Net Worth: $3 Million
- Source of Wealth Film, Television
- Birth Place Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
- Marital Status Divorced (Brian Gibson)
- Full Name Lynn Butler-Smith
- Nationality United States
- Date of Birth May 6, 1953
- Occupation Actress
- Children 1 (Grace Gibson)
About Lynn Whitfield
American actress Lynn Whitfield has an estimated net worth of $3 million in 2013. She is best known for her appearance on The Josephine Baker Story, an HBO movie where she played the title role.
Prior to her film work, Whitfield’s career consisted of theater and television roles. Her work in The Josephine Baker Story earned her a NAACP Image Award, as well as an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Special. Her roles on Touched by an Angel in 1998, Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story in 2004, and The Planet of Junior Brown in 2000 all won Whitfield NAACP Image awards. Some of her most notable projects include A Thin Line Between Love and Hate, The Cheetah Girls, Madea’s Family Reunion, The Cheetah Girls 2, and Eve’s Bayou.
Lynn Butler-Smith was born on May 6, 1953 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S.. From 1974 through 1978, she was married to Vantile Whitfield. She has one child named Grace Gibson.