Riki Lindhome is an American actress, musician, and comedian. She has made appearances in a wide variety of television shows like Garfunkel and Oates, House, Gilmore Girls, and The Big Bang Theory.
She is also one-half of the musical-comedy duo, Garfunkel and Oates, with Kate Micucci.
Thanks to her diverse career in the entertainment industry, Riki Lindhome has a net worth of $400,000.
In this article, we breakdown the career and net worth of Riki Lindhome.
Riki Lindhome: Net Worth & Salary Breakdown
Riki Lindhome embarked on her acting career once out of university. She landed minor roles on television in the Fox sitcom, Titus, and the WB supernatural drama series, Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
She broke through into the industry when actor Tim Robbins offered her a spot in his Actor’s Gang theater group, where she participated in the play, Embedded.
She went on to play Mardell Fitzgerald in the Clint Eastwood‘s Academy Award-winning sports drama film, Million Dollar Baby, starring Eastwood, Hilary Swank, and Morgan Freeman.
She then landed the recurring role of Juliet in the teen drama series, Gilmore Girls.
She also wrote, co-directed, produced, and starred in the 2006 comedy short, Life is Short.
Despite favoring comedic roles, Lindhome had a prolific television career with roles on such diverse TV shows like the CBS sitcom, The Big Bang Theory; the CBS crime-drama series, Criminal Minds; and the ABC mystery comedy-drama, Pushing Daisies.
Lindhome also starred in the 2009 movie remake of the Wes Craven horror classic, The Last House on the Left. She also played Conrade in Joss Whedon‘s 2012 feature film rendition of the Shakespeare classic, Much Ado About Nothing.
Lindhome, along with fellow comedian Natasha Leggero, also created and starred in the Comedy Central series, Another Period, which ran for three seasons, from June 23, 2015, to March 20, 2018.
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Lindhome is also the host of the Nerdist podcast, Making It.
Garfunkel and Oates
Besides her prolific screen and stage career, Lindhome is also known as “Garfunkel”, one-half of the comedy folk-duo, Garfunkel and Oates, with fellow actress-comedian-musician, Kate Micucci.
Formed in 2007, the duo has released three studio albums: 2011’s All Over Your Face, 2012’s Slippery When Moist, and 2015’s Secretions.
Their repertoire also consists of an EP, Music Songs, released on New Year’s Day 2009; three karaoke albums; and numerous internet songs.
On September 30, 2013, the duo became the subject of an eight-episode half-hour show on the IFC network. The series later aired on Netflix.
How Old is Riki Lindhome? Her Age, Height & Parents
Riki Lindhome was born Erika Joan Lindhome to Rick and Cheryl Lindhome. The 43-year-old was born on March 5, 1979, and stands at 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 meters).
Born in Coudersport, Pennsylvania, and raised in Portville, New York, Lindhome attended Syracuse University and graduated in 2000.
Riki was a precocious child and as an 18-year-old, she wrote an essay that won the 1997 JFK Library’s Profiles in Courage essay contest.
Who is Riki Lindhome Dating?
As open a book as her professional career is, Riki Lindhome in her personal life is still a mystery.
Nonetheless, she was spotted holding hands with a mystery man circa 2018, who has since revealed to be commercial director, Brett Simon.