Debra Bollman (Reporter) Bio, Net worth, Wiki, Age, Husband

Debra Bollman is a reporter and stenographer who became famous after an incident during a press conference in the Staples Center in Los Angeles. She served as a stenographer for Caption CART and ASAP Sports in Riverside, California. For interview transcripts, she types more than 300 words per minute. Debra’s full name is Debra Bollman Farfan.

Debra Bollman (Reporter) Bio, Net worth, Wiki, Age, Height, Husband

Debra Bollman Career

In January 1997, she joined the National Court Reporters Association (NCRA). Since January 2001 she has worked as a stenographer for Caption CART, Inc. She later became the CEO of CaptionCART, which provides closed captioning and real-time transcription services. Debra has subtitled many events including the French Open, the NBA Finals, and the World Series. She has been a court clerk, CART provider, and broadcast captioner. Her sports specialty has given her the most memorable moments, especially in all seven games of the 2016 World Series.

From 2015-2016 she served as Board Member – District D at the California Court Reporters Association (Cal-CCRA). She later served as Vice President of Cal-CCRA in October 2016, serving in August 2018. In January 2001, she was a Realtime Captioner at Captionmax, a media production company that was acquired by 3Play Media in early 2022 and rebranded to 3Play Media in September 2022. In February 2017, she was a guest speaker at the Humphreys University workshop on emerging trends and career prospects in court reporting, organized by the Court Reporting Department in conjunction with the Learning Center.


Debra Bollman, the stenographer, was 43 when she attended press conferences at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Nigel Hayes, the famous American professional basketball player, was available on the mic, but he didn’t know the mic was “on.” At the time, Nigel Hayes was only 20 years old and the whole crowd erupted in laughter at the press conference when he called the 43-year-old lady “God, she’s beautiful”. The moment was unforgettable for everyone and Debra personally laughed at it.

She called the incident “cute and sweet.” But to protect her from questions and other things, the player tweeted and apologized for everyone’s moment of laughter. This incident was revived by many media channels. During this time, Debra became so famous that her following grew from 15 to 900. Additionally, Debra’s daughter, who has blossomed into a singer, used the same incident to make the news.

Debra Bollman (Reporter) Biography

Real nameDebra Bollmann
Date of birth1973
Age (as of 2023)44 years
Place of birthUnited States

Physical Statistics

Heightin feet inches – 5′ 6” – in centimeters – 168 cm
weightin kilograms – 66kg – in pounds – 145 pounds
hair colourdark brown
eye colorhazel

Debra Bollman family


relationship status

Marital statusMarried
who is Debra Bollman’s husbandAnthony J. Farfan

Personal life

Debra is married to Anthony J. Farfan, and they have been together since their marriage. She has a daughter named Sophia Bollman who is a singer. She is a mother of three children and only one (the daughter) is a well-known figure in the world of singing.

Debra Bollman social media

Debra is active on social media such as LinkedIn. On May 10, 2015, Debra posted a picture of her daughter Sophia Bollman with the caption, “My daughter looks like a rock star.” Under the same post, she received a comment from one of her fans: “Oh my god she’s beautiful”.

Debra Bollman net worth

Debra Bollman works as a reporter for a living. According to her LinkedIn profile, she is a Registered Diplomate Reporter. She has been engaged in this work since 1998 and works in the USA, Canada, and Europe. It is certain that she earns up to $ 1 million.

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