Marla Gibbs Husband, Children, Net Worth, and Current Situation!

From 1981 to 1985, Marla Gibbs was nominated for an Emmy in the category of Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, as well as a Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role 1985. All of her nominations were for her role in the CBS comedy The Jeffersons.

Marla Gibbs worked as a reservations agent for United Airlines before her breakthrough role as Florence Johnston in the revolutionary TV series The Jeffersons.


On May 22, 2019, the eight-time NAACP Image Award winner astonished audiences with her incredible presence in a 90-minute-long ABC Live Special, Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s All in the Family and The Jeffersons.

The show re-created the famous sitcom The Jeffersons with Marla, the lone surviving member of the original ensemble. She returned to her position as the back-talking-Fiesty-maid for George Jefferson (played by Jamie Foxx) and Louise Jefferson with elegance (played by Wanda Sykes).
Marla has been in a variety of episodes, including ER, Cold Case, Pryor’s Place, and The Hughleys, in addition to the popular sitcom. She not only played the lead character in the NBC sitcom 227, but she also appeared on the big screen in films such as Lost & Found and Border to Border.

Marla has kept herself busy with irregular appearances in films such as Format Lemon (2017) and Love Jacked (2018), as well as her 2019 television role as Miss Simpson in The Neighborhood.

Parents and children form a family

In the absence of her mother, Ophelia Kemp, the well-known star of sitcoms such as Fresh Prince of Bel-Air had an introverted and traumatic upbringing. The truth is that she was only four years old when her parents divorced and her mother moved away to follow her aspirations.
Marla, now 88, received support and assistance from her great auto mechanic father, Douglas Bradley when she was growing up.

The actress married while she was still a teenager, looking for someone to be trustworthy support in her own life.
She had three gorgeous children during her marriage to military officer Jordan Gibbs: Angela Gibbs, Dorian Gibbs, and Joseph Gibbs. She had had enough of the relationship after 17 years of marriage. As a result, she divorced in 1973.

Despite the difficulties in her marriage, Marla raised her children with severe discipline, some even accusing her of using a hard hand. Surprisingly, her children followed in Marla’s footsteps and entered the entertainment industry, paving the way for her freedom.

Angela Gibbs, the champion actress’s daughter, followed in her mother’s footsteps. She went on to appear in television sitcoms such as Sanford and Son. The veteran performer has also appeared in films such as Together Brothers, Drumline, and Think Like A Man.
Marla’s son Jordan Jr., 28, works as a cameraman at Universal Studios, while her youngest daughter Dorian is a USC drama graduate.

Aside from her children, the Illinois native’s older sister Susie Garrett rose to prominence as a black actress on stage and screen. Susie appeared in the films Wicked Stepmother (1989) and Punky Brewster (TV series). Unfortunately, she died in 2002.

Net Worth 2022/2023

The African-American actress with natural hair is also a singer. In 2006, she published an album named It’s Never Too Late. Her voice was even heard in the animated television series 101 Dalmatians: The Series (1997), and she sang the theme song for the film Stanley’s Gig (2000).

With her varied platform and enormous talent, the actress of 5 feet and 8 inches (1.73 m) height has enchanted her fans all around the world. Despite her late start in her acting career at the age of 41, her five-decade acting career has helped her build a net worth of $4 million as of 2023.

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