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Debby Ryan, Biography, Age, Height, Net Worth, Instagram, Movies

Debby Ryan Biography
Real NameDebby Ann Ryan
Date of Birth May 13, 1993
Birth PlaceHuntsville, Alabama
Birth SignTaurus
ProfessionActress, Singer
FamilyFather: John Ryan
Mother: Missy Ryan
Siblings: Chase Ryan
Height 5’5″ (165 cm)

Debby Ryan Bio / Wiki

Deborah Ann “Debby” Ryan is an American actress and singer. Ryan is best known for starring as Bailey Pickett in the Disney Channel Original Series The Suite Life on Deck. The Suite Life on Deck established Ryan as a teenager idol and have become the most-watched children’s show on television since its premiere in October 2008.[3][4] Ryan started acting in professional theatres at the age of seven; in 2007 she appeared in the Barney & Friends straight-to-DVD film Barney: Let’s move to the Firehouse and then was discovered in a nationwide search by Disney. She is also known for appearing in the 2008 film The Longshots as Edith.

In 2010, she starred in the film, 16 Wishes, which was the most-watched cable program on the day of its premiere on the Disney Channel and one among the most-watched movies on television. Additionally, 16 Wishes introduced Ryan to new audiences, like the contemporary adult audiences since the movie received high viewership in the adults demo (18-34). Ryan starred in the independent theatrical film, What If…, which premiered on August 20, 2010.

Debby Ryan Family

Debby’s was keen about acting since a really young age and had participated in several competitions. She had started performing in plays at the tender age of seven. Her father, John Ryan was a military man and because of his nature of job, Debby lived in various parts of Europe. She was a quiet child and her mother, Missy Ryan used to pull her out of her hiding place.

Debby considers her guitarist elder brother Chase Ryan as her role model. The brother-sister duo has even performed for the songs of albums that were either produced or written by Debby. The talented artist also handles a music blog, wherein she released the promos of her songs.

Debby Ryan Career

Debby started her journey by appearing in commercials like that of the gadget ‘iDog’ and various others, during her early teens. At the age of 13, Debby made her first onscreen appearance in a television series named ‘Barney and Friends’. Her first lead role was in the series ‘The Suite Life on Deck’, a sitcom aired on ‘Disney Channel’ in 2008. After this Ryan bagged the lead role in the independent film, ‘What if…’, wherein she shared the screen with actors Kevin Sorbo and Kristy Swanson.

Later, she starred in an adult film titled ‘16 wishes’, for which she also penned songs. Debby’s entry into ‘Hollywood’ was also quite early, she first appeared in the movie ‘Barney: Let’s move to the Firehouse’ in 2007 and till date, she has appeared in five movies.

‘The Suite Life on Deck’ and ‘16 wishes’ brought her fame as an actor, a song writer and producer, as a results of which she launched her own series, titled ‘Jessie’. apart from acting and producing, Debby even directed an episode of this series which earned her the reputation of being the youngest director within the history of television. The youngster has also essayed quite few mature roles, like the one she played in one among the episodes of ‘Private Practice’.

This talented youngster has produced several projects, which include ‘Jessie’ also as several music albums. Ryan was also involved in the making of 16 songs, belonging to of various albums, wherein she played different roles, such as that of a singer, songwriter and co-producer/producer.

Debby is also a member of the band named ‘Debby and the Never Ending’, which was formed in 2012. She released her first ever full length album ‘One’ on 24th June, 2014. Her band members, who Debby also apparently considers her best friends, include Kyle Moore, Carman Kubanda, Edwin Carranza, Johnny Franco and Harry Allen respectively.

Debby Ryan Controversies

Humans often make mistakes, but accepting them and refraining from repeating is very important. Quite recently, Debby was busted for drinking and driving. according to news reports, Debby was arrested on 5th April, around 19:00 hours in los angeles, when she crashed her car into a black ‘Mercedes’. Police conducted a couple of tests and concluded that Debby had consumed alcohol and the amount in her blood was 0.11%. a person present in the car was injured, because of which the actress was booked for ‘DUI’ (Driving under Influence).

Therefore, the young singer was released the next day after paying a heavy fine of $100,000. After the news broke out, Ryan tweeted “Over the previous couple of days I have had a chance to think my actions, and i wish I had a better judgment.” She also added “I recognize that i’m a role model and have always worked hard to set a good example for millions of my fans. i’m sorry to disappoint everyone.”

Debby Ryan Boyfriends & Affairs

Debby Ryan and actor Jason Dolley dated from 2008 to January 2009.

Jason Dolley and Debby Ryan
Jason Dolley and Debby Ryan

Debby Ryan and actor Sean Marquette dated in 2009.

Sean Marquette and Debby Ryan
Sean Marquette

Debby Ryan and British actor Gregg Sulkin dated from February 2008 to January 2010.

Gregg Sulkin and Debby Ryan
Gregg Sulkin and Debby Ryan

Debby Ryan is rumored to have linked up with actor Lucas Till in 2010.

Lucas Till and Debby Ryan
Lucas Till

Spencer Boldman is rumored to have had a fling with Debby Ryan in September 2013.

Spencer Boldman and Debby Ryan
Spencer Boldman and Debby Ryan

Twenty One Pilots drummer Josh Dun and Debby Ryan were in a relationship from May 2013 to September 2014. However they got back together in 2016.

Josh Dun and Debby Ryan
Josh Dun and Debby Ryan

Debby Ryan Net Worth

Ryan is an American actress and singer who has a net worth of $4 million.

Debby Ryan Instagram, YouTube, Twitter

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Debby Ryan Fast Facts

  • Father was in the military; she lived in Germany for 3 years before returning to the U.S. when she was 10.
  • Was a school mascot (a wildcat) in secondary school and was on the chess team.
  • Appeared in commercials for iDog and the of Life: Twists and Turns.
  • Host of the inaugural AllyKatzz Tween Girl Summit Music Festival in 2009.
  • Watched Sixteen Candles to organize for her 2010 film 16 Wishes, about a teen who makes a secret wish list for her 16th birthday and they begin to come true.
  • Plays guitar and keyboards and has recorded songs for her movies 16 Wishes and Radio Rebel (2012), and the TV shows The Suite Life on Deck and Jessie.
  • Active in the charities Friends for Change and Free the youngsters.

Debby Ryan Filmography

Television roles

2006Barney and FriendsDebbyRecurring role (Season 10)
2008Jonas Brothers: Living the DreamHerselfEpisode: “Hello Hollywood”
2008–11The Suite Life on DeckBailey Pickett/Princess ZariaMain role/ Episode: Season 2 18 “Can You Dig It?”
2009Wizards of Waverly PlaceBailey Pickett/Princess ZariaEpisode: “Cast Away (To Another Show)”
2009Hannah MontanaBailey Pickett/Princess ZariaEpisode: “Super(stitious) Girl”
201016 WishesAbigail “Abby” JensenTelevision film
2011The Suite Life MovieBailey PickettTelevision film
2011R. L. Stine’s The Haunting Hour: The SeriesSteffani HowardEpisode: “Wrong Number”
2011PrankStarsHerselfEpisode: “Something to Chew On”
2011Disney’s Friends for Change GamesHerself / Contestant5 episodes, part of Blue Team
2011Private PracticeHayleyEpisode: “The Breaking Point”
2011–2015JessieJessie PrescottLead role
2011-2015JessieJessie Prescottdirected 4 episodes
2012Zeke and LutherCourtney MillsEpisode: “There’s No Business Like Bro Business”
2012The GladesChrista JohnsonEpisode: “Fountain of Youth”
2012Radio RebelTara AdamsTelevision film
2012Austin & AllyJessie PrescottEpisode: “Austin & Jessie & Ally All Star New Year”
2013We DayHost7th edition
2013The Coppertop Flop ShowHerself2 episodes
2013Good Luck CharlieJessie PrescottEpisode: “Good Luck Jessie: NYC Christmas”
2013Kristin’s Christmas PastHaddieTelevision film
2014Mighty MedJade / RemixEpisode: “Guitar Superhero”
2014Ultimate Spider-ManJessie PrescottVoice; episode: “Halloween Night at the Museum”
2014Fashion PoliceGuest mentorEpisode: “Debby Ryan and Jamie Chung”
2015Girl Meets WorldAubreyEpisode: “Girl Meets Demolition”[78]
2015Goldie & BearThumbelinaVoice; episode: “Thumbulina’s Wild Ride”
2016The Mysteries of LauraLucy DiamondRecurring role (Season 2)
2016Sing It!Holli HolidayMain role
2017Daytime DivasMaddie FinnEpisodes: “Lunch Is on Us” and “Shut It Down”
2017The TalkGuest hostEpisode: “May 17”
2018–19InsatiablePatricia “Patty” BladellLead role


2007Barney: Let’s Go to the FirehouseTeenage Girl
2008The LongshotsEdith Smith
2010What If…Kimberly “Kim” Walker
2011The Hangover HollywoodHerself
2012Secret of the WingsSpike
2014Muppets Most WantedSavana
2017Rip TideCora
2018Cover VersionsMaple
2018Every DayJolene
2018Life of the PartyJennifer
2020Horse GirlNikki
TBANight Teeth 
TBAThe Opening Act 


“We Ended Right”
(featuring Chad Hively and Chase Ryan)
2011Radio Rebel

Promotional Singles

“Made of Matches”2011Non-album single
“We Got the Beat”2012Radio Rebel

Other Appearances

“Hakuna Matata”2010Disneymania 7
“A Wish Comes True Everyday”201016 Wishes
“Open Eyes”201017 Wishes
“Hey, Jessie”2012Make Your Mark: Ultimate Playlist
“Deck the Halls”2012Disney Channel Holiday Playlist
“Favorite Time of Year”2013Disney Holidays Unwrapped
“Face 2 Face”2013Austin & Ally: Turn It Up
“Best Year”2014Disney Channel Play It Loud

Music videos

“A Wish Comes True Every Day”2010Peter DeLuise
“Open Eyes”2010Peter DeLuise
“Deck the Halls”2010N/A
“Made of Matches”2011Neill Fearnley
“We Got the Beat”2012Peter Howitt
“Ever Enough” (by A Rocket to the Moon)2013Mark Staubach[80]
“Level of Concern” (by Twenty One Pilots)2020Reel Bear Media[81]

Debby Ryan Awards and nominations

2008Celebrity Love AwardsFavorite ActressThe Suite Life on DeckNominated
2009Celebrity Love AwardsFavorite ActressThe Suite Life on DeckNominated
2009Poptastic AwardsFavorite Television ActressThe Suite Life on DeckNominated
2009Poptastic AwardsFemale NewcomerThe Suite Life on DeckWon
2010Celebrity Love AwardsFavorite ActressThe Suite Life on DeckNominated
2010Hollywood Teen TV AwardsTeen Pick Actress: ComedyThe Suite Life on DeckNominated
2010Body Peace AwardOutstanding AdvocateThe Suite Life on DeckWon
2010Nickelodeon UK Kids’ Choice AwardsBest Television ActressThe Suite Life on DeckWon
2011Young Artist AwardBest Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special Leading or Supporting Young Actress16 WishesNominated
2012Popstar AwardsTV ActressJessieWon
2012Popstar AwardsFemale Style IdolHerselfNominated
2012Teen Icon Awards“Iconic Heart”HerselfNominated
2014Kids’ Choice AwardsFavorite TV ActressJessieNominated
2014Teen Choice AwardsChoice TV Actress: ComedyJessieNominated
2015Kids’ Choice AwardsFavorite TV ActressJessieNominated