American singer-songwriter and actress debbie gibson is well known as a teen pop star of the 1980s with hits such as Only in my Dreams, Shake Your Love, and Foolish Beat. Gibson has since forged a successful career in acting, television, and film. Her many ventures in the entertainment industry have contributed significantly to her wealth.
The first of her albums was released in 1987 and spawned several worldwide hits. It was certified triple platinum by the Recording Business Relationship of America. Her second album Electric Youth also generated a number of singles that topped the Billboard Hot 100 charts. These hits made Gibson the youngest artist to write, produce, and record a single that hit number one on the chart.
In addition to her music career, she has also starred in numerous theatrical productions. Her notable performances include the narrator in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, the title character in Cinderella, Velma Kelly in Chicago, and Sally Bowles in Cabaret. She also made a splash in the movie arena as a cameo actor in Rock of Ages.
Gibson has a quiet personal life and does not have children. She was previously engaged to entrepreneur Jonathan Kanterman and has been linked with Dr. Rutledge Taylor, Joey Gian, Constantine Maroulis, and Lorenzo Lamas. She has also been an active advocate for Lyme disease awareness and fundraising.