Debbie Allen Biography

Debbie Allen

Quick Facts Of Debbie Allen

Celebrated Name Debbie Allen
Age 69 Years
Nick Name Debbie Allen
Birth Name Debbie Allen
Birth Date 1950-01-16
Gender Female
Profession Actress
Birth Nation USA
Place Of Birth Houston, Texas, U.S.
Nationality American
Father Andrew Arthur Allen
Mother Vivian Allen
Ethnicity Mixed
Siblings Phylicia Rashad, Andrew Arthur Allen Jr, Hugh Allen
University Howard University
Height 5 Feet 2 Inch
Weight 72 Kg
Body Measurement 33-23-34 in
Hair Color Black
Famous For Actress, choreographer, dancer, film director, television director, television producer
Net Worth $ 3 million
Eye Color Light Brown
Awards 1991 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Choreography
Marital Status Married
Spouse Norm Nixon (m. 1984), Winnfred Wilford (m. 1975)
Children Vivian Nixon, Norman Nixon Jr., DeVaughn Nixon

//Deborah Kaye Allen famed as Debbie Allen is a famous American actress. Moreover, she is also a dancer, choreographer, television director, television producer, and a member of the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities. She is well-known for her work on the 1982 musical-drama television series Fame. For the series, she portrayed dance teacher Lydia Grant and served as the series' principal choreographer. At present, she portrays Catherine Avery on Grey's Anatomy. She has also made her role in A Different World. A Different World is an American sitcom that aired for six seasons on NBC from September 24. Producer/director Debbie Allen is the real-life sister of Phylicia Rashad. Allen made one guest appearance on The Cosby Show.

Debbie Allen and Jasmine Guy-Just Allude to More Trouble Between Richard and Catherine

Richard Webber (James Pickens Jr.) has been the center of several relationship dramas. It all started when we found out he had an affair with Meredith Grey’s (Ellen Pompeo) mother, Ellis Grey (Kate Burton). Now, 15 seasons later, he is married to Catherine Avery (Debbie Allen), when an old friend comes to visit, Gemma (Jasmine Guy). 

Who are the Parents of Debbie Allen?

Debbie Allen was born on 16th January 1950. Her birth name is Deborrah Kaye Allen. As of 2019, she celebrated her 69th birthday. her age is 69. Her parents Andrew Arthur Allen Sr. (father) and Vivian Allen (mother) welcome her in Houston, Texas, the USA where she grew up. She also has three named Phylicia Rashad, Andrew Arthur Allen Jr, Hugh Allen. Her nationality is American and she belongs to a mixed ethnic group. She is Christian by nationality. Discussing her education, she attended Howard University and the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. At present, she teaches young dancers. She is the sister of actress/director/singer Phylicia Rashad (where she guest-starred on an episode of The Cosby Show).

How tall is Debbie Allen?

An eminent and glowing face of the acting world, Debbie Allen is an attractive and alluring lady who looks so charming and beautiful. Moreover, she is a very sexy and hot lady with an attractive body personality. Her smiling face and charming personality have helped her to gain the attention of all the viewers. She has a tall height of five feet two inches. Her balanced bodyweight consists of 72 Kg. Her body measures 33-23-34 in. She has a sexy pair of light brown eye color whereas her hair color is black. She maintains her body a lot. Overall, she has got a healthy body. 

How was the career of Debbie Allen?

  • Debbie initiated her Broadway debut in the chorus of Purlie.
  • After that, she also created the role of Beneatha in the Tony Award-winning musical Raisin.
  • She started receiving attention in 1980 for her appearance in the role of Anita in the Broadway revival of West Side Story.
  • For this, she received a Tony Award nomination and a Drama Desk Award.
  • She would receive a second Tony Award nomination in 1986 for her performance in the title role of Bob Fosse's Sweet Charity.
  • Debbie's first film is "Fame" which was released in 1980. 
  • She then released two solo albums;1986's Sweet Charity and 1989's Special Look.
  • In 1995, she lent her voice to the children's animated series C Bear and Jamal for Film Roman and Fox Kids.
  • She participated as a judge and mentor for the U.S. version of So You Think You Can Dance since 2007. 
  • She had to step aside at the end of Vegas week in Season 4 to avoid the perception of bias, as one of her former dancers, Will, made it to the top 20.

Who is Debbie Allen married to?

Many fans of Debbie Allen are waiting to know the affairs and relationship of her. Here, we have disclosed all the information regarding her private life. Talking about her marital status, she is a married woman. She was married to Winnifred Wilford in the year 1975. After spending eight years together, the couple separated in1983. After that, she married Norm Nixon in 1984. They are also the proud parents of three children named Vivian Nixon, Norman Nixon Jr., DeVaughn Nixon. He is always there to support her. Her husband understands her profession and gives her the freedom to do her work the way she wants. Both of them are living a happy married life. She is having a great family life.

How much is Debbie Allen's Net Worth?

Debbie Allen is a very famous actress. She is a blessed woman and according to the sources, her net worth is estimated to have $3 Million as of 2019. Her major source of earning is from her acting career. She is making an enormous amount of money from her work. But her exact salary is still a mystery as it has not been revealed by any sources yet neither she herself has told the media. She is sincere towards her work. She is a professional and she never takes her work for granted. She has accumulated a fair amount of wealth over the years. She has achieved great heights in her career life. Overall, she is satisfied with her earnings. 

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