Lynn Whitfield (born May 6, 1953) is American Producer, and Actress from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA. In fact, Lynn began her career as a theater actress. Soon, she appeared in Hollywood movies in supporting roles. Furthermore, she has also received Primetime Emmy Award for an Outstanding Actress in a Movie.
Whitefield famed for Josephine Baker in a biographical drama movie, “The Josephine Baker Story” (1991). Furthermore, she is featuring in “Nappily Ever After” Netflix movie releasing on September 21, 2018.
Moreover, Lynn is playing the role of Paulette Jones. It is a romantic-comedy film director by Haifaa-al-Mansour. The plot of the movie revolves around Violet Jones and her perfect life.
On the other hand, the actors and actresses starring in Nappily Ever After is-
- Sanaa Lathan (Violet Jones)
- Lyriq Bent (Will Wright)
- Ernie Hudson (Richard Jones)
- Camille Guaty (Wendy)
- Ricky Whittle (Clint)
- Daria Jones (Zoe Wright)
- Brittany S. Hall
Bio, Age, Parents & Early Life
How old is Brian Gibson ex-wife? She was born on 6th of May 1953 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA. As of 2018, Lynn Whitfield’s age is sixty-five, (65) years old. Furthermore, she is the daughter of Jean Butler (father) and Valerian Smith (mother).
Her father was an Afro-American and mother is White-American. Moreover, she is the eldest among the four children in the family. Lynn holds BFA degree from Howard University.
Personal Affairs, Boyfriend, Spouse & Children
Additionally, she has married a famous Hollywood actor and director in 1974. The name of Lynn Whitfield’s husband is Vantile Whitfield.
However, the couple filed the divorce in 1977. The name of Lynn’s second husband is Brain Gibson. Both of them married in 1990 and separated in 1992. Presently, she is single. Whitfield and Gibson have a daughter, Grace Gibson.
Lynn Whitfield Biography, Age, Spouse, Children, Net worth, Height, Weight, Parents & More
|Personal Life Information|
|Full Birth Name||Lynn Whitfield.|
|Working As||Producer, and Actress.|
|Age||Sixty-Five (65) years old (As of 2018).|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||6th of May 1953.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA.|
|Star Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Taurus.|
|Current Residence||New York, USA.|
|Famous for||Acted in Greenleaf TV series.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 4".
Centimeters: 163 cm.
Meters: 1.63 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 55 Kg.
Pounds: 121 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Breast-waist-hips)||34-26-35.|
|Shoe Size (US)||6.|
|Parents||Father: Jean Butler.
Mother: Valerian Smith.
|Siblings||Brother: Not Known.
|Famous Relatives||Not Known|
|Lynn Whitfield Husband & Relationship|
|Dating History?||In a relationship with American actor and director, Vantile Whitfield.|
|Husband/Spouse Name||1. Vantile Whitfield (m. 1974; div. 1977).
2. Brain Gibson (m. 1990; div. 1992).
|Highest Qualification||BFA from Howard University.|
|College/ University||Howard University.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Johnny Depp.
Actress: Jennifer Aniston.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Miami.|
|Love to do||Shopping, and Traveling.|
|Favorite Food||Sea Food.|
|Lynn Whitfield Net worth|
|Net Asset||$3 Million USD (As of 2018).|
|Office Address||Not Known|
|Home Details||Not Known|
|Mobile or Phone Number||N.A.|
|Email Address||Will update soon.|
|Official Website||Not Available.
Lesser-Known Facts about “Greenfield” Show Actress
- Lynn worked in Black Repertory Company of Washington DC.
- Then, she moved to New York and appeared in shows like “Showdown” and “The Great Macdaddy”.
- Currently, the estimated Net worth of Lynn Whitfield is around $3 Million US Dollars (approx) as of 2018.
- On the other hand, Whitfield acted in movies like “Gone Fishin”, “Stepmom”, “Head of State” and “The Woman”.
- The 65-year-old won five NAACP Awards.
- Now, she is working in a negative role of Lady Mae Greenleaf in “Greenleaf” series.
- In 2017, Brian’s spouse won Gracie Award in a supporting role for Greenleaf drama series.
- She made her presence on small screen with shows like “The Cheetah Girls”, “Hit the Floor” and “Strong Medicine”.