El DeBarge


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El DeBarge was born on June 4, 1961 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA as Eldra DeBarge. He is married to Monique DeBarge. They have one child. He was previously married to Tracey Ferguson. See full bio »

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Known For

Short Circuit Soundtrack
(1986)
(2005)
The To Do List Soundtrack
(2013)

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 2019 Shaft (performer: "The Secret Garden (Sweet Seduction Suite)") / (writer: "The Secret Garden (Sweet Seduction Suite)")
 2018 Los40 Music Awards 2018 (TV Special) (writer: "2002")
 2017 Beat Shazam (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (2017) ... (writer: "Ride Wit Me")
 2016 Atlanta (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Jacket (2016) ... (writer: "Ride Wit Me" - uncredited)
 2016 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (writer: "Rump Shaker" - as Eldra P. DeBarge)
 2016 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Melissa McCarthy/Kanye West (2016) ... (performer: "Highlights", "Ultralight Beam")
 2015 Ted 2 (writer: "Ride Wit Me" - as Eldra P. DeBarge)
 2014 Annie (writer: "Rump Shaker" (Album Version) - as Eldra DeBarge)
 2013 American Music Awards 2013 (TV Special) (writer: "Ride wit Me")
 2013 One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Somebody's Watching Me by Rockwell (2013) ... (performer: "Rhythm of the Night")
 2013 The To Do List (writer: "Rump Shaker" - as Eldra Debarge)
 2012 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #20.121 (2012) ... (writer: "I Like It" - uncredited)
 2012 American Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Top 8 Perform (2012) ... (writer: "I Like It")
 2012 American Reunion (writer: "Rump Shaker" - as Eldra DeBarge)
 2011 Jumping the Broom (performer: "How Can You Love Me") / (writer: "How Can You Love Me" - as Eldra Patrick Debarge)
 2011 Both a friend and a reason to smile (Short) (performer: "Rhythm of the Night")
 2010 2010 Soul Train Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Sweet Love", " (At Your Best) You Are Love")
 2010 Unsung (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Uncut (2010) ... (writer: "I Like It")
 2009 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Throwdown (2009) ... (writer: "Ride wit Me" - uncredited)
 2008 Ugly Betty (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Manhattan Project (2008) ... (writer: "Rump Shaker" - uncredited)
 2007 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Round 2 (2007) ... (writer: "Ride With Me" - uncredited)
 2007 Kickin' It Old Skool (writer: "All This Love" - as Eldra DeBarge)
 2007 Lost (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Exposé (2007) ... (writer: "Rump Shaker" - as Eldra DeBarge)
 2007 My Name Is Earl (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Guess Who's Coming Out of Joy (2007) ... (writer: "Rump Shaker" - uncredited)
 2005 The 40-Year-Old Virgin (writer: "Rump Shaker" - as Eldra DeBarge)
 2005 Are We There Yet? (writer: "Ride Wit Me" - as Eldra DeBarge)
 2004 Tony Hawk's Underground 2 (Video Game) (writer: "I Like It")
 2004 Soul Plane (writer: "Ride wit Me" - as Eldra DeBarge)
 2001 Scary Movie 2 (writer: "Ride Wit Me" - as Eldra DeBarge)
 2001 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 18 May 2001 (2001) ... (writer: "Ride Wit Me")
 2001 King of the Hill (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kidney Boy and Hamster Girl: A Love Story (2001) ... (writer: "Ride wit Me" - uncredited)
 1999 Soul Music Festival: Part 5 (TV Special) (performer: "Sexual Healing") / (writer: "All This Love")
 1999 Motown Live (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Seal/Chaka Khan/The Commodores/Jon B. (1999) ... (performer: "Yearning for Your Love")
 1997 Sprung (writer: "The Secret Garden")
 1986 Short Circuit (performer: "Who's Johnny")
  Moonlighting (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 1985 - 1986) (writer - 2 episodes, 1985 - 1986)
- The Bride of Tupperman (1986) ... (performer: "I Like It") / (writer: "I Like It")
- Money Talks... Maddie Walks (1985) ... (performer: "You Wear It Well") / (writer: "You Wear It Well")
 1985 Miami Vice (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bought and Paid For (1985) ... (writer: "You Wear It Well" - uncredited)
 1985 The Last Dragon (performer: "Rhythm Of The Night", "Coke Is It (Coca-Cola Commercial)" - as DeBarge) / (producer: "Coke Is It (Coca-Cola Commercial)" - as Eldra DeBarge)
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Other Works:

CD: "Ultimate Collection" (Uni) See more »

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Alternate Names:

Eldra Patrick DeBarge | DeBarge

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Trivia:

Towards the end of his "Rhythm Of The Night" video he is shown with many other dancers who are dancing in front of a (now demolished) Pioneer Chicken location. This same Pioneer Chicken location has been shown in the background in Death Wish II (1982) & The Last American Virgin (1982). See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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