Deborah Gibson

Celebrity

Biography

  • Birth Name: Deborah Ann Gibson
  • Birth Place: Merrick, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 08/31/1970, Virgo
  • Profession: Musician; songwriter; singer; actor; reality cast member
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Deborah Gibson Fast Facts:
  • At 12 years old, entered a songwriter's contest and won $1,000 for the tune "I Come From America."
  • Became the youngest person to produce, write and sing a No. 1 single when the song "Foolish Beat" reached the top of the charts; it also landed her in the Guinness Book of World Records.
  • Made movie debut as an extra in the 1984 comedy Ghostbusters
  • Debut album, Out of the Blue, was released in 1987.  
  • In early 1990s, in an effort to be taken more seriously, changed first name from Debbie to Deborah.
  • Spent a significant part of her entertainment career doing theater, beginning with a turn in the 1992 Broadway production of Les Misérables as Eponine. 
  • Has appeared on several reality shows, including Fox's American Juniors (2003) and Skating with Celebrities (2006), and NBC's Celebrity Apprentice (2012). 
  • Featured in a 2005 pictorial for Playboy magazine.
  • Inducted into the Hall of Fame of her alma mater, Sanford H. Calhoun High School, in March 2012.
  • Deborah Gibson Relationships:
  • Diane Gibson - Mother
  • Michelle Gibson - Sister
  • Joe Gibson - Father
  • Denise Gibson - Sister
  • Rutledge Taylor - Significant Other
  • Karen Gibson - Sister

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