Barbra Forste was born as Barbra keck on 2 July 1938 in Cincinnati, Ohio, the United States of America to Walter Edward Keck (1902-1960) and Lillian “Dolly” Britten (1912-1995). Barbra Forste is the mother of an American actress and television producer Sarah Jessica Parker. She is also the mother of the actor Timothy Britten Parker and Pippin Parker. She worked as a nursery-school operator and teacher. She is of German and some English descent.

She and her husband, paul Forste (step-father of Sarah) helped develop Sarah’s career as a child artist by moving to Dobbs Ferry, New York, near New York City, to get specialized training.

Barbra Forste’s Family And Relationships

Barbra Forste has a family of huge members. She has married twice and has eight children with her two husbands. She married Stephan Parker and had three children Pippin Parker, Timothy Britten Parker, and Sarah Jessica Parker. When Sarah was three and a half years old, she parted ways with Stephan and got married to Paul Forste.

Stephan Parker -Ex-Husband

Stephen Parker was born on 20 April 1936 in Brooklyn, New York, the United States of America, to George Parker (1900-1969) and his wife Michelle Barenboim (1903-1969).

Stephan Parker was her first husband of Barbra. She married Stephan in 1936. She has four children with him, and they are Pippin Parker (1960), Timothy Britten Parker (1962), Rachel Parker (1967), and Sarah Jessica Parker (1965). Due to some unknown personal reasons, Barbra parted ways with Stephan. Sarah was only three and a half years old when they parted ways.

He is an entrepreneur and journalist.

Paul Forste -Husband

Paul G Forste is Barbra’s second husband. He married Barbra in 1946. He was a university student at the time when he married Barbra. He accepted all children of Barbra from her prior husband. He was very supportive of Stephen and helped her develop acting skills from her childhood days.

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Barbra Forste’s husband, Paul G Forste.
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Barbra also has four kids with him; they are Aaron D. Forste (1978), Andrew Foster (1980), Megan Forste (c1982), and Allegra Forste (1984). He worked as a professional/ Technician before he was a truck driver and account executive.

Paul Forste died on the 28th of September, 2022, due to illness. His illness was not disclosed. Barbra, alongside her daughter, paid tribute to him.


Barbra is a mother to a lot of children. From her two marriages, she has a total of eight children. She got four children from each husband. Most of the information about some children is not revealed publicly. Her children are involved in an acting careers like Stephan and Timothy.

Barbra is the mother of Pippin Parker (1960), Timothy Britten Parker (1962), Rachel Parker (1967), Sarah Jessica Parker (1965), Aaron D. Forste (1978), Andrew Foster (1980), Megan Forste (c1982), and Allegra Forste (1984). Among all, Pippin is the eldest, and Allegra is the Youngest.

Cleaned Studio For Her Daughter

Barbra was very supportive of her children. Although she had poor financial status and had no extra money to spend on different extracurricular activities and classes, she did not let that stop her children from taking those classes. Her children were exposed to culture and extracurricular activities. She would often take them to free public classes. She also cleaned the studio where her child was taking classes.

She also moved near to New York City So her daughter Sarah could get specialized training. Sarah went to New York City’s School of American Ballet, New York Professional Children’s School, Cincinnati’s School for Creative and Performing Arts, and Los Angeles’ Hollywood High School.

Who Is Barbra’s Daughter Sarah Parker?

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Sarah Jessica Parker
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Sarah Jessica Parker (born March 25, 1965, in Nelsonville, Ohio, United States of America) is an American actress best known for her role in the television show Sex and the City (1998–2004). She was born as a daughter to Stephan and Barbra. She is born under the zodiac sign of Aries. She is of mixed ethnicity Mixed (Ashkenazi Jewish-English- German-French). She is also a model and a singer.

The Physical Appearance Of Sarah

American actress and fashion icon Sarah is 5 feet and 3 inches tall. She has got blonde hair with a pair of beautiful rare blue eyes. Despite her age, she looks very beautiful and has maintained her body very well.


Parker started her acting career in Broadway musical Annie: first in the small role of “July” and then succeeding Andrea McArdle and Shelley Bruce in the lead role of the Depression-era orphan.

The actress starred in the romantic comedy L.A. Story in 1991. She went on to play lead roles in a number of films, including the comedy Honeymoon in Vegas, the tragicomedy Ed Wood, the comedy Miami Rhapsody, and the melodrama If Lucy Fell. Each endeavour was a success, and film experts gave it high marks. Antonio Banderas, Johnny Depp, Bruce Willis, Bette Midler, and Nicolas Cage are among the international names with whom she has worked.

Sex And The City Made Sarah Famous

In the legendary series about strong, self-sufficient women, Sarah rose to stardom because of Sex and the City. It was one of the actress’s most memorable performances. She embodied Carrie Bradshaw and was nominated for 20 awards, including four Golden Globes, two Emmys, and three Screen Actors Guild Awards. The series lasted six seasons, and a full-length film with the same title was released in 2008, depicting the events that occurred after the series ended. The film’s sequel was released two years later.

Barbra Forste’s daughter Sarah Forste’s Relationship And Married Life

Before the marriage, she dated Robert Downey Jr. and the late John Kennedy Jr. She also lived with the popular American actor Robert when she dated her.

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Sarah Jessica Parker with her husband, Matthew Broderick
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In 1992, Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker met at the Naked Angels theatre group through a mutual friend. They dated for around five years before marrying in May 2007. James Wilkie, Marion Loretta Elwell, and Tabitha Hodge are their three children. 

Indulgence In Social Media

Barbra does not seem to be indulged on social media platforms as her account is not found. However, her daughter Sarah has massive followers of 8.1M on Instagram. She goes by the username @sarahjessicaparker on Instagram and is active. She usually posts about her daily life and about books and arts. She also seems active on Twitter and Tweets with the username of @sarahjessicaparker. Similarly, on Instagram, she has a huge number of followers of above 650k.

Barbra Forste’s Net Worth

Barbra Forste has not revealed her net worth in public. She had experienced a poor life and struggled to fulfil her family’s needs due to a lack of money. But it is different now. She worked as a nursery-school operator and teacher.

She has married two men, i.e. Stephan parker and Paul Forste. Although their net worth is not revealed to the public, it is known that Stephan was an entrepreneur and journalist, whereas Paul is a technician and truck driver.

Barbra Forste’s Daughter Sarah Jessica Parker’s Net Worth

Sarah is estimated to have a $200 million net worth. She has accumulated this huge sum of wealth from her professional career as well as her business. She has a page on Instagram where she displays and sells fashionable items. Her Instagram page @sjpcollection has over 930k followers.

Besides, she is married to a wealthy and popular actor Matthew Broderick who earns enough to support his family.

Sarah and Matthew spent $34.5 million on two side-by-side NYC townhouses in 2016. The property was united into one brand-new home with 14,000 square feet of living area, 2,100 square feet of outdoor space, and 50 feet of street frontage.

Although she struggled in the past due to a lack of money, she is living a lavish life today with her family.

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