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Overview (2)

Born in Hackensack, New Jersey, USA
Birth NameDeborah Ann Boone

Mini Bio (1)

Debby Boone was born in Hackensack, New Jersey on September 22, 1956 to Pat Boone and Shirley Boone. The third of four daughters, Debby followed the success of her father when she rocketed to stardom with the #1 song "You Light Up My Life" in 1977, earning Debby a Grammy Award for Best New Artist. In the 1980s, Debby's work mostly consisted of producing Contemporary Christian music albums, as well as starring in the 1984 TV movie Sins of the Past (1984). She is married to Gabriel Ferrer and is the daughter-in-law of the late actor José Ferrer and singer Rosemary Clooney.

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Spouse (1)

Gabriel Ferrer (1 September 1979 - present) ( 4 children)

Trivia (4)

Is arguably the most successful one-hit wonder of all time. Her recording of "You Light Up My Life" reached #1 in October 1977 and stayed there for 10 weeks, more than any song in the previous 21 years, yet she never had another Top 40 hit again.
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Direct descendant of Daniel Boone. Daughter of Pat Boone and Shirley Boone. Sister of Cherry Boone, Linda Boone, and Laura Boone. Granddaughter of Red Foley. Aunt of Jessica Corbin. Niece of Nick Todd. Cousin-in-law of George Clooney.
She and her husband Gabriel Ferrer (son of Rosemary Clooney and José Ferrer, and a first cousin to George Clooney) had four children: Jordan Alexander Ferrer (born July 8, 1980), twin girls (Gabrielle Monserrate Ferrer & Dustin Boone Ferrer, born September 17, 1983), and Tessa Ferrer (born March 30, 1986).

Personal Quotes (2)

It wasn't the best-managed career in the history of show business, obviously. I mean, I would love to be able to sing a medley of my hits, but I'm not complaining. [The Arizona Republic, March 16, 2003]
It was basically playing pinball with my career. An obstacle would come, and I'd go off in another direction. [The Arizona Republic, March 4, 2007]

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