Veteran actress Marla Gibbs received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on July 20. However, the experience turned out to be quite overwhelming for the iconic star and her daughter Angela announced that her mother needed a moment to “cool down”.
While fans are glad to know The Jeffersons actress is doing alright, they are also keen to know more about the iconic star’s personal life, especially her children.
The actress shares three children with ex-husband Jordan Gibbs
The 90-year-old actress was married to former husband Jordan Gibbs from 1955 to 1973. He was apparently her high school sweetheart.
They share three children together; Angela Gibbs, Dorian Gibbs and Joseph Gibbs.
Even though their marriage was marked by a sweet relationship, the couple didn’t not last together forever. They called it quits on their relationship after 18 years of marriage.
However, it is not known as to why the couple decided to part ways.
Everything we know about Marla Gibbs’ kids!
Marla’s daughter Angela has followed in the footsteps of her actress mother. She is an actress, writer, coach and director.
Angela has appeared in several television shows, including Sanford and Son, Drumline, Think Like A Man Too and Black Jesus. She is also the recipient of two NAACP Image Awards.
Unlike Marla’s daughter, her two sons have lived a low-key life. They are spotted in many of the family pictures along with their mother and sister, but not much is known about their professional lives.
In 2019, Marla had shared that her youngest son Dorian has been living in Brazil for almost “ten years”. “He’s in LA visiting and I’m so glad we’re hanging out having fun!!,” she added.
Fans congratulate star on her latest achievement
Marla’s fans are extremely happy to see her get a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame as they believe it was long due.
One tweeted, “Long, long loooooooooooong overdue. Congrats #Legend #MarlaGibbs”
Another added, “Marla Gibbs is a legend of iconic programs depicting the Black Family. It makes us happy to see her finally get her just due. Congratulations @MarlaGibbs4Real”
And one tweeted, “Congratulations to the great Ms Marla GibbsWell deserved accomplishment!!!”