Denise Richards Net Worth, Career and Achievement

Busytape September 15, 2020
Updated 2020/09/15 at 2:26 PM
Denise Richards Net Worth
Denise Richards Net Worth

Denise Richards Net Worth  $15 million

Popular Name: Denise Richards
Real Name: Denise Lee Richards
Birth Date: February 17, 1971
Birth Place:
Downers Grove, Illinois, United States
Age: 50
Gender: Female
Nationality: American
Height: 168cm
Weight: 55kg
Sexuality: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Charlie Sheen (m. 2002, div. 2006)
Aaron Phypers (m. 2018)
Children: 3
Profession: Actress, Television Personality
Years active: 1989 Till Date
Net Worth: $15 Million
Last Updated: 2022


Denise Lee Richards is a beautiful American actress and former fashion model. She is known for playing the character of Debra Simon in the comedy film series Mountain State and for being a part of the reality television show ‘Denise Richards: It’s Complicated.

As her services are highly sought-after, she has appeared in several movies, such as ‘Love Actually, ‘Starship Troopers, ‘The World Is Not Enough, and ‘Wild Things, to name a few. After graduating from high school, Denise Richards started to work as a model and her job took her to different places including New York, Tokyo, and Paris to do commercials and photo shoots.

She decided to venture into acting as well, and that decision she made paid off and transformed her life. Today, Denise Richard’s net worth amounts to many millions of dollars.

Her fortune has been derived mainly from her acting profession, and her continuous presence in the acting world could see that she bags more fortunes in her still-running film acting career.

Read on for Denise Richard’s biography and every other important information about one of Hollywood’s finest personalities

Denise Richards’ Early Life

Denise Lee Richards was born in Downers Grove, Illinois, United States on February 17, 1971. Her mother Joni owned a coffee shop while her father Irv Richards worked as a telephone engineer.

She has a sister named Michelle. She was raised in Mokena and Downers Grove and attended both Herrick Junior High School and Downers Grove North High School. When she was 15 years old, she moved with her family to Oceanside, California, and attended El Camino High School.

As soon as she completed her high school education, Denise started modeling and her job led her to many cities for her assignments. She appeared in many photos shoots as well as commercials before deciding to try out acting. One of her first appearances was in the video for the U.S. version of the song ‘The Captain of Her Heart.

Denise Richards’ Career

She became a model upon the completion of her high school education. Her job made her travel from California to New York, Paris, Tokyo, and other places. She appeared in a number of commercials as demanded by her job before trying her hands at acting.

After stints in television series with guest appearances, Denise Richards bagged a movie role in the film ‘Loaded Weapon 1’. In 1997, she had her first important movie role in the science fiction action ‘Starship Troopers’. Her top-rated performance in the film bagged her a role in the crime drama mystery film ‘Wild Things.

Massive recognition came her way when she appeared in James Bond’s spy film ‘The World Is Not Enough, but her role in the film was criticized by many people who described her as one of the worst characters to feature in a James Bond movie.

Despite receiving backlash for her role in the bond movie, Denise Richards never felt discouraged in her career and went ahead to play more roles in several films in 2001 including the romantic comedy ‘Good Advice’, and the horror mystery thriller ‘Valentine’.

In 2003, she played a role in the horror-comedy ‘Scary Movie 3’ which turned out a high-grossing movie. Her first main acting series role is the romantic drama series ‘Sex, Love & Secrets. She also played main roles in the following television series: ‘Vanity’, ‘Twisted’, and ‘Blue Mountain State.

Her other movies in the 2010s include: ‘Pistachio’, ‘1st Born’, ‘The Toybox’, ‘Adi Shankar’s Gods and Secrets, ‘A Violent Man’, ‘American Satan’, ‘Altitude’, and ‘American Violence’. She also ran her own reality television series ‘Denise Richards: It’s Complicated.

Denise Richards’ Movies

  • 2017: Altitude
  • 2012: Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Witness Protection
  • 2008: Finding Bliss
  • 2007: Blonde and Blonder
  • 2005: Edmond
  • 2002: The Third Wheel
  • 1999: The World Is Not Enough
  • 1997: Starship Troopers

Awards & Achievements

Denise Richards was awarded the Worst Supporting Actress Stinker award for her role in the 1999 movie ‘The World Is Not Enough. She has won a Northeast Film Festival Award and the Los Angeles International Underground Film Festival Award in the Best Ensemble Cast and Best Actress categories respectively.

Being that she is still active as an actress, there are a lot of opportunities for her to pick up one or more awards in the coming years.

Personal Life & Family

Denise Richards is currently married to Aaron Phypers. She was married to American actor Charlie Sheen for four years until 2006. Their marriage produced two daughters namely Sam Sheen and Lola Rose Sheen. In 2011, Denise Richards adopted a child named Eloise Joni Richards.

The 49-year-old actress still looks stunning and doesn’t look a day older than 30. She maintains a weight of 55kg and has a height of 168cm.

Denise Richards Net Worth

In recent years, Denise Richards net worth has been increasing due to her acting roles in movies and television series. She has been acting since 1990 and has gained success and wealth from her lucrative acting career.

Although she started her professional life as a model, her life transformed for the better as soon as she ventured into acting, and has now become one of the most-known names in Hollywood.

Denise Richard net worth is $15 million as of 2021. Her cars include a Cadillac Escalade and a Mercedes-Benz GL450 model. She lives with her children in a Hidden Hills-based house which is estimated to be worth about $6 million currently.

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