Debby Boone

Deborah Anne Boone is an actress, singer, and author from the United States. Her 1977 hit "You Light Up My Life" spent ten weeks at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart and earned her the Grammy Award for Best New Artist the following year. Later in her career, Boone shifted her concentration to country music, resulting in the No. 1 country single "Are You on the Road to Lovin' Me Again" in 1980. She recorded Christian music in the 1980s, earning four top ten Contemporary Christian albums and two additional Grammys. Boone has appeared in several musical theater plays and co-authored many children's books with her husband, Gabriel Ferrer.

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Background and Age

Deborah Anne Boone was born on September 22, 1956, in Hackensack, New Jersey. Debby was the third amongst the four children born to a famous singer and actor, Pat Boone. Her mother, Shirley Foley Boone, was also a singer. She is also the granddaughter of singer Red Foley. Boone was just 14 years old when she started her singing career with her parents and three sisters. She had two elder sisters, Cherry and Lindy, and one younger sister, Laury.

Marriage, Husband, and Kids

Deborah married Gabriel Ferrer, a priest, and the son of Jose Ferrer, in 1979. Gabriel Ferrer is also the cousin of the famous actor George Clooney,

Debby has four children with Gabriel named Jordan, Justin, Gabrielle, and Tessa. They started dating in 1977 when her music career was blowing up. The only problem Debby had while dating Gabriel was that she was used to dating older men, and Gabriel was relatively younger than her exes.

When he proposed to her, Debby got freaked out and ran to Lake Tahoe to think about it. Gabriel followed her to the Lake, and she eventually said yes. They were engaged for nine months before the marriage. Debby said that Gabriel is a very great help to her. He cooks, takes care of their children, cleans the house, and manages most of their decisions.

When asked about how she managed four kids and a career, she said that she has a partner in her life who is very committed to their relationship and takes care of the children when she is not around.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 22 Sep, 1956
Age: 63 yrs
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: Hackensack
Gender: Female
Description: American singer
Spouse: Gabriel Ferrer [M. 1979]
Net Worth 2020: 10 million
Net Worth 2021: 10 million
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Last Modified: Feb 19 2023
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