Debra L. Dunning Wiki Biography
Debra Dunning was born on 11 July 1966, in Burbank, California USA, and is a model, actress, and spokesperson, best known for being part of the ABC sitcom “Home Improvement” as the “Tool time girl”, Heide Keppert. She’s also appeared in numerous television commercials, and all of her efforts have helped put her net worth to where it is today.
How rich is Debbe Dunning? As of mid-2017, sources estimate a net worth that is at $4 million, earned through success in her numerous endeavors, including appearing in a number of films, and has been active in the industry since 1988. As she continues her career, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.
Debbe Dunning Net Worth $4 million
Debbe attended John Borroughs High School and during her time there was a cheerleader. She became the school’s homecoming queen, and also won the title of “Miss Burbank 1984”. After matriculating, she signed with the Judith Fontaine Modeling & Talent Agency in Los Angeles.
She began her modelling career in various Miller Beer advertisements, then in a commercial for Foot Locker, after which more opportunities opened up for her, and her net worth started to increase thanks to ads for Ford Motors. She also got national exposure in a series of Taco Bell commercials, in which she played Louise, the “Run for the Border Girl”. Eventually, in 1993 she was cast in one of her most notable roles as Heidi Keppert, the beautiful tool assistant in “Home Improvement”; she was originally a guest in the show, but producers opted to select her to return as a full time member of the cast. Her net worth continued to build as she was part of the show until 1999. “Home Improvement “was one of the most watched sitcoms in America, and won numerous awards, and it also helped launch the career of Tim Allen and Pamela Anderson. Dunning also appeared in the show “Dangerous Curves”, making a brief appearance as a participant in a bikini contest. She also appeared in an episode of “Tales from the Crypt” before appearing in “The Jamie Foxx Show”.
Debbe became the reigning champion of “American Gladiators” celebrity challenge for two years. The series showcased amateur athletes against each other, and against the show’s gladiators.
Dunning’s popularity continued to grow, and she even had her own calendar. Her commercial work also continued, and her net worth to rise.
She followed with various projects, including independent film projects such as “The Last Guy on Earth” and “Four Fingers of the Dragon”.
A few of Debbe’s recent projects include “Now You Know” in which she played the Sun Goddess, and she was also featured in the documentary series “E! True Hollywood Story” when the program focused on “Home Improvement” cast members. She was also cast in the telenovela “Wicked Wicked Games” which is a story about an obsessed woman’s vendetta against her former lover. It aired in 2006.
For her personal life, it is known that Debbe is married to volleyball player Steve Timmons. They’ve been married since 1997 and they have three children together.
|Full Name||Debbe Dunning|
|Net Worth||$4 Million|
|Date Of Birth||July 11, 1966|
|Place Of Birth||Burbank, California, USA|
|Height||5′ 8″ (1.73 m)|
|Profession||Actress, Animation Department, Miscellaneous Crew|
|Education||John Burroughs High School|
|Spouse||Steve Timmons children|
|Children||Spencer Schae Timmons, Stony Timmons|
|Parents||Diane Dunning, Bob Dunning|
|Awards||TV Land Fan Favorite Award|
|Movies||Now You Know, The Spiral Staircase, Leprechaun 4: In Space, The Misery Brothers, Dangerous Curves|
|TV Shows||Wicked Wicked Games, Home Improvement, Married… with Children|
|1||She had been a high school track star at John Burroughs High School in Burbank, California, the same high school her parents graduated from exactly twenty years earlier, where she was raised by her father, Bob, a sound technician, and her mother, Diane, a pet-store owner. She was a cheerleader and her school’s Homecoming Queen, also winning the title of “Miss Burbank 1984”.|
|2||Her first pregnancy was written into Home Improvement (1991), during season six.|
|3||Spokesperson for a breast enlargement drink. [December 2004]|
|4||Had her second child, a boy named Stony (born in 2000)|
|5||First child born; a girl, Spencer Schae. [December 1996]|
|The Prophet||2017||TV Series pre-production||Mary|
|Wicked Wicked Games||2006-2007||TV Series||Hope Lorca|
|Now You Know||2002||Sun Goddess|
|Sabrina, the Teenage Witch||2002||TV Series||Veronique|
|The Spiral Staircase||2000||TV Movie||Danielle|
|Home Improvement||1992-1999||TV Series||Heidi Keppert Kiki Van Fursterwallenscheinlaw|
|Boy Meets World||1996||TV Series||Alexandra|
|Silk Stalkings||1994-1996||TV Series||Amanda Summers Burke / Marta|
|Leprechaun 4: In Space||1996||Video||Delores|
|Spring Break Blast||1995||TV Movie|
|The Misery Brothers||1995||Ima Barrister, the Public Defender|
|The Eddie Files||1995||TV Series||Construction worker|
|Burke’s Law||1995||TV Series||Wendy Miller|
|Baywatch||1995||TV Series||Anna Campbell|
|Tales from the Crypt||1994||TV Series||Aubrey Scott|
|Vinnie & Bobby||1992||TV Series|
|Charlie Hoover||1991||TV Series||Lauren|
|Married with Children||1990-1991||TV Series||Bubbles / Rochelle Alpert|
|Dream On||1990||TV Series||Lydia Pinsky|
|Who’s the Boss?||1990||TV Series||Woman in Bikini|
|ABC TGIF||1990||TV Series||Heidi Keppert|
|Dangerous Curves||1988||Pageant Girl (as Debra Dunning)|
|Santa vs. the Snowman||1997||TV Short animator|
|Santa vs. the Snowman||1997||TV Short voice talent – uncredited|
|The 7th Annual TV Land Awards||2009||TV Special||Herself|
|E! True Hollywood Story||2005||TV Series documentary||Herself|
|Tim Allen Presents: A User’s Guide to ‘Home Improvement’||2003||TV Movie||Herself Heidi Kiki|
|Four Fingers of the Dragon||2003||Short||Herself|
|The Jamie Foxx Show||1999||TV Series||Herself|
|Home Improvement: Backstage Pass||1999||TV Special documentary||Herself / Heidi Keppert|
|Hollywood Squares||1998-1999||TV Series||Herself|
|The 13th Annual Genesis Awards||1999||TV Special||Herself – Presenter|
|American Gladiators||1995||TV Series||Herself|
|Off Camera with Dean Cain||1995||TV Series||Herself|
|Circus of the Stars Goes to Disneyland||1994||TV Special||Herself – Performer|
|Entertainment Tonight||2016||TV Series||Herself|
|Home Improvement||1995||TV Series||Heidi Keppert|
|Married with Children||1995||TV Series||Bubbles|