Debie-Rise Ebun Biography
Oluwarise Deborah Ebun, better known by her stage name as Debie – Rise, was born on December 20th, 1992, into a family of five. Her home state is Kaduna in Nigeria. The singer understands English, Hausa, and Yoruba.
Debie – Rise rose to prominence after appearing on one of the most intriguing talent show for promising music stars in Nigeria, Nigerian Idol in 2013, where she finished as the 1st Runner-up. She was well-known on a bigger stage but this time around on one of Nigeria’s biggest reality shows; the Big Brother Naija TV reality show-Season 2 edition tagged See Gobe, where she finished as the 3rd Runner-up.
This Computer Science graduate from Federal University of Technology, Yola is enthusiastic about sports and health. She has been seen as a as a fitness freak because of her interests which range from dancing to football to Taekwondo.
Debie’s love for music is perfectly matched by her daring stage presence. She enjoys a challenge, which is why she displayed such bravery on the stage of the 2013 Nigerian idols at such a young age of 21. She’s a self-proclaimed tomboy and daddy’s little girl. Growing up, she would frequently assist him and enjoyed sports and staying active.
|Real Name:||Oluwarise Deborah Ebun|
|Date of Birth||December 20,1992|
|Place of Birth:||Kaduna State|
|Occupation:||Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Fitness Enthusiast|
Early Life, Childhood and Education
Oluwarise Deborah Ebun, a renowned Nigerian reality TV star, Songwriter, Musician, singer, and ex-Big Brother Nigeria (BBN) popularly known as BBNaija season 2 housemate. This professional guitarist was born on December 20th, 1992 to the lovely family of Pastor and Mrs. Ebun, natives of Kaduna state.
She was born in her hometown of Kaduna State, Nigeria’s northernmost state. Debie was raised in Kaduna as a Northerner by region, a Nigerian by nationality, and a Christian by faith.
Debie-Rise received her education at the Federal University of Technology, Yola, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science.
Notably, she graduated with a major in Graphics Design and a minor in Web Application Development. As a result, she is a computer scientist, graphic designer, and web developer.
Debie was one of those artists Etisalat signed to perform at their Etisalat EasyCliq Campus Concerts. The concert provided her with the opportunity to perform in over 20 Nigerian universities. She also performed at the Pepsi Football Academy gala nights several times.
Debie Rise music is something you should definitely listen to. Throughout her career, she has released a number of singles that have become hits in Nigeria and elsewhere. Her song’s video clips have received millions of views on YouTube.
Some of Debie Rise songs include:
- No Cunny Cunny
- Can’t Stop Me
- Here To Stay
- Very Good Mistake
- The God I Serve
- My Choice
- Be It Unto Me
- Your Will etc.
BBN Season 2
The singer competed in the 2017 season of Big Brother Naija reality television show. She entered the Big Brother mansion a week after the show had begun spending 70 days in the house out of the total 77days. During her stay in the Big Bother House, she was nominated six (6) times for possible evictions (weeks 3, 6, 8, 9, 10 and 11) and she made it to the final week as one of the five finalist of which she eventually came out 4th.
According to her confession, she had to flee her home in order to be a part of the show. She took part in the reality TV show against the wish of her father who was a pastor at the time, and he was protective and concerned about the family’s future.
Nigerian Idol Season 3
In 2013, the singer finished first runner-up in the popular Nigerian singing competition, Nigerian Idol. Her fans came from all over Nigeria as a result of the competition. Nigerians adored her exciting and melodic voice.
According to the event’s organizers, it was not just her voice that helped her become successful on the show; Nigerians voted for her personality as well. She was a fantastic contestant and entertainer who could do it all! She could rap, sing, dance, play guitar, and do witty stand-up comedy.
There had been a relationship spark between Debie and her fellow BBN Housemate, Bassey who seems to be her best friend while in the Big Brother Mansion. The duo has been seen together on many occasions and they have even done a song together titled, Joy and Pain. It seems the two are no more entangled as Debie came out after a long time to say that she can never marry Bassey.
Debie in 2018 officially changed her professional name from Debie-Rise to Deborah Rise. According to her, changing her name represented a sort of rebirth. She opened up about this rebirth with a video on her Instagram page showing how her hair is cut off. She said that the act of shaving her hair off was meant to be a symbolic representation of change and regeneration.
Aside from that, the former Big Brother Naija housemate who is now doing gospel music released a gospel song titled My Choice.