- Name: Debbie Gibson
- Age: 47 years old
- Height: 5ft 6in (168 cm)
- Occupation: Singer
- Net Worth: US $5 Million
- Status: Alive
Debbie Gibson is an American singer, songwriter, music producer and actress. She’s known for hits like “Lost in Your Eyes”, “Foolish Beat” and “Shake Your Love”. Her studio albums include Out of the Blue (1987) and Electric Youth (1989). She’s also starred in Broadway plays like Les Miserables, Beauty and the Beast and Gypsy. Deborah Ann Gibson was born on August 31, 1970 in Brooklyn, New York. She was raised in Merrick, New York. Her parents are Joseph and Diane. She has three sisters, Denise, Michele and Karen. Gibson attended Calhoun High School in Merrick. She graduated with honors in 1988.
Gibson began guitar lessons at the age of 5. Her instructor was classical pianist Morton Estrin (taught John Mauceri and Billy Joel). She penned her first song “Make Sure You Know Your Classroom” at age 5. She also composed the opera “It Was Called Alice in Operaland” in her early years. Gibson won $1,000 for a songwriting contest when she was 12. This prompted her parents to hire Doug Breibart as her manager. Doug taught her how to arrange, engineer and produce music. Gibson recorded and produced upwards of 100 songs by time she was 15. She landed a recording contract with Atlantic Records when she was 16.
Gibson’s debut studio album, Out of the Blue, was released in August 1987 by Atlantic Records. The album was a commercial success with more than 3 million copies sold in the United States. It was certified 3x Platinum in the U.S. and Gold in the U.K. and Japan. The album featured production from Fred Zarr. It was led by the songs “Out of the Blue”, “Only in My Dreams” and “Shake Your Love”. The single “Foolish Beat” became her firs #1 hit on the Billboard Hot 100. Gibson’s second album, Electric Youth, was released in January 1989. It topped the Billboard 200 chart for 5 consecutive weeks. The song “Lost in Your Eyes” won her the 1989 ASCAP Songwriter of the year award. The award was sherd with rock singer Bruce Springsteen. Gibson’s other albums include Anything Is Possible (1990), Body Mind Soul (1993) and Think with Your Heart (1995). Her 9th and latest album, Ms. Vocalist, was released exclusively in Japan in 2010. It features a duet with Mr. Big frontman Eric Martin.
In addition to music, Gibson is a theater, film and television actress. She started out performing in local theater productions and by age 8 joined the children’s chorus at the NYC’s Metropolitan Opera House. Gibson made her Broadway debut in 1992 in the musical Les Miserables. She played “Sandy” in a London West End production of Grease. She starred as “Belle” in a Broadway production of Beauty and the Beast. Her stage credits also include Gypsy, Funny Girl, Chicago, Company, The King and I, Cinderella, and Cabaret. Gibson starred as “Emma MacNeil” opposite Lorenzo Lamas in Mega Shark Versus Giant Octopus (2009). Her film credits also include Mega Python vs. Gatoroid (2011) with Tiffany, and Rock of Ages (2012) with Julianne Hough. She’s appeared on reality shows like American Juniors, Skating with Celebrities, and The Celebrity Apprentice. Gibson is a contestant on the 25th season of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars. She is paired with professional dancer Alan Bersten.PERSONAL
Debbie Gibson is 5ft 6in tall and she’s of German, Russian and Italian ancestry. She has been battling Lyme disease since 2013. Her net worth is estimated at $5 million. Gibson was once engaged to music executive Jonathan Kanterman. She began a relationship with physician Dr. Rutledge Taylor in 2008.
Debbie Gibson Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki
- Birth Name: Deborah Ann Gibson
- Birthday: August 31, 1970
- How Old : Age: 47 years old
- Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Virgo
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 6in (168 cm)
- Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, Music Producer, Actress
- Years Active: 1986-present
- Net Worth & Salary: US $5 Million
- Partner(s): Rutledge Taylor
- Death-O-Meter: Alive