Debby Boone
Debby Boone
Celebrated Name: Debby Boone
Real Name/Full Name: Deborah Anne Boone
Gender: Female
Age: 67 years old
Birth Date: 22 September 1956
Birth Place: Hackensack, New Jersey, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.69 m
Weight: 58 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Husband/Spouse (Name): Gabriel Ferrer (m. 1979)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Tessa Ferrer, Gabi Ferrer, Jordan Alexander Ferrer, Dustin Boone Ferrer)
Dating/Boyfriend (Name): N/A
Is Debby Boone Lesbian? No
Profession: Singer, author, and actress
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $12 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Debby Boone is a popular singer, actress, and author from America who is best known for her 1977 hit, “You Light Up My Life,” which remained on the number one spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for more than ten weeks. She is a three-time Grammy Award winner and has appeared in several musical theater productions.

Maybe you know about Debby Boone very well, but do you know how old and tall is she and what is her net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Debby Boone’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Deborah Anne Boone was born on 22 September 1956, in Hackensack, New Jersey, the U.S., to her parents Pat Boone and Shirley Foley Boone. Her father is a renowned singer and actor while her mother also comes from a family of country music artists. When she was 14 years old, Boone started touring musical concerts with her parents.

She has three siblings, and together they formed a band known as the Boones or Boone Girls. Together, they released several gospel musics and singles for the Curb record label.

Personal Life

Debby Boone got married to her husband Gabriel Ferrer in 1979, who is an ordained priest in the Episcopal Church. Together, they are the parents of four children; Tessa Ferrer, Gabi Ferrer, Jordan Alexander Ferrer, and Dustin Boone Ferrer.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 22 September 1956, Debby Boone is 67 years old as of today’s date 25th May 2024. Her height is 1.69 m tall, and her weight is 58 kg.


Debby Boone started her career at a very young age when she released the song “When The Lovelight Starts Shining Through His Eyes” in 1975 along with her sisters. The song reached the number 25 spot in Billboard’s AC charts.

In 1977, she recorded the song “Hasta Mañana” which also charted at number 32. In the same year, Boone released her first solo single “You Light Up My Life,” which became the biggest hit of the 1970s. The song lasted for consecutive ten weeks at number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and also earned her a Grammy Award and an American Music Award.

After becoming an overnight success, Boone went on a musical tour with her father and appeared in many television talk shows and series. In 1978, she released her second music album “Midstream,” which was not as successful as the previous one. Later, Boone began focusing on country music and released her first country single, “In Memory of Your Love,” in 1978. She did the remake of the song “My Heart Has a Mind of Its Own,” which fizzled at number 11 in the charts.

Boone’s next music album, “Love Has No Reason,” was produced by Larry Butler, which resulted in the No. 1 Country. She released her first contemporary Christian music single “With My Song” in 1980. Some other albums in this genre include Surrender (1983), Choose Life (1985), Be Thou My Vision (1989), and Home For Christmas (1989).

Boone made her debut as a television actor in the 1978 television series “The Gift of the Magi.” She also starred in two television shows on NBC, The Same Old Brand New Me (1980) and One Step Closer (1982). Boone made her debut as a stage musical actress in “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers.” She remained an occasional stage musical actress and performed in many iconic stages and venues like the Lincoln Center, Starlight Theater in Kansas City, Westbury (New York) Music Fair, Fair Park Music Hall (Dallas), Orange County Performing Arts Center, and others.

Awards & Achievements

Debby Boone has won several awards in her illustrious career. She has won three Grammy Awards in nine nominations; Best New Artist (1977), Best Inspirational Performance (1980), and Best Gospel Performance – Duo/Group (1983).

Boone has also won Dove Awards twice; Best Album by a Secular Artist, With My Song (1981), and Best Album by a Secular Artist, Surrender (1984). In 1977, she received the Top New Female Vocalist award at the Academy of Country Music. The following year, she won the Music City News award in the category of “Best New Female Artist.”

Net Worth & Salary of Debby Boone in 2024

Debby Boone Net Worth
Debby Boone Net Worth

As of May 2024, Debby Boone has an estimated net worth of more than $12 million. She has made this huge fortune through her successful career as a singer, actress, and author.

Boone has released several commercially hit music albums such as You Light Up My Life (1977), Debby Boone (1979), With My Song (1980), Be Thou My Vision (1989), and others.

Along with her husband, Boone has written several best-selling children’s books. Some of the other popular books written by her include Debby Boone So Far (1981), Bedtime Hugs for Little Ones (1998), Welcome to This World (1996), and many more.

She also performs at several musical events, stage shows, and live concerts, which also helps in increasing her net worth significantly.

Debby Boone is one of the most renowned artists in the world. She started her career at a very young age and has been able to make a name for herself through hard work and dedication.


  1. Debby Boone is so sweet! This 5’3″ singer dancer loves everything she does! Her You Light Up My Life song in 1977 spent 17 weeks #1 on the WLS Big 89 charts and destroyed the field! She looks nice in long gowns but like 4’10” Cathy Rigby and 5’3″ Annette Funicello generally wears slacks. She loves her 4 kids and I love you Debby!


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