Janet Hubert
Janet Hubert
Real Name/Full Name: Janet Louise Hubert
Nick Name/ Celebrated Name: Janet Hubert
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Date of Birth/Birthday: January 13, 1956
Age/How Old: 68 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 175 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″
Weight: In Kilograms – 67 Kg
In Pounds – 147.71 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: N/A
Siblings: N/A
School: Momence High School, Momence
College: The Julliard School, New York
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Larry Kraft (m. 2005), James Whitten (m. 1990-1994)
Kids/Children Name: Elijah Isaac Whitten
Profession: Actress
Net Worth: $600 Thousand
Last Updated: April 2024

Janet Louise Hubert, popularly known as Janet Hubert, is an American film and television actress. She is also known for her gracious dancing and singing skills. She shot to fame by playing the original Vivian Banks’ role on the hit television sitcom “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” (1990) till the third season, after which the producers fired her and replaced her with another actress. Several controversies arose regarding her when she claimed that she was largely disrespected by actor Will Smith while working with him on “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.”

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Biography and Early Life

From the very childhood, Janet Hubert had a deep interest in dancing, and she knew that she wanted to be an actress. So, she decided to study all forms of dancing and took lessons from the best teachers, including Alvin Ailey and David Howard, which gave her a Broadway role called “The First.” She went on to be a member of the Original Broadway cast of “CATS,” where she created the role of Tantomile.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Janet Hubert in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Janet Hubert’s age is 68 years old as of today’s date 23rd April 2024 having been born on 13 January 1956. Though, she is 5′ 7″ in feet and inches and 175 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 147.71 lbs in Pound and 67 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Brown and hair color is Black.


Janet Hubert graduated from Momence High School in 1974. Soon, she received a scholarship to join the renowned Julliard School in New York City. However, she did not complete her studies afterwards and decided to concentrate in her career, and focused on becoming a successful actress.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Janet Hubert was first married to James Whitten in the year 1990, and they had a son, whose name was Elijah Isaac Whitten. She separated from James, in 1994 and they got divorced. She married Larry Kraft in 2005. She was suffering from a disease named Osteoporosis, and after a while, she became the ambassador of the National Osteoporosis Foundation.

She appeared in the “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Reunion” on HBO Max, where she revealed that she was not really fired from the show as many believed. Rather, she was offered deal to return as Vivian Banks, which according to her was not a great idea. In the fourth season, which she refused to accept the deal.

Is Janet Hubert Lesbian?

Janet Hubert had a son with her ex-husband James Whitten. In 2005, she got married to Larry Kraft. Hence, Janet Hubert is not a lesbian.

Professional Career

Janet Hubert is popularly known for her role as Aunt Viv on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. She played the character of Chandler’s boss in the 2002 episode of the television series “Friends.” She made occasional guest appearances on famous shows like “Gilmore Girls,” “NYPD Blue,” “Friends” and the “Bernie Mac Show” and “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne.” She portrayed her writing skills by self-publishing her autobiography in 2009, which was named “Perfection is not a Sitcom Mom.” This book contained details regarding her life details as an actress, both on TV as well as Broadway.


  • Janet Hubert had won the Daytime Emmy Awards for her work as the character Mignon in the series “King Ester” in 2020, under the category of “Outstanding Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Digital Drama Series.”
  • In 2014, she elegantly voiced the character of Denise Clinton which led her to win the “Behind the Voice Actors Award” in the game Grand Theft Auto V.
  • She was nominated for an NAACP Award from Outstanding Actress in a comedy series for her role in the same in 1991.
  • She was nominated in 2014 at the BTVA Video Game Voice Acting Award under the category “Best Vocal Ensemble in a Video Game”.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Janet Hubert in 2024

Janet Hubert Net Worth
Janet Hubert Net Worth

Hubert’s talents as an actress, especially in the role of the one and only Vivian Banks and as an amazing voice artist, led her net worth to be approximately $600 thousand as of 2024. It is widely assumed that her performances in Broadway and TV shows, as well as a writer of a best-selling biography, have contributed to her wealth.

Some Interesting Facts You Need to Know

  • Although she portrayed a variety of characters in her lifetime, Hubert was quite delighted to play the role of Mignon in the series “King Ester”.  She said that “I love characters, but Mignon was one of the hardest dialects that I ever had to do due to the New Orleans accent.”
  • While Hubert played the role of Yvonne in “General Hospital”, she declared that her father had Alzheimer’s as well, which led her to absorb and understand the mindset of her role in a much better way.

Janet Hubert will always be remembered as the witty Vivian Banks. Special praises must be offered to her for showing her skills as a talented voice artist for which she had won several prestigious awards.


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