Jewish-American artist and painter, Deborah Elizabeth Sawyer is popular as the mother of Doja Cat. Her daughter Doja rose into prominence for dropping her music video named Moo! which went viral in 2018.

Doja Cat's Mother Deborah Elizabeth Sawyer
Caption: Doja Cat's Mother Deborah Elizabeth Sawyer (Photo: Celebrities InfoSeeMedia) 

Deborah Elizabeth Sawyer Ethnicity

In the year 1963, Deborah Elizabeth Sawyer was born to American parents in Los Angeles, California. By nationality, Sawyer is an American citizen and is of English-Jewish ethnicity. 

This celebrity mother is an educated person who has hidden details of her parents, early life, and siblings under the wraps. Deborah stands at a decent height and has blonde colored hair with greenish eye color.


Who is Deborah Elizabeth Sawyer Husband?

At present, Deborah Elizabeth Sawyer is living a single life after divorce from her husband. Previously, she was married to South African film producer Dlamini. In the past, the duo met while working in the showbiz industry. Elizabeth met Dumisani for the first time when he came to the United States for the hyped ‘Sarafina! Tour.’

After the tour, he stay in the United States and began dating Deborah. She exchanged the wedding vow with her husband Dumisani Dlamini in a private ceremony. The duo married each other after years of dating. 

Sawyer and Dlamini became parents of two children. On October 21, 1995, she became the mother of daughter Amala Ratna Zandile Dlamini, known professionally as Doja Cat. Then she became a mother of 2nd child keeping details of another child under the dark. Unfortunately, the duo ended their married life with a divorce and started living separately. But the date of divorce is not mentioned. 

What's Deborah Elizabeth Sawyer Net Worth?

She had worked as an artist, and painter and earned a decent sum of money. Now, she works in the fashion industry. Deborah works as a technical menswear designer. So, Deborah Elizabeth Sawyer has earned an estimated net worth of $500 thousand as per reports. Previously, her net was around $200, thousand. The average salary of a Menswear Designer in the United States is around $58,013

Sawyer's daughter Doja Cat has an estimated net worth of $4 million. Cat has collected her hefty worth from her incredible singing career. Also, she gained fame and wealth in a short period of time. 

Deborah Elizabeth Sawyer Daughter Controversy

Deborah's daughter has been involved in controversy and scandals that created headlines in the media. This singer got criticism from other celebrities like Justin Bieber, Paris Hilton, and Travis Scott for getting involved in Kylie Jenner’s Halloween and birthday party during the COVID-19 pandemic situation. 

Then she sparked controversy on social media when her Twitter account history revealed the usage of homophobic slurs in 2018. Back in 2015, she used the word “faggot” to describe hip hop artists Tyler, the Creator, and Earl Sweatshirt. 


Deborah Elizabeth Sawyer previously worked as an artist and painter. But now, she is engaged in the fashion industry. Deborah works as a technical menswear designer revealed by her in an interview with Vlad TV. But she rose to popularity as a celebrity mother of singer Doja Cat. Her daughter Cat started making and releasing music on SoundCloud as a teenager. 

She signed a joint record deal and released her debut 'EP Purrr!' in 2014 at the age of 17. In the year 2018, she released her debut studio album Amala. Overnight, her single “Mooo!” went viral. After that, she featured on the deluxe version of her debut album along with singles “Juicy” and “Tia Tamera” in the year 2019. 

Cat is also popular for creating music videos and songs that achieve popularity on social media applications such as TikTok and YouTube. In her career, she has been nominated for three Grammy Awards and has won two American Music Awards. In the year 2019, her second studio album, Hot Pink reached the top 10 of the US Billboard 200. Then she spawned the single “Say So”, which topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart following the release of two remixes featuring Nicki Minaj.