Born on February 17, 1971, Denise Lee Richards is an American actress who was previously a fashion model. She is well-known for her roles as Debra Simon in the comedy series “Mountain State” and as the star of the reality TV programme “Denise Richards: It’s Complicated.”
|Full name||Denise Lee Richards|
|Date of birth||February 17, 1971|
|Birth place||Downers Grove, Illinois, USA|
|Net worth||$12 million|
Early life and education
In Downers Grove, Illinois, USA, on February 17, 1971, Denise Lee Richards was born. Her mother Joni ran a coffee shop, and her father Irv Richards worked as a telephone engineer. Michelle is her younger sister. Richards was raised in Downers Grove and Mokena. She attended Downers Grove North High School and Herrick Junior High School.
She moved to Oceanside, California, with her family when she was fifteen years old, and she enrolled in El Camino High school. Richards began modelling after graduating from high school, taking her assignments to Tokyo, Paris, and New York, among other cities.
Parents and family
Irv and Joni Richards are Denise Richards’ parents. Irv Richards, a telephone engineer by trade, is the father of Denise Richards. Joni Richards, the mother of Denise Richards, was a coffee shop owner by occupation.November 2007 was the month that Denise’s mother passed away from cancer. Her sibling is one. Michelle Richards is the name of her sister.
During the early 1990s, Denise Richards worked on low-budget films and TV shows like “Saved by the Bell” and “Loaded Weapon 1.” She also made guest appearances in a number of television shows, including “Eerie, Indiana,” “Married… with Children,” “Beverly Hills, 90210,” and “Melrose Place.”
She landed her first major role in the science fiction action movie “Starship Troopers” in 1997 as Carmen Ibanez. The actress received high praise for her performance, and the movie was a big hit. Richards acted in the sensual thriller Wild Things shortly after. Then, in 1998, she appeared in Blues Traveler’s “Canadian Rose” music video.
In the 1999 film “The World Is Not Enough,” she was paired as Christmas Jones, a nuclear physicist.
Even though she saw herself as “athletic” and “brainy” in the role, she eventually faced criticism for lacking credibility. The 1999 comedy “Drop Dead Gorgeous” featured the American beauty alongside Kirsten Dunst. In the movie, she portrayed a spoilt princess, and performance was well received.
She starred in several films in the early 2000s, including “Whore,” “Good Advice,” “Empire,” “The Third Wheel,” “You Stupid Man,” and “Scary Movie 3.” Richards also made appearances in four episodes of Spin City, two episodes of Two and a Half Men, and one episode of Friends during this time. She made two appearances in the ensemble drama “Edmond” and starred in the UPN series “Sex, Love & Secrets” in 2005. She raised money for a charity by posing semi-naked for “Jane” magazine in July 2006.
The actress made her television debut in the reality series “Denise Richards: It’s Complicated” in 2008. In addition, she served as the show’s executive producer. She was a contestant on ‘Dancing with the Stars’ during this period. She also acted in the films “Jolene,” “Blonde and Blonder,” “Finding Bliss,” and “Deep in the Valley.”
From 2010 to 2011, Richards portrayed Debra Simon in the comedy series “Blue Mountain State.” She acted in the films “Freeloaders” and “Madea’s Witness Protection” in 2012. In two ’30 Rock’ episodes that year, she also made an appearance in her own right. In 2013, the actress became Karen Desai’s cast member on the drama series Twisted. The show concluded in 2014. Richards did the television film “Fatal Acquittal” in addition to the drama.In 2015, she portrayed Marion Bellerose in the television series “Vanity.” In the drama film ‘American Violence’ in 2017, she played the role of Dr. Amanda Tyler. She also portrayed Kat Faust in the film “American Satan” that same year.
Husband and children
She became engaged to Charlie Sheen, an actor by trade, on December 26, 2001. She later married him on June 15, 2002, at the estate of Gary David Goldberg, the man behind Spin City. Together, they are parents to two kids. 2004 saw the birth of Sam J. Sheen on March 9th, and 2005 saw the birth of Lola Rose Sheen on June 1st.
But she filed for divorce from Sheen in March 2005, just as she was expecting their second daughter. Richards adopted Eloise Joni Richards, his third daughter, in the month of June of 2011. As a single mother, she designated her mother’s name as Eloise’s middle name.
Around December of 2017, Richards started dating Aaron Phypers. Furthermore, Denise Richards and Aaron Phypers tied the knot in Malibu, California, on September 8, 2018.
Denise Richards is a $12 million-rich American actress, fashion model, and reality star.