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						James Debarge

James Debarge

Date of Birth August 22, 1963
Age 59 years, 6 months, 3 days
Place of Birth Detroit
Country United States
Profession R&B Singer
Horoscope Leo

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James Debarge is a famous R&B Singer, born on August 22, 1963 in United States. As of January 9, 2023, James Debarge’s net worth is $250 Thousand. He made a guest appearance on rapper J-Ro’s album 818 Antics.

Parents Etterlene DeBarge, Robert Louis DeBarge, Sr.
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Siblings Bobby DeBarge, Bunny DeBarge, El DeBarge, MORE
Spouse Janet Jackson
Children(s) Kristinia DeBarge, Tori DeBarge, James DeBarge, Jr.


American R&B singer who was one of the members of the family music group DeBarge. James Curtis DeBarge (born August 22, 1963) is an American R&B/soul singer. DeBarge was one of the members of the singing family vocal group DeBarge, who became famous with their mid-1980s songs “All This Love”, “Love Me in a Special Way”, “Rhythm of the Night”, and “Who’s Holding Donna Now”..

He has three children: Kristinia born in 1990, James Jr. born in 1998 and Tori born in 2001.

DeBarge is also known for his 1984 marriage to pop singer Janet Jackson. The marriage was annulled in 1985 due to his cocaine addiction. During their marriage, they lived at the Jackson family home Hayvenhurst. In 2016, DeBarge claimed on Growing Up Hip-Hop that he and Jackson have a daughter. DeBarge’s mother Etterlene and his sister Bunny also believe Jackson had his child.

Ethnicity, religion & political views

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DeBarge has three children: daughter Kristinia (born March 8, 1990), son James, Jr. (born 1998), and his youngest, daughter Tori (born 2001). Kristinia appeared on 2003’s American Idol spin-off American Juniors, and later received a recording contract through Island Def Jam Records.

James Debarge Net Worth

James Debarge is one of the richest R&B Singer & listed on most popular R&B Singer. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, James Debarge's net worth $250 Thousand.

Net Worth $250 Thousand
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Source of Income R&B Singer
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House Living in own house.

He and his brothers started the band DeBarge in the early 1980s and released their self-titled debut album in 1981.

DeBarge has three children: daughter Kristinia (born March 8, 1990), son James, Jr. (born 1998), and his youngest, daughter Tori (born 2001). Kristinia appeared on 2003’s American Idol spin-off American Juniors, and later received a recording contract through Island Def Jam Records.

He is the seventh child born to Robert DeBarge Sr. and Etterlene Abney DeBarge. Like all of his siblings, he was born and raised on the East Side of Detroit, Michigan. The family later relocated to Grand Rapids, Michigan. As of 2000, DeBarge has worked with DJ Quik on such tracks as “Tha Divorce Song”, as well as “Get Nekkid” by slain rapper Mausberg. Also, in 2004, DeBarge made a song with the “Haitian Sensation” Won-G for a remix called “Nothing’s Wrong”, using the instrumental for the Quik/DeBarge track “Tha Divorce Song”. Debarge also made a small guest appearance in 2006 on the album 818 Antics, by rapper J-Ro, who is associated with the rap group Tha Liks.

DeBarge performed with brothers El and Mark during a gospel service in late 2007. DeBarge is a practicing Christian.

James Debarge Wife

According to our records, James Debarge married to Janet Jackson. As of January 12, 2023, James Debarge’s is not dating anyone.

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Facts & Trivia

Ranked on the list of most popular R&B Singer. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United States. James Debarge celebrates birthday on August 22 of every year.

Did James and Janet have a child?

In her new documentary, Janet Jackson denies the rumor that she had a child with James DeBarge. “Back in the day they were saying that I had a child and I kept it secret,” she said.

What happened James DeBarge?

In 2012 DeBarge was imprisoned after being arrested for assault with a deadly weapon and drugs charges. He was released from prison three years later in 2015.

What happened to Janet Jackson and James DeBarge?

DeBarge and Jackson secretly got married in 1984, with Jackson getting the blessings from her sister LaToya Jackson. However, the marriage was annulled just one year later in 1985. In her “Janet Jackson” documentary, the singer says DeBarge’s drug use led to his long absences.

What happen to Janet Jackson first husband?

Why did Janet Jackson and James DeBarge divorce? The pair had their marriage annulled in 1985 due to DeBarge’s alleged drug addiction. In a new documentary, Jackson recalled being left alone at a hotel for three hours right after getting married to DeBarge.

Why did Janet leave her husband?

The couple announced their split in 2017 with cultural differences and abuse reported as contributing factors. Just three months after Jackson gave birth to her son Eissa, they announced their split. Per The Sun, cultural differences were one of the reasons for the breakup.

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