Bunny DeBarge – American Singer and Songwriter

Published Date   20th Jun. 2018, 16:38 pm  Update Date: August 13th, 2018  11:26 am
Bunny DeBarge – American Singer and Songwriter
Quick Info
Birth Name: Etterlene DeBarge
Birth Place: Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Father: Robert DeBarge Sr.
Mother: Etterlene Louise Abney
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Date of Birth: 15/03/1955
Age: 69 years old
Nationality: American
Net Worth: $300 k

Etterlene “Bunny” DeBarge, the only female sibling of Motown family group DeBarge Family, was born on March 15, 1955, in Detroit, Michigan, U.S. Bunny aka Etterlene has been active in Music Industry since 1979 with bands DeBarge and Switch.

Bunny, only female sibling among ten children of DeBarge family grew up watching her brothers Bobby and Tommy DeBarge gaining stardom in the music industry by forming a music band named “Switch”. After 1979, she also got engaged in her family’s music profession along with her brothers Randy, Mark, and El and became DeBarges.

Due to numerous arguments with her brothers, she was compelled to be a solo singer and started releasing her own single albums. The stress in family and arguments with her brothers pressured her to be a drug addict which she succeeds to overcome with the help of various rehabilitation programs.

Net Worth of Bunny DeBarge

Bunny DeBarge succeeds to gain $800k dollars of net worth as of 2018 from her music career as a singer-songwriter, music composer and record producer. Her net worth is quite less than her siblings as she spent most of her earnings on drugs in early ages and later in making herself freed from her drug addiction.

In her career in music, she has released six studio albums from 1981 to 1991 from which one of her album of 1882 was certified gold and reached in the third rank onUS R&B and twenty-fourth rank on the Billboard 200 charts.

Her other albums also achieved the similar success around the world which helped her to collect a huge amount of Net Worth.

Bunny has also published her autobiography named “The Kept Ones” in 2008 which provide extra support for her net worth.

Bunny DeBarge, Net worth

Bunny DeBarge’s autobiography named “The Kept Ones”.
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Personal Life

Bunny DeBarge married twice in her life. Hence, she is popular with other two names either Etterlene Jordan-Knight or Etterlene DeBarge-Knight. Bunny is a mother of four children and grandmother of fifteen.

Bunny had been in drug addiction since long but later with the help of her daughter Janae Jordan she completely overcame it. She even apologized to her daughter for not being good mom due to her drug intake in past years.

Bunny’s daughter Janae confronted her uncles too who were in drug addiction but they denied their nephew’s request saying that they are not living and feel dead.

Relationship with brothers

Bunny has a bitter experience with her brothers. Instead of being supportive, her brothers compelled her to become a solo singer leaving her brother’s band Switch.

Bunny DeBarge, El DeBarge,

Bunny DeBarge(Left) with her mother Etterlene DeBarge and brother El Debarge.
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Despite weak relation with brothers, Bunny DeBarge is close to her nephews Bobby DeBarge Jr., Christian DeBarge, Andrew DeBarge and other nephews.

Drug Addiction

Bunny was molested by her own father and brothers during her early ages due to which she later became compelled to use drugs and alcohol and later became addicted to them.

Bunny even demanded her daughter Janae to take her to drug dealer which Janae denied and in return saw the fierce face of her mom getting her car’s interior torn. But later Bunny apologized for being strung out.

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