Teri Copley – Net Worth, Husband (Charles Wahlheim), Biography

Teri Copley is an American model, author, and actress, who is known for performing in Hunter, Quantum Leap, and Brain Donors.


Copley was born on May 10, 1961, in Arcadia, California, USA. The actress said in an interview about her parents:

”I was raised by a single mom. My relationship with my father was pretty much nothing.”

Teri went on to say:

”I think the impact of not having a father and having a father that didn’t really nurture me or really give me love, had a huge significant impact in my life, of rejection.”

Her first role was in New Year’s Evil (1980). In 1981, she played Joanne in a fantasy drama television series, titled ”Fantasy Island.”

In 1983, Teri starred as Mickey Mackenzie (a girl who applies for a housekeeping job in Manhattan) in We Got It Made, a sitcom television series. The series ran for 2 seasons and Teri performed in all 46 episodes.

Teri Copley Net Worth
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In 1984, Copley performed in the television film – ”I Married a Centerfold.” Later, she appeared in the science-fiction TV series ”Quantum Leap.”

In 1990, Copley was the cover girl for Playboy magazine.

In the 1990s, she became a born-again Christian.

In 2017, Teri portrayed Chamele in the TV mini-series ”Enforcer TV Series.”


In 2003, Copley published a book about her faith, called – ”Conversations Between a Girl and Her God.”

James Robison, the President of LIFE Outreach International, said about the book:

”God reached into the pit of despair, lifted Teri up, and established her feet on the solid rock of His love, grace, and truth.”


In 1982, Teri Copley married Christopher Mayer, an American film and TV actor who played Vance Duke on The Dukes of Hazzard.

Teri Copley with her husband Christopher Mayer
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The couple divorced in 1984.

In 1986, she married Micki Free, a singer and guitarist, who is the director of Promotions and Special Events for the Seminole Tribe of Florida. Free won a Grammy Award for his contribution to the Beverly Hills Cop movie soundtrack. The pair divorced in 1989.

In 1992, Copley married Charles Wahlheim, an actor who appeared in Pacific Blue, Forget Paris, and Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots.

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Teri has a daughter (Ashley Mayer) with her first husband and another daughter with Micki Free. 

In 2017, she appeared on Dr. Phil, where she talked about the fact that Ashley is physically abused by her boyfriend Hector.

What is Teri Copley doing now?

In 2014, Teri returned to acting with a role in the movie Redeemed. In 2017, she had a role in Enforcer TV Series. In the same year, Copley appeared in the documentary Life After Flash.

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Currently, she is filming two movies, Merrily and Enforcer: The Asset.


She is 5 ft 7 in (170 cm) tall.

Teri Copley – Net Worth

Copley earned most of her wealth from performing in 28 movies and television shows. Teri is best known for roles on Brain Donors, Frozen Assets, Quantum Leap, I Married a Centerfold, The Gambler Returns: The Luck of the Draw, I Had Three Wives, and We Got it Made.

Moreover, Teri made money from selling her book – ”Conversations Between a Girl and Her God” and posing for Playboy magazine. Therefore, Teri Copley has an estimated net worth of $500,000.

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3 thoughts on “Teri Copley – Net Worth, Husband (Charles Wahlheim), Biography”

  1. Copley is pronounced cop- ley the o is soft because of the ley not ely . Been putting up with that all my life. I before e except after c..

  2. Hi Teri. I’m a big fan. I’ve been following you for years and I’ve always felt there was more to you than meets the eye. Your acting is wonderful and I was drawn to you from the beginning. Beauty is only skin deep but you’re beautiful on the inside too.

  3. ~ Teri, I just watched a the episode, “Right Hand of God,” from Quantum Leap. I thought, “She has the beauty of Marilyn, a genuineness of her own, and belongs on front of the Camera.”
    ~ I know you have a different life now, and I pray for you; that God will continue to bless you and fulfill your desires, and use you as His instrument for love in this world. Remember, God is always with you; he will never leave you or forsake you. God Bless you.


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