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Overview (3)

Born in Lubbock, Texas, USA
Birth NameRalna Eve English
Height 5' 4" (1.63 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Dynamic and multi-talented, Ralna English is known by fans as one-half of the popular husband-and-wife singing act of "Guy & Ralna", on the long-running, The Lawrence Welk Show (1955) (aka "The Lawrence Welk Show"). Born and raised around Lubbock, Texas. Ralna began singing at a very young age, starting in junior high school with her own band and, later, while attending Texas Tech University, participated in The Campus Revue for Six Flags Over Texas. Moving out to Southern California in the late sixties, she did commercial jingles as well as night club acts at Lake Tahoe, Caesar's Palace and at "The Horn" in Santa Monica. It was there where she met her future husband Guy Hovis, whom she married in early 1969. Later that year, she joined Lawrence Welk and his Champagne Music Makers, first as a soloist and later with Guy. Today, Ralna lives in Scottsdale, Arizona with her daughter, Julie, and continues to perform live on a regular basis, and serves as an ambassador to her favorite charity, Childhelp USA.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: JB Funky

Spouse (1)

Guy Hovis (1969 - 1984) (divorced) (1 child)

Trivia (2)

Daughter, Julie Hovis, was adopted in 1977 and is a teacher in Phoenix, Arizona.
Enshrined in the Buddy Holly Walk Of Fame in Lubbock, Texas.

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