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Andrea Barber


Andrea Barber is an American actress. Andrea Barber is famous for playing Kimmy Gibbler in the ABC sitcom Full House and the Netflix sequel series Fuller House.

Early Life and Childhood

Andrea Barber is 47 years old. She was born on July 3, 1976, in Los Angeles, California, under the astrological sign of Cancer. She has two siblings and is the youngest of three children. Her two brothers’ names are Justin Barber and Darin Barber. Likewise, her mother’s name is Sherry Barber and her father’s name is Donald Barber.

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Caption: Andrea Barber on her childhood photo with her mother (Source: Instagram)

Moving toward her educational background, she graduated from La Serna High School in Whittier, California. In 1999, she earned a degree in English from Whittier College. Moreover, she also has an MA in Women’s Studies from the University of York, England. Later, she returned to Whittier as an assistant to the director of Whittier College’s Office of International Programs.

Professional Life

Professionally, Andrea Barber is an American actress who initiated her acting career at a very early age. She first played a major role as the original Carrie Brady on the American soap opera Days of Our Lives, from 1982 to 1986.

She has further made guest appearances and starred in several movies and television series. Likewise, she is famous for her role on the sitcom Full House as Kimmy Gibbler, the best friend of D.J. Tanner. In this series, she played from 1987 to 1995. She did first a recurring role but shortly thereafter became a regular.

In 1990, she appeared in Growing Pains as Rhonda Green, (1992) To Grandmother’s House We Go as 2nd Viewer. Similarly, in 1995 she played the role of Tilly Curtis in The Skateboard Kid II.

After performing in Full House, she retired from acting and started focusing on her personal life. Later, in 2012, she reprised the role for a Funny or Die sketch called It’s F*ckin Late alongside Dave Coulier, her former Full House co-star.

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Caption: Andrea Barber on the character Kimmy Gibbler in the Fuller House (Source: International Business Times )

Moreover, she again reprised her role as Kimmy Gibbler in the Full House spin-off series Fuller House. Starred alongside Candace Cameron Bure and Jodie Sweetin and it was released on Netflix on February 26, 2016. The series is set to conclude on June 2, 2020, after five seasons.


This talented actress has collected four awards and six other nominations in her acting career. Moreover, she has especially been rewarded for her roles in Days of Our Lives and Full House. She received two Soap Opera Digest Awards in 1984-1985 for Outstanding Youth Actress for the daytime show opera Days of Our Lives.

Likewise, she won the 1990-1991 Young Artist Awards for Best Young Actress Supporting Role in a Television Series for Full House.

Andrea Barber – Net Worth 2024

Further, speaking of her this talented actress has summed up decent money throughout her acting career. Therefore, her estimated net worth is around $2 million.

Personal Life

Reflecting on Andrea Barber’s personal life, she is straight and currently a single mother.  In 2002, she married Jeremy Ricky. They had two kids Tate James Rytky (April 30, 2004) and Felicity Ruth Rytky ( April 10, 2007) together. Later, the couple divorced in 2014. Moreover, she is happy with her kids.

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Caption: Andrea Barber posing for a selfie with her two kids (Source: Feeling the Vibe Magazine)

Likewise, she is a good friend with Full House/Fuller House co-stars Candace Cameron Bure and Jodie Sweetin. And she has not been through any controversy, rumors, and legal issues since her teen fame.

Andrea Barber – Body Measurements

Beautiful actress Andrea stands at a good height of 5 feet 2 inches tall (1.57 m). Moreover, she has not revealed her information regarding weight, hip size, waist size, dress size, etc. She has a beautiful pair of dazzling blue wye with brown hair color.

Andrea Barber – Social Media

She is active on different social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. On Instagram, she goes by the handle @andreabarber with almost 1.5 million followers. Likewise, she has garnered 198k followers on her Facebook account, and 217.1k followers on her Twitter account.