Kyle Richards Net Worth
|Net Worth:||$100 Million|
|Salary:||$270,000 Per Episode|
|Real Name:||Kyle Egan Richards|
|Date of Birth:||11th January 1969|
|Age:||54 years old|
|Height:||5 ft 2 in (1.57 m)|
|Profession:||Actress, TV Personality, Entrepreneur|
|Updated:||28th January 2023|
Kyle Richards’ career in the show business spans over 47 years. Richards began her acting career at age five and has no plan to call it a day anytime soon as she’s still very active in the show business and has an upcoming film in production.
Among many viewers, Richards is best known for her cast in The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills (RHOBH). The show premiered in 2010 and is currently up to its twelfth season as of 2022.
Kyle Richards is the aunt of Nicky and Paris Hilton. Richards had appeared in a role with her niece, Paris Hilton, who was an executive producer and starred in the film. Richards also appeared as Paris’ real-life aunt in various episodes of a reality TV series, The Simple Life, in which Paris starred from 2003 to 2007.
In the slasher film Halloween Kills (2020), a reboot from over 4 decades ago where Richards was an original cast in 1978’s Halloween. Halloween Kills became the second highest-grossing horror film in 2021, it grossed a total of $131 million at the box office worldwide.
What is Kyle Richards’ Net Worth?
Over the span of nearly five decades, Kyle Richards had appeared in innumerable films, and TV shows, some of which were highly successful. Richards also owns a few thriving fashion businesses and other business ventures. Her late husband, Mauricio Umansky, owns a billion-dollar brokerage company specializing in real estate. As of July 2022, Kyle Richards’ Net Worth is around US$100 million.
Richards’ career in show business is currently on the upward curve, and so does with her other business ventures. Kyle Richards is currently making $270,000 per season as one of the main cast members of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. With all these into consideration, Richards’ net worth is expected to grow in the following years, even more so when they married a super wealthy real estate mogul.
Who is Kyle Richards?
Kyle Egan Richards is an actress, television personality, and entrepreneur. Richards was born in the Hollywood neighborhood of Los Angeles on January 11, 1969. Her mother, Kathleen Mary Richards, brought up her three young daughters as a single mother in the 1970s. Her mother later had two more marriages. Her father, Kenneth Edwin Richards, was said to be a womanizer. Kyle Richards wrote, “I was my Dad’s 6th child. He was already a grandfather when I was born…”
Before her birth, her parents thought she would be born a boy, so she was named after a football player who played as a receiver for the New York Giants, Kyle Rote. Richards has two half-siblings, Kathy Hiltons (born 1959) and Kim Richards (born 1964), on her mother’s side. On her father’s side, Richards has three paternal half-siblings from her father’s first marriage.
Richards’ older sister, Kathy Hilton, is the mother of fashion designer Nicky and socialite Paris Hilton.
Career in Show Business
Kyle Richards began her acting career at the age of five. The reality television star made her TV debut in the 1974’s TV series Police Woman. The next year in 1985, she appeared in NBC’s western historical drama TV series Little House on the Prairie from season 2 for a total of 18 episodes. In 1977, Richards and her older sister Kim Richards played on-screen sisters in the 1977’s thriller film The Car. Richards also appeared in several TV series through the 1970s, including the 1978’s slasher (sub-genre of horror) film Halloween starring Jamie Lee Curtis. The film became hugely popular and inspired other slasher films throughout the next decade. In 1980, Richards appeared in another horror film, The Watcher in the Woods.
From 1998 to 2006, Richards played a nurse character on NBC’s medical drama series ER. In 2006, Richards played a supporting character in the comedy film National Lampoon’s Pledge This! In which her niece Paris Hilton starred, Paris was also an executive producer. Richards also appeared as the real-life aunt of Paris Hilton in various episodes of the reality TV series This Simple Life aired on Fox and E! from 2003 to 2007 and starred Paris Hilton and Nicole Ritchie.
Since the premiered of Bravo’s reality TV show The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills in 2010, Richard was the main cast member from day one. The show attracted an average of 1.6 million viewers per episode. In 2019, Richards was nominated for Reality Star of 2019 by the People’s Choice Awards. Kyle Richards is the last remaining original cast member of RHOBH and reportedly earned $270,000 per season. In 2017, Richards was a contestant on The New Celebrity Apprentice. Richards donated the $25,000 she earned from the show to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. In 2018, Richard co-executive produced a comedy TV series American Woman inspired by her childhood in the 1970s. The show created feuds and controversy with her sisters because they didn’t like the idea of sharing their childhood personal lives as well as their mother’s life with the public—Paramount Network canceled the show after its first season.
In 2019, Richards reprised her original role from the 1978’s film Halloween in the reboot of Halloween Kills. Universal Pictures premiered the slasher film in 2021, and it grossed over $131 million worldwide at the box office, making it the second highest-grossing horror film of that year.
In early 2021, a streaming service, Peacock—a division of NBC Universal, created a new series, The Real Housewives Ultimate Girls Trip, a spin-off featuring various women from The Real Housewives franchise Kyle Richards. The new series first and second seasons received rave reviews from fans and are currently on their third season.
It’s reported that Richards will return for the upcoming sequel of the slasher film Halloween titled: Halloween Ends, where she will reprise the same two previous characters as Lindsey Wallace.
Other Business Ventures
In 1994, Richards launched her own clothing line through a free-to-air TV, Home Shopping Network. In 2019, Richards teamed up with another partner and opened a clothing collection called Kyle x Shahida at New York Fashion Week. Richards is also the owner of a high-end women’s designer apparel boutique, Kyle by Alene Too, located in The Hamptons and NYC.
She had another boutique in Beverly Hills that opened in 2012 until 2018 but had since permanently closed. In 2021, Richards expanded her Kyle x Shahida brand and opened a luxury resort in Palm Desert, Riverside County, California.
In the 1980s, Kyle Richards dated an American actor and director, C. Thomas Howell, for five years, was also her first boyfriend. In 1988, Richards married an Indonesian, Guraish Aldjufrie, when she was 18 and while she was pregnant with his kid. Their daughter, Farrah Brittany, was born in 1988. The marriage lasted for two years before they were separated, and their divorce was finalized two years later in 1992.
In 1994, Richards met her second husband, Mauricio Umansky, at a nightclub. Umansky is the owner and CEO of a firm called The Agency, a billion-dollar brokerage firm specializing in real estate. His mother, Estella Sneider, is a Mexican TV and radio personality, and also a sex therapist. She made several appearances on the RHOBH along with her son.
Like Richards’ previous marriage, she was four months pregnant when she married Umansky in 1996. She gave birth to another daughter, Alexia Simone, five months later after the marriage in 1996. Followed by two more daughters, Sophia Kylie (2000) and Portia (2008). Due to her husband’s faith, Richards converted to Modern Orthodox Judaism.
The couple and their children currently living at their $8.2 million home in Encino, Los Angeles. Prior to this, they lived at their Bel-Air home they purchased in 2011 for $3 million and sold it for $6.5 million in 2022. The couple also owns another home in LA they paid $2.35 million for in 2014.
Kyle Richards FAQs
What is Kyle Richards Net Worth?
Kyle Richards net worth is currently $100 million USD.
How much money does Kyle Richards earn?
Kyle Richards earns $270,000 per episode from various sources.
How tall is Kyle Richards?
Kyle Richards is 5 ft 2 in (1.57 m)
How old is Kyle Richards?
Kyle Richards is currently 54 years old.
When is Kyle Richards birthday?
Kyle Richards birthday is on 11th January.