Marla Gibbs
Marla Gibbs
Real Name/Full Name Marla Gibbs
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Marla Gibbs
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 14 June 1931
Age/How Old: 91 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 173 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
Weight: In Kilograms – 59 Kg
In Pounds – 130 lbs
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Parents Name: Father – Douglas Bradley
Mother – Ophelia Birdie Bradley
Siblings: Susie Garrett
School: Wendell Phillips Academy High School
College: N/A
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Jordan Gibbs (m. 1955–1973)
Kids/Children Name: Angela E. Gibbs and Joseph Gibbs and Dorian Gibbs
Profession: Actress, Singer, comedian, writer and television producer
Net Worth: $5 million
Last Updated: June 2023

Marla Gibbs is an American actress and a talented singer. Plus, she also is a comedian, writer, and television producer. She is a wonderful woman who expanded her career spans of five decades. From 1975 to 1985, she is known for her role in the CBS sitcom, The Jeffersons as George Jefferson’s maid. She has received several nominations for her comedy series.

Well, how well do you know about Marla Gibbs? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Marla Gibbs’s net worth in 2023, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Marla Gibbs to date.

Biography and Early Life

Marla was born on 14th June 1931, and she is the middle one of three sisters in her family. She was born in Chicago in the United States. She is the daughter of Ophelia Birdie and Douglas Bradley. Since childhood, she was interested in becoming a successful actress so, She thought about it and decided to pursue her career with all the talents she had.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Marla Gibbs in 2023 and what is her height and weight? Well, Marla Gibbs’s age is 91 years old as of today’s date 9th June 2023 having been born on 14 June 1931. Though, she is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 173 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 130 lbs in Pound and 59 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Dark Brown and hair color is Dark Brown.


Marla went to Wendell Phillips Academy High School, which was located in Bronzeville at Chicago’s Southside. In 1949, she graduated and soon after few years, she moved to Michigan, Detroit, to attend Peters Business School. Also, she relocated with her children from Detroit to Los Angeles, where she used to work for United Airlines as a reservations agent.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Marla married Jordan Gibbs who was from the same high school. They both have three children named Angela Gibbs, Dorian Gibbs and Joseph Gibbs. Marla’s father was a mechanic who died in 1947, and her mother worked at a grocery store who died in 1967. Marla has an older sister who is also an actress and worked in an NBC series. Marla’s daughter is also an actress who has appeared in several films.

Marla also attended the village book fair in Los Angeles on July 31st, 2014, because she has to pay tribute to Maya Angelou, the lady who died on May 28th and also she has to pay tribute to the late Ruby Dee, who died on June 11th. Marla suffered a small aneurysm followed by a stroke. She also recovered herself soon and again appeared on television with various shows.

Is Marla Gibbs Lesbian?

Marla Gibbs is neither lesbian nor bisexual. She is a very successful woman who expanded her five years in her career with focus and determination. She is a married woman with three children. Therefore, her sexual orientation is straight.

Professional Career

She started studying acting after graduation. In the early 1970s, Marla got her first job in acting in the Blaxploitation films such as  Sweet Jesus, Preacher Man And Black Belt Jones. Marla was also casted for some comedy series. In 2015, an interview was held in which she told the media how her real-life story is related to a film called “Florence.” Her favourite scenes are drama and also comedy which she did on Hot in Cleveland. Marla had her supporting roles in various other films. She also had a recurring role in The Hughleys from 1998 to 2002, and plus she was seen in an independent film in 2014 named Grantham and Rose.

She has also appeared in some of the drama series from 2015 to 2018. Being a beautiful singer, Marla launched her albums of songs too. Marla has also received an honour of Essence Woman of the Year. In 1991 Marla also turned up against the great big screen with plucky roles.


Marla Gibbs was nominated five times for Emmy awards in the category of Outstanding Comedy Film, and she was also nominated for Golden Awards for some of her series, miniseries and comedy films. She was also nominated for the Black Reel Award, in the category of Best Supporting Actress. She was again nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for her work in the television show called The Jeffersons.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Marla Gibbs in 2023

Marla Gibbs Net Worth
Marla Gibbs Net Worth

The net worth of Marla Gibbs is estimated to be around $5 million as of the year 2023. She gained her income and became successful because of her hard work and focus on her profession. Some of her films, like Checking In and Love Jacked, were box-office hits.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • When Marla was cast for The Jeffersons, at the same point of time, she was working for a major airline as an agent.
  • In 2006 Marla released a song in her album named It’s Never Too Late, which become a global hit in one week of the release.

Marla Gibbs is a great actress plus an amazing television personality who has worked in a number of films and television shows over the years. She makes people laugh by making comedy series and made herself popular right after graduating from college. People are inspired by a woman who is bold, sharp, smart and intelligent, and that’s what she is.



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