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James DeBarge is an American singer.

Relationship Facts of James DeBarge

James DeBarge is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of James DeBarge?

James DeBarge was once a married man. He was previously married to the famous pop singer Janet Jackson. The couple got married in the year 1984. Their marriage was annulled in 1985.

He has three children named Kristinia DeBarge, Tori DeBarge, and James DeBarge, Jr. He has not disclosed the name of his children’s mother. He has claimed that he has a secret daughter with his ex-wife Janet.

He didn’t get married for the second time. James dated Suzanna for several months in the year 1987. Since then, he has had no record of any relationship till now.

According to the records, he is possibly single at the present time.

Relationship History With?

  • previously married to Janet Jackson (1984 – 1985)
  • Dated Suzanna Baving (1987)

Relationship Timeline


Time Duration

Married11 year, 10 months

Who is James DeBarge?

James DeBarge is an American singer. He is best known as one of the former members of the family music group DeBarge.

James is best known for his songs “All This Love“, “Love Me in a Special Way“, “Rhythm of the Night“, and “Who’s Holding Donna Now“. He is the ex-husband of famous American singer Janet Jackson.

Age, Parents, Siblings, Family, Ethnicity, Nationality, Education

James DeBarge was born James Curtis DeBarge on August 22, 1963, in Detroit, Michigan, United States. His nationality is American and belongs to the African-American and French ethnicity.

He is the seventh son of Robert DeBarge Sr. and Etterlene Abney DeBarge. He was raised on the East Side of Detroit, Michigan with his siblings. His family later relocated to Grand Rapids, Michigan. His educational background is unknown.

James DeBarge: Professional Life and Career

James began his career as a singer in the 1980s. He and his brothers started the band DeBarge in the early 1980s and released their self-titled debut album in 1981.

He handled the lead vocals in the band. With the band, he has released several popular songs including “All This Love“, “Love Me in a Special Way“, “Rhythm of the Night“, and “Who’s Holding Donna Now“.

James DeBarge
Caption: James DeBarge (Source: The Lou)

He performed with brothers El and Mark during a gospel service in late 2007. In 2012 DeBarge was imprisoned after being arrested for assault with a deadly weapon and drugs charges. He was released from prison three years later in 2015.

James DeBarge: Salary and Net Worth($300 k)

As of 2022, James DeBarge has a net worth of 300 thousand dollars but his salary is not revealed yet.

James DeBarge: Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

Rumors were that James had a secret daughter with Janet Jackson. He has claimed several times that he and Janet have a secret daughter, but the rumor is not confirmed yet.

In 2012, he was arrested and imprisoned for a year for assault with a deadly weapon and drug charges. Currently, there are no desperate rumors regarding his personal and professional life.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

James DeBarge has Dark Brown hair and Dark Brown eyes. Besides these, his body weight and height weight are not known.

Also, there are no details on his body specification and physical appearance.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.

Currently, James DeBarge is not active on any of the social media platforms.

He has not been involved in any social sites like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

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