|Celebrated Name:||Debbie Allen|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Deborah Kaye Allen|
|Age:||71 years old|
|Birth Date:||January 16, 1950|
|Birth Place:||Houston, Texas|
|Husband/Spouse (Name):||Norm Nixon|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes 3(Vivian Nichole Nixon, Norman Ellard Nixon Jr., DeVaughn Nixon)|
|Dating/Boyfriend (Name):||Win Wilford from 1957 to 1983(Ex-Husband)|
|Is Debbie Allen Lesbian/Gay?:||no|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$4 million|
|Last Updated:||October 2021|
Debbie Allen is a well-known singer, dancer, actor, and former member of the president Committee of arts and humanities. She rose to fame with her musical drama television series Fame and served as the series principal choreographer. She became famous because of her actress sister, Phylicia Rashad.
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Early Life & Biography
Born on January 16, 1950, to Andrew Arthur Allen and Vivian Allen in Houston, Texas. She went to Howard University to earn a degree in Literature and did B.A from there. She also studied acting. She holds Honoris causa Doctorates from Howard University. She had currently opened up an academy to teach young dancers.
She married Win Wilford in 1957. In 1983 they divorced each other. She then married an NBA player, Norm Nixon. She has three children from Norm Nixon, namely Vivian Nichole Nixon, Norman Ellard Nixon Jr., and DeVaughn Nixon.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on January 16, 1950, Allen is 71 years old as of today’s date 21st October 2021. Her height is 1.53 tall, and her weight is 65 kg.
She had a debut in the chorus of Purlie. She also created the role of Beneatha in the Tony award-winning Raisin. She began receiving critical attention in 1980 in the role of Anita in the Broadway Revival of West Side Story, which earned her a Tony Award nomination and a drama desk award she received a second Tony Award nomination. She was first introduced in the film “Fame.” In 1981 she got the role of Sarah, the lover of coal house walker(Howard E. Rollins), who is killed while trying to defend the movie version of the best-selling novel Ragtime. The same role earned a Tony award for Audra MacDonald.
She also released two solo albums 1986’s Sweet Charity and Special Look. She also lent her voice to the children’s animated C Bear Jamal for film Roman and Fox kids.
Awards & Achievements
As of awards and achievements, Debbie Allen has received many awards:-
- George And Era Gershwin award in 1992
- Emmy award (3)
- 10 Image awards as a director, actress, choreographer and producer of Fame, Motown 25
She was also awarded the lifetime achievement award in 2009 by Nia Peeples.
Net Worth & Salary of Debbie Allen in 2021
As of October 2021, Debbie Allen has garnered a net worth of $4 million. Her major earning come from being a singer, actor, dancer, and songwriter. Many of her albums became a hit and were admired by the audience. She rose to fame with her first movie Purlie. She also founded the Debbie Allen academy to teach young dancers. She was also awarded an honorary Doctorate from North Carolina School Of Arts.
Debbie Allen is a singer, composer, and songwriter who rose to fame since she had made her debut in the film Fame. She had given many hits and also sung solo songs like a special look. The aura which Debbie Allen has given to singing, dancing is, undoubtedly marvellous.