Debbe Dunning: Bio, Career, Husband, Divorce, Kids, Net Worth


Debbe Dunning is a model, actress, and spokesperson who was born on August 11. 2003 in Burbank, California. She worked as a model before joining to acting. Her first acting career started with an episode of ‘Dangerous Curves’ in 1988. Then in 1990 and 1991, she played the small role of Rochelle in ‘Married….. with Children’. Debbe became famous for playing the role of Heidi Keppart between 1993 and 1999 in ‘Home Improvement.’ It is for this role for which Debbe is still best-known. Since then, Debbe contributed in television series.

Debbe, 52 is a divorced woman and the mother of three children. People recognized her more as the ex-wife of the volleyball player, Steve Timmons. As for now, it seems like Debbe is busy building her career and providing time for her children that she has no time for love and relationships. Here are the summarized details on her past and present happenings.

Debbe Dunning

Quick Facts Of Debbe Dunning

Full Name                          Debbe Dunning

Popular As                         Debbe Dunning

Age                                   52 Years, 52-Year-Old Females

Date Of Birth                      July 11, 1966

Birth Place                         Burbank, California

Nationality                         American

Horoscope                          Cancer

Education                           John Burroughs High School

Profession                          actress, model, comedian, and, executive producer

Net Worth                          4 million dollars

Father’s Name                    Bob Dunning

Mother’s Name                   Diane Dunning

Relationship Status             Divorced

Spouse/Ex                         Steve Timmons

Married on                         11 May 1997

Divorced on                        19 May 2018.

Children                             Three children

Children’s Name                  Spencer Schae Timmons, Stony Timmons, and Steve Timmons

Height                                5 feet 8 inches (173 cm)

Weight                               57 kg

Body Measurement             36-26-32 inches

Waist Size                          26 inch

Bra Size                             36 inch

Hip Size                             32 inch

Hair Color                          Dark Brown

Eye Color                           Hazel

Early Life

Debbe was born on 11 July 1966 with original name as Debra Dennings. She was born and raised in Burbank, California. She was the daughter to father Bob Dunning and mother, Diane Dunning. Debbe was a little pampered since a child as she was the only child to her parents. She had no other siblings. She holds an Amerian nationality. The further details on her ethnicity and family life stay a mystery that yet needs to uncover.

Education Of Debbe Dunning

Debbe got enrolled and also graduated from “John Burroughs High School” which coincidentally was the same college that her parents graduated from 20 years before. She was Homecoming Queen during her high school and one of the stunning cheerleaders during her college time.


Debbe started her career as a model after she graduated from school. She got signed by Judith Fontaine Modeling and Talent Agency which was at Los Angelos. Debbe then contributed primarily to TV advertisements for companies like “Ford.” Miller Beer Advertisement and Foot Locker was her very first Tv advertisement. She was famous for her role in the series “Tool Time Girl” for Tool assistant. At the age of 18, Debbe took part in a local pageant show named “Miss Burbank 1984”. She was able to secure the title proving herself the talented and deserving among all the participants. Debbe explains the sources about how she got inspired by her dolls at a young age to participate in beauty pageants now.

Apart from her modeling career, Debbe contributed to many movies including Dangerous Curves, Married With Children, Wicked Games, Home Improvement, Off the Camera with Dean Cain, Tales from the Crypt, The Misery Brother, Spring Break Blast, The Last Guy On Earth and Now You Know.

She even won the TV Land Fan Favorite Award. Debbe received national exposure for the “Run for the Border Girl” in a series of Taco Bell commercials as Louis. Debbe worked in 21 ads alone for the company for two years. She also worked as a Spokesperson for Breast Enlargement Drink. Below is the list of movies that Debbe played.

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Movies Played By Debbe Dunning

Year                        Role                                     Title

1988                   Pageant Girl                       Dangerous Curves

1990                    Rochelle                        Married with Children

1993 – 1999       Heidi Keppert                     Home Improvement

1994                 episode “The Pit”                 Tales from the Crypt

1995                     Herself                      Off Camera with Dean Cain

also 1995     Ima Barrister, the Public Defender      The Misery Brothers

1995                   Unknown                             Spring Break Blast

1997             Pvt. Delores Costello               Leprechaun 4: In Space

1999                    Herself                             The Jamie Foxx Show

2000                    Danielle                           The Spiral Staircase

2002                 Sun Goddess                            Now You Know

2003          Herself/Heidi/Kiki    Tim Allen Presents: A User’s Guide to ‘Home Improvement’

2003                    Herself                            Four Fingers of the Dragon

2005                    Herself                 The E! True Hollywood Story – Home Improvement

2006                Hope Lorca                          Wicked Wicked Games

2006                  Unknown                            The Last Guy on Earth


Talking about her relationship status, Debbe Dunning is a divorced lady. She was married to one of the most popular volleyball player, Steve Timmons. Steve represented the USA at three different Summer Olympics starting in 1984. He won a gold reward in 1984 and 1988 and also a bronze in 1992. Debbe was the co-founder and former president of an action sports clothing and lifestyle brand, Redsand which he sold in 2003. Steve was Debbe’s longtime boyfriend. They dated for many years and finally got married in a private family ceremony on May 11, 1997. They were living happily with their children, but unfortunately, the pair divorced recently on 19 May 2018.


Debbe and her husband, Steve had three children to them, among which one was a girl, and the other two were sons. In 1996, the couple gave birth to their first child and named him Spencer Schae Dunning. The family welcomed a new younger baby to the world and named the son Stony in 2000. For the third time, Debbe and Steve welcomed another new life to the family and named as Sysco in 2009.

Net worth Of Debbe Dunning

Debbe Dunning holds an estimated net worth of around $4 million. She makes a decent figure of the money from her well-settled acting career. We assume this calculation as the average salary of a Hollywood actress is around $150k-$300k per movie. Similarly, the actress can earn $75k-$85k per episode on average from TV series.

Besides her acting and modeling source of income, Debbe earns another decent sum from paid Instagram, youtube by promoting ads.

Rumors And Controversies

Debbe is not a  part of any notable controversies ever since the start of her career. Furthermore, at present, there are zero rumors concerning her life and career as she is busy building up her career and raising her children. She is focusing on family and profession rather than on relationships and scandals.

Body Measurements Of Debbe Dunning

Talking about Debbe’s body measurement, she has a height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.73m) with the approximate weight of 63 kgs. She has a body measurement of 37-25-36 inches (94-64-91 cm) which makes her bust size 37 inches, waistline size 25 inches and similarly hip size of 36 inches. Moreover, her hair color is dark brown, and her eye color is also hazel. Debbe has a perfect hourglass figure that can be very seducing at times.

Social Reach

Like every other rising celebrity, Debbe Dunning also uses social media sites. She has a huge fan base from her talented work as well as her physical appearance. We can also thank social media for promoting her living. With a total follower of 20K till 2019 on Twitter and with the 8K follower in Instagram, she frequently posts about her happenings in life. The links to her social id are below.

Instagram                            @debbedunning

Twitter                                @thedebbedunning

Rare Facts Accepted By Debbe Dunning

  • The beauty pageants and bikini contests are what helped Debbe build into the person she is now.
  • Debbe took part in almost every beauty contests because she did not know how the entertainment business worked.
  • She gives credit to the TV commercials and her role in the Tim Allen sitcom “Home Improvement” for her success.
  • Debbe agreed for almost every chances to get into Hollywood, but there was a time when she turned down for “Playboy.”
  • She tells the news that she feels uncomfortable getting exposed to her family and circle, which is why she never agreed for nude scenes.
  • Debbe says that she will always stand for the United States. She says her inspiration came after she traveled accross the country to visit “Dude ranch.”
  • Debbe claims that she is proud of all the brave people who stood up for her strong enough to give their own life for the freedom they experience today.



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