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Who Is Debbie Allen? Know About Her Age, Height, Net Worth, Measurements, Personal Life, & Relationship

Andrew Published On Tue Aug 27 2019   Modified On Tue Aug 27 2019
Who Is Debbie Allen? Know About Her Age, Height, Net Worth, Measurements, Personal Life, & Relationship

Facts of Debbie Allen

Full NameDebbie Allen
First NameDebbie
Last NameAllen
Birth NameDeborah Kaye Allen
ProfessionActress
NationalityAmerica
EthnicityWhite
Birth CityHouston, Texas
Birth CountryUSA
Father NameAndrew Arthur Allen Jr
Father Professionplaywright
Mother NameVivian Ayers
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
HoroscopeCapricorn
SpouseNorm Nixon
No Of Children3
AwardsTony Awards for Audra McDonald
SibilingsPhylicia Rashad
FilmographyFame,Grey's Anatomy
EducationHoward University
ReligionChristianity
Height157 cm
Weight65 kg
Networth$3 M
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Insta Profile
Date of BirthJanuary 16,1950

Content

    Body and Relation Status of Debbie Allen

    How many children does Debbie Allen have ?3
    Who is Debbie Allen married with?Norm Nixon
    What is the height of Debbie Allen?157 cm
    What is the weight of Debbie Allen?65 kg

    Debbie Allen is a multi-talented American actress, dancer, choreographer, television director, as well as a television producer. She is well-known for starring as Dr. Catherine Avery in the famous TV series Grey's Anatomy (2005). Also, the lady is known by her as Lydia Grant in the hit series Fame (1982). Further, Allen is the younger sister of Phylicia Rashad who is an actress, director, and singer.

    Debbie Allen's Early Life, Family, Education

    The American actress was born as Deborah Kaye Allen in Houston, Texas on January 16th, 1950 with zodiac sign Capricorn. She is white by ethnicity and American by nationality.

    Allen in her early day's
    Allen in her early days

    Allen was born to the parents, Andrew Arthur Allen Jr. and Vivian Ayers. Her father was a Pulitzer prize winner as well as playwright whereas, her mother was a housewife of the Allen family who took care of her children strongly after the divorced in 1957.

    Regarding her educational background, the lady went to the Howard University where she earns a B.A degree in classical Greek literature, theatre, and speech.

    Later, joined HB Studio in New York to study acting. The actress also got honoris causa Doctorates from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts.

    Age, Height, Weight, Body Statistics

    Debbie posing for phootshoot
    Debbie posing for phootshoot
    • Age: The American actress is 69 years old as of 2019.
    • Height: She stands tall at a height of 5 feet 2 inches (157 cm) which is similar to Sarah Habel, Melinda Kinnaman, and Alanna Ubach.
    • Weight: Debbie Allen is weighed around 65 kg (135 Ibs).
    • Body Measurements: She has maintained her body with the measurements of 35 inches bust, 28 inches waist, and 36 inches hips.
    • Hair Color: Talking about her hair color its black.
    • Eye Color: Similarly, she has got light brown eyes.

    Personal Life: Husband, Marriage, & Daughter

    The beautiful actress is a married woman as she married her long-term partner Norm Nixon who is a retired former NBA player. 

    Allen attending Events with her husband, Norm Nixon
    Allen attending an event with her husband, Norm Nixon

    To date, they share three children, Norman Ellard Nixon known as a basketball player at Wofford College & Southern University, Vivian Nichole Nixon who is a passionate dance and DeVaughn Nixon.

    Looking at the past history the actress, Allen was also married to Win Wilford in between 1975 to 1983 but unfortunately, their married wouldn't last long and divorced in 1983 according to sites.google.

    Net Worth, Salary, & House

    Allen has an estimated net worth of $3 million as of August 2019. She earned a huge amount of fortune through being an actress, dancer, choreographer, television director, and television producer.

    Debbie currently lives a lavish life in Santa Manica, California where she owns a house with her spouse. Her house features 6 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 6,516, square feet and was built in 1926.

    The actress has also starred in the series Grey's Anatomy where one of her castmates named Ellen Pompeo earns around $350,000 per episode so we can pretty much assume that she might also earn a similar amount of wages from the series.

    Career

    She started a career with her Broadway debut in the chorus of Purlie and made her television debut in the TV sitcom Good Times. 

    Debbie attending 12th annual BMI Urban Awards Function
    Debbie attending 12th annual BMI Urban Awards Function

    As per her film debut, Allen first appeared as Lydia Grant in the movie Fame of 1980 which by directed by Alan Parker and later she was nominated for the Emmy Awards for best actress.

    Moving on to 1981, where she had a breakthrough role of Sarah, in the movie version of the best-selling novel Ragtime and eventually earned a Tony Awards for Audra McDonald.

    Quick Facts About Debbie Allen

    Who is Debbie Allen?

    Debbie Allen is an American actress, dancer, choreographer, and television director.

    How old is she?

    She is 69 years old.

    How tall is she?

    She stands tall at a height of 5 feet 2 inches (157 cm).

    What is her net worth?

    Her net worth is estimated to be around $3 million as of August 2019.