Disney Channel has introduced the world to many young talented artists who grew up in front of the people’s eyes. Whether it is the acting or music industry, former Disney stars have found much success in their career. Among the many child stars who have since transitioned to take up grown up roles is the talented Debby Ryan.
Having first found prominence through her Disney Channel works, Debby Ryan has since worked on many popular projects. In addition to acting, she has also put out music over the years. But besides her professional journey people are also interested in knowing more about her personal life.
Where Is Debby Ryan From?
The talented star was born Deborah Ann Ryan on May 13, 1993 in Huntsville, Alabama. Debby Ryan’s father worked as a civilian consultant to the US military which resulted in the family moving around in various places in Europe. She reportedly grew up with her brother and lived in Germany till she was 10.
Moreover, Debby stated that she started performing in professional theaters on an American base in Germany at the age of seven. She continued to act after returning to America and settling in Texas with her family.
Talking about her educational background, Debby has described herself as a nerd while in school. However, Ryan opened up about being bullied for being a mascot and member of her school’s chess club while in middle school. Further information about her studies have been kept hidden.
When Did Debby Ryan’s Professional Journey Start?
As stated above, Debby Ryan had started performing on stage on an American base in Germany when she was seven. She then started appearing in television commercials in her early teenage years before making her television debut on the children’s show, Barney & Friends.
Her first movie role was in the 2007 film Barney: Let’s Go to the Firehouse. Following this, she booked a part in the feature film The Longshots in 2008.
Debby Ryan started playing the character Bailey Pickett in the Disney Channel Original Series The Suite Life on Deck and Yay Me! Starring London Tipton in 2007. She reprised the role in the TV movie The Suite Life Movie, and Disney series mashups, Wizards on Deck with Hannah Montana, Hannah Montana and Wizards of Waverly Place.
Besides these, Ryan worked on many movies and television series such as What If…, 16 Wishes, R.L. Stine’s the Haunting Hour, Radio Rebel, Private Practice. She continued to star in several projects throughout the 2010s including the Netflix series, Insatiable. The show went on for two seasons and Debby received positive praise for her performance.
Few of Debby Ryan’s recent projects include Horse Girl, The Opening Act, Night Teeth, Spin Me Round and The Resort. Moreover, she has also served as a director in 4 episodes of the show.
How Much Is Debby Ryan’s Net Worth?
Having worked on numerous television series and movies over the years has led to Debby Ryan’s net worth estimated to be around $4 million. She has found much success in her acting career and has also tired her hand in directing and producing projects.
Furthermore, Debby’s fortune also includes her earnings as a recording artist. She has put out several songs as a solo artist and also with her band The Never Ending. With the band, Ryan released the EP, One in June 2014. Well, she has also lent her voice for songs in other collections.
Who Is Debby Ryan Married To?
Talking about her personal life, The Suite Life on Deck star is happily married. Debby Ryan’s husband is Josh Dun, the drummer for the popular band, Twenty One Pilots. The couple first started dating in 2013 but broke up in 2014. They resumed their relationship but kept it a secret for many years.
Debby and Josh tied the knot on December 31, 2019 in Austin, Texas. The wedding was a whirlwind since the pair planned the ceremony in just 28 days. They had been engaged for a year before finally exchanging vows in front of their family. The duo are now enjoying their time as a married couple and we wish them well.