Debra Jo Rupp

Inside Biography

The American actress and voice actress, Debra Jo Rupp is best known for playing the character of energetic Kitty Forman on the Fox sitcom That ‘70s Show and Alice Knight-Buffay on seasons- third, fourth and fifth of the popular series-Friends. Add to this, the brilliant actress has given her voice on many Hollywood movies.       

Early Life, Bio, And Education Of Debra Jo Rupp

Debra Jo Rupp was born on February 24, 1952, in Glendale, CA under the birth sign Pisces. She holds an American nationality and belongs to a white ethnic group. She grew up along with her two sisters. 

She completed her education from 'Masconomet Regional High School' in Boxford. Then, she graduated with a B.A. degree from the University of Rochester.  

Debra Jo Rupp's Professional Career

In 198o, Jo Rupp started her career by playing the character of Helen, a cheating husband’s wife in ‘Second Verse’, a one-act comedy by Sharon Tipsword in a Nat Horne Theater drama festival.  

In 1985, She played the part of a young bride in ‘The Middle Ages’, produced by A. R. Gurney.  In 1990, she performed as ‘Mae’ with Kathleen Turner in a Broadway production of ‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’ at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre.

CAPTION: American actress Debra Jo Rupp is best known for her role Kitty Forman on the Fox sitcom That '70s Show. SOURCE: Celebrity Posters

Moreover, the American actress acted in a number of television shows in the early 1990s; ‘Davis Rules with Randy Quaid’, ‘Phenom’, ‘Family Matters’, ‘Blossom’, ‘L.A. Law’, and many more. 

Jo Rupp lent her voice to the character of Mrs. Helperman in ‘Teacher's Pet’, a ‘Disney’ animated series in 2000. Also, she had two theater roles in Ma s sachusetts in 2008; ‘A Flea in Her Ear’ and ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’.

A versatile actress played the role of Ruth in ‘She Wants Me’, a romantic comedy and also starred in ‘Dr. Ruth – All the Way’ in 2012. She appeared the role of Carol Coogan in Fair Market Value, in 2017

She is mainly popular for her role in That ‘70s show sharing screen with actors like Laura Prepon, Topher Grace, Mila Kunis, Danny Masterson, Ashton Kutcher, and Wilmer Valderrama among others.  

Debra Jo Rupp's Net Worth, Salary And Earning

The American actress, Debra has an estimated net worth of $5 million, according to Celebrity Networth. In the USA, on average actresses earn around $39.84 per hour for their work on screen. Similarly, PayScale reports that actresses earn around $52,175 on average.  

Some of her movies have made a good collection at the box office:  


Box Office


Garfield: The Movie (2004)

$200.8 million

$50 million

Death Becomes Her (1992)

$149 million

$55 million 

Senseless (1998)

$15 million 


Debra Jo Rupp's Personal Life-Dating And Relationship

Debra is still unmarried and is also not dating anyone at present. The actress has managed to keep everything secret about her love life, relationship, and personal matters.     

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She is active on social media like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. On Instagram, she regularly shares about her upcoming projects to the fans. 

It seems like she is enjoying her single life and focusing on her professional life rather than her personal life. 

Age And Height

  • Height: She stands at 5 feet 2 inches or 157 cm. 
  • Birth Sign: Pisces
  • Body Measurement: 36-27-34 inches
  • Eye Color: Blue      
  • Hair Color: Blonde
  • Weight: 54 kg
  • Debra Jo Rupp's age is 68 years, as of 2019

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by nishma, 23 May, 2019

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