- Roxanne Tunis is an American actress who was married to Jack Watson Scheck Jr. in 1959 and divorced in 1984
- The 93 years old had an extramarital affair with actor Clint Eastwood and had a daughter Kimber Eastwood
- The mother-in-law of actor and producer Shawn Midkiff was said to have received millions of dollars from her then-lover Eastwood to keep their relationship hush
Born Rose Ann Tunis, Roxanne Tunis is famed for being an American actress, stuntwoman, and dancer. She is credited for playing the role of a Cashier in Blue City. Rather than having only her career to attract her limelight, Roxanne who was married for 25 years to Jack Watson Scheck Jr., was said to have had an extramarital affair with multi-award-winning actor Clint Eastwood.
Her Marriage to Jack Watson Scheck Jr. and How it Ended
Roxanne was born on April 13, 1930, in Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA. At 26 on 25 August 1956, she tied the knot with Jack Watson Scheck Jr.
They remained in the marriage for more than 2 decades and in 1984 when she was 54, they divorced.
Although there is barely any information about the marriage, it may have ended on the account that Tunis may have cheated on him and had a child for another man while they were still legally married.
Cheating Scandal of Roxanne with Clint Eastwood
Tunis was said to have had a 14-year relationship with Eastwood and at the time both of them were married.
While she was married to Scheck Jr. for about 3 years when the affair started, Eastwood was married to Magaret Neville “Maggie” Johnson in 1953, 6 years before his affair with Roxanne started.
Regardless, Tunis was said to have been separated from her then-spouse. Eastwood on the other hand was said to have been in an open marriage.
Her relationship with the American actor and producer started after they met on the set began after they met on the set of Rawhide, an American TV series where Roxanne was a stuntwoman.
The relationship was believed to have been kept under wraps. Other sources claimed that Clint gave her millions of dollars to keep the affair a secret. He also supposedly sponsored her education abroad.
She Had a Daughter With Eastwood
Roxanne has only a daughter, Kimber Eastwood. She was born on June 17, 1964, in Los Angeles, California, United States.
Kimber’s birth was said to have been kept a secret until 1989 when she was 25 years old. The information about Kimber came through an Enquirer article.
It is however reported that Clint’s then-wife may be aware of the child and also, and a number of people in Holleywood had the knowledge that the 2 may have been together and had Kimber.
At present, the celebrity-child has turned herself into a celebrity in her own right with a career as a film producer, actress, and make-up artist.
The 93 years old has been married 3 times with actor and producer Shawn Madkiff as her current spouse.
In addition, the daughter of Roxanne is a mother to Clinton Eastwood Gaddie and has no less than 7 siblings from her father. Some of them include Kyle Eastwood (musician and actor), Alison Eastwood (actress), Scott Eastwood (actor), and Francesca Ruth Fisher-Eastwood (actress, model, and TV personality).
More Facts About Roxanne Tunis
She Had One of the Most Lasting Relationships Outside Marriage with Her Ex, Clint Eastwood
Her ex Clint had a 31-year marriage with Maggie and an 18-years old marriage with Dina Ruiz. Her relationship with the Dollars Trilogy actor was said to have lasted 14 years – making it one of the long-lasting relationships of Clint apart from marriage.
Other relationships of the father of her only daughter
- He lost his virginity at the age of 14 to an unknown woman
- Clint Eastwood dated his schoolteacher when he was 19
- Anita Lhoest (a competitive swimmer he dated from the 1950s to 1960s – probably at the time he was with Tunis and was also married to Maggie
- Sandra Locke (14 years from 1975-1989)
- Frances Fisher (5 years from 1990 to 1995)
- Gael Greene (a TV host) dated Eastwood in the 1970s
- Cathy Reghin (a French model) had a fling with the actress’ ex
- Jacelyn Reeves (stewardess)
- Jamie Rose (actress)
- Jane Brolin
- Barbara Streisand
- Inger Stevens
- Jean Seberg
- Ao Ann Harris
- Jill Banner
- Susan St. James
- Bridget Byrne
- Joan Lundgerg Hitchcock
- Keely Smith
Where is She Now?
Roxanne Tunis is currently 93 years old. She lives her life away from the media and her marital status is not known.
She is also a grandmother of Clinton Eastwood Gaddie who was born in February 1984 by her daughter and her ex Anthony Gaddie.
From her grandchild, she has 2 great-grandchildren Clinton IV and Penelope McCartney
One of the last known films she appeared in Blue City (1986).
With respect to her career, the actress and former wife of Jack Watson Scheck Jr. became a teacher of a transcendental meditation teacher. It has been reported that she was sponsored to be educated in the line by Clint Eastwood and took the career after they parted ways when she moved to Denver.
Roxanne Tunis Was a Beauty Queen
In 1945, the dancer who studied with Martha Graham won the Miss Sky Quess, Avoca.
She nonetheless did not further a career in beauty pageantry but in acting, dancing, and stuntwoman.
Net Worth of Roxanne Tunis
Kimber has a net worth that is only speculated to be around $400,000. She makes her income from different careers ranging from acting, performing stunts, and dancing among others.
Although it is difficult to trace how much exactly she may have made in the time of her career as an entertainer, she featured in West Side Story – a film that made up to $44.1 million at Box Office.
On the other hand, her ex and father of her child Clint Eastwood has an estimated net worth of $375 million.
His wealth is mostly earned from movie roles in Cry Macho (2021), Absolute Power (1997), and Million Dollar Baby.
The Oscar award winner is also a producer and director.