Kyle ‘Egan’ Richards is an actress, socialite, television personality, as well as a philanthropist. She is best known for her performance in the Little House on the Prairie as Alicia Sanderson Edwards. She is also famous for being in the renowned American reality television series The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Aside from acting, she is an entrepreneur who has pursued various business ventures.

Quick Info
Full NameKyle Egan Richards
Date of BirthJanuary 11, 1969
Birth PlaceLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Parent(s)Kenneth Edwin Richards and Kathleen Mary Richards
OccupationActress, Socialite, Television Personality, and Philanthropist
Age52 Years
Height5 feet 2 inches (1.57 m)
Spouse(s)/Partner(s)C. Thomas Howell (1983-1986)
Guraish Aldjufrie (1988-1992)
Michael Tuck (1994)
Mauricio Umansky (m. 1996)
Children4 (Farrah Aldjufrie, Alexia Umansky, Sophia Umansky and Portia Umansky)
Net worthUS$100 million

Early Life and Bio

Kyle Richards was born on the 11th of January, 1969 in Los Angeles, California, United States of America (USA). She was born to Kenneth Edwin Richards and Kathleen Mary Richards. Her parents divorced each other in 1972 and her mother married someone new twice. Her siblings are Kathy Hilton and Kim Richards. Nicky Hilton and Paris Hilton are her half-nieces. She lost both her parents to cancer in 1998 and 2002 and is very conscious about her health and lifestyle.

 Kyle Richards, despite being terrified of needles and blood, has done a nose job in 2006 and liposuction in 2012. However, she has denied many times that she hasn’t done plastic surgery.

Kyle Richards

Nationality and Physical Stats

Kyle’s nationality is American while her ethnicity is mixed consisting of English, Welsh, and Irish. She converted to Modern Orthodox Judaism. Currently, she is 52 years old. 

Kyle Richards has a slim build of height 5 feet 2 inches or 1.57 m and weight 55 kg or 121 lbs. Similarly, her chest, waist, and hips size are 36, 27, and 36 inches respectively. She wears a size 8 (US) dress and & (US) shoes.

She has long hair and thick, well-groomed eyebrows. She has dark brown hair and the color of her eyes is hazel.

Her zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Personal Life: Relationships

Kyle Richards was in a romantic relationship with actor C. Thomas Howell for three years starting from 1983 to 1986. After two years, she met Guraish Aldjufrie when she was just 18 and married him after finding out that she was pregnant with her first child Farrah Aldjufrie. They welcomed their baby daughter in 1988 but soon separated in 1990 and divorced in 1992.

Similarly, she met Michael Tuck and got engaged to him in 1994. He was 24 years older than her. However, she met Mauricio Umansky in the same year and broke up with her fiancé, Michael, after feeling a connection with Mauricio.

After meeting in 1994, the couple, Kyle and Mauricio, married in January 1996. She was four months pregnant with her second child Alexia Umansky (born on June 18, 1996) at the time. The pair were blessed with two more daughters named Sophia Umansky and Portia Umansky who were born in 2000 and 2008 respectively.


Kyle Richards first appeared on television in Police Woman (1974) as Julie. She has acted in many popular movies and television series like Little House on the Prairie (1975-1982) as Alicia Sanderson Edwards/ Samantha, Halloween (1978) as Lindsey Wallace alongside Jamie Lee Curtis, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2012) as Ms. Young, Days of Our Lives (2013) as Casey McGraw, Love Boat: The Next Wave (1998) as Scheming Woman, Halloween II (1981) as Lindsey Wallace, Down to Earth (1984-1987) as Elizabeth ‘Lissy’ Preston and many more.

Kyle Richards

Reality shows

Kyle Richards got really popular after appearing in the popular show called The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills (2010-present).

She has done numerous other reality shows like: Whose Line Is It Anyway? (2013), Betty White’s Off Their Rockers (2013), Keeping Up with the Kardashians (2016), The New Celebrity Apprentice (2017), Celebrity Family Feud (2020), Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce (2015), and few more other reality shows.

She is also the co-executive producer of American Woman (2018).


As a philanthropist, Kyle and her husband Mauricio have donated more than $100,000 to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. They are also listed as the “First Families”. Kyle has raised fundraisers for the CHLA in the years 2013 and 2019, which was also featured on the Real Housewives.

Awards and Achievements

Kyle Richards has been nominated for the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films in 1982, People’s Choice Awards in 2019, and Young Artist Awards in 1985, 1984, and 1982.

She has won The Stinkers Bad Movie Awards for Worst Performance by a Child in a Featured Role for The Watcher in the Woods (1980) in 1981.

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What is Kyle Richards’ Net worth?

The 52-year-old talented woman is very successful and has earned so much money that she is now a millionaire having a net worth of $100 million.

Kyle Richards and her husband are so rich that after selling their Bel Air mansion for $7 million, Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Kyle Richards and husband Mauricio Umansky purchased a spectacular $82 million Encino estate.

Social Media Presence

Kyle Richards is really popular on her social media with 3.1 million followers on Instagram (@kylerichards18), 1.2 million followers on Twitter (@KyleRichards), and 1 million followers on Facebook (Kyle Richards).


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