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Deborah Jennifer Stern bio, career, net worth

Who is Deborah Jennifer Stern?

Deborah Jennifer Stern, now 34 years old, is the middle child of the famous American Radio DJ Howard Stern. Deborah is a woman who is educated but has struggled her way to her career and relationships.

Deborah is a former American actress who, amidst the failures, has been able to rise, create her own identity, and create an empire on her name.

Life as a child of a celebrity isn’t as glamorous as you think it is. While we dream about every luxurious and designer clothes we may have had while being a child of famous people, sometimes we should acknowledge that fame may become toxic for the celebrity and their family.

Hop on the ride to know more about the life of the famous Howard Stern’s middle child, Deborah Jennifer Stern.

Quick facts

Full nameDeborah Jennifer Stern
BirthdateMay 9, 1986
Age34 years old
ParentsHoward Stern and Alison Berns
GrandparentsBen Stern and Ray Stern
Marital statusMarried
SpouseCollin Christy
SiblingsEmily Beth Stern (1983), Ashley Jade Stern (1993)
  • Bachelors degree in Humanitarian Services from the University of Chicago
  • M.A.T. from the University of Chicago
  • Ph.D. in Reading, Writing and Literacy from the University of Pennsylvania
CareerFormer actress, co-owner of Debra Stern Associates
Net worth$ 5 million (estimated)
Social mediaNone

Deborah Jennifer Stern childhood

Deborah Jennifer Stern was born on May 9, 1986, in New York, United States, to Howard Stern and Alison Berns.

She is the second daughter and has two sisters; the eldest one is Emily Beth Stern, born in 1983, and the youngest is Ashley Jade Stern, born in 1993.

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Her paternal grandparents are Ben Stern and Ray Stern.

Her parents are a product of the Hollywood culture. Her dad, Howard, is a famous American Radio DJ, television personality, and an author best known for his radio show ‘The Howard Stern Show.’

Deborah Jennifer Stern father Howard Stern

Deborah Jennifer Stern father Howard Stern on his famous Howard Stern Show

Whereas her mother, Alison, is an American housewife and a former actress known for her role in ‘Private Parts’ (1997),  ‘Negligee,’ and ‘Underpants.’

Deborah’s parents met at Boston University through a mutual friend and began dating. They were college sweethearts.

Howard Stern was not just famous but also rich. But all riches don’t fulfill a person. So they decided to find love and get married.

Ex-wife Alison Bern and Howard Stern

Ex-wife Alison Bern and Howard Stern

They married at Temple Ohabei Shalom in Brooklyn, Massachusetts, on June 4, 1978. They both were 24 years old.

But, marriage doesn’t always guarantee that the couple will be together until their last breath. When Deborah was just 13 years old, her parents decided to end their marriage.

After two decades of being together, they divorced in 2001 with a cordial divorce and settlement.

In the discussion about his divorce in an interview, Howard Stern said, “I was totally neurotic and consumed with work. I took work as the most important thing and the only thing.”

Howard moved from their home that he shared with his wife in Old Westbury, New York, in 2001. He left Deborah and her sisters to stay with their mother in the beginning while he focused on his work.

Now. Howard Stern is married to Beth Ostrosky Stern, whereas; her mother is married to David Scott Simon.

Howard Stern with his wife Beth Stern

Howard Stern with his wife, Beth Stern

Education background

Deborah Jennifer Stern has completed her Bachelor in Humanitarian services and has completed the Management Aptitude Test (M.A.T.) from the University of Chicago.

Instead of acting, she chose to study. She decided to get a Ph.D. in Reading, Writing, and Literacy from the University of Pennsylvania.

Personality traits

The 6-foot-tall beauty was born on May 9, meaning she is a Taurus.

Taurus women are meant to be beauty-loving and sensual. They tend to embrace the more beautiful things in life and have a deep reverence for nature.

Based on these, I know that Deborah is a woman of substance.

Deborah Jennifer Stern relationships

Deborah had problems with her sexuality and heard that she has trouble keeping a stable relationship due to her father’s explicit sexuality and erratic behavior.

She struggled to keep relationships and had once admitted that she hadn’t established a connection to women. She had only gone into an unpleasant phase, meaning that the assumptions of her being a lesbian is false.

But later on, she found hope in love when she met her boyfriend, Collin Christy. Collin is the founder of Hapa Inaba Designs and the owner of Geographical Expeditions.

Deborah Stern and her husband Collin Christy

Deborah Stern and her husband, Collin Christy

Deborah and Collin dated for a long time and eventually married on October 8, 2016, in San Francisco, California.

Now, they have been married for almost four years, and they have been stronger than ever.

They haven’t welcomed any children so far, but we wish them the very best.

They are also very much private in terms of social media.

Deborah Jennifer Stern wedding

Deborah Jennifer Stern initially struggled with relationships as a result of her parent’s divorce. However, after dating for several years, Deborah tied the knot with her long-time partner, Colin Christy.

On October 8th, 2016, they exchanged wedding vows in California. But, interestingly, their followers were waiting for their wedding for a long time.

As the lovebirds used to go to different vocational settings and press conferences before their wedding, people were sure about their open relationship. Furthermore, their marriage was traditional with a dash of elegance.

Their wedding took place in ample open space, with the bride wearing a white gown and the groom dressed in a black tuxedo suit. Unfortunately, however, the media couldn’t see the guestlist for their wedding ceremony.

Collins, Deborah’s husband, founded Hapa Inaba Designs and also runs Geographical Expeditions.

Deborah Jennifer Stern career

Deborah is highly intellectual and could have a career in the humanitarian field. She tried to take acting as a career in the very beginning.  She first appeared on an episode of a show called ‘Parker Lewis Can’t Lose.’

She has starred in movies like: ‘For the Boys,’ ‘Nudist Colony of the Dead,’ and ‘Wide Awake.’


Parker Lewis Can’t Lose1990Teen Babe
For the Boys1991Showgirl
Nudist Colony of the Dead1991Shelley Mammaroso
Invasion of the Scream Queens (Documentary)1992Self
Wide Wake1998Mrs. Waltman

However, she didn’t get as much stardom in her acting career as her father.

Currently, she is a businesswoman and has established her own business named Debra Stern Associates, also known as The Muse. She is focusing on expanding her business.

Deborah’s net worth

It is hard to determine her net worth as she is not acting and has moved off to business. She does not have the fame and money as much as her father.

She is mainly living a healthy life. However, some sites have claimed that she makes somewhere between $600,000 to $900,000 per year.

Some have speculated that her net worth is approximately $5 million due to her income from ‘Debra Stern Associates.”

On the other hand, her father has a net worth of a whopping $650 million whereas, her mother has a net worth of $50 million.

It is believed that Deborah hasn’t acquired any of her parents’ riches.

Deborah Stern controversy

The brunette beauty hasn’t been a part of any controversy and has successfully maintained a very low-key life.

Deborah Stern social media

Deborah is not active on social media such as Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram. She isn’t even known to have encountered paparazzi.

Deborah Stern now

Deborah is currently busy with her life and working hard for her own business. Just like her sister, Emily, she is actively practicing Orthodox Judaism.

She still has a good relationship with both Howard and Alison and enjoys spending time with her sisters.

All in all, Deborah’s life teaches us never to give up, be it in career or love. What is meant to be will be?

If there is anything you’d like to add or think I’ve missed, please feel free to comment below.

Does Howard Stern have a relationship with his kids?

It is not unreasonable to assume that there is some drama in the Stern family. Despite this, Howard insists that he has a deep bond with all three of his children.

What’s Howard Stern’s net worth?

Howard Stern’s net worth is estimated to be $650 million by the year 2021.

What do Howard Sterns’ daughters do for a living?

Howard Stern has three daughters: Ashley Jade Stern, Deborah Jennifer Stern, and Emily Beth Stern.

Emily Beth: Emily chose to follow in her father’s footsteps and pursue a career in the entertainment industry. Emily is an actress and also a singer.

Ashley Jade Stern: Initially, Ashley pursued a career in show business, beginning with a supporting role in the film “When I Was Twelve” in 2001. Similarly, followed by a short film “About a Girl.”

Ashley is also a singer, and she released her debut album, “Dreaming.”

Deborah Jennifer Stern: The Sterns appear to be a business-savvy family. One of the reasons why her father became one of the most well-known radio personalities globally is also this.

Similarly, Deborah is also a business-minded, driven woman. Deborah Stern is the founder of Deborah Stern Partners, a brand consulting firm. Thus she has an entrepreneurial approach as well.