Debbie Gibson

LOS ANGELES - JUN 08: DEBBIE GIBSON arrives to the "Rock of Age

Gibson in 2012, photo by DFree/

Birth Name: Deborah Ann Gibson

Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: August 31, 1970

*Father – German, possibly Russian, possibly other
*mother – Italian/Sicilian

Debbie Gibson is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress.

Debbie is the daughter of Diane and Joseph Gibson. She has said of her ancestry:

Italian/Sicilian and part German and possibly some Russian. My Dad was an orphan who was unsure of all his roots !

About her father’s surname, Gibson, she added, “Not his real name. It was Schultz. German. His mom remarried a GIBSON n changed his name but left him in orphanage😞” She has also said:

This year is like the Italian New York broads… A lot of people don’t know, I’m Italian… So, I’m nice until pushed, and my Italian temper can flare up a little bit.

She added that her maternal grandparents’ ancestry is “100%” Italian.

Debbie’s maternal grandfather was named Albert Pustizzi.

Debbie’s maternal grandmother was named Josephine.


10 Responses

  1. savanna says:

    Her maternal grandparents are both “100%” Italian.

    Can you write her ethnicity like this:
    *German, possibly Russian, other (father)
    *Italian/Sicilian (mother)

    The “other” should be there for her father since his parentage is unclear.

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