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Barbara Gibbs Profile
Barbara Gibbs is an American co-anchor currently working at ABC 11 Eyewitness News. At that station, 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
Gibbs is 56 years old as of 2023. She was born on 7th September 1967, in Memphis, Tennesse, United, States of America. She celebrates her birthday on the 7th of September every year.
Barbara Gibbs Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches (Approx, 1.6 meters) tall.
Barbara Gibbs Family
She was born and raised to her loving parents Ferrill Louis Gibbs Sr, her father, and Linnie Scruggs Gibbs, her mother, in Memphis, Tennesse. The family resided in New Jersey and Texas before living in Alabama, which she calls home. She has siblings, Ferrill Jr her brother, and Carol Anne Braswell her sister.
Barbara Gibbs Husband
Gibbs is engaged to Kevin Allen. The couple had intended to marry on the 14th of November, 2020, however, the ceremony was canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic. She now lives in Raleigh with her dog, Sophie.
Barbara Gibbs Career
Having covered all kinds of news, Barbara’s passion is telling stories about the positive power of the human spirit. Moreover, in 2008, the Nashville Academy of Television Arts and Sciences awarded Barbara 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. She also received an Emmy nomination for a second feature “Gibbs’ Little Valentine.” A story about a young boy in Spring Lake, NC, who touched her heart on Valentine’s Day. Additionally, she joined ABC11 Eyewitness News in 2001.
Some of Barbara’s most moving experiences: 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. 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
Barbara enjoys being 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. Additionally, this year, Barbara participated in various fundraising events benefiting groups ranging from the MDA. American Cancer Society, and Building Together Ministries. Barbara was raised in Memphis, Tennessee. Then the family made two other moves to Texas and New Jersey. Before settling in the place she considers home — Mobile, Alabama.
Like every member of her family, Barbara attended Auburn University. She graduated with a BA degree in journalism (PR) and a minor in sociology. Before coming to Raleigh, Barbara was the morning anchor and reporter at WTVQ. And then co-anchored the 6/11 pm shows at WSLS-TV (Roanoke, Virginia). Barbara 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
She has an estimated annual salary of $30,000 to $80,000 from her ABC 11 Eyewitness News career.
Barbara Gibbs Net Worth
Gibbs has an estimated annual net worth of $ 1 million to $5 million earned from her career as a Meteorologist.
Barbara Gibbs Social Media Platforms
Gibbs is very active on her Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. She has 7.9k followers on Twitter, 5.8k followers on Instagram, and 29k followers on Facebook.