Who is Deborah Driggs? 5 Must-Knows About the ‘Other Woman’ Who Cheated With Luann de Lesseps’ Fiance

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Who is Deborah Driggs? 5 Must-Knows About the 'Other Woman' Who Cheated With Luann de Lesseps' Fiance

Luann de Lesseps and Thomas D’Agostino are still an item — but when it was discovered that Tom was caught locking lips with another woman, a third player entered their love story. We know that Tom was photographed kissing Deborah Driggs in NYC at the Regency Hotel. Bethenny Frankel busted the scandal wide open, aided by a hush-hush source who snapped the evidence.

CLICK: Luann’s Fiance’s Other Woman Speaks Out About Kissing Session After His Engagement—Says They’re Still Hooking Up!

So who is Deborah Driggs? The following is a crash course on the mystery woman, who played a role in crashing Luann’s romance into a very public wall.


1. Early History/Education 

Born December 13, 1963, in Oakland CA — 52-years old. She was an elite figure skater as a child, but quit in her teens due to burnout. Graduated in 1982 from Leuzinger High School, in Hawthorne CA. Cheerleader and homecoming queen for Saddleback College. 

2. Family

Married Olympic gymnast Mitch Gaylord in 1992 at Hotel Bel Air. Has three adult children – Kevin Tyler Gaylord, Madeline Rae Gaylord, and Bailey Gaylord. The couple divorced in 2003. She has one sister, Sherry Driggs.





3. Professional Life

Pursued modeling after college graduation — launched her career in 1984 in Osaka Japan. Playmate of the month in March 1990 issue of Playboy. She went on to pose for several issues of Playboy—landing the cover in April of 1990 — and appeared in many Playboy videos. Deborah appeared in commercials, and landed roles in a few movies that include “Total Exposure,” “Night Rhythms,” and “Twogether.” Co-wrote a 2004  instructional book “Hot Pink: The Girls’ Guide to Primping, Passion, and Pubic Fashion.” She has been a real estate agent, has been involved in selling print media, and more recently, boasts a career in life insurance sales.

Who is Deborah Driggs? 5 Must-Knows About the 'Other Woman' Who Cheated With Luann de Lesseps' Fiance

4. Downtime Notes

Big fan of Boy George/Culture Club. Captured by TMZ in 2015, singing a transitioning Bruce Jenner’s praises. Appears to be a wine lover.





5. Bravo Connection

Attended latest Real Housewives of Beverly Hills cast addition, Dorit Kemsley’s birthday party in August. Driggs is also friendly with Eden Sassoon — another RHOBH Season 7 newbie. 




Driggs tweeted a sentiment during the timeframe of her fateful trip to NYC.


Driggs told an outlet that she shares a history with Tom, but there is little social media evidence pointing to much time spent in NYC. Driggs claims to be a BL/AL hybrid, but she is definitely a California girl.

The second part of the reunion airs tonight, at 9 pm ET. Check out more pics of Deborah Driggs below.


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