




Net Worth

$1 million


1.7m (5'6"")



Chinese Year

Year of the Boar

About Dedrick D. Gobert

Dedrick Dwayne Gobert was an American film actor.
Dedrick D. Gobert made his film debut in the John Singleton movie 'Boyz n the Hood' in 1991. In this movie, he was cast in a supporting role and played the character of Dooky.
Dedrick was born in Louisiana and kickstarted his acting career at a very young age of 20. He died at a young age and worked only in three movies before his death, directed by John Singleton.

Dedrick D. Gobert Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What was Dedrick D. Gobert's net worth?

Although Dedrick D. Gobert worked only for three years, he managed to earn well during his acting years. He was estimated to have a net worth of $1 million at his death in 1994.

How much did Dedrick D. Gobert earn per year?

Dedrick D. Gobert worked as an actor only for three years, and there is no information available as to how much he earned during those years annually.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall was Dedrick D. Gobert?

An attractive young man with brown eyes and dark brown hair, Dedrick D Gobert was 5 ft 8 in (172 cm) tall.

How old was Dedrick D. Gobert?

Dedrick D. Gobert was just 22 years old when he died on November 19, 1994. He would have been turning 23 in six days.

Childhood And Education

Dedrick D. Gobert was born on November 25, 1971, in Shreveport, Louisiana, and American citizen. There is no information concerning his parents, childhood, or education.
Dedrick started working as an actor at the early age of 20 years. Unfortunately, his career lasted only three years as he died on November 19, 1994. He had an aggressive fight with a gang in Mira Loma, California, and was fatally shot during the altercation. The shooting occurred after Dedrick had attended a drag race. Not only did Dedrick die, but his friend, 19-year-old Ignacio Hernandez, was also fatally shot while he was attempting to protect and shield Dedrick from the assault of the gang members. At the time, Jenny Hyon, Dedrick's girlfriend, was also shot at the scene and suffered a neck injury.
Later on December 22, 1994, Sony Enraca was arrested after witnesses' statements and was declared guilty of shooting Dedrick D Gobert, Ignacio Hernandez, and Jenny Hyon.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who was Dedrick D. Gobert dating?

Dedrick D. Gobert was dating Jenny Hyon, who was only 16 years old at the time. During the shootings where Dedrick was fatally shot, Jenny too was shot on the right side of her neck. Even though she survived and the bullet was removed, the injury, unfortunately, damaged her spinal cord and left her paralyzed from the neck down.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Dedrick D. Gobert made his film debut in the movie 'Boyz n the Hood' in 1991. He starred in the film in a supporting role and played Dooky, the friend of Darrin Doughboy Baker, a role that Ice Cube played. He gained a lot of fan following post his first movie itself and started what was known as the 'pacifier' trend back in the early '90s.
Dedrick D. Gobert also worked in two other films - 'Poetic Justice' (1993) and 'Higher Learning' (1995), directed by John Singleton. 'Higher Learning', in which he played the character of Fudge's friend, was released posthumously.

Charity Work

There is no information available concerning Dedrick D. Gobert's charity activity.

What awards did Dedrick D. Gobert win?

Dedrick D. Gobert had a very short-lived acting career because of his unfortunate death, and therefore, there are no awards in his name as per the information available to date.

Other Interesting Dedrick D. Gobert Facts And Trivia

  • Dedrick D. Gobert enjoyed racing and rapping.
  • Dedrick D. Gobert's zodiac sign was Sagittarius.
  • In May 1999, Sonny Enraca, the accused in the Ignacio Hernandez and Dedrick Gobert double homicide case, was found guilty of murder in the first degree. According to reports, Enraca was sentenced to death in Riverside County on July 23, 1999.
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