Where is Taborah Johnson, Clark Johnson’s Sister Now?
Taborah Johnson has gained prominence for a lot of things in her life. She has been known as the oldest sibling of Clark Johnson and Molly Johnson. She has also made headlines with her Jazz career but she also does have her own tale to tell.
In this article, we will learn about the life of the once-famous Tabby Johnson.
- Tabby was born in Los Angeles, California.
- She has graduated from three universities
- Her son Joachim Johnson is already in his thirties and leads a quiet life.
Taborah Johnson Was Born to Biracial Parents
The former star also known as Tabby Johnson was born on March 21, 1953, to Suzanne Labrie and Clark Johnson Sr. Tabby has two siblings who are well-known in the Hollywood Industry, brother Clark Johnson Jr and sister Molly Johnson. Her family moved to Toronto, Canada when she was just a toddler.
According to an interview with Clark Johnson, their mother was from a rich white family involved in politics and his father accompanied his mother to houses she used to clean. Their parents came from very different backgrounds and to top it off in a country where black people were still looked at condescendingly.
Tabby is a University Graduate
She completed her high school studies at Detroit Waldorf School. Now this might confuse many people as it might be the first they’ve heard of this University, but, Taborah Johnson graduated from Life University. She is also a graduate of the University of Toronto and Humber College.
Taborah Johnson has a Grown Son
You’ve heard it right, the former star does have a son. Taborah’s son Joachim Johnson is already in his early 30s and lives a low-key life. By profession, Johnson is a photographer and is seen with a lot of celebrities.
Joachim was also very involved in Hxouse which is an art program bolstered by the rapper, The Weeknd in Toronto.
We know the son but who is the father? Unfortunately, there is no information disclosed by the actress herself on this matter. There are also no tabloids that talk about her marriage or her being involved romantically with anyone.
Taborah is living a Single Life
Tabby has lived a single life for more than 30 years. She has opted for this life for the sole purpose of wanting to raise her child without any disturbance. Furthermore, many may question why is she single even now. Well, by the looks of it, she might be more accustomed to this life and find solace in being on her own.
Taborah Johnson’s Younger Brother Clark Johnson is a Celebrity
Clark Johnson is a Canadian-American actor and director who has worked in both cinema and television. He is most recognized for his appearances as David Jefferson in Night Heat (1985-1988), Clark Roberts in E.N.G. (1989-1994), Meldrick Lewis in Homicide: Life on the Street (1993-1999), and Augustus Haynes in The Wire.
Johnson started out in the special effects industry, doing work on movies including David Cronenberg’s The Dead Zone. This backstage work often served as “backup” for him in the early years of his acting career.
He starred in Killing ’em Softly, Colors, Wild Thing, Adventures in Babysitting, and Nowhere to Hide before making his feature picture debut in 1981. He also had a few television series appearances early in his career.
Tabby’s Sister is Equally Successful in her Career
Margaret Leslie “Molly” Johnson, the Canadian pop and jazz singer-songwriter OC has won a Juno Award. Johnson started acting when she was young and attended the Banff School of Fine Arts and the National Ballet School for professional training. Ed Mirvish, a Toronto-based producer, put Johnson and her brother in Porgy and Bess at the Royal Alexandra Theatre when they were still in elementary school.
She did not record a jazz album until her self-titled solo debut in 2000, despite having performed as a jazz vocalist throughout her career. Her first performance was with Aaron Davis and David Piltch in the band Blue Monday and subsequently with a band of supporting musicians.
Another Day (2003) was her follow-up. Both albums were favorably welcomed in the United States and went on to achieve popularity in France, where she continues to perform. She released her third solo album, Messin’ Around, in 2006.
Tabby Johnson’s Movies and TV Shows
As a youngster, she began her career in the Toronto production of Hair. She sang backup vocals for Rick James from 1979 until 1982, making an appearance on his most well-known song, “Super Freak.” After that, Taborah went back to Toronto, where she performed jazz music, backed up her sister Molly’s band Infidels, and occasionally appeared in TV shows and movies, such as;
- Cagney and Lacey, Airwaves, E.N.G.
- Clark’s Homicide: Life on the Street, and
- Regular roles in the children’s series Polka Dot Door.
- The Big Comfy Couch as Auntie Macassar from 1992 to 1996
- Noddy, as well as the film A Holiday Romance.
She played the FLOTUS’ Chief of Staff, the First Lady’s aide, in her brother Clark’s feature film The Sentinel and the 1984 HBO TV drama The Guardian, starring Lou Gossett and Martin Sheen.
She has also worked as a voice actor in animated films such as;
- Star Wars: Ewoks, Star Wars: Droids, Babar,
- The Care Bears, Rupert, Beverly Hills Teens,
- Little Shop, Dinosaucers, Jayce and the Wheeled Warriors,
- Cars Toons, Madballs, My Pet Monster,
- Cadillacs and Dinosaurs, Ned’s Newt,
- The Neverending Story, Flash Gordon, and The Neverending Story.
These are only half of the animations she has voiced in, one could say she is a superstar in the voice actor world.
Taborah’s Has A Wide Range of Career
Tabby has worked in different fields in her lifetime; she has been a radio host, a teacher, a union worker, etc. There is no stopping a woman who wants to make a name for herself. The first ever work done by Tabby was as the host and co-producer of CKLN (1987-1989).
She also worked at The Bishop Strachan School for 7 years. The first work she did at the school was being a Drama Teacher for 5 years and she also worked as an artistic director for 2 years. She was a Religious Knowledge Instructor as well for the same school.
As for now, she has been working in three different places. Tabby works in ACTRA Toronto as a union worker and was a former chair of TAWC. She has also been working on a special project at New Comers Women for 13 years. Tabby has worked as a student and a researcher of
Taborah Johnson’s Net Worth
Tabby has had a very successful career and her net worth is around $1 million. She has earned her fortune through her multi-faceted career. Besides, a voice actor’s annual salary is $149,000.
Where is Taborah Johnson now?
She is still living her life in Toronto with her friends, her son, and his family. She still enjoys her life and advocates for things she thinks she should talk about.
|March 21, 1953
|Clark Johnson Sr
|Clark Anderson, Margaret Leslie "Molly" Johnson
|Detroit Waldorf School
|1 Son (Joachim Johnson)