Deborah Ann "Debbie" Gibson (born August 31, 1970) is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, actress, and former reality television competitor. In 1988 she was pronounced the youngest female artist to write, produce, and perform a No. 1 single on the Billboard Hot 100, with her song "Foolish Beat". She has gone on to starring roles on Broadway and touring musicals, as well as independent film and television work. She continues to record, and reached the adult contemporary chart as high as No. 24 during 2006 in a duet with Jordan Knight titled "Say Goodbye".