El Debarge early life
El Debarge is a native of Detroit in Michigan and was the sixth of ten children of Robert Louis DeBarge and Etterlene DeBarge. He initially started to be part of a choir at a local church. He spent several years with music educator Ricky Callier, and in 1975 he expressed his desire to become a performer.
El Debarge career
The DeBarges was their first album on which the whole family worked. The collection was noted for most of its songs. Then he also worked on All This Love (1982), In a Special Way (1983), and Rythm of the Night (1985). The rhythm of the night was mostly worked upon by El without much help from his siblings. He also produced solo albums after that – El Debarge (1986), Gemini (1989), In the Storm (1992), etc.
El Debarge personal life
DeBarge had a problematic childhood facing his parent’s tumultuous marriage. He expressed his feelings via the book written by his mum in later years. He became the father to his first child at the age of 16 and eventually fathered 11 more children. He was very close to Bobby and is said to have never recovered fully out of his death.
As of 2021, El Debarge’s net worth is about $1.5 million.
|Net worth||$1.5 million|
|Profession||Singer-Songwriter, Musician, and Producer|
El Debarge discography
- EL DeBarge – 1986
- Gemini – 1989
- In the Storm – 1992
- Heart, Mind, and Soul – 1994
- Second Chance – 2010
- Ultimate Collection – 2003
El Debarge birth name
His complete birth name is Eldra Patrick “El” DeBarge and is popularly called “El..”
El Debarge birthday
He was born on the 4th of June in 1961. He is a Gemini and was born in the year of Ox.
El Debarge born
El Debarge was taken to a Christian family in Detroit in 1961 and was sixth on the ten siblings’ trail to the DeBarge family.
El Debarge age
He was born in the year 1961 and is currently thriving at the age of 59 years.
El Debarge height
He is 5’9 in height. Or 1.7 meters tall.
El Debarge which company for work
Some of the labels he got associated with are Warner Bros., Interscope Records, Motown Records, Gordy Records, Hip-O Records.
El Debarge occupation
Eldra Patrick “El” DeBarge is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and producer. He was the first face of his family group, “DeBarge,” and eventually started singling solo after his brother Johnny’s death.
El Debarge wife
His current wife is Tracey Ferguson.
El Debarge x wife
His ex-wives are – Bobbie Debarge and Monique DeBarge.
El Debarge children
He has a total of twelve children, seven sons and five daughters-
- Kennedy DeBarge (Daughter)
- Jordan DeBarge (Daughter)
- Bobbie Debarge (Daughter)
- Adris Debarge (Daughter)
- Melody Robinson (Daughter)
- Kyndall (Son)
- Zach DeBarge (Son)
- Tanen DeBarge (Son)
- El DeBarge, Jr. (Son)
- Noah Debarge (Son)
- Nicholas DeBarge (Son)
- Joshua Ferguson (Son)
El Debarge, son
He has seven sons, namely Kyndall (Son), Zach DeBarge (Son), Tanen DeBarge (Son), El DeBarge, Jr. (Son), Noah Debarge (Son), Nicholas DeBarge (Son), Joshua Ferguson (Son)
El Debarge, Daughter
He has five daughters, namely – Kennedy DeBarge (Daughter), Jordan DeBarge (Daughter), Bobbie Debarge (Daughter), Adris Debarge (Daughter), Melody Robinson (Daughter)
El Debarge family
His parents were Etterlene DeBarge and Robert Louis DeBarge, Sr. He was nearer to his siblings, especially to Johnny and Chico.
El Debarge father
His father is Robert Louis DeBarge, Sr.
El Debarge mother
His mother is Etterlene DeBarge.
El Debarge brothers
His brother is – Bobby DeBarge, Chico DeBarge, James DeBarge, Mark DeBarge, Randy DeBarge, Thomas DeBarge, Darryl DeBarge.
El Debarge siblings
El was the sixth child in a list of ten siblings. Here is a full list of his siblings –
- Bobby DeBarge – Brother
- Bunny DeBarge – Sister
- Chico DeBarge – Brother
- James DeBarge – Brother
- Mark DeBarge – Brother
- Randy DeBarge – Brother
- Carol “Peaches” DeBarge – Sister
- Thomas DeBarge – Brother
- Darryl DeBarge – Brother
El Debarge albums
His famous albums include El DeBarge (1986), Gemini (1989), In the Storm (1992), Heart, Mind, and Soul (1994), Second Chance (2010)
El Debarge best songs
Some of his best songs are Who’s Johnny; I like it, Another Chance, Close to you, Stay with me, heart, mind and soul, There will never be, lay with you.
El Debarge movies
Jumping the Broom release in the year 2011 and grossed around USD 37.71 million. The movie was directed by Salim Akil and was about the collision of two Afro – American families that come from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds.
El Debarge real name
His full name is Eldra Patrick “El” DeBarge and is popularly called El DeBarge.
El Debarge nicknames
His name is Eldra Patrick DeBarge, and he is popularly called “El.”
El Debarge religion
This part is not yet revealed though he was born to an Afro-American family who followed Christianity.
El Debarge nationality
El Debarge is an American national by birth.
El Debarge zodiac sign
He was born on 4th June 1961 and is a Gemini.
El Debarge house and residence
He is said to live in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the United States, with his family.
El Debarge interesting facts
- He is the lead singer of the family R&B group DeBarge and is known for singles like “Rhythm of the Night” and “All This Love.”
- Before getting fame, he uses to perform gospel music at a local church.
- His most loved song was “Who’s Johnny,” and he has been nominated three times for Grammy Awards.
- He first became a father at the age of 16 years and eventually had twelve children.
- He has collaborated with Quincy Jones.