This Emmy-award nominated actress has transitioned from daytime television to all-day entertainment to the 1.1 million followers of her @officialkjb TikTok account. Kimberly Jean Brown is a brown-haired, brown-eyed content creator and actress with a spunky personality and great comedic timing. That’s why this Gaithersburg, Maryland native is an excellent fit in the world of the Famousss.
Officialkjb’s Net Worth
Officialkjb was making bread long before she entered the world of the Famousss. While the star makes most of her money off of content creation today, she made a secure living as an actress beforehand. That’s why Kimberly J. Brown’s net worth is $2,000,000.
Kimberly J. Brown has 300k followers on her @officialkjb Instagram account. With her growing popularity, Officialkjb has become a brand ambassador for companies, including Capsule over-the-counter pharmaceuticals delivery services.
Additionally, she repped for Casillero Wines to promote their Casillero de Diablo. This promotion was for Halloween due to Kimberly’s success in Halloweentown, which we’ll get to in a bit.
Officialkjb’s Early Life & Family
Kimberly Jean Brown was born on November 16, 1984, in Gaithersburg, Maryland. This Scorpio was a self-professed theatre geek. She was always singing and dancing around friends and family, even though she was always shy in class.
However, something about the stage transformed Kimberly. It became her passion, and ultimately, the calling that would land Kimberly J. Brown a spot among the Famousss.
Officialkjb’s Rise to Fame
Kimberly J. Brown worked on her acting chops from a very young age. She would get involved in community theatre and dance classes. In school, she would become a member of the theatre arts program.
At 11 years old, she would get involved with Ford Models. They would get her cast in bit roles, including an uncredited role as an imposter of the lead character in the 1994 movie Princess Caraboo.
She would also get voice work in A Bug’s Life. Growing up, Kimberly Jean Brown would be cast in a long-term role n the longest-running soap opera, Guiding Light. Kimberly J. Brown played the role of Marah Lewis for five years, from 1995-1998. This casting would earn the star a Daytime Emmy nomination. She would reprise the role shortly in 2006.
In 1998 Kimberly J. Brown had her breakthrough success. She was cast as Marnie Piper in Halloweentown, The Disney Channel Original Movie. Being a Disney star also proved a great success for other Famousss stars, including Collins Key, Devan Key, and Sissy Sheridan.
Officialkjb would reprise her role as the teenage witch with magical powers in Halloweentown II and Halloweentown III: Halloweentown High.
Her TV resume is pretty impressive. You can catch her on episodes of:
- Late Night w/ David Letterman
- Law & Order: SVU
- Touched By An Angel
- Two of a Kind
- Unhappily Ever After
- Stephen King’s Rose Red Miniseries
- And More
The 36-year-old star has never been married. However, Kimberly J. Brown is dating Daniel Kountz. Daniel Kountz was her co-star in Halloweentown. He played the character known as Kal.
They had a Q&A where they discussed shooting Halloweentown II. The two didn’t date during this time and actually remained friends for years. Eventually, they would fall in love and take their relationship public.
Now, the duo is inseparable. You can always catch them creating content together for Officialkjb’s TikTok and YouTube pages. They are pretty adorable. However, we’d love to give a crack to Kimberly Jean, too. So, we’ll keep an eye out to see if this couple can thrive in the world of the Famousss.
Officialkjb’s Rumors and Controversies
Kimberly J. Brown was not cast in the fourth Halloweentown. She doesn’t know why she wasn’t cast. It really bugged her, and she made a video calling the studio out.
The star said she was ready to do the movie and even spoke to execs about it. After the fact, she found out that the role was recast. Kimberly J. Brown was very upset about it but has continued to profit off of the success by creating content about witches and penning a Halloween-themed book called Poppin’s Pumpkin Patch Parade. This book was co-authored by Diane Yslas.
Other Notable Facts About Officialkjb
Kimberly J. Brown recently played the role of Marie Hopkins on General Hospital from May 10, 2021 until May 28, 2021. Marie was a nurse at GH that stole the identity of Chloe Jennings after Chloe was kidnapped.
Kimberly performed on Broadway at the tender age of nine.
She was cast in:
- John Guare’s Four Baboons Adoring the Sun
- Les Miserables
In Les Miserables, Kimberly sang a solo as Young Cosette.
Kimberly J. Brown has an official Etsy page. The store is called Craftily Creative. This store has a lot of Halloween and witch-related content. It also contains many shirts marketed with her catchphrases.
Officialkjb’s most noted catchphrase is:
“Being normal is vastly overrated.”
The @craftilycreative Instagram account has 17.7k followers. So, people are really into her goods. Can’t say we blame them!
Want to see more of officialkjb? Don’t we all. You can (and interact with her) via Cameo. She usually delivers her content within 24 hours of the request.
Feel good about getting a Cameo from Kimberly, because, as her page explains,
“Part of my proceeds to go to Step Up Womens Network Charity.”
Kimberly J. Brown’s voice was used for almost a decade saying the infamous slogan, “Silly rabbit, Trix are for kids.”
In the movie Tumbleweeds, Officialkjkb earned an Independent Spirit Award for Best Debut Performance. She was a child during this performance, rubbing elbows with established Hollywood star, Janet McTeer.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is one of her greatest inspirations.
Her favorite MLK quote is:
“If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do, you have to keep moving forward.”
Ruth Ware is one of her favorite authors. The two actually became close over the years. Officialkjb was really excited to be one of the first people to read Ruth Ware’s 2021 release of One By One.
While Kimberly J. Brown has been a brand ambassador for Edible Arrangements, she is actually a fan. The star truly loved chocolate-covered strawberries.