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Young Marla Gibbs – Childhood Photos, Age, Family, Height, Weight and More

Biography - A Short Wiki

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Marla Gibbs is famous for her role as Florence Johnston on the Sitcom “The Jeffersons,” where she is portrayed as the sarcastic maid. This role earned her five nominations for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. Apart from being an actress, she is also a comedian, Singer, Writer, and producer.  Marla has also starred in “Checking In” and 227 an NBC sitcom.  She is a seven-time NAACP Image Award winner.

Career Highlights

Marla Gibbs has been very successful throughout the years.

Gibbs debuted her acting career when she appeared on the Blaxploitation films Sweet Jesus, Preacher Man, and Black Belt Notes in the early 1970s. In 1975 she played the cast of Florence Johnston, where she acted as the sarcastic Family Maid of “The Jeffersons” aired on CBS. This role was the highlight of her career because she received nominations and awards for her character. She was nominated for prestigious awards like the Primetime Emmy Award five times, Golden Globe Award one Time.

Family and Personal Life

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Gibbs was married to Jordan Gibbs, her high school sweetheart from 1955 to 1973. The couple was blessed with three children. They are Dorian Gibbs, Angela Gibbs, and Joseph Gibbs. Her late older sister Susie Garret was also an actress. Her daughter is also an actress who was featured on the Television Show Sanford and Son and movies like Drumline, Think like a Man Too and Together Brothers.

Family Information
Husband's/Spouse's NameJordan Gibbs
Children/KidsYes (Angela E. Gibbs, Dorian Gibbs, Joseph Gibbs)
Boyfriend/Girlfriend (Dating)N/A
Civil StatusSingle

Net Worth, Nationality and Other Facts

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More Interesting Facts
Full/Real NameMargaret Theresa Bradley
Gender (Biological)Female
Age (as of today)92 years
Date of BirthJune 14, 1931
Place of BirthChicago, Illinois US
Height1.73 m, 5 feet 8 inches
Weight59 kg, 130 lbs
Net Worth / Wealth$5 million
OccupationActress, Comedian, Singer, Television Producer, Writer

Height, Weight, and Age

Marla Gibbs' height is pretty average measuring 1.73 m. Marla Gibbs weighs 59 kg. Being born on June 14, 1931, translates to an age of 92 years as of todays date (November 18, 2023).


The reason most of the children are having problems in any inner-city neighborhood is because they don’t see enough positive role models in their own environment.

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In my life I’ve learned that true happiness comes from giving. Helping others along the way makes you evaluate who you are. I think that love is what we’re all searching for. I haven’t come across anyone who didn’t become a better person through love.

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Everything must change and you do what you can with the changes that are made. You can’t stop it. You can’t fight it. Everybody tries to go back to yesterday, but you can’t go back to yesterday. The only time there is, is now.

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I’ll tell you, I’m loving everything Betty White’s doing. She’s 90!

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We’ve got to know our history. We have to be able to bring our children to a place that they can be proud of.

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