Deborah Gillespie Biography

Deborah Gillespie is known for her significant role in the series Meat Loaf: Live with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (2004). Besides, she has also worked in the series of the same show called Meat Loaf: In Search of Paradise (2007). She has been married to her loving and handsome husband named Meat Loaf since 2007. She was sitting beside her husband when he passed away. The rock singer passed away and it was sad that his wife could find no space other than his side to sit and console herself about the demise of her only loving husband.

Deborah Gillespie Early Life

A native of Canada, Deborah might be in her 60s. There is no information available regarding the date of birth of Deborah because it seems like she wants to stay away from media attention. Deborah is the stepmother of Meat Loaf’s two daughters from his first marriage. Deborah has no official page on her name like Wikipedia. The couple married for the second time. Also, the couple used to split their time between LA and Texas where the rock star Meat Loaf hails from.

Deborah Gillespie Career

According to IMDB, her profile says that she has worked with Meat Loaf for shows like Meat Loaf: Live with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (2004) and Meat Loaf: In Search of Paradise (2007). Not much is known about her early life, her parents’ details, and her career details. She has not given any information regarding her life. However, only one thing is certain she accompanied her husband when he passed away and was sitting by his side.

Deborah often used to accompany her loving husband on his work. They both worked together in 2004 for ‘Meat Loaf: Live with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra while Deborah was a management consultant. She used to participate with her husband on the showbiz events, such as Bette Midler’s ‘The Showgirl Must Go On’ Opening Night. Deborah came to the limelight after she married her rockstar husband named Meat Loaf. Before that, the lady was not used to the cameras and limelight herself.

Personal life

The couple married in 2007 and since then they were living happily together until Meat Loaf’s death on 20th January 2022. At the moment, the cause of Meat Loaf’s death is unknown. Many have started giving their condolences to their family and friends on social media. One of the statements on social media reads “our hearts are broken to announce that the incomparable Meat Loaf passed away tonight…with his wife Deborah sitting by his side”.

Until the death of the rock star Meat Loaf, the couple were having no kids together. However, the daughters Pearl, Amanda, and other close friends have been with the superstar’s dad for the last 24 hours. Meat Loaf has seen an amazing career of around 6 decades. He has thrown out at least 100 million albums in the market and starred in around 65 movies. To name a few, his most-watched movies included the names like Fight Club, Focus, Rocky Horror Picture Show, and Wayne’s World. Bat Out of Hell, was one of the top 10 selling best albums of Meat Loaf. The rock singer died at the age of 74.

Deborah Gillespie Biography

Real Name Deborah Gillespie
Birth Date 1960s
Age (as of 2022) 60s
Birth Place Canada
Nationality Canadian
Religion Christianity
Sun sign

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 5” – in Centimeters – 165 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 52 kg  –  in Pounds –  114 lbs
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Type Average





Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Who was her husband? Meat Loaf
Children Two (Pearl & Amanda)

Relationship with Meat Loaf

The real name of the rock singer was Michael Lee Aday. He spent half of his life dedicating himself to the music industry and working day and night. Deborah was Meat Loaf’s second wife. Before their marriage, Meat Loaf was married to her first wife named Leslie Aday. After their split, he pursued his second marriage and later resided in Calabasas, California. Meat Loaf and his first wife started dating back in 1975 and got married after 4 years in 1979. They worked together for the recording of “Bat out of Hell”. Before marrying Meat Loaf Leslie Aday was already having a daughter named Pearl whom he adopted later after marriage. They together share one daughter named Amanda before finally having their divorce in 2001 after 25 years of their marriage.

Cause of Death

Meat Loaf was already going through asthmatic medical conditions. He once spoke about his health which caused him to collapse on the stage during a concert in Pittsburgh in 2011, and for the other time in 2003, later to which he was admitted to the hospital. For the third time, he collapsed on the stage in 2016 in Canada, and later the reason was stated that he suffered “severe dehydration”. The family confirmed the death of the rock star in a Facebook statement on Friday morning, 21st January 2021.

Meat Loaf Children

Meat Loaf’s children are also famous in their ways. Their elder daughter Pearl is an American singer who is recently based in New York. Also, she used to be a member of Meat Loaf’s touring band Neverland Express in the 90s. She has worked as a backing singer on many of her step-father’s albums. Also, she used to accompany her step-father on his television shows, tours, and other performances. She is 47 years old now and released her album in the music industry in 2010. Loaf’s other daughter Amanda is an American-based actress who played Dora Mae Dreifuss in HBO’s Carnivàle. She is 41 years old and has appeared in several films including South Dakota, Madtown, and The Trials of Cate McCall.

Deborah Gillespie Net Worth

Deborah Gillespie was earning quite a good amount because of her only husband Meat Loaf. His husbands’ real name was Michael Lee Aday. The family confirmed the demise of the famous rock star on 21st January 2022 with the help of a Facebook statement. Before his death, he was earning millions because of his assets, music albums, and other work on television shows. He appeared in almost 100 films, television shows, and other series. He also tried his hands in movie making. In 1999, he published To Hell And Back: An Autobiography which was later portrayed in the form of a movie on VH1 TV in 2000.

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