Who is Kyle Richards and what is her net worth 2018? Kyle Richards is an actress who is best known for appearing in ‘The Real Housewives of Beverley Hills’. She is also a philanthropist, television personality, and memoirist. She started her career as a child actress and has appeared in many films like The Car, Eaten Alive, and Halloween. She was also a contestant on The Celebrity Apprentice 8. Richards has also appeared in a number of V series including Little House on the Prairie, Carter Country, Down to Earth, ER, and Days of Our Lives. She has appeared as herself in several episodes of The Simple Life.
Kyle Richards was born in Hollywood, California on January 11, 1969. She was born to parents Kenneth Edwin Richards and Kathleen Mary Richards. Her parents separated in 1972 when she was three years old. Her mother later married two more times. From her mother’s marriages, she has got two siblings named Kim Richards and Kathy Hilton. She also has three half siblings from her father’s previous marriage.
They were already adults by the time she was born. Her half-nieces are Paris Hilton and Nicky Hilton. Her sister Kim Richards is also an actress. At the age of five, Kyle Richards started her acting career. She was first seen as Alicia Sanderson Edwards in the TV series Little House on the Prairie. In the 1970s, she appeared in many films including Halloween in 1978.
At the age of 18, Richards was married with Guraish Aldjufrie. In 1988, she gave birth to her daughter named Farrah. The couple separated in 1990. In 1996, she married Mauricio Umansky, who is the son of Estella Sneider. She has got three daughters with him named Portia, Sophia, and Alexia. The family lives in Bel Air, Los Angeles.
In 1974, Kyle Richards appeared in an episode of Police Woman. A year later, she became a part of Little House on the Prairie, where she appeared in 18 episodes as a child. In 1977, she was seen in the TV movies ‘A Circle of Children’, The Father Knows Best Reunion’, and Father Knows Best: Home for Christmas’. In 1980, she was seen in the film ‘The Watcher in the Woods’. In the same year, she was seen in the mini-series ‘Beulah Land’.
In the 1980s, she used to appear in TV movies, video works or direct-to-video. In 1984, Richards appeared in 12 episodes of ‘Down To Earth’. This was followed by ER in 1998. She also had appearances in Beverley Hills 90210, City Guys, and 7th Heaven. In 2003, Richards was seen in ‘The Simple Life’. She then appeared in the reality television series ‘The Real Housewives of Beverley Hills’ in 2010 on Bravo.
The show also had her sister Kim previously. Following this, she was seen in ‘My BFF’. In 2013, she appeared in the television special ‘Stars in Danger’. A year later, she appeared in a music video by Lady Gaga called “G.U.Y”. In 2017, Richards was a contestant on ‘The New Celebrity Apprentice’. She finished at 12th place in the competition.
In 1982, Kyle Richards was nominated by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films in the category of Best Supporting Actress. She has been nominated three times for the Young Artist Awards.
Kyle Richards Net Worth
Kyle Richards began her acting career when she was four years old. She has appeared in many horror movies as a child actor. She also successfully appeared in many TV series as a child. In doing so, she has gone on to accumulate good wealth. Kyle Richard’s net worth is an estimated $35 million.
She inherited this wealth by mostly appearing in TV series. She has appeared in a total of 138 episodes of ‘The Real Housewives of Beverley Hills’. In 2011, she released her memoir entitled ‘Life Is Not a Reality Show: Keeping It Real with the Housewife Who Does It All’. She has also appeared as guests on many other shows like TMZ on TV and Whose Line Is It Anyway?
Kyle Richards has converted herself to Modern Orthodox Judaism after marrying Umansky. She has donated over US$100,000 to the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles with her husband. She raised $25,000 for the hospital by appearing in the Celebrity Apprentice 8.