Valerie Lundeen is still well-known as the wife of a famous American actor and novelist, Ron Ely. Also, she was a former beauty pageant and former flight attendant.

Valerie Lundeen with her husband Ron Ely
Caption: Valerie Lundeen with her husband Ron Ely

Valerie Lundeen's Biography

Originally from Miami, Florida, the United States of America, Valerie Lundeen was born in 1957. Therefore, she had American nationality & was of Caucasian ethnicity. However, information about Valerie's parents, family & early life had kept private.

She joined a local high school in Florida & became a well-educated lady. She had completed got Bachelor’s degree from Stetson University located across central Florida.

Was Valerie Lundeen Happily Married?

Indeed, Valerie Lundeen was happily married to her spouse. After marrying her husband Ron Ely, she rose to popularity. Her husband's full name is Ronald Pierce Ely. Valerie was the second wife of her spouse, Ron. Before they tied the wedding knot, Lundeen & Ely dated for a certain period of time. In the year 1984, Valerie Lundeen got married to her husband Ron Ely.

Valerie Lundeen with her husband Ron Ely & their kids
Caption: Valerie Lundeen with her husband Ron Ely & their kids (Photo: Facebook)

Out of their married life, they became parents of three kids. They are Kristen, Kaitland, and Cameron Ely. Her daughter Kirsten wrote a blog post about her love for her parents saying in 2013; 

“Your mom really can be your best friend. And your dad really can give amazing advice. Just because you’re an “adult,” it doesn’t mean that mom and dad should be kicked to the curb. It can be quite a gift to be able to stay their “little girl”… it can also be horribly annoying… but try to ignore the annoying part.”

Ron said that he retired from fame & writing to concentrate on his wife and kids during a 2012 interview with Fanboy Planet. He said

Valerie Lundeen with her husband Ron Ely
Caption: Valerie Lundeen with her husband Ron Ely (Photo: The Telegraph)

“That’s a tough question to answer because there’s not a lot that I do that’s not family-oriented. I am fully committed to my wife and my children. That’s why I stepped out of the business because I wanted to spend more time to raise my kids.”

With her spouse, Lundeen had lived a blissful married life until her death. Also, her husband Ron Ely was married to Cathy Ely, his first wife (m. 1959–1961). 

Valerie Lundeen Cause of Death

After receiving a report about a family disturbance, police officers arrived. Valerie Lundeen was found dead at 8:15 p.m in the couple’s home in the Hope Ranch along Mariposa Drive area of Santa Barbara. She was murdered at their house on 15th October 2019.

Meanwhile, police shot the murder suspect dead, he was on the property when officers responded to the scene. As per reports, Valerie Lundeen was stabbed to death by her son Cameron Ely. Unfortunately, Cameron was also shot to death. Well, her husband Ron Ely sues the local sheriff’s department over ‘wrongful death’ of wife and son. 

What's Valerie Lundeen Net Worth?

Well, before her death, she surely lived a lavish and comfortable life. Also, Valerie Lundeen had surely collected a decent net worth. But details of Valerie's actual net worth & earnings are not available. 

Valerie Lundeen's spouse Ron Ely inside the car
Caption: Valerie Lundeen's spouse Ron Ely inside the car (Photo: Daily Mail)

On the other hand, her husband Ron Ely has earned an estimated net worth of around $7 Million. Working as an American actor and novelist, he was able to collect a hefty sum of money.

Career of Valerie Lundeen

Before becoming popular as a celebrity wife; Valerie Lundeen was crowned as Miss Florida in 1981. She met Ely during the event of Miss Florida. In the same year 1981, Valerie even went on to take part in Miss USA as well. 

Also, she worked in the position of a flight attendant. Lundeen was honored for being the Miss Airline International in 1980. Well, details of her other work are not available. 

Short Info About Valerie Lundeen's Husband

Well, Valerie Lundeen's husband Ron Ely is an American actor and novelist born on June 21, 1938. He was born in Hereford, Texas, but raised in Amarillo. Ron rose to popularity for having portrayed Tarzan in the 1966–1968 NBC series Tarzan. 

Picture of Valerie Lundeen's hubby Ron Ely
Caption: Picture of Valerie Lundeen's hubby Ron Ely (Photo: People)

Then he played a lead role in the film Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze in 1975. Between the years 1980 to 1981, Ely hosted the Miss America pageant telecast. In the year 2001, Ron Ely retired from acting. However, he did return for a part in a TV movie called Expecting Amish in the year 2014.

Valerie Lundeen's Height

Valerie Lundeen was a beautiful lady with an attractive personality. Lundeen had a height of 5 feet 9 inches or 1.75 M tall. Valerie had a fair complexion with blue eyes and blonde long hair.