Berlinda Torbelt
Berlinda Torbelt
Real Name/Full Name Berlinda Tolbert
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Berlinda Tolbert
Birth Place: Charlotte, North Carolina.
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 4 November 1949
Age/How Old: 74 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 167 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 6″
Weight: In Kilograms – 56 Kg
In Pounds – 123 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – Unknown
Mother – Unknown
Siblings: Unknown
School: Unknown
College: University of North Carolina
Religion: Unknown
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Bob Reid
Kids/Children Name: Unknown
Profession: Retired Actress
Net Worth: $1 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Berlinda Tolbert is an American actress popularly known for her role in “The Jeffersons” as Jenny Willis Jefferson.

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Biography and Early Life

Berlinda was born on 4 November 1949 in Charlotte, North Carolina. She has not given any information concerning her parents on media, but reports are that Berlinda’s parents supported her career and aspirations in life.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Berlinda Tolbert in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Berlinda Tolbert’s age is 74 years old as of today’s date 19th May 2024 having been born on 4 November 1949. Though, she is 5′ 6″ in feet and inches and 167 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 123 lbs in Pound and 56 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Brown and hair color is Black.


After getting through high school, Tolbert enrolled at the University of North Carolina, famously known for its Arts and theatres. The University is in Winston-Salem. Tolbert engaged herself there, where she greatly improved her acting skills, then eventually went to London, where she studied drama.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Berlinda has had a very interesting love life. She has been married to Bob Reid since 1979, but their marriage and married life in the early years is most peculiar. The couple met in Atlanta, where Berlinda was shooting a television show, and Bob was NBC producer. The couple went out for few days, and eleven days after their meeting, they decided to get married. They got married on Valentine’s day 1979, in Providence, Rhode Island.

The first seven years of marriage were hectic since t was a long-distance relationship. Tolbert worked in Los Angeles while Reid worked in New York. Despite the two frequently visiting each other in their workplaces, the relationship had to be mostly sustained with calls. Eventually, Reid took up a job at CBS, where Tolbert worked, and both were at the same working space.

More information concerning her family and personal life is not known to the public.

Is Berlinda Tolbert Lesbian?

There have been no rumors surfacing that would convict Belinda Tolbert of being anything apart from straight. She has been married to Bob Reid for more than forty years, and there have been no arguments between the couple. The two have had a good marriage, and it is presumed that their marriage will last for a very long time. So, to settle the matter, Tolbert is of a straight sexual orientation.

Professional Career

Tolbert was quoted saying in an interview that she has always had one job, which is her professional acting career. After completing her studies in London, she returned to the US then started working on a film which was her first. In 1974, she featured in her first television show. Her first films were Airport, Goodfellas, Beverly Hills, Harlem Nights, Patriot Games, and Dangerous Touch.

Before her big break, Tolbert appeared in several television series, including The streets of San Fransisco, Mannix, and All in the Family. All these she played in supporting roles.

In 1975, her career break came when she made it to the main cast of the sitcom The Jeffersons. Her role was Jenny Willis Jefferson, the daughter of Tom and Hellen Willis, and the love interest of George and Louise Jefferson’s son Lionel Jefferson. Her character was one of the most interesting roles since she was biracial, her parents being an interracial couple. Her role in The Jeffersons proved to be Tolbert’s most known role since the sitcom was a huge hit on CBS and was one of the longest-running sitcoms in the United States featuring an African-American family. It ran from 1975 to 1985.

After her role in the Jeffersons, Tolbert appeared in other roles in television series such as The Love Boat, Hotel, and Amen. She was also cast in movies such as Harlem Nights, Goodfellas, and Patriot Games and appeared in the play On a Southern Journey by Maya Angelou.

Other roles that Tolbert took were in television series such as Sabrina: The Teenage Witch, 7th Heaven, Dead Last, Six Feet Under, CSI: Crime Scene.

As of late 2018, Tolbert has retired for five years already.


Although Tolbert never won any official awards, she was part of the Jeffersons, an Emmy Awards winner. Tolbert also managed to generate a huge fan base, and by the time of her retirement, she was very popular.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of  Berlinda Tolbert in 2024

Berlinda Torbelt Net Worth
Berlinda Torbelt Net Worth

Berlinda’s net worth as of 2024 stands at over $1 million. She has generated her wealth from her four-decade career, especially from her role as Jenny Willis Jefferson in The Jeffersons. Her salary has also not been included. Information concerning her possession, including cars, apartments, or houses, is not provided anywhere.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Berlinda was born exactly one day after actor Mike Evans, who played her husband in the Jeffersons TV show.
  • Berlinda and her husband got married 11 days after they first met.
  • Tolbert is among the few last surviving members of the main cast of the Jeffersons.

Berlinda Tolbert is a well-known actress who are well known for consistency and hard work in her field. She did not get to the top by mere luck, but she engaged hard work and commitment to obtain her success.


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