Deborah Elizabeth Sawyer Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 04 Apr, 2021
Facts of Deborah Elizabeth Sawyer
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Deborah Elizabeth Sawyer
Nationality American
Birth Place/City United States of America
Religion Christianity
Ethnicity White
Famous for Mother of Doja Cat
Married Once
Children 2
Divorce Dumisani Dlamini
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Deborah Elizabeth Sawyer is a Jewish-American painter and artist who gained recognition as the mother of Doja Cat. Doja is a famous actress, who rose to prominence after her music video named Mooo! which went viral in 2018.

Besides that, Deborah has also appeared as an actress in the Friends Don't Let Friends Date and Martyrs -The Chronicles of Blood. There are so many interesting facts to know. Let's dive a bit deep into her early life, net worth, marriage, and also her relationship with her husband. 

Deborah Elizabeth Sawyer's Early Life

Deborah was born in the United States. Yet, Deborah has not shared her birth date, age, or family background details. Allegedly, she is currently in her late 50s. She confidentially embraces American nationality and white ethnicity. She has a fit body with blondie hair and greenish eye color.

Net Worth, Salary, And Income

Deborah Elizabeth Sawyer has been a painter and artist before she got known as Doja Cat's mother. She is multi-talented. She is trained at casting metal and plastic, to painting with wax, gouache, or oil. Yet, Deborah hasn't revealed the figures even though she earns a lucrative amount.

Sources cite that Deborah has a net worth estimated at $150,000 in 2021. In the United States, a painter earns $43,169 per year.

Her works can also be seen on her website named She likes to paint with a pigmented wax. And which is seen in her ENCAUSTICS and LANDSCAPES galleries. 

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Along with that, Deborah is also an actress. She has acted in a show named Friends Don't Let Friends Date and Martyrs- The Chronicles of Blood.

Her daughter Doja Cat, a 3-time Grammy Award nominee has marked her success in the music industry with famous songs as Juicy, Boss Bitch, Say So, and Like That, Go To Town, and Candy. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Doja Cat has a net worth of $4 million.

Mother Of A Daughter- Name Of Her Husband & Married Life?

Deborah was a married woman. She was married to South African film producer, actor, and composer Dumisani Dlamini. He is best known for playing Crocodile one of Mary Masombuka (Whoopi Goldberg) in the Hollywood movie Sarafina about South Africa apartheid. And also appeared on Drum, Isindiso, and Yizo Yizo.

The duo first came across when Dumisani came to the States for the Sarafina! Tour. Well, even after the tour was finished, he decided to stay for a while. It was during this time, he came to meet Deborah. The two soon clicked and began dating.

CAPTION: Deborah Elizabeth Sawyer daughter Doja Cat SOURCE: Daily Mail

The couple from their relationship also welcomed two children, one being the popular singer Doja Cat (birth name: Amala Ratna Zandile Dlamini). But their relationship didn't go well & parted ways later, as a result, Doja was raised by her mother Deborah.

Reportedly, Doja Cat never met her father throughout the years she grew up; moved from New York to California in Oak Park before settling down to  Sherman Oaks neighborhood of Los Angeles at 11 years old.

Social Media

Like many other celebrities, Deborah is not active on any social media. She has kept herself away from all the platforms including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram as well.


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