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Debra Messing Biography

Debra Messing

Facts of Debra Messing

Date of Birth: 1968 , August-15
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch

Quick Timeline of Debra Messing

1968 Born in United States
2002 Appeared in The Monthman Prophecies
2008 Appeared in Nothing like the Holidays
2000 Married
2018 Total Net worth

Detail Timeline of Debra Messing

August 15 , 1968

Born in United States

Debra Lynn Messing was born in the Brooklyn borough, New York City, the United States and she was raised in East Greenwich, Rhode Island along with her family.


Appeared in The Monthman Prophecies

After her successful career as an actress, Debra appeared in an American supernatural horror mystery film directed by Mark Pellington, The Mothman Prophecies, along with Richard Gere and Laura Linney.  



Appeared in Nothing like the Holidays

Debra also appeared in a movie of Alfredo De Villa called Nothing Like the Holidays, which is based on a Puerto Rican family living in the area of Humboldt Park in Chicago facing what may be their last Christmas together.


September 3 , 2000


While Debra was studying at New York University, she met Daniel Zelman and they got married after dating for a long time. After sometimes she gave birth to a son Roman Walker Zelman.


Total Net worth

Debra is a very popular actress in the American film industry, who charge $250,000 thousand per episode. As of 2018, her current net worth is estimated to be $20 million.


Debra Lynn Messing, born on August 15, 1968, in the Brooklyn, New York City, the United States. Her mother Sandra Messing, worked as a professional singer, banker, travel and real estate agent whereas her father Brian Messing is a sales executive for a costume jewelry packaging manufacturer. At the age of three, she moved to East Greenwich, Rhode Island along with her parents and her elder brother, Brett. 

Debra was encouraged by her parents to be an actress. After graduation, she attended Brandeis University where she completed a Bachelor of Arts in Theater Arts, and also gained admission to the elite Graduate Acting Program at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. She also completed a Master of Fine Arts.

Debra debuted her acting career in an American television series, Angels in America, written by Tony Kushner. After a year, she appeared in an American police procedural drama television series, NYPD Blue, along with David Caruso

In 1995, Debra appeared in a romantic drama movie of Alfonso Arau, A Walk in the Clouds, along with Keanu Reeves. The story of this movie is based on a young soldier who is returning to his home from World War II and wants to settle down and start a family with the woman he impulsively married him just before enlisting.

Similarly, Debra appeared in numerous movies including Celebrity, The Mothman Prophecies, Along Came Polly, The Wedding Date, Open Season, Purple Violets, Lucky You, Lucky You, and Like Sunday, Like Rain.

Debra is an American by nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. She married her boyfriend, Daniel Zelman, after dating him for a long time. The couple blessed with a son Roman Walker Zelman. However, Debra couple couldn't continue her married life with her husband and the couple separated. On June 5, 2012, Debra filed for a divorce which was finalized on March 1, 2016. She also dated her boyfriend, Will Chase

As a popular actress, Debra earns a big amount of money from her professional acting career. She charges $250,000 thousand per episodes for television series. According to some source, her net worth is estimated to be $20 million.