Jonathan Kanterman’s Net Worth, Job, Kids, & Relationship with Debbie Gibson

Jonathan Kanterman is famous for being in a romantic relationship with his ex-fiance Debbie Gibson who is a well-known stunning singer, lyricist, actress, and music producer from the United States. The couple dated between 1999 and 2003. They were engaged in 1993 but got separated in August 2003.

Jonathan Kanterman was born in August 1967 and he is currently 56 years old. He currently works and lives in New York.

Jonathan Kanterman’s Net Worth and Job

As per the media reports, the estimations about the net value of Jonathan Kanterman is approximately about $300k USD while that of his famous ex-fiance Debbie Gibson is estimated at roughly around $5 million.

He is a fund manager, entrepreneur, speaker, and author who has excelled in the alternative asset management field. He is working as the fund manager in the Institutional Asset Advisors since 2011 in Greater New York City Area. 

He was also a guest lecturer at St. John’s University School of Law for five years from 2014 to 2019. Before that, he was a senior advisor and summit chairman for World Pension Forum for two years (2013-2015). He was also the Senior Managing Director for Stillwater Captial for 7 years (2003-2010). Before that, he was the managing director of Lombardia Captial Partners for around two years. 

Jonathan Kanterman’s Relationship with Debbie Gibson

Kanterman was previously engaged to Debbie, a well-known singer, and actress, and the two were regularly spotted together in the media around 1999 and 2003.

Unfortunately, it was announced that the pair had called off their wedding in August 2003. After Gibson’s involvement with Ryan Seacrest, a well-known American Idol’s host, it was alleged that they had broken up. 

The two called their wedding off as Deborah was linked to Seacrest, Jonathan Kanterman called Deborah as soon as he read the news about Deborah and Seacrest’s affair and confronted her. Deborah denied it but the two decided to separate. They were planning to get married in the Spring of 2004.

Later, Debbie and Ryan served as a jury in American Juniors (2003). Moreover, she has also been linked to Constantine Maroulis, Lorenzo Lamas, Joey Gian, Dr. Rutledge Taylor, and a number of other individuals. Furthermore, Debbie Gibson has never been married. Even so, since 2008, she has been romantically involved with Rutledge Taylor who is a preventive medicine expert.

In addition, she had been stalked by Robert Bardo (born January 2, 1970), who was found guilty of the assassination of American model/actress Rebecca Schaeffer and is currently serving a life sentence.

She was also followed by Spanish cab driver Jorge Puigdollers since 2002, and she lodged a lawsuit in 2008.

Talking about his ex-fiance Debbie Gibson, she was born in Brooklyn, New York, in the United States of America, on August 31, 1970. Debbie Gibson is the third child of Joseph Gibson’s (father) and Diane Pustizzi Gibson’s (mother). Her father was named Joseph Schultz before he was orphaned and later given the surname after his mother’s marriage. 

Deborah Ann Gibson is her real name and is of Italian/Sicilian, German, and probably Russian ancestry, and she’s an American citizen. She had spent her childhood in Merrick, New York, with her parents and siblings. She has loved music since she was a child, and her father has always been an inspiration to her. 

Additionally, Debbie is 5 foot 6 inches tall and is very involved on media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube.

As for her education, Debbie Gibson received her education at Calhoun High School in Merrick, New York, where she graduated with a degree. Morton Estrin, a pianist, was her teacher.

Talking about her achievements, Debbie is the youngest person to get a Billboard No. 1 album in the Guinness Book of World Records. Her song, Foolish Beat, became an international sensation and was later accredited triple Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. She is also the sole songwriter on all of her songs that have charted in the Top 20 of the Billboard Hot 100.

She received several awards as an actress and singer in the United States, namely “Debut Artist of the Year,” “ASCAP Songwriter of the Year,” “Rock Maker of the Year,” and “Song of the Year.” She also had an excellent writing career, featuring in ‘Funny Girl’, ‘Beauty and the Beast’, ‘Gypsy’, ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’, “That 80`s Show” (2002), “Rita Rocks” (2009), “Rock Of Ages” (2012), “Mega Shark Vs. Mecha Shartk” (2014), and  “Acting Dead” (2014) ‘Chicago’, among others.

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Jonathan studied at the Trinity School, NYC, and then went to Ransom Everglades School. He completed his degrees from the University of Miami.

Awards and Achievements

He has won awards including The New York Press Club Awards for Excellence in Journalism, HFMWeek US Performance Awards, and Morning 5 Stars, BarclayHedge award, and more.

His works are published in Financial Times, and other big publications.