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Kim Richards – Famous Reality TV Star

Kim-Richards

Who is Kim Richards?

Kim Richards is a famous social activist, American actress, and television personality. She began her career as a young actress, and featured roles in Nanny and Professor, Escape to Witch Mountain, and Return from Witch Mountain. In 2010, Richards appeared as a major member of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and her sister, Kyle Richards.

Birthday

September 19, 1964

Birth Place

Mineola, New York, United States

Zodiac Sign

Virgo

Family

She is the daughter of Cathy Richards and Ken Richards. Her sisters are Kyle Richards and Kathy Hilton. Her father Ken died in 1998. Her mother Kathleen Kathy was diagnosed with breast cancer the same year. They had separated in 1972.

Nikki and Paris Hilton are her nieces (daughters of her sister Kathy).

Personal Life

She attended Imperial High School in Imperial, California, class of 1983.

In 1985, Richards married Monty Brinson. He was the heir to a supermarket franchise. Later, he became a professional poker player. She has one daughter with him, Brooke Ashley (born February 21, 1986).

Richards was involved with commodity trader John J. Collette, who was the main person in a criminal scheme that involved 8,000 elderly investors and an estimated $150 million in losses. On October 28, 1991, he was murdered outside the Brent Daily in Northridge. He was shot twice in the head at empty range by a man who earned $ 30,000 (equivalent to $ 57,002 in 2020). He was talking to Kim on the phone when the shooting happened. Richards talks about Colette’s murder in an episode of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.

Richards has two grandchildren through Brooke’s eldest daughter and husband, Thayer Wedderhorn: Huxley Andrew Wedderhorn (born September 28, 2016) and Hunter Montgomery Wedderhorn (born April 18, 2019).

On April 15, 2015, Richards was arrested and charged with assault, public intoxication, resisting officers, and assaulting police at the Beverly Hills Hotel. She stayed in the Los Angeles County Jail and was released the next morning on $ 20,000 bail. She was re-arrested on August 2, 2015, allegedly robbing from a store in San Fernando Valley, detained in Van Nuys Prison, and released on August 3 after paying $ 5,000 bail.

Trivia

She first appeared in a diaper ad when she was just four months old.

She made 20 TV commercials before the age of four and a half.

 

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