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Lahna Turner’s Net Worth, Weight Loss, Ex-Husband Ralphie May

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Who is Lahna Turner?

Lahna Turner is a musician, actress and stand-up comedian, perhaps best known for her roles in the movies “Teacher of the Year” and “Brand New Old Love”. She additionally came into the limelight as the better half of the comedian and actor Ralphie May, who passed away in 2017. She was born under the Zodiac sign of Cancer on 15 July 1975 in Ontario, Canada, then her family moved to Houston, Texas USA, so as of 2022, Lahna is 46 years old and holds American and Canadian nationality.

Early life and Family

Not much information is available about her family, background, and early life. It’s known that she was diagnosed with dyslexia and attention deficit disorder (ADD) in primary school. From a young age, she developed an interest in music and literature.

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After matriculating, she enrolled at Texas State University, while simultaneously working as a freelance photographer. At the age of 19, she started her internship at the non-profit news agency Associated Press and later found full-time employment there. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in fine arts with a focus on photo technology.

Career

As an individual who grew up with a knack for the arts and performing, it was expected that after graduating, Lahna would explore numerous avenues of the entertainment industry, and in 2004 she released her first comedy album “Dick Jokes & Other Assorted Love Songs”.

After a couple of years of radio silence, Lahna kick-off her on-screen career in 2009, with her debut TV appearance as a commentator in an episode of the TV magazine show entitled “CMT Insider”. Honing her craft for a couple of years, she continued appearing in various shows such as “The Playboy Morning Show” and “Dog Whisperer with Ceaser Millan”.

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In 2012 she recorded another stand-up comedy album entitled “If These Lips Could Talk “. Her album received airplay on various radio stations, including “National Lampoon’s Top” comedy countdown, and Sirius XM Satellite Radio.

In 2013 she collaborated with her husband, Ralphie, sharing her wits and serving as a producer for his comedy special “Ralphie May: Imperfectly Yours”, prompting her to consider making her own special. During the same year, they launched the podcast together entitled “Perfect 10”.

She released her first one-hour comedy production in 2014 entitled “Lahna Turner: So I Wrote a Song About It”, which displayed her unique ability to transform her uncensored everyday normal activities into hilarious lyrics and stand-up performance.

Her special received positive reviews, and Lahna began rising to popularity as a dim-witted, sharp, and relatable comedian who does not shy away from sharing personal and uncomfortable experiences which resonate with the audience and their lives.

Regarding her latest projects, in November she performed at the “Laugh-O-Rama”, presented by the Laugh Factory, with Matty Chymbor, Jay Washington, and Trey Elliot. Lahna regularly performs at the Comedy Chateau, Flappers Comedy Club, and HAHA Comedy Club. She often guests on various TV talk shows and YouTube podcasts and series.

Acting Career

In 2014, she made her movie debut as Ursula Featherstone sharing the screen with Keegan-Michale Key and Matt Letscher in the independent comedy film “Teacher of the Year”.

In 2017 she starred as Angel in the comedy/drama movie “This I Meg”, inspired by true events, which provides an insight into the life of an actress/comedian who struggles to succeed and navigate the social media wave.

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In 2018, she had a small part in the drama romance “Brand New Old Love”. Lahna is also credited as a producer of the movie about her husband entitled, “What’s Eating Ralphie May?”, which was initially intended as a weight-loss documentary, capturing Ralphie and his family’s struggle with his obesity and addiction.

The documentary won “Best of Fest” at the Nashville Film Festival, and “Documentary of the Year” at the Los Angeles Documentary Film Festival. Lahna also produced the documentary film “360 Degrees Down”.

Personal Life

Nothing is known about her romantic life prior to dating and marrying Ralphie May. They met in Houston at a comedy club, and soon after started their relationship.

They walked down the aisle on 3 July 2005, and welcomed their first child on 5 September 2007, who they named April June May. On June 24, Lahna gave birth to a boy, named August James May.

It seemed that the couple was doing well, but after 10 years of marriage, the long-standing issues between the two, including Ralphie’s obesity, began to cloud a once-promising and happy marriage.

Reportedly, in 2015, Lahna filed for divorce due to irreconcilable differences, and seeking joint custody of their children. Additionally, there were some rumors about Ralphie’s abusive behavior toward Lahna, but she never disclosed any information. The divorce was never finalized due to her husband’s premature death.

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Social Media

Lahna is very active on her social media platforms – her Instagram boasts nearly 6,000 followers, while her Twitter account has over 30,000 followers. She also has her own official site, on which she posts tour dates, upcoming projects, and details about her shows. In 2007 Lahna launched a self-titled YouTube channel on which she has posted over 200 sketches, excerpts from her stand-up specials, and skits; some of her videos are entitled “Lahna vs. Bagpipes”, “Waffles Sketch”, and “In All Your Nine Holes”.

Physical stats and Hobbies

Lahna is 5ft 5ins tall (165cm), while her weight is around 125lbs (57kgs). Her natural hair is brown, further adorned with blue eyes. She has a very fit body, which she maintains through regular exercise and lots of physical activity; in her free time, she likes to hike, climb, and snowboard.

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She is an animal lover, and owns a cat named Prince and a dog named Edith.

What is her net worth?

According to the latest sources, her estimated net worth is around $1 million, which she’s earned through her career as a comedian, actor, and musician. At the time of his death, her husband’s wealth was estimated at $2 million.

Briefly About Ralphie May

Tennessee native Ralphie May was a fellow comedian and actor who gained popularity for his extensive touring and comedy specials on several platforms, including Netflix. He launched his career at the age of 17 after winning a comedy competition held by Sam Kinison, who also encouraged him to relocate to Houston to improve his skills as a comedian.

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Ralphie matriculated from the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, and moved to Los Angeles to pursue his dream, where he scooped a spot in the first season of the show “Last Comic Standing”, finishing in second place.

Soon after, he began doing various comedy shows, and appearing in TV shows such as “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”, and “The Wayne Brady Showy”. He also collaborated with Comedy Central in releasing several stand-up specials such as “Prime Cut” (2007), “Austin-tatious” (2008), and “Too Big to Ignore” (2012).

He then released two Netflix comedy productions, “Imperfectly Yours” (2013) and “Unruly” 2015. Ralphie was well-known for his characteristic delivery of jokes and the variety of subjects he covered, including sexuality, medicine, and politics. He was also no stranger to making fun of himself,and taking on his health problems and obesity.

Ralphie’s health issues and death

Unfortunately, he struggled with being overweight most of his life, and in 2004 to do something about I, he joined the reality series “Celebrity Fit Club” and later had gastric bypass surgery, reducing his weight to 350lbs (160kgs).

In November 2011, he contracted viral pneumonia, resulting in a pulmonary embolism after a blood clot from his leg became stuck in an artery.

In October 2017, the world was shocked to find out that the beloved comedian had gone into cardiac arrest, and died at the age of 45. The official cause of death was a hypertensive cardiovascular disease caused by high blood pressure. Additionally, he had battled pneumonia for a prolonged period, and several other health issues.

His publicist later disclosed that before his death, he was supposed to have a meet-and-greet after his performance at Harrah’s, but he was not able to do so as his deteriorating condition had worsened.

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Ted Sutherland Opens Up About His Sexuality and Personal Life

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Who is Ted Sutherland?

American actor and model Ted Sutherland was born in New York City, USA, on 16 March 1997, so Pisces is his zodiac sign. He’s appeared in 20 movies and TV series, and is perhaps known best for playing Simon Saunders, one of the main characters in all 10 episodes of the 2018 drama series “Rise”, which also starred Josh Radnor, Marley Shelton and Auli’i Cravalho, and follows the life of a passionate drama teacher.

Education and early life

Ted was raised in New York City by his parents about whom he’s yet to speak in public, because they prefer to maintain their privacy; it’s believed that both his mother and father are entrepreneurs. Ted hasn’t spoken of having siblings, but it’s believed that he was raised alongside his sister.

He was still attending a local elementary school when he fell in love with acting, and began appearing in both school and theatre plays. Ted enrolled at a local high school in 2011, and in the same year made his debut film appearance, playing Max Bronsky in the comedy “Family Album”, directed by Shawn Levy, and which starred Rachael Harris, Joy Osmanski and Mike O’Malley; it follows the members of a dysfunctional family. Ted has since been active in the film industry.

He matriculated in 2015 and then enrolled at acting school, from which he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2018.

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Roles in movies

Ted played Boy in the Wheelchair in the 2012 short comedy “Alan Smithee”, and the following year saw him star as Josh in the short drama “American Girl”.

The year 2013 also saw him play Shmuel in the romantic comedy “Fading Gigolo”, written and directed by John Turturro, who also starred in it alongside Woody Allen and Sharon Stone. The movie follows Fioravante who’s begun working as a gigolo, while his friend Murray’s become his manager; it won two of its three award nominations.

Some of Ted’s following roles were in the 2013 family drama “Dovid Meyer”, the musical family comedy “Fan Girl” and the  short comedy “Damnation The Flashback” both in 2015.

In 2017, he starred as Jordan in the short comedy “Miyubi”, directed by Felix Lajeunesse and Paul Raphael, and which also starred Jeff Goldblum, P. J. Byrne and Emily Bergl. It follows the adventures of an American family and their Japanese domestic robot Miyubi, and the film won two awards.

Ted’s had only two other movie roles. He played Young Nick Goode in the 2021 horror mystery “Fear Street: Part Two – 1978”, directed by Leigh Janiak, and which starred Sadie Sink, Emily Rudd and Ryan Simpkins. It follows a group of teenagers as they’re attending Camp Nightwing, while one of them has now been possessed by a demon; the movie won one of its three award nominations. Ted reprised his role in the 2021 horror mystery “Fear Street: Part Three – 1666”.

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Roles in TV series

Ted’s debut TV series role was playing Jeremy in the 2015 episode “ICU” of the crime horror “Eye Candy”, created by Christian Taylor, and which starred Victoria Justice, Casey Deidrick and Harvey Guillen; it follows a woman who believes that her online date is a serial killer.

The year 2017 saw Ted appear in the episode “Good Bones” of the thriller “Madam Secretary”, as well as in the pilot episode of the drama “The Deuce”.

In 2019, Ted played Elliot Patterson in two episodes of the popular action adventure comedy “Doom Patrol”, created by Jeremy Carver, and which starred Diane Guerrero, April Bowlby and Matt Bomer. It follows a scientist and his team of ‘superpowered outcasts’, the series aired from 2019 through 2023, and won two of its 18 award nominations.

The year 2019 also saw Ted appear in an episode or two of the crime mystery “Law & Order: Special Victims Units”, the crime mystery “Instinct” and the crime action “FBI”.

His only other TV series role has been playing Percy in 14 episodes of the 2021 science fiction horror “The Walking Dead: World Beyond”, created by Scott M. Gimple and Matthew Negrete, and which starred Julia Ormond, Nicolas Cantu and Alexa Mansour. It follows the first people to grow up in a world overrun by zombies, and the series won two awards.

Other credits

Ted voiced Jack Marston in the critically acclaimed 2018 video game “Red Dead Redemption II”.

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Love life and relationships

There’s only a single girl whom Ted’s been with, that his fans know about. Back in 2017, he began dating Katherine Reis, a popular American actress who’s appeared in 17 movies and TV series, and is probably known best for playing Pippa Sykes in six episodes of the new romantic series “Gossip Girl”, which has been airing since 2021. Ted and Katherine were together for a year, breaking up in 2018.

Ted hasn’t mentioned any other girls, or maybe boys whom he’s dated, he seems to be unattached as of March 2023, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.

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Interesting facts and hobbies

Ted’s become an Instagram star, as more than 220,000 people are following him on this social media network, although he’s posted only 18 pictures and videos, most of which were taken during red carpet events.

Ted works out at the gym nearly every day, and has shown off his muscular body in several of his Instagram pictures.

He loves to listen to pop music, and his favorite musicians are Justin Bieber and Ed Sheeran.

Ted’s a fan of animes, with some of his favorites being “Attack on Titan”, “Chainsaw Man” and “Code Geass”.

He likes to play various sports with his friends, and his two favorites are table tennis and soccer.

Ted’s favorite actors are Al Pacino and Arnold Schwarzenegger, while some of his favorite films include “The Terminator”, “Scent of a Woman” and “True Lies”.

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Height, eyes and wealth

Ted’s age is 26. He has brown eyes and hair, is 5ft 9ins (1.75m) tall and weighs about 160lbs (72kgs).

Ted’s net worth’s been estimated at over $4 million, as of March 2023.

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Meet Tait Blum: Actor Who Plays Shane Baldwin in For All Mankind

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Who is Tait Blum?

American actor and model Tait Blum, was born in the USA on 31 March 2011, making Aries his zodiac sign. He’s already appeared in six TV series and two movies, and is perhaps known best for playing Shane Baldwin in three episodes (2019) of the critically acclaimed science fiction series “For All Mankind”, which Ben Nedivi and Ronald D. Moore created, and which stars Wrenn Schmidt, Michael Dorman and Joel Kinnaman. Set in an alternate reality, the series follows the USA losing the Moon race to the Soviet Union, it’s been airing since 2019 and has won four of its 22 award nominations.

Education and early life

Tait is being raised in Los Angeles, California alongside his younger brother Teddy Blum, by their parents about whom the boys are yet to speak in public, because they respect their privacy; it’s only known that Tait’s parents are both highly supportive of his career, while it’s believed that his father’s an IT consultant. Teddy’s also an actor, with eight credits to his name, and is perhaps known best for voicing Small Ellingboe Boy in the hit 2019 animated adventure comedy movie “Klaus”.

Tait fell in love with acting at the age of five, when he started watching TV with his family, and was seven when he made his debut TV series appearance in 2018, playing Young Bob Lee in four episodes of the popular action “Shooter”, created by John Hlavin, and which starred Ryan Phillippe, Shantel VanSanten and Cynthia Addai-Robinson. It follows the life of war veteran Bob Lee Swagger, who’s been hired to prevent the US President from being assassinated; the series aired from 2016 through 2018, and was nominated for two awards.

Tait’s since been active in the film industry, but is also focused on his studies; he’s currently attending an elementary school, and has begun playing football for the school’s team. Tait’s set to enroll at high school in 2025.

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Roles in TV series

Tait played Young Antolak in the episode “Sylvester Antolak” of the popular 2018 Netflix war drama “Medal of Honor”, which starred Josh Charles, Daniel Ray Rodriguez and David Petraeus, and follows the sacrifices of people who earned a Medal of Honor, the highest military distinction; the series won one of its three award nominations.

Also in 2018, Tait portrayed Young Hank Hall in the episode “Hank and Dawn” of the action crime adventure “Titans”, created by Greg Berlanti and Akiva Goldsman, and which starred Brenton Thwaites, Anna Diop and Ryan Potter. The series follows the lives of several superheroes, it aired from 2018 through 2023 and won four of its 17 award nominations.

Tait gained recognition in 2019, when cast to play Jackson in four episodes of the comedy “Cousins for Life”, which Keith Seifert and Kevin Kopelow created, and which starred Scarlet Spencer, Dallas Dupree Young and Micah Abbey. It follows Clark and his 12 years old son Stuart who’ve moved in with Stuart’s cousins Leaf and Ivy, and the series aired in 2018 and 2019.

Tait’s only other TV series role has been playing Logan Bane in four episodes of the 2020 comedy “Team Kaylie”, created by Pamela Eells and Tracy Bitterolf, and which starred Symera Jackson, Bryana Salaz and Alison Fernandez; it follows the life of a wealthy teenage girl.

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Roles in movies

Tait’s debut film role was portraying Patrick in the 2020 adventure family fantasy “Wish Upon a Unicorn”, written and directed by Steve Bencich, and which starred Ryan Kiera Armstrong, Summer Fontana and Jonathan Lajoie; it follows eight years old Mia who’s moved to her grandma’s Montana ranch, and has discovered a unicorn in the woods.

Tait’s only other film role has been playing Connor Payton in the 2022 sports comedy “Home Team”, which Daniel Kinnane and Charles Kinnane directed, and which starred Rob Schneider, Taylor Lautner and Kevin James; it follows the life of New Orleans Saints’ head coach Sean Payton.

Tait’s currently shooting for the upcoming short movie “Extra Ordinary”, in which he’ll be starring alongside Sophia Hammons and Patrick Bauchau.

Other credits

Tait made a guest appearance in a 2019 episode of the talk-show “Red Carpet Report”.

Love life and relationships

Most of Tait’s fans believe that he’s too young to be dating, however, there are also those who believe otherwise.

Some of his fans on the internet have claimed that he’s today dating popular American actress Summer Fontana, who’s three years his senior and has appeared in 15 movies and TV series, while she’s probably known best for playing Maya Maitland in the 2020 horror series “The Outsider”. Tait and Summer have been seen spending time together on multiple occasions, and have also featured each other in a number of their Instagram pictures, but they’ve stated that they’re only good friends.

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There are also those who believe that Tait’s dating American actress Sophia Hammons, who’s five years his senior; she’s had roles in 10 movies and TV series, and gained recognition by playing Isla in the 2020 documentary film “The Social Dilemma”. Tait hasn’t addressed these rumors.

Both seem highly unlikely, so h seems to be unattached as of March 2023.

Interesting facts and hobbies

Tait enjoys being active on Instagram, and although he’s posted only four pictures onto the social media network, some of his fans have claimed that Tait often responds to their messages.

He’s passionate about sports and loves to play football, while he’s also into playing soccer and tennis.

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Tait likes to watch Studio Ghibli movies, with some of his favorites being “Spirited Away”, “Porco Rosso” and “The Tale of Princess Kaguya”.

He’s a huge lover of animals, and his family has a pet dog.

Tait’s already been to a couple of US states, thanks to his acting career.

His favorite actor is Ryan Phillippe, while some of his favorite movies include “Collide”, “American Murderer” and “Miranda’s Victim”.

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Height, eyes and wealth

Tait’s age is 12. He has blue eyes and brown hair, is 4ft 5ins (1.35m) tall and weighs around 90lbs (40kgs).

Tait’s net worth’s been estimated at over $300,000, as of March 2023.

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