Kim Yarbrough

Kim Yarbrough
Birth name Kim Yarbrough
Born Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Genres R&B
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter, actress
Instruments Vocals, violin
Years active 2009-present
Associated acts Naia Kete

Kim Yarbrough is an American singer and actress.


Kim started acting at the age of 8. Her first short was "2081" as an Orchestra Member, where she was the featured viloinist. She then appeared on major TV series such as "Bones" and "Sonny with a Chance" as a larger woman and a gospel singer. Yarbrough then appeared in the TV Movie "Dad's Home" as Doris. In 2010 she guest starred on "The Defenders" in the pilot episode as the Clerk. She then played a recurring character part of the Requisitions Officer in the TV series "Dexter". She later appeared in another TV movie, "Grace", and then a short, "Mushroom Pizza". She joined the recurring cast of "Conan" playing numerous characters from 2010 to 2011. She is currently working on another movie called "Somewhere Slow". Recently she has co-starred in episodes of "Vegas", "Hollywood Heights", and "2 Broke Girls". Kim will also be playing a recurring role as Madame Labuef on the new Nickelodeon television series, "The Haunted Hathaways".

The Voice

Episode Round Song Result
2 Blind Auditions "Tell Me Something Good"
7 Battle Rounds "No More Drama"
12 Live Performances "Rolling in the Deep"
Bottom 3
13 Last Chance Performances "Spotlight"

Kim competed in the second season of The Voice. After having 2 judges turn around in the blind audition, she chose Adam Levine as her coach. In the battle rounds she sang "No More Drama" with fellow team-mate Whitney Meyer. After the battle, Kim was crowned the winner. In the live performances she sang "Rolling in the Deep" by Adele. In the eliminations, she was one of the bottom three on her team. For her song she chose "Spotlight" by Jennifer Hudson. In the end, she along with Karla Davis were eliminated in favor of Katrina Parker. She came in 18th Place out of 48 contestants. She returned in the finale and sang "Superstition" alongside former contestants Naia Kete, Sera Hill and Cheesa.


Feature film
Year Film Role Notes
2012 Somewhere Slow Tanisha Post-Production
Film Made for Television or Video
Year! Film Role Notes
2009 2081 Orchestra Member Short
2010 Dad's Home Doris TV Film
2011 Grace Church Choir Member
Mushroom Pizza Destiny Short
Year Title Role Notes
2010 Dexter Requisitions Officer Recurring Role (2 episodes)
2010, 2011 Conan Mother Hubbard/Lana Hubbard Recurring Role (3 episodes)
2013, 2014 The Haunted Hathaways Madame Labuef Recurring Guest Star (2 episodes)
Television guest appearances
Year Title Role Notes
2009 Bones Large Woman The Foot in the Foreclosure (2009)
2010 Sonny with a Chance Gospel Singer Gassie Passes (2010)
The Defenders Clerk Pilot (2010)
2011 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Backup Singer #2 Frank's Brother (2011)
2012 The Voice Herself Contestant
Vegas Alice (Il)Legitimate (2012)
Hollywood Heights Vocal Coach Eddie Takes Off (2012)
2 Broke Girls Darlene And the Pre-Approved Credit Card (2012)
2013 Southland Adeline Under the Big Top (2013)
2014 New Girl Another Teacher Fired Up (2014)



Year Album details Peak chart positions
US[1] US Heat[1]
2013 Brand New Day (Strong Enough)
  • Released:2013
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Extended plays

Year Album details Peak chart positions
US[1] US Heat[1]
2009 Dharma 888
  • Released: May 26, 2009
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