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(Actress, Producer)

Actor-producer Lynn Whitfield is a mother of one.

Relationship Facts of Lynn Whitfield

Lynn Whitfield is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Lynn Whitfield?

Lynn Whitfield was married to 23-year-old man Vantile Whitfield at the age of 21. Ventile was an actor/director/playwright.

They tied the knot in 1974, but the relationship didn’t last long and they ended in divorce in 1978.

Later on, after 12 years of divorce, Lynn married British director, Brian Gibson in 1990. Due to various ups and downs, they ended up with a divorce in 1992.

They together had a baby girl named Grace Gibson. Lynn is not in relation with any other person and she seems to be single after her second divorce.

Relationship history with?

  • Brian Gibson (1990 – 1992)
  • Vantile Whitfield (1974)
  • Don Johnson (1976)
  • Kweisi Mfume (1970 – 1972)

Relationship Stats

Relationship TypeTotalDuration
Married21 year, 10 months
Dating22 years


Who is Lynn Whitfield?

Lynn Whitfield is an American actress and producer. Before producer, she acted in Television and Theater. In “The Josephine Baker Story” in the year 1991 role played by Lynn made her popular among the people.

This actress has also produced many films and her most interesting film is a dark romantic comedy movie A Thin Line Between Love and Hate.

Who are the parents of Lynn Whitfield?

Lynn Whitfield was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the U.S. on May 6, 1953. She is the eldest daughter of Jean(mother), who was a finance officer, and Valerian Smith(father), a dentist. Talking about her nationality, she is American and her ethnicity is African American.

She has two sisters: Shawne Langston and Kimberlegh Butler-Smith. Also, she has a brother, Valerian Butler-Smith.

Moving towards her education, She is an alumnus of Howard University where she graduated with a BFA.

Lynn Whitfield: Career, Net worth, Awards 

Lynn Whitfield develops a keen interest in an acting career due to her father who was a prime figure in forming community theater in her native Baton Rouge. Her acting career begins with her first Debut in the NBC serial drama “Hill Street Blues” in 1981 where she appeared as a jill Thomas character.

Lynn Whitfield had many supporting roles in television and film. Afterward, she was also seen in many other movies like Doctor Detroit, and The Josephine Baker Story.

Moreover, she didn’t end her acting career with just acting in movies she also worked in making movies as she is recently a producer as well. Her movies works include The Slugger’s Wife, Silverado, JawsThe George McKenna Story, etc.

Her most interesting film is a dark romantic comedy movie “A Thin Line Between Love and Hate” in 1996. Lynn also appeared in The women, The  Rebound and had many roles in a low-profile B-Movies.

Lynn Whitfield can maintain a net worth of $ 3 million.

Awarded as Emmy awards for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Special. Furthermore, NAACP Image Awards for Best Actress, Network /Cable Television, and many more. And also nominated for many other awards too.

Is Lynn Whitfield involved in any rumors and controversies?

As Lynn Whitfield has already been divorced from two-man before and currently there’s she doesn’t have a boyfriend. There is a rumor that Lynn Whitfield is unlikely to get married now. Furthermore, there’s no information available on the internet about Lynn Whitfield. It seems like she is highly focused on her career rather than anything else.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Lynn Whitfield has a beautiful pair of dark brown eyes and brown hair color. Her height is 5 feet 3.5 inches or 1.61m and her weight is 52 kg, and her body measurement is 34-24-34 inches. Her shoe size and dress size are unknown.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Lynn Whitfield is active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She has more than 52k followers on Facebook. She has more than 43.2k followers on Twitter and more than 512k followers on Instagram.

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