Debra Winger

Debra Winger is a famous actress from America who is best known for her starring roles in films like An Officer and a Gentleman, Shadowlands, and Terms of Endearment among others. Debra has won several awards over the years which include a Lifetime Achievement Award for her role in the play The Anarchist. Her most recent appearance was in the Netflix series The Ranch from 2016 to 2020 where she had a role as a series regular.

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Biography and Early Life

She was born Debra Lynn Winger in Cleveland Height, Ohio on 16 May 1955. Her mother Ruth Winger was an office manager while her father Robert Winger worked as a meat packer. Debra was not the only child to her parents as he has a sister by the name of Maria and a brother named Marc.

At the age of 18 Debra was involved in a serious road accident which caused cerebral haemorrhage. As a result she was left blind and partially paralyzed for 10 months and the doctors told her she would never see again. She however recovered and regained her old self with time. It was during this time that she made a vow to herself that if she recovers she would relocate to California and become an actress.  After recovery she made her dream come true.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Debra Winger in 2021 and what is her height and weight? Well, Debra Winger’s age is 66 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 16 May 1955. Though, she is 5′ 4″ in feet and inches and 163 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 129 lbs in Pound and 59kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Dark brown and hair color is Dark brown.


For her high school education, Debra was a student at James Monroe High School. After graduating from the institution she joined California State University and she also graduated although it is not clear what she majored in at the university.

Over the years, Debra has been romantically involved with different celebrities and she finally got married to one. She once dated actor Andrew Rubin for three years and they broke up in 1980. Then she got into a relationship with Bob Kerrey who was the then governor of Nebraska.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

She got married to actor Timothy Hutton in 1986 and a year later they welcomed their first son together. Their union did not last for a long time as they parted ways in 1990. Six years after the divorce she got engaged and eventually married Arliss Howard who is an actor as well as a film director. Together they have a son by the name of Gideon Ruth Howard.

Is Debra Winger Lesbian?

Winger is not gay, and she is also not a lesbian. She has been straight all her life, and she has never been associated with being a lesbian or gay. Furthermore, she has been in several relationships with different men all of whom are celebrities. She got married in 1996 and she is still enjoying her married life.

Professional Career

The acting career of Winger kicked off in 1976 after he appeared on the film Slumber Party’57. This role was followed by her appearance in three episodes of the television series Wonder Woman. In 1978, she had a role in the drama Police Woman and the following year she had a role on the film French Postcard.

She landed her first starring role in 1980 when she appeared on the film Thank God It’s Friday and later followed by Urban Cowboy where she appeared alongside John Travolta. From there other starring roles followed in Cannery Row, An Officer and a Gentleman, and A Dangerous Woman.

Debra took a hiatus from acting in 1995 which lasted for six years. She made a comeback with starring roles in films like Radio, Sometimes in April, Rachel Getting Married, and Eulogy. She then appeared in a series which was directed by her husband in 2005 titled Dawn Anna. From 2016 to 2020, Debra was a starring regular in the comedy by the title The Ranch on Netflix.


Over the many years Debra has been a professional actress, she has won several awards like Tokyo International Film Festival Award, Lifetime Achievement Award, and the National Society of Film Critics Award. She was also nominated for the Academy Award, BAFTA Award, and several Golden Globe Awards.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Debra Winger in 2021

As of 2021, The estimated net worth of actress Debra Winger is $25 million. She has made this wealth solely from her career as an actress which started in 1976. She has appeared in several films and television series which have gotten very positive reviews in the entertainment industry. Despite her age, Debra is still very active in her career and this might increase her wealth in the future.

Debra had a fatal accident when she was 18 years old and during that time the doctors told her she would never see again. She made her mind during those dark days that if she regained her sight she would become an actress. This is what got her into acting and she has been able to achieve all her dreams in life.


Facts of Debra Lynn Winger

  • Gender Female
  • full nameDebra Lynn Winger
  • birthplaceCleveland Heights, Ohio, the United States
  • Date of Birth May 16, 1955
  • Age 68 years 9 months
  • Horoscope Taurus
  • Lucky Number 5
  • Lucky Stone Emerald
  • Lucky Color Green
  • Best Match for Marriage Virgo, Cancer, Capricorn
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionChristian
  • net worth$25 million
  • professionActress
  • weightIn Kilograms –  59 Kg, In Pounds – 129 lbs.
  • heightIn Centimetres – 163 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 4″
  • hair colorDark brown
  • eye colorDark brown
  • high schoolJames Monroe High School

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