In 1993, Deborah got married to Mark Kirsch. Mark Kirsch is a lawyer by profession. It is also believed that they had romantic love affairs for several years before getting married. They are still together.
As a child, Deborah spends her childhood days in several countries. After being back to United States, she joined Barnard College with a major in English Literature. She finally earned her Bachelor of Arts in 1987. While she was still attending her college, she joined NBC where she worked as a news assistant. Following her graduation, she joined Conde Nast and served them as a researcher at GQ Magazine. After spending years in Europe and Asia, she returned back to United States and began working at Time, Inc as a Special Correspondent. In 1992, she joined NY1 News covering the news in several sectors. In 2000, she began working at CNN as a New York based correspondent. She has also reported several trials and convictions. Her net worth is expected to be high.