Kelly Dale Anderson came into the spotlight as the celebrity child of Joni Mitchell. Also, her mother. Joni is a Canadian-American singer-songwriter and painter.

Kelly Dale Anderson with her mother Joni Mitchell
Caption: Kelly Dale Anderson with her mother Joni Mitchell (Photo: HowToDiscuss)

Kelly Dale Anderson Father

On February 19, 1965, Kelly Dale Anderson was born in Canada with the birth sign Pisces. Her father name is Brad Mac Math. Also, Kelly is the only child of her mom Joni Mitchell. She was compelled to give up her baby daughter for adoption after her birth. 

Kelly has Canadian nationality and is of white ethnicity. Anderson follows the Christianity religion. Kelly Dale Anderson stands a little taller in height than her mom Joni. Her mother Joni has a height of 5 feet 5 inches tall. 

Education of Kelly Dale Anderson 

Kelly studied at The Bishop Strachan School located in Toronto, Canada. Then she joined George Brown College located in Toronto, Canada, and completed her middle-level education. Kelly enrolled at Harvard University and the University of Toronto and completed her education.

Kelly Dale Anderson Adoption Story

In 1964, Joni got pregnant after falling in love with a local Canadian boy named Brad McGrath. However, Brad ran off to California upon learning of the baby. Then she moved to Toronto afraid of what her family would think. She was an unmarried, single mother with a child in 1965. Her first hospital stay revealed that unwed mothers' breasts were bound so that milk would not emerge. There was no way she could keep the baby.

Kelly Dale Anderson with her son Marlin
Caption: Kelly Dale Anderson with her son Marlin (Photo: HowToDiscuss) 

Also, she was grounded in the hospital for an extra ten days due to birth complications. She got married to American folk singer Chuck Mitchell and purely forged out of her desire to give her baby a home. The adoption agencies were putting pressure on her to place her child as soon as possible, warning that the longer she waited, the more difficult it would be to find a suitable home. After two months of marriage, she signed her child away. Her action haunted her, however, as she had become attached to the baby. As the years went by, Kelly worried about her health, wondering if her bones were strong enough. 

Who Adopted Kelly Dale Anderson? 

The Gibb family adopted Kelly Dale Anderson. Her foster parents David Gibb and Ida Gibb. Her foster parents named her Kilauren Gibb. Gibb's family raised Kelly in a good family environment. 

Kelly Dale Anderson Reunion With Mother Joni

Later Joni tried to find her daughter Kelly but had little luck. As soon as it became public knowledge that she had given a child up for adoption, the search took on a whole new dimension. Joni's daughter, found her because there were pretenders, but none convincing enough. Her daughter Kelly had also been searching for her birth mother. 

Kelly Dale Anderson with her mother Joni
Caption: Kelly Dale Anderson with her mother Joni (Photo: Pinterest)

She wanted to meet her biological parents who have a child as well. Kelly was directed to Los Angeles after a phone call with Joni's manager. She along with her son Marlin went to met Joni. The mother and daughter spent time together and discovered their similarities and differences. Also, she found herself playing the role of grandma to Marlin. Joni believes that the horror at the beginning of the story is countered by the end.

Who is Kelly Dale Anderson Husband?

Kelly Dale Anderson is a happily married woman. However, the identity of her husband remains mysterious to the day. Kelly likes to keep her personal life as low profile as possible. Out of her married life, she has shared a son Marlin with her husband. 

Kelly Dale Anderson with her mother Joni & son Marlin
Caption: Kelly Dale Anderson with her mother Joni & son Marlin (Photo: Pinterest)

Only limited information about Kelly's personal life is out in the media. Therefore it's hard to find out about her love affairs and wedding date & venue. However, her mother Juni was married twice in her life. Her first husband Chuck Mitchell died on June 22, 1992, in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States. The duo got married in 1965 and divorced in the year 1967. For the 2nd time, Joni tied the wedding with her husband Larry Klein in 1982. They got legally divorced in 1994.


Well, Kelly Dale Anderson has been involved in some sort of job. However, she hasn't revealed her current professional career. As we already mentioned, Kelly is a well-known celebrity daughter of Joni. Her mother Joni Mitchell is a Canadian-American singer-songwriter and painter born on November 7, 1943. Her full name is Roberta Joan "Joni" Mitchell CC. Mitchell's songs often draw on folk, pop, rock, classical, and jazz styles as well as her experiences of romance, womanhood, disillusionment, and joy.

Kelly Dale Anderson's Joni Mitchell performing on the stage
Caption: Kelly Dale Anderson's Joni Mitchell performing on the stage (Photo: NY Daily News)

In the year 1997, she was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Also, Mitchell has received many accolades, including nine Grammy Awards. Among all female recording artists of the 20th century, Joni Mitchell may stand out as the most influential.

Kelly Dale Anderson Net Worth

Kelly Dale Anderson has been living a comfortable life. However, her earnings sources not known to the public. Therefore, Kelly Dale Anderson might have earned a decent net worth. Her mother Joni Mitchell has a net worth of $100 Million

Kelly Dale Anderson's Joni Mitchell posing for a picture inside the car
Caption: Kelly Dale Anderson's Joni Mitchell posing for a picture inside the car (Photo: Pinterest)

Mitchell was able to collect a hefty sum of money out of her musical career. The primary residence of Joni has been a large house in Bel Air, California, for many years. The house's value is likely to be between $15 million and $20 million if put on the market.