Ron Ely

Who is Ron Ely?

Ron Ely is an American novelist and retired actor from Hereford, Texas. Ron Ely is best known for playing Tarzan in the 1966 television series of the same name.

In 1958, the actor made his film debut with a small role as an airplane navigator in the film “South Pacific.”

Later in his career, he appeared in films such as The Fiend Who Walked the West (1958) and The Remarkable Mr. Pennypacker (1959).

Ron Ely-Birth, Parents, Siblings & Education

Ron Ely was born on June 21, 1938, in Hereford, Texas, United States.

He celebrated his 81st birthday in 2019.

On the internet, he never mentioned his father, mother, education, or siblings.

Net Worth of Ron Ely? Salary, Earning

Ron Ely’s Net worth is (approximately) $5-7 million USD (As of 2019).

Facts of Ron Ely

Wiki/Bio
Real Full Birth Name Ronald Pierce Ely.
Nick name Ron.
Profession Actor and Novelist.
Famous for his role as Tarzan in the TV series of the same name.
Age (As of 2019) 81 years old.
Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday June 21, 1938.
Birthplace/Hometown Hereford, Texas, United States.
Nationality American.
Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian) Straight.
Gender Male.
Ethnicity White Caucasian Descent.
Religion Christianity.
Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign) Cancer.
House In Santa Barbara, California, USA.
Social Media Account Stats Instagram: NA.
Twitter: —
Facebook: —
Filmography
Debut Film: South Pacific (1958, as Navigator).
TV Show: The Aquanauts (1961, as Mike Madison)
List of Movies/TV Shows 1. Cry of the Black Wolves.
2. Tarzan.
3. 100 Fäuste und ein Vaterunser.
4. Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze.
5. MitGift.
6. Superboy.
7. Sheena.
8. Renegade.
9. The Aquanauts.
10. Slavers.
11. The Night of the Grizzly.
12. South Pacific.
13. Sea Hunt.
14. The Remarkable Mr. Pennypacker.
15. The Fiend Who Walked the West.
16. Fantasy Island.
17. Wonder Woman.
18. Expecting Amish.
Other Appearances 1. musical game show named Face the Music.
2. Miss America Pageants as a host in 1980 and 1981.
Physical Statistics
Height (Tall) Feet & Inches: 6′ 4″.
Centimeters: 194 cm.
Meters: 1.94 m.
Weight Kilograms: 88 Kg.
Pounds: 194 lbs.
Biceps Size 18.
Body Measurements (Chest-waist-hips) 46-34-37.
Shoe Size (UK) 9.
Tattoo details? NA.
Eye Color Blue.
Hair Color White.
Family
Parents Father: Name not available.
Mother:
Siblings Unknown.
Famous Relatives Grandparents:
Uncle:
Aunt:
Personal Life Relationship
Marital Status Married.
Dating History? had an affair with his longtime girlfriend, Cathy Ely.
Girlfriend Will update.
Wife/Spouse Name 1. Cathy Ely (m. 1959 – div. 1961).
2. Valerie Lundeen (m. 1984 – till her death on October 15, 2019)
Son Cameron Ely.
Daughter Kirsten and Kaitland Ely.
Education
Highest Qualification High School Graduate.
School Local High School.
Alma Mater. Not available.
Hobbies & Favorite Things
Favorite Celebrities Actor: Robert De Niro.
Actress: Meryl Streep.
Dream Holiday Destination Australia.
Favorite Color White and Blue.
Love to do Reading.
Favorite Food Italian Cuisine.
Wealth
Net worth (approx.) $5-7 million US dollars (As of 2019).
Salary, Income & Earnings

Relationship, Married life, Boyfriend/Girlfriend

The 81-year-old Ron Ely retired actor was married twice in his life.

Cathy, his ex-girlfriend, remained in his life during his high school years.

Later that year, in 1959, the couple married.

Ron and Cathy later relocated to Los Angeles, California, to work in the entertainment industry.

The actor revealed in one of his interviews that his ex-wife was not ready to relocate to Los Angeles.

Then, in 1961, they divorced and ended their marriage.

Ely remained single and focused on his career for many years.

After dating for a while, Ron married his second wife “Valerie Lundeen” in 1984.

They had three children, two daughters, Kirsten and Kaitland Ely, and one son, Cameron Ely.

Unfortunately, Cameron stabbed his mother to death on October 15, 2019.

The same night, Cameron Ely was shot dead by Santa Barbara County sheriff’s deputies around 9:40 p.m.

Ron and the other members of the family have yet to issue an official statement.

Body Measurement- Height, Weight, Hair Color

Ely’s height is 6′ 4″. (194 cm, 1.94 m)
He weighs 88 Kg ( Pounds: 194 lb)
The measurements are Chest-waist-hip 46-34-37.
He has Blue eye color with White hair color.

Ron Ely-Professional Career

In 1994, Ely made his debut as a novelist with “Night Shadows.”
In the following year, he published “East Beach.”

Ron was cast as the lead in the 1975 film “Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze.”

In 1961, Ely played Mike Madison in the hit series “The Aquanauts.”
In 1978, he also appeared in five episodes of the television series Fantasy Island.

He suffered two dozen major injuries while filming Tarzan, including two broken shoulders and various lion bites, as he did all of his stunts by himself.
Ronald appeared in a number of projects, including Wonder Woman, Superman, Superboy, Expecting Amish, MitGift, and others.

Ron Ely
Ron in a set. Source: Wikipidia

Social Media

Ron’s Instagram account is @ronelyofficial with 2522 Followers.

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Quick Facts of Ron Ely

  • Ron Ely is an American Retired Actor and Novelist from Hereford, Texas.
  • He is famous for portraying the role of Tarzan in the TV show of the same name back in 1966. The actor made his silver screen debut with a small part as an airplane navigator in the movie titled “South Pacific” in 1958.
  • Ely also acted in the hit series called “The Aquanauts” as Mike Madison in 1961. Some of his other popular works are in The Night of the Grizzly, Slavers, Sheena, Renegade, etc.
  • The 81-year-old retired actor was wedded two times in his life.
  • For many years, Ely stayed single and concentrated on his career.
  • He is Famous for his role as Tarzan in the TV series of the same name.
  • He never mentioned anything about his father, mother, education, and siblings on the internet.
  • The actor also worked in five episodes of the series Fantasy Island in 1978.
  • Ely’s height is 6 ft 4 in (1.94 m tall).