Barbara Gibbs Bio, Wiki
Barbara Gibbs is an American Anchor working with the ABC11 Eyewitness team where she serves the station as a co-anchor for the morning and noon newscasts since 2001. She co-anchors alongside her fellow anchors, Amber Rupinta, John Clark, and AccuWeather Meteorologist Don Schwenneker.
Barbara Gibbs Dates of Birth/ How old is Gibbs abc11?
Gibbs was born on the 7th of September 1967, in Memphis, Tennessee. She is 54 years old as of 2021.
Barbara Gibbs Measurements
She stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches.
Barbara Gibbs Education
She attended Auburn University just like every other member of her family. There, she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism(PR) and a minor in sociology.
Barbara Gibbs Work Experience
Gibbs works with the ABC11 News team where she serves the station as a co-anchor for the morning and afternoon newscasts. Her passion is and has always been telling stories about the positive power of the human spirit. The year 2008 saw her being awarded an Emmy for a best feature story for “Homeless Singers,” by the Nashville Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. This was a piece about three homeless men in Raleigh with a desire to be gospel singers. Additionally, he was also nominated for an Emmy nomination for a second feature “Barbara Gibbs” Little Valentine”, which is a story about a young boy in Spring Lake, NC, who touched her heart on Valentine’s Day.
Among her most moving experiences was traveling to New York City with a Durham breast cancer survivor in order to meet “Good Morning America’s ” Robin Roberts. Additionally, she also happened to meet a miracle family, a young mother with cystic fibrosis who survived giving birth and a double-lung transplant. Additionally, she also had the honor of telling a soldier’s story, local veterans in the homebuilding industry built a house for free for a triple amputee Iraq war soldier and his wife.
She enjoys being active in the community and participating every year with talented young, local golfers in the “Jimmy V Jr Celebrity Golf Classic. This was while raising money for pediatric cancer research. In that year, she participated in various fundraising events benefiting groups ranging from the MDA, Building Together Ministries, and the American Cancer Society.
Prior to moving to Raleigh, she was the Morning Anchor/Reporter at WTVQ located in Lexington, KY. Additionally, she also co-anchored the 6 and 11 pm newscasts for the WSLS-TV located in Roanoke, Virginia. Away from work, she enjoys traveling, going home to spend time with friends and family, and college football. She is a huge fan of WAR EAGLE.
Barbara Gibbs Net Worth
In Gibbs’s career as an Anchor, he/she has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.
Barbara Gibbs Earnings/Income
She receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.
Barbara Gibbs Parents and Siblings
She was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee before her family moved twice to Texas and New Jersey and then later settled in the place she considers her home, Mobile, Alabama. Gibbs is the daughter of Ferrill Louis Gibbs Sr. and Linnie Scruggs Gibbs. She grew up alongside her sister Carol Anne Braswell, and her brother, Ferrill Jr.
Barbara Gibbs Spouse/Married/Gibbs and Kevin Allen
Gibbs is married to her husband, Kevin Allen. Their wedding was planned for the 14th of November 2020, but that date remained uncertain due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Their wedding was scheduled to take place at the Grand Bohemian Hotel in Asheville, North Carolina. The two later tied knots in late 2021 as she thanked her workmates, friends, and family for their support on her Instagram account on the 1st of January 2022.
Barbara Gibbs Kids
She is residing in Raleigh with her Maltese, Sophie. However, she shares no information in regards to whether or not she has any siblings at the moment. We will update this information once it’s available to the public.
Barbara Gibbs Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
She is vocal on her social media accounts where she posts frequently. On her Twitter account, she has about 7,990 followers, around 29,000 followers on her Facebook page, and 5,820 followers on her Instagram account.