Betty Lee Oakes AKA Randi Oakes is an American fashion model and actress. As per her biography, Oakes was born on August 19, 1951, which makes her age be 66 years old as of 2018. Today, she is not so active as she used to be in the past. She was most active during the 1970’s and people of those days remember her for her role as Officer Bonnie Clark in the television series entitled CHIPs. For the series, she contributed for three years starting from 1979. When she and her husband Gregory Harrison welcomed their first child in 1985, Oakes retired from the acting industry. However, her role and contributions are still remembered today. Let’s explore in detail about Oakes wiki below:
Early Life and Education
Randi Oakes was born as Betty Lee in 1951 in Sumner, Iowa. She grew up in tiny Randalia, Iowa. She was interested in acting and modeling from her very early days. She used to attend a modeling school in Des Moines twice a week. At the age of 17, Oakes became the Miss Iowa Model of the Year and grabbed a great opportunity for a modeling contract for which she had to move to the New York.
Career and Professional Life
Within a short period of time moving to the New York, Oakes was able to impress the industry and was named as one of the top fashion models in the nation. She was supported by her then-boyfriend named Joe Namath, a pro football star with whom Oakes stayed in the relationship for seven years. The modeling world was not the only destination for her and therefore Oakes switched her career to the acting field when she turned 23. She used to frequently appear as a guest star during the late 1970’s and early 1980’s on various television series like B. J. and the Bear, McCloud, Delvecchio, Barnaby Jones, Fantasy Island and Switch. She also appeared in Acapulco Gold which is a 1978 theatrical crime drama for the role of Sally.
Oakes appeared in the NBC’s American television drama series CHiPs in a guest role as a car thief for the episode named “Down Time”. As per the 1983’s article by American celebrity weekly magazine People, Oakes departed from the series because she spent most of the time with her husband Gregory Harrison. In 2015, alongside other notable CHIPs stars, actress Oakes returned back to the television screens. She also appeared in the interview for METV’s weekly CHiPs reruns.
Randi Oakes is married to Gregory Harrison. They met for the first time while Oakes was competing for Battle of the Network Stars in 1979. After a year, the couple decided to celebrate their marriage ceremony which was organized on December 21, 1980. An interesting fact about their marriage is, they kept their marital status secret and was revealed after several years. From their conjugal life, the couple is blessed with three lovely daughters named Emma Lee, Lily Anne and Kate who were born in 1985, 1989 and 1991 respectively. Also, the couple has an adopted son named Quinn Edgar. Earlier, they used to reside in Sherman Oaks, California and later moved to Southern Oregon where they lived for 15 years since early 1990’s. The family relocated to Eugene and currently resides in Portland, Oregon. Randi Oakes is one of the renowned artists who sacrificed her professional life for her family life.
Even at the age of 60’s, actress Oakes has an impressive body stat. She is fit and healthy weighing 117lbs. Her body measurement is said to be 34-24-35 inches. Her bra size is 34 with Cup size B.
Salary and Net worth
According to some wiki sites, Randi Oakes net worth is 4 million USD. She and her husband put their estate in Gold Beach worth 2.995 million in the market.
Wiki and Facts
Oakes profile is prepared by Wikipedia and some other popular celebrity websites. Her verified social networking sites like Instagram, Twitter and Facebook are still not available. Therefore, it is difficult to get her latest updated facts and information.