Became known in 2015 after competing on Survivor: Kaôh Rōng, the 32nd season of the popular reality show. She followed up by competing on Survivor: Game Changers in 2016. In 2016, she made her acting debut in an episode of The Bold and the Beautiful.
Before making her reality debut, she worked as a chemist.
She has been a long-time member of NorthEast Boston Terrier Rescue and advocates for animal rescue.
Her full name is Debra Donato Wanner. She hails from Reading, Pennsylvania.
On Survivor: Kaôh Rōng, she competed against winner Michele Fitzgerald.