Quick Facts of Deborah Devine
- First NameDeborah
- Last NameDivine
Deborah Devine, a Screenwriter & producer is better known as the wife of veteran Canadian actor & producer Eugene Levy. Devine and Eugene married in 1977; they are together ever since & parents to 2 grown-up children.
Her husband Eugene is a Primetime Emmy Award-winning actor who is professional since 1969 & has appeared in all eight of the American Pie films portraying Noah Levenstein. Moreover, the 5 ft. 10 inches tall actor has worked in many films including National Lampoon’s Vacation (1983), Splash (1984), Waiting for Guffman (1996), Best in Show (2000) and A Mighty Wind (2003).
Deborah was born in Canada to mother Patricia Divine, a singer who sang at The Royal Conservatory in the 40s. On her mother’s 80th birthday, she went to immortalize her mother & named a seat in Koerner Hallin in honor of Patricia Divine.
Is Married Woman & Mother Of 2: When Did Deborah & Eugene Marry?
As per IMDB, Deborah Devine and Eugene Levy married on June 12, 1977, & are together ever since. As of 2020, the duo’s relationship is going strong for 43 years. Even if the couple is yet to disclose detail on their wedding & courtship, they allegedly dated for a long time before walking down the aisle.
Together, Devine is the mother of 2 children: son Dan Levy (born on August 9, 1983) and daughter Sarah Levy (born on September 10, 1986).
As for a fact, both of her children are associated with the entertainment industry.
Her son Dan is an actor & TV personality; he formerly worked as the host of MTV Canada’s show The Hills & has worked in films: Degrassi Goes Hollywood (2009, TV film), Cyberstalker (2012), Admission (2013) and Stage Fright (2014).
On the other Deborah’s daughter, Sarah is an actress Cheaper By The Dozen 2 (2005), Larry Crowne (2011), and Working the Engels (2014).
Reportedly, she is a Protestant Christian while Levy is Jewish, so the family celebrates both Christmas & Hanukkah. Devine divides her time between Toronto, Canada, and Pacific Palisades, California.
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Her Actor Son Is Gay
Devine’s son Dan Levy is gay & reportedly, came out about his sexual orientation to his family members at the age of 18. Even though Dan was called “a member of the queer community” in an interview with Flare in 2015, he did not comment on his sexual orientation publicly.
Later, in an interview with Andy Cohen in 2020, the Canadian actor confirmed he is gay & recalled the support from his parents all these years.
Husband & Children Worked In ‘Schitt Creek’
In 2015, Devine’s husband Eugene Levy & son Dan created Canadian TV sitcom Schitt’s Creek that aired on CBC Television. Reportedly, Eugene portrayed Johnn Rose while his son Dan played on-screen son David Rose. Deborah Devine’s daughter Sarah appeared as Twyla Sands, the cafe’s waitress.
The sitcom starred other casts Tim Rozon, Catherine O’Hara, Emily Hampshire, Jenn Robertson, and Annie Murphy. It premiered on January 13, 2015, & concluded on April 7, 2020, after 6 seasons (a total of 80 episodes).
Career As Screen Writer
Indeed, Deborah’s husband Eugene Levy’s fame overshadows her & gets her tag of a celebrity spouse, but Devine also has a career of her own. She is a Screenwriter & production manager; has worked in Higgin Boys and Gruber (1990), The Edge of Night (1996), and Another World.
Moreover, Deborah also worked as a writer for her husband’s Canadian-American sitcom Maniac Mansion in 1990.
Net Worth In 2020
As of May 2020, the Canadian screenwriter owns a net worth in the 6-digit figure; no report on her career update is out for now. Her husband Eugene Levy & son Dan are both millionaires, they own $20 million & $14 million respectively.
Devine’s daughter Sarah Levy has a fortune of $500,000 currently.
As reported, Eugene received a salary of $1 million for 1st installment of American Pie & received $3 million & $5 million for the 2nd & 3rd installment of the film franchise.