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Christy McGinity Gibel is a main cast member on Little Women: LA.

Biography

Christy McGinity Gibel was born on August 19, 1977 in Burbank, California.

Before she was on Little Women: LA, Gibel worked as a stand-in for child actors in commercials. She also had minor roles in films, "Death to Smoochy", and "Austin Powers in Goldmember". Gibel was also a financial advisor.

Christy made an appearance in an episode of Little Women: NY.

Gibel has also appeared on an episode of "The People's Court" alongside her daughter Autumn.

Behind the Scenes

Christy married Todd Gibel on May 16, 2014. She has a daughter named Autumn (17), and a son named Trenton from her first marriage. Both Autumn and Trenton are little people.

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At one point in her life, Gibel suffered from alcohol addiction. She has been sober since 2010.

Gibel is friends with Little Women: NY cast member Lila Call.

In November 2016, Gibel underwent spinal surgery. The doctor nicked her carotid artery, which almost killed her. She also suffered a stroke a few months after the surgery. The type of spinal surgery that she underwent had never been performed on a little person before. She survived the stroke, but required months of recovery.

In 2018, Christy underwent gastric sleeve surgery, to assist her weight loss.