Debra Messing Biography

  • Debra Messing

    Quick Facts Of Debra Messing

    Celebrated NameDebra Messing
    Age51 Years
    Nick Name
    Birth NameDebra Lynn Messing
    Birth Date1968-08-15
    Birth NationUSA
    Place Of BirthBrooklyn, New York
    EthnicityAshkenazi Jewish
    EducationNew York University – Tisch School of the Arts
    Educational QualificationB.A in Arts and M.A in Fine Arts
    FatherBrian Messing
    MotherSandra Messing
    Marital StatusMarried
    SpouseDaniel Zelman (M. 2000; Div. 2016)
    SonRoman Walker Zelman
    Height5 feet 8 inches
    Weight60 Kg
    Eye ColorBrown
    Hair ColorRed
    Body Measurement35-25-35 inches
    Bra Cup Size34A
    Dress Size6 (US)
    Shoe Size9.5 (US)
    Net Worth$20 Million
    Salary$125 Thousand per episode
    Source of WealthActing Career
    Sexual OrientationStraight
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  • Debra Messing, an American actress, who got a breakthrough role with the NBC sitcom, Will & Grace. She played a part of an interior designer, Grace, and got nominated for six Golden Globes. She also won Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series in 2003 and nominated for five times. Along with TV series, she also landed roles in the film industry like A walk in the clouds, Nothing like Holidays and so on. Here are lesser-known facts regarding the actress.

    Debra Messing Famous For


    What makes Debra Messing famous?

    Debra Messing is famous for portraying Grace Adler in the popular NBC sitcom, Will & Grace. For her stellar performance in the show, she won 5 Primetime Emmy Award nominations and 6 Golden Globe Award nominations. She managed to win an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.

    She also starred as Molly Kagan, the ex-wife of a Hollywood film mogul, on the television miniseries The Starter Wife, for which she received two Golden Globe nominations, a Primetime Emmy Award nomination and a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for her performance.

    Where is Debra Messing born?

    Recalling her early life, Debra was born in Brooklyn, New York. She is American by nationality, and her birth sign is Leo. Her ethnicity is Ashkenazi Jewish. She was born to parents Brian and Sandra Messing. 

    Regarding her education, She graduated from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts with a Bachelor’s degree in arts and a Master’s degree in Fine arts three years later.

    Debra Messing Career


    What is the profession of Debra Messing?

    • Debra Messing has been playing in many of the television with major roles were mostly she recognizes from her participation as “Grace Alder” which was the most popular television program she presented herself named Will & Grace.
    • Debra’s journey in the field started from the year 1994 and since then she is able to achieve great success and achievement in the industry with her notable work and presence. Debra also presented herself in “The Starter Wife” which also introduced Debra as a successful actress.
    • Debra’s in television, including: NYPD blue, 1994 and 1995; Seinfeld, 1996 and 1997; Ned and Stacey, 1995-97; Prey, 1997-98; Will and Grace,1998-;Jesus (movie), 1999; King of the Hill (voice), 2002; Along Came Polly,2004; Garfield (voice), 2014; Something Borrowed, 2004. Stage appearances include Off-Broadway theater productions, the early 1990s; Collected Stories, Manhattan Theater Club, 1997.
    • Messing starred in The Mysteries of Laura, a police procedural television show that premiered on September 2014. The series lasted for two seasons and ended in 2016. She portrayed Marjorie Houseman in the television remake of the film, Dirty Dancing (1987). It aired on ABC on May 2017.
    • She currently stars as Grace Adler in the revival of Will & Grace on NBC.

    What are the achievements of Debra Messing?

    Debra Messing has got various Awards such as TV Guide award for actress of the year in a comedy series, for Will & Grace, 2001; Golden Satellite award for best performance by an actress in a series, comedy or musical, International Press Academy, for Will & Grace; Emmy award for outstanding lead actress in a comedy series, Academy of Television Arts and Science, for Will & Grace, 2003.

    Debra Messing Husband


    Is Debra Messing married or not?

    Reflecting her personal life, Debra Messing is the mother of her son Roman Walker Zelman who was born from her love that she got a married relationship and his name is Daniel Zelman. Debra and Daniel got married in the year 2000 and since from the very first time they were in a deeply committed relationship but that could not last for a long duration of time and they got a divorce in 2016.

    Currently, Debra stated that she does not progress to get married as well as her ex-husband is the greatest lesson for her life. She is currently single and very happy too.

    How much net worth does Debra Messing?

    Debra Messing has an estimated net worth of $20 million US dollars as of 2019. She takes $125 thousand as salary per episode. She made a huge amount of money from television and films, not to mention her lucrative brand endorsement deals.

    Debra Messing Net Worth


    How tall is Debra Messing?

    Observing her body physics, Debra has a height of 5 feet 8 inches. Her body weighs 60kg. She has red hair and brown eyes. Furthermore, her body measurements are 35-25-35 inches. Her bra size is 34A, shoe size is 9.5 and dress size is 6.

  • Did You Know?

    • During her school days, Debra acted and sang in several productions at East Greenwich High School. She also took lessons in dance, singing, and acting.
    • Is severely allergic to flowers and perfumes.
    • Would have been litigator if she was not an actress.
    • Although she’s known for being a redhead, she’s actually a brunette.

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