Kyle Richards

Kyle Richards

Reality Star

Kyle Egan Richards Umansky (née Richards; born January 11, 1969) is an American actress, socialite, and television personality. Since 2010, she has appeared as a main cast member on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, and as of 2022, is the last remaining original cast member on the show.

Full Name
Kyle Richards Umansky
Jan 11, 1969
5′ 2″
Net Worth


Kyle Richards was born on January 11, 1969, in Hollywood, California. Her zodiac sign is Capricorn and her ethnicity is Armenian-American. She is the daughter of Kathleen Mary and Kenneth Edwin Richards. She has four siblings: Kim, Kathy, Kimmy, and Kevin. Kyle's parents divorced when she was only a toddler and she remained with her mother until the age of sixteen, after which she moved in with her father and stepmother. 

Kyle started acting at a young age, appearing in various television series such as "Little House on the Prairie," "The Dukes of Hazzard," and "ER." She also starred in several feature films including National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation and Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers. In 2010, she joined the cast of Bravo's reality show “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” alongside fellow stars Taylor Armstrong, Adrienne Maloof, Camille Grammer, Lisa Vanderpump and others.

Since joining the show in 2010 Kyle has become one of its most popular stars. She has been featured on numerous magazine covers such as “Us Weekly” and “People Magazine” as well as starring in spin-off shows like "Vanderpump Rules" and E!'s "Botched." She has also authored two books titled Life Is Not A Reality Show: Keeping It Real With The Housewife Who Does It All (2011) and The Beauty Of Living Twice (2021).

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1969</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Kyle Richards is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On January 11, 1969, Kyle Richards was born in Hollywood, California.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1978</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Moves to Beverly Hills</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">At the age of 8, Kyle and her sisters moved to Beverly Hills with their mother.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1980s</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Acting Career Takes Off</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">In the 1980s, Kyle starred in films such as National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation and Halloween 4.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2010</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Joins The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Kyle joins the cast of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills as a series regular.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2012</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Starts New Clothing Line</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Launches a clothing line through QVC called Kyle by Alene Too.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2015</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Publishes First Book</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases her first book titled "Life Is Not A Reality Show: Keeping It Real with the Housewife Who Does It All."</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Stars on Big Brother Celebrity Edition</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Appears as a contestant on the first season of Big Brother Celebrity Edition.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> She's a Great Role Model</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Kyle Richards is a great role model for young people. She has always been an advocate for women's rights and equality. She also promotes body positivity and self-love, encouraging her fans to embrace their individuality and to be kind to themselves.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> She's Passionate About Acting</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Kyle Richards is passionate about acting. She has starred in several movies and television shows throughout her career. She brings a unique energy to the screen that can't be matched. Her passion for acting is inspiring to many of her fans.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> She Supports Charities</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Kyle Richards supports several charities around the world, including those that focus on children’s health, animal welfare, and disaster relief. She regularly donates her time and money to causes that are close to her heart, and she inspires her fans to do the same.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Starred on Little House on the Prairie</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Kyle Richards starred as Alicia Sanderson Edwards on the classic television series Little House on the Prairie in 1979 and 1980.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Sister of Famous Actress</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Kyle Richards is the elder sister of actress Kim Richards, who starred in the Disney film Escape to Witch Mountain.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Opened Up a Boutique</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2010, Kyle Richards opened up her own boutique named Kyle by Alene Too, which was located in Beverly Hills, California.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Appeared in Halloween Movies</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Kyle Richards has appeared in all five Halloween movies. Her character was last seen in Halloween: Resurrection in 2002.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Published a Memoir</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Kyle Richards published a memoir titled Life Is Not a Reality Show: Keeping It Real with the Housewife Who Does It All in 2011.</p></div>


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