August 27, 2020

Debbie Allen Shares Cute Throwback Photos as She Celebrates Her Son Norm Jr on His Birthday

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Debbie Allen is celebrating her son's birthday and the proud mother has shared a sweet throwback in honor of him. Check it out now. 

Renowned choreographer, director, and dancer, Debbie Allen celebrated something a little closer to her heart this week, her son's birthday. 

The proud mother who shares Norm Jr. with her husband Norm Nixon took to Instagram to wish him a happy birthday, posting some heartwarming photos of the pair. 


The proud mother shared two stunning photos.  The first was a recent snap of the mother and son duo with Norm wearing all black while Allen wore a gorgeous red jacket. 

In the second photo, Allen shared a heartwarming throwback showing both herself and her son looking much younger. She captioned the sweet post:

"Happy Birthday to my son, @ThumpNixon ? ? Love you!"

Debbie Allen with Norman Nixon Jr Norman Nixon at the grand opening of the Westfield Century City mall October 3, 2017| Photo: Getty Images


Norm regularly shares sweet photos of his mother to his own Instagram, including an adorable post for Mother's Day where he also honored those who had lost their mothers. 

Allen, who made a name for herself after starring in "Fame" opened up about the relationships in her life.

Earlier this year in April, his parents marked a milestone when they celebrated 36-years of being married to each other. 


Allen and her former NBA star husband showed their fans that true love exists after she shared a sweet throwback showing their 2016 anniversary party. 

In the video, she and her husband were wearing all white and dancing with each other as their friends and family watched. Allen captioned:

"Happy Anniversary to the love of my life, Norm. ❤️ So thankful to have you as my forever dance partner. 36 years and counting, baby! ?"


Allen and Nixon were married in 1984, and they share three children, Vivian Nichole Nixon, Norman Nixon, and DeVaughn, who is Nixon's son from a previous relationship. 

The actress who made a name for herself after starring in "Fame" opened up about the relationships in her life including the one she has with her husband. 

Debbie Allen and Norm Nixon attend the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts spring celebration, "An Evening of Wicked Fun" on May 2019 | Photo: Getty Images

During an interview, she


over her husband, telling an adorable anecdote that resulted in them being too tired to change clothes and passing out together. 

The star added that she loved parenting, calling it one of the most important things she has ever done and revealing that her son had composed most of the music for "Freeze Frame."