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Deborah Kaplan Bio: Know about her Ex-Husband, Movies and Career

Deborah Kaplan Bio: Know about her Ex-Husband, Movies and Career

Facts of Deborah Kaplan

Full Name: Deborah Kaplan
Birth Date: November 11, 1970
Age: 51 years
Gender: Female
Profession: Director
Country: United States
Horoscope: Scorpio
Height: 5 feet 6 inches (1.68m)
DivorceBreckin Meyer
Net Worth$7 million
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorBrown
Body Size32-26-32
Birth PlaceAbington Township, Pennsylvania
EducationNew York University (NYU) affiliated school Tisch School of the Arts, Oxford University in England
KidsCaitlin Willow Meyer, Clover Meyer
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An American screenwriter, Deborah Kaplan also knows as a film director.  She is famous for her directional works in the 1988 and 2001 films, can Hardly Wait and Josie as well as the Pussycats. Her fan followers also recognize her as the ex-wife of the Clueless actor, Breckin Meyer.

What is the Age of Deborah Kaplan?

Deborah Kaplan entered this earth on November 11, 1970, in Abington Township, Pennsylvania, the United States of America. Her birth sign is Scorpio. Kaplan was raised and spent most of her childhood in Abington Township, Pennsylvania.

Her mother, Nadia Kaplan was a first-generation immigrant. She is American by her nationality and belongs to a white ethnic background.

Graduated from UC Santa Cruz

Kaplan attended New York University (NYU) in Manhattan affiliated with the school Tisch School of the Arts. There, she met her creative director partner Harry ElfontWhile studying at the university, the couple found that their parents were friends.

Besides, Kaplan attended a film production program at Oxford University in England, United Kingdom. She is fond of kickboxing, hiking, and photography. She graduated from UC Santa Cruz in 1971 where she had a major in religious studies.

What is Deborah Kaplan Net Worth?

Deborah Kaplan has accumulated a net worth of around $7 million. Likewise, the average annual salary of a director is $140,000 so she is getting this amount as well. Besides, her ex-husband, Breckin Meyer has an estimated net worth of $8 million.

Who is Deborah Kaplan Ex-Husband?

Deborah Kaplan is a divorced woman and seems to be single right now. Previously, she was in a relationship with Hollywood star, Breckin Meyer who is best known for his roles in Rat Race, Clueless, Garfield: The Movie, and Road Trip. The couple married on October 14, 2001, in a beautiful ceremony. 

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Caption: Deborah Kaplan with her ex-husband (Photo: US magazine)

The couple lived together for 11 years and filed for divorce in 2012. The divorce between the pair was confirmed in the year 2014. From their marriage, they had daughters named Caitlin Willow Meyer and Clover Meyer.

Currently, Breckin is dating The Bold and The Beautiful actress, Linsey Godfrey. Currently, Deborah is living her single life with her children in a lavish way.

Deborah Kaplan’s Body Measurement

Deborah Kaplan stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches with an average weight of 78 kg. She has a body measurement of 32-26-32 inches which includes her bust size, waist size, and hip size respectively. Kaplan has medium brown hair color and brown color eyes.


  • After Kaplan received her teaching credentials, she was a substitute teacher at a public school for a while.
  • Then, she started working in downtown Santa Cruz as a house cleaner and waitress.
  • Kaplan worked for many months then came back with her parents in nearby Los Altos, California, and went to law school.
  • During her stay with her parents, she worked for a publishing company as a secretary.
  • Later on, she spent eight to nine months in rehab at the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center.
  • However, Kaplan moved to apply to the University of California in her law applications.
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Caption: Deborah Kaplan with Harry Elfont (Source: Zimbio)

Directional Career

  • After that, Deborah moved back to Los Angeles and started working behind the scenes in the movies.
  • After,  she along with Harry headed to California where they directed a romantic comedy movie called can Hardly Wait in 1998.
  • The film was produced by Jenno Topping and the cast members of the film were Jennifer Love Hewitt, Ethan Embry, Peter FacinelliSeth Green as well as Lauren Ambrose.
  • The couple had also appeared with Topping in the 1966 comedy parody A Very Brady Sequel as a screenwriter.
  • Deborah and Harry worked in the drama adventure film Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco and the family comedy film Jingle All the Way (both in 1996) as contributing writers.
  • Later in 2001, they directed a musical comedy film Josie and the Pussycats starring named Rachael Leigh Cook, Tara Reid, Rosario Dawson, and Alan Cumming.