Kyle Richards is an American actress, TV personality and philanthropist, who came to wide to fame after appearing in The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills (2010- Present). Considered one of the richest cast of RHOBH, Richards is the only remaining of the original cast and has appeared in 205 episodes.
The mother of 3, started her career as a child actor through Little House on the Prairie (1975- 1982) and later gained notable roles in the movie Halloween (1978) and TV series Down to Earth (1984- 1987).
How Much Is Kyle Richards’ Net Worth?
Ever since The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills premiered in 2010, Kyle always remained as one of the main cast in the show. Apart from TV career, Richards makes a lump of money through her business venture, is the owner of clothing line HSN.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, 50-year-old Kyle has a net worth of $50 million as of December 2019. She earns the payroll of $270,000 per season from RHOBH.
Without a doubt, she is among the wealthiest figure in the entire The Housewives Franchise; her worth figure is the same as of other Real Housewives casts Carole Radziwill and Dorit Kemsley while Lisa Vanderpump tops the list with a fortune of $75 million.
In accordance of salary, Denise Richards and Vanderpump with a paycheck of $1 million per season are the highest-paid in RHOBH.
As for a fact, the highest-earning in The Real Housewives franchise is NeNe Leakes (earns $2.75 million per season), followed by Kandi Burruss ($2.2 million) Dorit Kemsley (50 Million), and Cynthia Bailey ($1.75 million).
Husband Is Also A Millionaire
Kyle married 2 times in her life and currently reside with her second husband Mauricio Umansky, a Los Angeles real estate agent. Moreover, Umansky is the co-founder and CEO of The Agency- the company has sold $9 billion worth of real estate since its foundation in 2010.
As of late 2019, Mauricio has a net worth of $40 million.
Over the years, Richards’ husband has been in numerous accusations of botched deals, including the most famous Malibu mansion sales of $32 million.
Reportedly, Mauricio sold the mansion owned by Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue of Equatorial Guinea, was sold to a guy named Mauricio Oberfield for $32.5 million. And a year later, the property again exchanged hands for $69.9 million- a profit of $37 million.
Umansky was accused by Teodoro and his company Sweetwater Malibu LLC, claiming the breach of duties as a realtor.
In November 2019, the two came up with a settlement.
Movies And TV Shows
The 5 ft. 2 inches tall actress gained TV prominence through Little House on the Prairie (1975- 1982) as a child actor. Thereafter, following some small TV gigs, she landed in a notable role in Down to Earth (1984- 1987, 106 episodes) and ER (1998- 2006, 21 episodes) alongside stars like Anthony Edwards and George Clooney.
Also, she appeared in horror-movies like The Car (1977), Eaten Alive (1977), and John Carpenter’s Halloween (1978).
Richards’ major breakthrough came after she starred in the reality TV series The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills in 2010. She is set to appear in Season 10 of RHOBH, set for the premiere in 2020, making her the only original cast associated as a housewife in the series.
Moreover, Kyle will appear in slasher film Halloween Kills in 2020; it is the 12th installment of the Halloween franchise.
Owner Of Clothing Lines And Author Of Book
After handy success in TV, the American reality star began to invest in the business, and launched a clothing line for shopping network HSN on February 25, 2014. Moreover, on September 8, 2019, in partnership with Shahida Clayton, Kyle debuted a clothing collection Kyle + Shahida.
Formerly, she owned a boutique Kyle by Alene Too, in New York, The Hamptons and Beverly Hills, though, it shut down in 2018.
Currently, Kyle Richards has a mass of over 2.8 million followers on Instagram; endorsements can earn her $5,604 – $9,341 per sponsored post.
Also, she is the author of the 2011-released book Life Is Not a Reality Show: Keeping It Real with the Housewife Who Does It All.
Lavish Lifestyle Of Kyle: Where Does She Live?
Surely, being a millionaire and having a millionaire husband has its perks, from a lavish lifestyle to million dollars worth mansion.
While Kyle and Mauricio married, they shared a tiny condo and now, the couple lives in Encino home with their daughters.
Kyle and her spouse bought the 1.54-acre property in Encino in October 2017 for $8.25 million. The seven-bedroom and eight-bathroom house also feature a private 800-square-foot balcony and a 1,600 square-foot guesthouse.
Besides this, Kyle also owns a Beverly Hills home valued at $6.99 million and a vacation home in La Qunita, bought it in late April 2014 for $2.35 million.
Richards is fond of luxury cars, and for sure, her massive fortune grants her collection luxury cars.
Most often, she is seen driving her Mercedes S63 ($150,500); but in 2018, the reality star made highlights after she drove a Vanderhall Speedster ($34,950) as she met Lisa Rinna while filming The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.
Furthermore, Richards owns a Porsche Panamera and Maserati GranTurismo.
Encino House Was Broken Into
Reportedly, in late 2017, the American TV star’s house was broken into while she was vacationing with her family in Aspen, Colorado. The burglars moved away with assets worth more than $1 million including jewelry, handbags and $150,000 worth of watches.
Even though, the couple initiated to sell the mansion, but later updated a security system and armed guards patrolling.
Donations And Charity Works
An active charity worker, Kyle often donates to health causes. In 2017, she appeared in The New Celebrity Apprentice and donated $25,000 of her earnings to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.
Along with her husband Mauricio, Richards has donated more than $100,000 to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.
Mother Of Four From Two Marriages
Kyle married at the age of 18 in 1988 after being pregnant with daughter Farrah (born in 1988), and remained together with then-husband Guraish Aldjufrie from Indonesia.
They separated in 1990 and divorced 2 years later.
Thereafter, in 1994, she met Mauricio Umansky, a Los Angeles real estate agent. The couple exchanged vows on January 20, 1996; Kyle even converted to Modern Orthodox Judaism for the marriage.
With her second husband Umansky, she is the mother of 3 daughters: Alexia (born on June 18, 1996), Sophia (born in 2000) and Portia (born in 2008).
Short-Bio: Connection With Paris Hilton
Kyle was born on January 11, 1969, in Hollywood to Kathleen Mary Richards (1938- 2002) and (second husband) Kenneth Edwin Richards (1917–1998). She has an elder sister Kim Richards who was born in 1964.
When Kyle was 3 years old, her parents separated and mother Kathleen married twice after that.
From her mother’s first marriage to Lawrence Avanzino, Richards has an older half-sister Kathy Hilton, who is the mother of Nicky and Paris Hilton. So, they are Kyle’s half-nieces.