Bobbie Brown

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Bobbie Brown
Bobbie Jean Brown

(1969-10-07) October 7, 1969 (age 53)
Other namesBobbie Brown-Lane
Height5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
(m. 1991; div. 1993)
Beauty pageant titleholder
TitleMiss Louisiana Teen USA 1987
Hair colorBlonde
Eye colorBlue
Miss Teen USA 1987 (2nd runner-up)

Bobbie Jean Brown (born October 7, 1969),[1] sometimes credited as Bobbie Brown-Lane, is an American actress, model, and former beauty pageant contestant. She appeared in the video for Warrant's song "Cherry Pie".

Early life[edit]

Brown was born October 7, 1969, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She is the oldest child of Bobby Gene and Judy Ann Brown (née Faul).[2] Brown has three siblings: a brother, a half brother, and a half sister. Her parents divorced when she was a freshman in high school and her mother later remarried.[3] Brown attended high school at Starkey Academy in Central, Louisiana.[4]


Brown won the Miss Louisiana Teen USA 1987 title and represented Louisiana in the Miss Teen USA 1987 pageant broadcast live from El Paso, Texas in July 1987.[5] Brown won the spokesmodel competition on Star Search a record thirteen times. In 1990, she hosted the syndicated fashion series Preview: The Best of the New.[6] Brown also appeared in TV shows such as Married... with Children (three episodes) and films such as 1993's Last Action Hero in which fellow Miss Teen USA Bridgette Wilson portrayed Arnold Schwarzenegger's daughter.

Brown worked as a model for Budweiser and other companies. She also appeared in music videos, including Great White's "Once Bitten, Twice Shy" and "House of Broken Love" and Hurricane's "I'm On to You", Louie Louie "Sittin' in the Lap of Luxury". She is best remembered as the girl in Warrant's "Cherry Pie" video released in 1990.[5]

In the late 1990s, she hosted a TV infomercial that advertised the eight-CD set called "Big Rock: The 80s Generation". In 1998, she sued Penthouse for featuring a model also named Bobbie Brown. In 2009, Brown wrote and hosted the VH1 documentary series, "Do It for the Band: Women of the Sunset Strip".[citation needed]

In 2012, Brown joined the cast of the reality show Ex-Wives of Rock, airing on the Fuse network. In November 2013, Brown's memoir co-written with Caroline Ryder and titled Dirty Rocker Boys: Love and Lust on the Sunset Strip, was published by Gallery Books, a division of Simon & Schuster, Inc.[7] Brown used to run an online clothing store, though the site is currently offline.[2]

In 2016, Brown appeared as Lexxi's mother in Live from Lexxi's Mom's Garage and also is on the album cover, an acoustic live DVD by Steel Panther, and also appeared in their music video for "She's Tight".

Personal life[edit]

In her 2013 memoirs, Brown admitted that she was a cocaine and methamphetamine addict for a decade. Brown used the latter to drop weight quickly before modeling shoots. She completed several stints in rehab before finally becoming sober in the 2000s.[8] Brown also revealed that she suffers from trichotillomania, which she developed in 2005 while she was involved in what she called, "the worst relationship of my entire life".[2]

During the shooting of Warrant's "Cherry Pie" video, Brown met lead singer Jani Lane.[9] Lane and Brown married on July 15, 1991.[7] They had a daughter, Taylar Jayne Lane, in 1992, and divorced in 1993.[10] After her divorce from Lane, Brown was engaged to Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee. They broke up in February 1995, as Lee married Pamela Anderson four days later. Brown has been in a relationship with rocker Joshua Bissell of the band Joy Island since 2014.[11]


Brown co-wrote an autobiography, Dirty Rocker Boys, with Caroline Ryder which was published in 2013.[12]


Film and television
Year Title Role Notes
1987 Miss Teen USA Bobbie Brown Bobbie Brown
1990 Star Search Spokesmodel Bobbie Brown Twelve wins
1990 Lifestyles of the Rich and the Famous Spokesmodel Bobbie Brown Matthew Nelson trip to Arizona
1991 Cool as Ice Monique Credited as Bobby Brown
1991 Married... with Children Nibbles & Pecan 3 episodes: season 5 episode: 19 & 20 "You Better Shop Around" part 1 & 2; episode 23 "Route 666" part 2
1992 Double Trouble Peter's girlfriend
1993 Betrayal of the Dove Erotic Dancer
1993 Last Action Hero Video Babe Bobbi Brown – Lane
1995 Baywatch Nights Wanda 1 episode
1995 Renegade Trish 1 episode: season 4 episode 10: "Another Place and Time"
1996 Kounterfeit Dancer
1996 Rudy Coby: Ridiculously Dangerous Hourglass Plays Rudy's ex-girlfriend
1997 NewsRadio Irene 2 episodes: season 3 episode 22 "The Real Deal"; episode 24 "Space"
1998 Get a Job
1998 Mike Hammer, Private Eye Randi, the Birthday Cake Girl 1 episode: season 1 episode 10 "The Life You Save"
1998 The Godson Sunny's Babe
1999 Battle Dome Bobbie Haven
2012 Ex-Wives of Rock Bobbie Brown Bobbie Brown
Music videos
Year Song title Performer
1988 "I'm On to You" Hurricane
1988 "Cecilia" Times Two
1989 "Once Bitten, Twice Shy" Great White
1989 "House of Broken Love" Great White
1990 "Sittin' in the Lap of Luxury" Louie Louie
1990 "It Feels So Good to Love Someone Like You" Terence Trent D'Arby
1990 "Cherry Pie" Warrant
2012 "Cougar" Scott Carey
2016 "She's Tight" Steel Panther


  1. ^ Brown, Bobbie; Ryder, Caroline (2013). Dirty Rocker Boys: Love and Lust On the Sunset Strip. Simon and Schuster. p. 19. ISBN 978-1-4767-3473-6.
  2. ^ a b c Thomas, Erika (November 26, 2013). "Bobbie Brown and Her Dirty Rocker Boys".
  3. ^ Brown 2013 pp.26, 28
  4. ^ Brown 2013 p.30
  5. ^ a b Tannenbaum, Rob; Marks, Craig (2011). I Want My MTV: The Uncensored Story of the Music Video Revolution. Penguin. p. 1969. ISBN 978-1-101-52641-5.
  6. ^ "Syndicated series searches for trendiest". Herald-Journal. October 7, 1990. p. 51.
  7. ^ a b Storey, Kate (November 15, 2013). "Model Bobbie Brown is dishing the dirt about her former famous lovers".
  8. ^ Gostin, Nick (December 9, 2013). "'Cherry Pie' girl Bobbi Brown: 'I wanted to shoot myself'".
  9. ^ "Lane, Brown to Wed". The Item. July 27, 1991. p. 10A.
  10. ^ "GET TO KNOW... Bobbie". Fuse. Archived from the original on December 11, 2012. Retrieved December 8, 2012.
  11. ^ "The Rock Solid Guide: Episode 156: Bobbie Brown". July 10, 2014.
  12. ^ Price, Johnny (December 21, 2013). "BOOK REVIEW: DIRTY ROCKER BOYS – BY: BOBBIE BROWN". Rock Revolt. Retrieved August 29, 2020.

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