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Michael Richards – Net Worth, Age, Height, Bio, Birthday, Facts, Wife, Girlfriend, Lifestyle & Pictures

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Quick Facts
Name: Michael Richards
Profession: ActorComedian
Nationality: American
Birthday: 24-07-1949
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Age: 74 Years

Learn about Michael Richards’s Net Worth, Biography, Age, Birthday, Height, Lifestyle, Family, Career, and Facts.


Michael Richards was born on July 24, 1949, in Culver City, California, United States. His family was catholic. He graduated from Thousand Oaks High School. In 1968, he appeared on “The Dating Game” but couldn’t go on a date. He then went to the army and was trained to become a medic. He later joined a musical group called “Training Road Show”. He completed his Bachelor of Arts degree from “The Evergreen State College”. He kept appearing in student productions when he enrolled in Los Angeles Valley College.

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Full Name: Michael Anthony Richards
Name Meaning: “Who is like God”
Nationality: American
Place of Birth: Culver City, California, U.S.
Date of Birth: July 24, 1949
Blood Group: Not Disclosed
Qualification: Bachelor of Arts in drama from The Evergreen State College
Known As/For: Seinfeld (1989)


He found his breakthrough role when he appeared in Billy Crystal’s first cable TV special. The next year, he starred in the show “Fridays”. In 1989, he appeared in a supporting role in the film “UHF” in which he plays the role of a janitor. His other appearances on tv include his roles in “St. Elsewhere” and “Cheers”. He played Cosmo Kramer in the 1989 sitcom “Seinfeld”. The show became one of the most successful sitcoms in the history of television. Richard also became the cast member who achieved the most Emmy Awards. He also kept providing interviews and commentary for the show’s DVDs.

In 2000, he starred in his other major role which was in “The Michael Richards Show”. The show failed to impress the audience and got canceled. He was called out for passing racist comments on black people when he was performing at “Laugh Factory”. He made a public apology on “Late Show with David Letterman”. This incident was parodied on many tv shows after the incident. In 2012, he explained that he was still haunted by the incident and it was a major reason why he retired from stand-up.

His other guest roles are in the television shows “The Flirt Episode”, “The Larry Sanders Show”, “Miami Vice”, “ Night Court”, and “Cheers”. He made a cameo in “The Larry Sanders Show” and voiced in the “Bee Movie”. He also starred in the web series “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee”. His show “Kirstie” got canceled after one season in 2013.


  • He was a co-executive producer and co-writer in the show “The Michael Richards Show”.
  • Paul Mooney revealed that he eliminated the racism slur from his jokes after Richard’s ‘Laugh Factory’ incident.
  • His father passed away when he was only 2 years old.
  • Richard and Andy Kaufman had an incident where Andy threw a drink at Richard’s face.
  • He was the first choice for a character in the show “Monk”.

Net Worth:

His estimated net worth is 30 million dollars. He has earned money by working in various tv shows and movies. He has also produced tv shows and has worked as a voice actor. He has also made money through his stand-up comedy career. He was paid well for his comedy shows. Moreover, he has made many cameos and guest appearances on big projects.

Net Worth: $30 Million

Height & Weight:

He is 6 feet, 3 inches tall, and weighs 64 kgs.

Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Weight: 64 kgs
Height: 6 Feet 3 Inches

Family & Relationships:

He was born to his parents Phyllis and William Richards. His father was an electrical engineer and his mother was a medical record librarian. After the death of his father in a car crash, his mother never married.

He was married to Cathleen Lyons, who was a family therapist. They got separated in 1992 and had a daughter the same year named Sophia. He later got married to Beth Skipp and has a son with her named Antonio Baz Richards.

We are trying to find more information about his relationships and will update you here.

Father: William Richards
Mother: Phyllis
Siblings: None
Spouse: Cathleen Lyons (1974-1993),
Beth Skipp (2010-present)
Son: Antonio Baz Richards
Daughter: Sophia Richards
Relationship Status: Married


Why is Michael Richards famous?

Michael Richards is a famous American actor and comedian. He is known for his roles in tv shows and movies. He got widespread attention for his role in the 1989 sitcom “Seinfeld”.

Who is Michael Richards married to?

Michael is married to Beth Skipp. This is his second marriage.

How much money does Michael Richards earn?

Michael reportedly earned millions of dollars per year. But after he started doing lesser projects his income was affected. His net worth is 30 million dollars.

What does Michael Richards do now?

There isn’t anything that is in development when it comes to his future projects. He hasn’t mentioned anything whether he is working on anything or not.

What ended Michael Richards’ career?

Michael’s career ended when he berated Black members of the audience on his show at ‘Laugh Factory’. He revealed that it made him retire from stand-up comedy.

Did Michael Richards ever hurt himself in Seinfeld?

Yes, Michael once injured himself when he was attempting to push an air conditioner into the trick but couldn’t do so, therefore he slammed the box to his lip and his lip cut open. This made the other cast members laugh.

How old is Michael Richards Today?

July 24, 1949 is his Date of Birth, so now he is 74 Years old.

Who is Michael Richards dating?

He isn’t dating anyone right now. He is married and is living happily with his second wife and two children.

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