Kyle Richards is an American TV personality, socialite, actress, and philanthropist. She got her start as a child actress in the 1970s and has since then transformed into a reality television personality on shows like The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and The Celebrity Apprentice.
Kyle Richards’s dress size is a size 8. She is known for her slim, athletic figure and long dark brown hair. She has been a stunning beauty for decades now.
Richards’s career has spanned multiple decades and has seen much success in different genres and mediums over the years.
Kyle Richards was born on January 11, 1969, in Hollywood, California to Kathleen Mary Richards and Kenneth Edwin Richards. Surprisingly, she was named after New York Giants player Kyle Rote.
Kyle’s siblings include Kathy Hilton, who is her half-sister from her mother’s side, and Kim Richards. She also has three half-siblings from her father’s first marriage.
Kyle Richard started her career young and first appeared acting in 1974 when she was just five years old. She appeared on the hugely popular series Little House on the Prairie. She starred in 18 episodes of that show as Alicia Sanderson Edwards.
She appeared alongside her sister in the 1977 horror film The Car. She also made appearances in numerous TV shows at the time including Fantasy Island, Time Express, Carter Country, and more.
Kyle played Lindsey Wallace in the groundbreaking and legendary horror film Halloween, which came out in 1978.
She followed up her time on Halloween with another horror movie, The Watcher in the Woods.
During this time in her career, Kyle was also known for some of her more high-profile romantic relationships in Hollywood. She has dated stars such as C. Thomas Howell, Gunnar Nelson CBS news anchor Michael Tuck.
As she grew older, her acting career slowed. She would make periodic appearances mostly on television throughout the next couple of decades.
Kyle Richards’s career found a second life when she began appearing as a regular cast member on the hit Bravo series The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills in 2010.
The show proved to be a huge career boon for the star and saw her once again appearing on magazine covers and red carpet events.
In 2019, Richard was nominated for Reality Star of 2019 at the People’s Choice Awards.
Richards’s time on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills also led to her receiving other work. She appeared on Days of Our Lives as Casey McGraw for three episodes in 2013.
She also participated in The New Celebrity Apprentice and earned $25,000 for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.
Richards is also the executive producer of the Paramount Network comedy American Woman.
It was also announced that she would be reprising her role in the new Halloween sequel, Halloween Kills.
Throughout the last decades of her career, Kyle has appeared in multiple reality shows on various networks as well as appearing in some low-budget films such as Pledge This! and The Hungover Games.
Richards’s career has stayed busy throughout the last decade and she has turned her eye to other ventures such as fashion and philanthropy.
The actress launched her very own clothing line on the shopping network HSN. The clothing she sells is all inspired by her clothing and prices are relatively affordable and do not go over $200.
Kyle has also invested in and owns Kyle by Alene Too, a string of boutiques in The Hamptons and New York City.
The actress has released a memoir called Life Is Not A Reality Show: Keeping It Real with the Housewife Who Does It All, which was released in December of 2011.
Her book was published by HarperOne and featured tips and stories from Richards about her family, beauty, and relationships. It offered tips and insight to anyone looking to navigate through their lives.
Richards was originally married to Guraish Aldjufrie from Indonesia in 1988. They separated in 1990 and divorced two years later.
Richards met her second husband in 1994. He is Mauricio Umansky, a Los Angeles real estate agent of Russian and Greek descent.
The couple married on January 20, 1996. The couple has three daughters: Sophia, Portia, and Alexia.
With her husband Mauricio, Kyle has become involved in multiple charities and causes. They have donated more than $100,000 to the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.
The couples have also held fundraisers for the CHLA (Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles) in 2013 and 2019.