Debbye Turner Bio | Wiki
Debbye Turner (Full Name: Debbye Turner Bell) is an American veterinarian, anchor, and talk show host currently working for Arise News, where hosts Arise America since 2012. Previously from 2001 to 2012, Turner worked at CBS as their “resident veterinarian” and a fill-in anchor.
Before joining journalism, Turner was a beauty queen and pageant contestant remembered for winning the 1990 Miss America Pageant. As a Veterinarian, she has been featured on Animal Planet’s Cats 101 and Dogs 101 series. During her free time, Turner loves reading, writing, and spending time with her friends and family.
Debbye Turner Age | Birthday
She was born on September 19, 1965, in Honolulu, Hawaii, in the United States of America. Turner is 57 years old and celebrates her birthday on September 19.
Debbye Turner Height
She is a woman of average stature. Turner stands at a height of 5 ft 5 in (approx. 1.65 m).
Debbye Turner Family
She was born in Honolulu, Hawaii but raised in Jonesboro, Arkansas under the love and care of her devoted and supportive parents Frederick C. Turner, Jr. and Gussie Turner. His father is a former Infantry Colonel who served three tours in Vietnam. Turner holds an American nationality by birth but belongs to the African-American ethnicity. Her older sister Suzette is married to Kirbyjon Caldwell a former senior pastor of Windsor Village United Methodist Church.
Debbye Turner Husband
She is currently in a happy marital relationship with her handsome and caring husband Gerald Bell. The adorable couple has been living happily under the same roof since they wedded in 2008. Turner and her loving husband Gerald are proud to be sharing a beautiful and adorable daughter Lynlee Julia Bell, born on February 3, 2010.
Debbye Turner Education
Growing up, Turner attained her high school diploma from a local high school before furthering her studies at Arkansas State University. She received a Bachelor of Science in agriculture and later furthered her studies at the University of Missouri where she was awarded her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 1991.
Debbye Turner Miss America
In 1988 when she was 23 years old Turner contested at the Miss Arkansas Pageant, a state preliminary competition for Miss America, and was named first runner-up. The next year, she won the Miss Missouri title and received the Miss America Crown in 1990. After winning the 1990 Miss America crown, she became the third African-American to hold a national title and as of 2019 the only—Miss Missouri to be crowned.
Debbye Turner Arise America
As a media personality, Turner currently hosts Arise America a show that airs on Arise News. Prior to her current station, Turner worked for CBS from 2001 to 2012. She joined the network as a feature correspondent and was later reassigned as the network’s “resident veterinarian” and a fill-in anchor for various shows including CBS Morning News. Her very first hosting job was in 1995 at KSDK an NBC affiliate in ST. Louise. Tuner hosted Show Me, St. Louis, from joining till 2001 when she left the station.
Debbye Turner Net Worth
From her career as a television host, talk show host, and veterinarian it is obvious that she has accumulated a reliable amount of wealth over the years. Turner’s average net worth is $8 million.
How Old Is Debbye Turner
She was born to her hardworking parents on September 19, 1965, in Honolulu, Hawaii, in the United States. Therefore, Turner is 57 years old.
Is Debbye Turner Married
Yes, she is happily and contentedly married to her hardworking and loving husband Gerald Bell.