Marla Gibbs
Marla Gibbs
Celebrated Name: Marla Gibbs
Real Name/Full Name: Margaret Theresa Bradley
Gender: Female
Age: 93 years old
Birth Date: 14 June 1931
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois US
Nationality: American
Height: 1.73m
Weight: 59kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Husband/Spouse (Name): Jordan Gibbs
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Angela E. Gibbs, Dorian Gibbs, Joseph Gibbs)
Dating/Boyfriend (Name): N/A
Is Marla Gibbs Lesbian? No
Profession: Actress, Singer, Writer, Comedian, Television Producer
Salary: $200.000
Net Worth in 2024: $5 million
Last Updated: June 2024

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.

Maybe you know about Marla Gibbs very well, but do you know how old and tall is she and what is her net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Marla Gibbs’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Margaret Theresa Bradley was born to Ophelia Birdie and Douglas Bradley at Cook County Hospital on 14 June 1931. She is the middle child of three sisters. Marla went to Wendell Phillips Academy High School, which was located in the Bronze Ville Neighbourhood on Chicago South Side. She graduated in 1949, and a few years later, she moved to Detroit, Michigan, and joined Peters Business School.  She secured a job as a reservations agent at United Airlines, and later on, she relocated to Los Angeles with her children.

Personal Life

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.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 14 June 1931, Marla Gibbs is 93 years old as of today’s date 13th June 2024. Her height is tall 1.73m, and her weight is 59kg.


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.

Gibbs also got other opportunities to star; she was the lead actress on 227 a sitcom, which was aired on NBC. The series had 116 episodes and was aired till 1990. She also got a role in The First Family after two decades together with Jackee Harry, who was her co-star on 227. They also worked together on Forbidden Woman.

Gibbs was given supporting roles in many other films, and she also guest-starred on films like The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Judging Amy, Touched by an Angel, ER, and Southland. In the late 2010s, she appeared in films like Scandal in 2015, American Horror Story, Hotel, and This is Us, among others.

Gibbs owned a Jazz Club called Marla’s Memory Lane and Super Club in South Central L.A from 1981 to 1999.

Awards & Achievement.

Marla Gibbs has been nominated several times for awards and managed to win some. Here are some of the Awards and nominations that highlighted her career.

Gibbs Marla was nominated five times for Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series.

Gibbs has won the NAACP Image Awards seven times.

She was also nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress in a series, Television Film, and Miniseries.

Net Worth & Salary of Marla Gibbs in 2024

Marla Gibbs Net Worth
Marla Gibbs Net Worth

As of June 2024, Marla Gibbs’s net worth is estimated at approximately $5 million. She has accumulated this wealth from her very long career as an actress. Having started in the 1970s up to date, she has been featured in a lot of films that have earned her this fortune. Apart from acting, Gibbs also owned a jazz night club for several years, which also contributed to her net worth greatly. Marla also recorded a Jazz CD and sang & co-wrote the theme song of the Television hit 227, which was aired in the 1980s.

Marla Gibbs is a great actress of all time; she has acted in a lot of films over the years and still does. She is one-year shy to 90 years and has contributed greatly to the entertainment industry. She will always be remembered for the great films she has featured in; it is hard to tell if her net worth will grow or not because, at her age, one can’t be sure.


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