Kelli Randell Tabbed as Born This Way Emcee
Randy, originally from western NY and born and raised on a dairy farm, moved to Florida in January 1981 to be with his family. In 1987 he entered a “best drag” contest and “Kelli Randell” was born. After winning the contest, Kelli was asked to host a weekly drag show at a local bar/restaurant. As Kelli perfected her craft, he was asked to work at other places and eventually traveling the state of Florida performing and entertaining.
Kelli has helped raise over $500,000 over the years emceeing charity benefits for several different organizations, from Earthquake benefits for California, HIV-AIDS organizations across the country, local charities whom needed the communities help, Food for Families at the holidays with a local TV Station, Puerto Rico Hurricane assistance, individuals with HIV, individuals with Cancer and the one closest to his heart is anything for Children.
In 2004, Kelli along with husband founded Treasure Coast Pride Fest. This started out as a picnic for about 100 people, but over 300 showed up. Although not on the board of directors anymore, this year Pride will celebrate its 14th year and have well over 3,000 people in attendance! Kelli will grace the stage again this year as she has been honored to be a part of all 14 local Pride Fests.
Kelli is honored to be your Emcee / Hostess for this amazing event with OutCt this year! Her career has brought her many friendships and looks forward to making so many more at this benefit.