Barbara Gibbs Biography
Barbara Gibbs is a skilled American journalist who is currently working at WTVD as an anchor. She joined Eyewitness News in 2001. In addition, she co-anchors the morning and noon newscasts with Eyewitness News Anchor John Clark, Amber Rupinta, and ABC11 AccuWeather Meteorologist Don Schwenneker.
Barbara Gibbs Age
How old is Gibbs? She is 55 years old as of 2023. Gibbs was born on September 7, 1967, in Memphis, Tennessee, United States. She celebrates her birthday on the 7th of September every year.
Barbara Gibbs Education
Gibbs attended Auburn University. She graduated with a BA degree in journalism (PR) and a minor in sociology.
Barbara Gibbs Height|Weight
She stands on an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 60kgs
Barbara Gibbs Family
Gibbs was born and rasied to her caring and lovely parents, Ferrill Louis Gibbs Sr., her father, and Linnie Scruggs Gibbs., her mother, in Memphis, Tennessee. The family has resided in New Jersey & Texas before living in Alabama, which she calls home. She has 2 siblings, Ferrill Jr.(brother), and Carol Anne Braswell(sister).
Barbara Gibbs Husband|Wedding
Gibbs is in engagement with Kevin Allen. The duo had intended to marry on the 14th of November, 2020, however, the ceremony was canceled owing to the Covid-19 Pandemic. She now lives in Raleigh with her cute dog, Sophie.
Barbara Gibbs Children
She likes to keep her personal life private, hence she has not disclosed information about whether she has children or not. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.
Barbara Gibbs Career
She is a native of Memphis, Tennessee, then the family made two other moves (Texas and New Jersey) prior to settling in the place she considers home — Mobile, Alabama. Like every member of her family, Gibbs attended Auburn University. She graduated with a BA degree in journalism (PR) and a minor in sociology.
Prior to moving to Raleigh, She served as the morning anchor/reporter at WTVQ (Lexington, KY) and then co-anchored the 6/11 pm shows at WSLS-TV (Roanoke, Virginia). She is very active in the community, participating every year with talented young, local golfers in the “Jimmy V Jr Celebrity Golf Classic,” raising money for pediatric cancer research. This year, she participated in various fundraising events benefiting groups ranging from the MDA, American Cancer Society, and Building Together Ministries.
Some of her most memorable moments are traveling to New York City with a Durham breast cancer survivor to meet “Good Morning America’s” Robin Roberts. She also met a miracle family; a young mother with cystic fibrosis who survived giving birth and a double-lung transplant. In addition, she also had the honor of telling a soldier’s story; local veterans in the home building industry built a house for free for a triple amputee Iraq war soldier and his wife.
Barbara Gibbs ABC 11
Gibbs is passionate about telling stories about the positive power of the human spirit, having covered all kinds of news. She was honored by the Nashville Academy of Television Arts and Sciences with an Emmy for the best feature story for “Homeless Singers;” a piece about three homeless men in Raleigh with a desire to be gospel singers in 2008. She also received an Emmy nomination for a second feature “Barbara Gibbs’ Little Valentine,” a story about a young boy in Spring Lake, NC, who touched her heart on Valentine’s Day.
During her free time, she enjoys college football (WAR EAGLE), traveling, and going home to be with family and friends. She lives in Raleigh with her Maltese, Sophie.
Barbara Gibbs Salary|Net Worth
Gibbs has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000 and has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which she earned from her broadcasting career.