Debbie Gibson is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, and actress. A prodigious talent, she released her debut album Out of the Blue at the age of 16, writing and largely producing the material. The album spawned several international hits, including "Foolish Beat", which made Gibson the youngest female artist to write, produce, and perform a Billboard Hot 100 number-one single.
In addition to her music career, Gibson has also starred in numerous Broadway productions, including Les Misérables, Grease, and Funny Girl. She is also a successful entrepreneur, with her own clothing line, jewelry line, and fragrance.