Born and raised in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Ranae Holland is a research biologist of Bigfoot.
She grew her interest in Bigfoot after she watched movies and television shows regarding, Big Foot with her inspiring father, a professional daredevil.
Standing at the height of 5’ 11" (1.8 m), Ranae came to the spotlight after she debuted in the television series, Finding Bigfoot. She became the co-host of the show in the year 2011.
Though Ranae is not a member of the Bigfoot Field Researchers Organization (BFRO) as she does not believe in the existence of Bigfoot, she actively participates in the research of the subject and happily examines alleged sightings.
Here is all the information, you need to know about Ranae's age, married, girlfriend, gay, and net worth details.
Ranae Holland’s Wiki-Bio
Ranae was born on 24 August 1970 and currently ages 47.
She graduated with a Bachelor's degree from the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences at the University of Washington. She has conducted various fisheries program since her graduation.
Since 2011, Ranae has co-hosted Animal Planet's Finding Bigfoot alongside Cliff Barackman and Matt Moneymaker. However, she refused to join the Bigfoot Field Researchers Organization (BFRO), as she is skeptical of Bigfoot's existence.
Nevertheless, she continues her efforts as a dedicated field biologist.
She regularly works for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), as well as private entities. Her most recent field research efforts are focused on steelhead behavior in the Umpqua River basin in South Central Oregon.
Besides field research, Ranae enjoys teaching and lecturing students about critical thinking, science, conservation, and, of course, her search for Bigfoot. She also likes to spend her free time in Spey and fly fishing, hiking, and kayaking.
Ranae's Net Worth
Being a renowned biologist, Ranae has done numerous researches for NOAA and other institution. Her work has not only credited her with fame and recognition but also good fortune. However, she has not revealed the exact details of her salary from the job as a researcher. She has also kept the exact figures of her net worth away from the media.
Ranae Holland: Openly Gay
The biologist, Ranae is an openly gay person. She never shies away from proclaiming herself as a lesbian.
In an interview with the Afterellen.com on 22 May 2012, Ranae spoke about her sexuality and her support towards the LGBT community without fear. She stated that she never lets her sexuality define her.
Moreover, she added that she finds herself as normal as any other straight individual of the world.
Is Ranae Holland Dating Girlfriend?
Though Ranae has been open about her sexuality, she has not talked much about her love life.
However, she has not stepped back from sharing beautiful pictures with her girlfriend. Yes, Ranai has a girlfriend and she is dating a woman named Tina Hendrickson.
On 16 February 2017, Ranae shared a picture of herself with her girlfriend on the Valentine’s Day. In the caption, she quoted her girlfriend as her ‘favorite’. Similarly, on 13 March 2017, she Instagrammed a picture of her celebrating a birthday with Tina.
Ranae Holland celebrates birthday with girlfriend, Tina Hendrickson at Tentaciones Hotel & Restaurant on 13 March 2017 (Photo: Ranae Holland's Instagram)
Speculating at the Instagram posts of Ranae's, it appears that she started dating her partner in 2016. Ranae was even speculated to have married her girlfriend once; however, with the fact that she addresses her lady as her ‘girlfriend’ even now, it is apparent that she is unmarried.
Nevertheless, her cozy pictures with Tina makes it clear that she has a beautiful bond with her love, and the two are not anywhere far from getting into a marital bond.