Teri DeBarge, also known as Teri Lee Gayle, is the wife of the late Bobby DeBarge. Bobby DeBarge was the lead singer of the Motown R&B/soul vocal group Switch. He was widely known for his falsetto vocals and died on August 16, 1995, of AIDS.
Here, you will find out what Teri DeBarge is doing now and her biography, net worth, salary, height, age, affairs, family, education, and more.
Who is Teri DeBarge, the Wife of Bobby DeBarge? Bio, Age, & Information
Teri DeBarge, who was born Teri Lee Gayle got into the spotlight after her marriage with the late American singer Bobby DeBarge. She spent six years with Bobby before he died of Aids in 1995. The couple wedded on December 10, 1990, after a few years of relationship. They had met each other in the mid-eighties.
Teri DeBarge was just 15 years old at that time but Bobby was already in his early 30s. There are rumors that El DeBarge’s ex-wife Monique DeBarge helped Teri and Bobby get together.
|Birth Name||Teri Lee Gayle|
|Age||61 years old (Estimation)|
|Years active||1190 – present|
Teri DeBarge Net Worth and Profession
|Known for||Being the wife of the late Bobby DeBarge|
|Net worth||$5 million|
Teri DeBarge has a net worth of $5 million at the present. She has produced the movie “The Bobby DeBarge Story” which premiered on June 29, 2019. In the movie, Teri DeBarge’s role was played by Laila Odom.
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|Wedding Date||10 December 1990|
There were also rumors that she dated Randy before marrying Bobby and there were also rumors that she was secretly in a relationship with El after the death of her husband Bobby.
Teri DeBarge has Two Children – Christian and Bobby DeBarge Jr.
Teri DeBarge has two children – Christian DeBarge and Bobby DeBarge Jr. Her eldest son Christian DeBarge is now married to an Asian woman and has a daughter. Christian draws anime cartoons.
Her younger son Bobby DeBarge Jr. is involved in the DeBarge family’s music. He has the falsetto like his father Bobby. He makes music with his cousins Andrew DeBarge, Kristinia DeBarge, and Eldra DeBarge Jr. Andrew is Tommy’s son, Kristinia is James’ daughter, and Eldra DeBarge Jr. is the son of El. They are the next generation of DeBarge.
|Sons||Christian DeBarge |
Bobby DeBarge Jr.
|Grandchildren||Lily Rose Debarge (11 years old)|
Zoë Paige (07 years old),
|Mother-in-law||Etterlene DeBarge Zoë Paige (68 years old)|
|Cousin Sister||Tonya Griffin|
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Where Is Bobby DeBarge’s Wife Teri DeBarge Now?
Teri DeBarge got media attention after getting married to American singer Bobby DeBarge. After the death of Bobby in 1995, she lived a low-key profile life. She was just 15 years old when she met Bobby and she gave birth to her children in her late teenage years.
Teri is now a producer and has produced a few TV programs and movies related to her deceased husband. She produced ‘Unsung’ TV program in 2008 that talked about influential R&B, and Soul Gospel singers.
In 2019, she produced the Bobby DeBarge Story which talks about the life story of Bobby. She was an Executive Producer along with Eric Tomosunas. The film premiered on June 29, 2019. The film includes the molestation, controversy, and many other parts of Bobby DeBarge and the DeBarge family.
Teri DeBarge’s Husband Bobby DeBarge’s Gay Rumors and Relationship
It is said that Bobby DeBarge was bisexual. He stayed in a relationship with Tony, a gay man. The pair lived in a condo in California for three years. That man Tony also died of AIDS.
Bobby DeBarge was also in a relationship with La Toya Jackson, sister of Michael Jackson. The song “I Call Your Name” was influenced by her.
There is a rumor that Teri was with Randy before getting married to Bobby and she also had an affair with El after the death of Bobby. This is a rumor and we are unsure whether that’s true or not.
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Teri DeBarge’s Husband Bobby DeBarge Information
Bobby DeBarge is the lead singer of the Motown R&B/soul vocal group Switch, He was widely known for his falsetto vocals. He is the eldest one among the ten children of Robert DeBarge and Etterlene DeBarge. His full name was Robert Louis DeBarge Jr. and was born on March 5, 1956, in Detroit, Michigan.
His siblings’ names are Etterlene, Thomas, William, Mark, Eldra, James, Jonathan, Darrel, and Carol. Besides, he also had five half-siblings from his dad’s extra-marital affairs.
Bobby was sentenced to five years in jail for drug trafficking charges when he was 22. He started taking drugs in his early years.
While he was in jail, he spoke out the truth that he has contracted HIV. On August 16 of 1995, he died of AIDS. He was 38. He is buried in Garfield Park Cemetery.
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