Debbie Gibson

American singer, songwriter, record producer, actress

Deborah Ann Gibson (born August 31, 1970 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American singer-songwriter and actress. She was very popular in the late 1980s and early 1990s and had many hit songs. In 1988 she became the youngest artist to write, produce, and perform a #1 single on the Billboard Hot 100, with her song "Foolish Beat". She remains the youngest female to write, record, and perform a #1 single.[1]

Debbie Gibson
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Background information
Birth nameDeborah Ann Gibson
Born (1970-08-31) August 31, 1970 (age 49)
Brooklyn, New York, United States
GenresPop, Dance-pop, Adult Contemporary, pop rock
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter, record producer, actress, teen idol
InstrumentsVocals, piano
Years active1986–present
Associated actsJordan Knight
Eric Martin

Although never married, Gibson was once engaged to Jonathan Kanterman.[2]

Movies and televisionEdit

On January 6, 2008 Gibson was on Deal or No Deal along with Corey Feldman as part of an 1980s special.

Gibson co-starred with actor Lorenzo Lamas in the low-budget movie Mega Shark Versus Giant Octopus. It was released on May 19, 2009.[3] This movie had 2 million viewers on Syfy in 2009. The movie premiered at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival. Gibson's former music rival Tiffany had her movie Necrosis (a.k.a. Blood Snow) premiere at the Cannes as well.[4]

Tiffany and Debbie Gibson starred in a Syfy original movie called Mega Python vs. Gatoroid. It aired on January 29, 2011.[5] The pairing was at the suggestion of Tiffany, who wanted to play off their supposed rivalry.[6]

Gibson made a cameo appearance in the 2012 movie Rock of Ages in the ("We're Not Gonna Take It"/"We Built This City") face-off.


Studio albumsEdit





  2. "American Idol - Deborah Gibson's Wedding Called Off - Contactmusic News". Retrieved 2012-04-11.
  3. The Asylum – Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus
  4. Yahoo! News: Indie Films "Blood Snow" and "Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus": Tiffany and Deborah Gibson Rivals at Cannes Film Festival in 2009?
  5. In LA? Be a Part of Mega Python vs. Gatoroid – TODAY!
  6. Adam Rosenberg (2010-06-24). "Debbie Gibson, Tiffany To Star In 'Mega Python Vs. Gatoroid'". Retrieved 2010-08-07.
  7. Deb to release Ms. Vocalist album in Japan « Debbie Gibson
  8. Filmography at the IMDB