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El Debarge

Biography

Lead singer from the family R&B group DeBarge, known for singles like “Rhythm of the night time” and “ALL OF THIS Like.” He continues to be presented on singles for additional performers, like “Following the Dance” by Fourplay. He performed gospel music at his regional chapel. He and DeBarge had been authorized by Motown Information in the past due 1970s. He’s most widely known for his single hit track “Who’s Johnny.” He continues to be nominated for three Grammy honours.? He’s the daddy of twelve kids, the to begin which he previously when he was fifteen years of age. He offers collaborated with Quincy Jones.

Quick Facts


Full Name El DeBarge
Date Of Birth June 4, 1961
Place Of Birth Detroit, MI
Height 1.75 m
Profession R&B Singer
Nationality American
Spouse Tracey Ferguson
Children Adris Debarge, Kendall Ferguson, Zach DeBarge, Melody Robinson, Bobbie Debarge, Nicholas DeBarge, Tanen DeBarge, Joshua Ferguson, Noah Debarge, El DeBarge, Jr., Jordan DeBarge, Kennedy DeBarge, Lay with You, All This Love, Who's Johnny
Parents Etterlene DeBarge, Robert Louis DeBarge, Sr., Lay with You, All This Love, Who's Johnny
Siblings Lay with You, All This Love, Who's Johnny, Chico DeBarge, James DeBarge, Bunny DeBarge, Bobby DeBarge, Randy DeBarge, Mark DeBarge, Thomas DeBarge, Darryl DeBarge, Carol "Peaches" DeBarge
Music Groups DeBarge, Black Men United, Lay with You, All This Love, Who's Johnny
Nominations Grammy Award for Best R&B Album, Grammy Award for Best R&B Song, Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance, Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals, Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul Single - Group, Band or Duo, Soul Train Music Awards: The Ashford & Simpson Songwriter’s Award, Lay with You, All This Love, Who's Johnny
Movies Jumping the Broom
Star Sign Gemini

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#Fact
1Brother-in-law of Teri DeBarge.
2Son of Etterlene 'Mama' DeBarge.
3Father, with Monique DeBarge, of daughter Adris Debarge.
4Uncle of Kristinia DeBarge, Bobby DeBarge Jr., Christian DeBarge, Andrew DeBarge, Janae Jordan.
5Brother of Bobby DeBarge (died of AIDS in 1995), Bunny DeBarge, Randy DeBarge, Mark DeBarge, James DeBarge and Chico DeBarge.
6Ex-brother-in-law of Janet Jackson.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows2016writer: "Rump Shaker" - as Eldra P. DeBarge
Saturday Night Live2016TV Series performer - 1 episode
Ted 22015writer: "Ride Wit Me" - as Eldra P. DeBarge
Annie2014writer: "Rump Shaker" Album Version - as Eldra DeBarge
American Music Awards 20132013TV Special writer: "Ride wit Me"
One Hit Wonderland2013TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
The To Do List2013writer: "Rump Shaker" - as Eldra Debarge
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
American Idol2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
American Reunion2012writer: "Rump Shaker" - as Eldra DeBarge
Jumping the Broom2011performer: "How Can You Love Me" / writer: "How Can You Love Me" - as Eldra Patrick Debarge
2010 Soul Train Awards2010TV Special performer: "Sweet Love", " At Your Best You Are Love"
Unsung2010TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Glee2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
Kickin' It Old Skool2007writer: "All This Love" - as Eldra DeBarge
Lost2007TV Series writer - 1 episode
My Name Is Earl2007TV Series writer - 1 episode
The 40-Year-Old Virgin2005writer: "Rump Shaker" - as Eldra DeBarge
Are We There Yet?2005writer: "Ride Wit Me" - as Eldra DeBarge
Soul Plane2004writer: "Ride wit Me" - as Eldra DeBarge
Scary Movie 22001writer: "Ride Wit Me" - as Eldra DeBarge
Top of the Pops2001TV Series writer - 1 episode
Sprung1997writer: "The Secret Garden"
Short Circuit1986performer: "Who's Johnny"
MoonlightingTV Series performer - 2 episodes, 1985 - 1986 writer - 2 episodes, 1985 - 1986
Miami Vice1985TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Last Dragon1985performer: "Rhythm Of The Night", "Coke Is It Coca-Cola Commercial" - as DeBarge / producer: "Coke Is It Coca-Cola Commercial" - as Eldra DeBarge

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Jumping the Broom2011Singer
Miami Vice1985TV SeriesEl DeBarge

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Inside: El DeBarge2011TV Movie executive producer

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Jumping the Broom2011special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Saturday Night Live2016TV SeriesThemselves - Musical Guest
Unsung2015TV Series documentaryHimself
The Talk2014TV SeriesHimself
BET Awards 20142014TV SpecialHimself
The Arsenio Hall Show2014TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
BET Awards 20132013TV SpecialHimself
Inside Edition2012TV Series documentaryHimself
2011 BET Hip Hop Awards2011TV SpecialHimself - Performer
TV One Night Only: Live from the Essence Music Festival2011TV MovieHimself
Inside: El DeBarge2011TV MovieHimself
An Evening of Stars: Tribute to Chaka Khan2011TV MovieHimself
The Mo'Nique Show2011TV SeriesHimself
Lopez Tonight2011TV SeriesHimself
2010 Soul Train Awards2010TV SpecialHimself
Way Black When2010TV MovieHimself
Hot 50 of 2010 Countdown2010TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Tavis Smiley2010TV SeriesHimself
The Wendy Williams Show2010TV SeriesHimself
BET Awards 20102010TV SpecialHimself
The Brian McKnight Show2010TV SeriesHimself
E! True Hollywood Story2009TV Series documentaryHimself
2001 Lady of Soul Awards2001TV SpecialHimself - Performer
Soul Train1989-1999TV Series documentaryHimself / Guest / Himself - Guest
Ebony/Jet Showcase1985-1992TV SeriesHimself
The 6th Annual Soul Train Music Awards1992TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Listen Up: The Lives of Quincy Jones1990DocumentaryHimself
The 4th Annual Soul Train Music Awards1990TV SpecialHimself
New American Bandstand 19651983-1989TV SeriesHimself / Themselves
The Arsenio Hall Show1989TV SeriesHimself
Solid Gold1985-1988TV SeriesHimself
The Late Show1987TV SeriesHimself
The 14th Annual American Music Awards1987TV SpecialHimself
Sidekicks1986TV SeriesHimself
The 28th Annual Grammy Awards1986TV SpecialHimself
The 13th Annual American Music Awards1986TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
The Facts of Life1985TV SeriesHimself
Motown Returns to the Apollo1985TV SpecialHimself
The 11th Annual American Music Awards1984TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever1983TV Movie documentaryHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Unsung2010TV Series documentaryHimself

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2012GrammyGrammy AwardsBest R&B AlbumFor the album "Second Chance."


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