Debby played an active role in producing the music video, "We've Got the Beat" for DCOM "Radio Rebel". The video was produced under the name of her production company "Shadowborn Productions" in conjunction with Mar Vista and Razor and Tie.
Debby wrote a song for the movie "16 Wishes" entitled "Open Eyes". Her brother Chase Ryan produced the song and did the music for it as well.
She has said in interviews that her celebrity crush is Spiderman.
Popstar Magazine sponsored a huge sweet sixteen bash for her, at which many teen stars attended.
Ryan can speak German along with English, her primary language.
She also enjoys alternative rock and has shown a lot of interest in music, she is a singer, songwriter and producer.
Besides acting, Debby loves all forms of art. She loves photography, writing and drawing.
Before being cast as one of the leads in "The Suite Life on Deck" (2008) she was involved in theater productions and video shorts in Germany and the United States.
Ryan has been on the cover of several teen magazine such as Tiger Beat, Teen Magazine, J-14 Magazine and Popstar Magazine.
She moved to Germany when she was seven years old and started performing in professional theaters.
She is a military brat, her father was in the military and she often moved to different places in Europe.
She is a Christian and performed in churches in her childhood.
In a People Magazine interview, Ryan told the magazine she was a mascot in the eighth grade and was in the school's chess club. She claims she was the ultimate nerd in school.
Debby is a fan of Tina Fey, Emma Stone, Amanda Bynes, Sandra Bullock, Will Ferrell, John Travolta, Robert De Niro, Johnny Depp, Shia LaBeaof, Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Will Smith, Natalie Portman, and Wayne Brady.
She won Popstar Magazine's Popstastic Award for Favorite Female Newcomer in 2009.
Debby wrote a song and Chase did the music and producing for her movie 16 Wishes. The song is called "Open Eyes". Debby sang the title track for the movie where she did a music video. She covered "Hakuna Matada" for Disneymania 7 album.
Before she got the role of Bailey on "The Suite Life on Deck" (2008), she was a huge fan of "The Suite Life of Zack and Cody" (2005).
Debby writes an insightful and intelligent music blog at www.debbyryan.com. Some of her other interests include writing, singing, dancing and directing videos.
She is very close to her older brother named Chase Ryan who is a singer/songwriter producer. She co-writes and produces with him.
She owns a toy poodle named Presley, after Elvis Presley. Boo Boo and Fival Stweart gave him to her for her 17th birthday. The fans helped Debby pick the name.
Debby has had the same best friend since 7th grade.
She claims that she is clumsy, which is why she tends to stay away from high heels.