Michael Richards Net Worth 2020, Biography, Career and Marital Life.
He appeared as himself in the seventh season of Curb Your Enthusiasm.
Michael Anthony Richards (born July 24, 1949) is an American actor and comedian, best known for his portrayal of the eccentric Cosmo Kramer on Seinfield
On November 17, 2006, during a performance at the Laugh Factory in West Hollywood, California, a cell phone video captured Richards shouting “Shut up” to an alleged heckler in the audience, followed by repeated shouts of “He’s a nigger!” to the rest of the audience, using the word six times altogether, and also making a reference to lynching.
Kramer’s role in the Seinfeld episode “The Junior Mint” is a subject of conversation between Saddam Hussein and Muammar al-Gaddafi at Petorian president Peter Griffin’s pool party in “E. Peterbus Unum”.
Peter, experimenting with Mormonism, calls one of his wives “Kramer” in “The Father, the Son, and the Holy Fonz”.
He attended the California Institute of the Arts but graduated with a BA in drama from The Evergreen State College in 1975.
During this time period, he also had a short-lived improv act with Ed Begley Jr. During the Vietnam War, he was drafted and served in the Army for 2 years.
He got his first big TV break in 1979, appearing on Billy Crystal’s first cable TV special. His role as Kramer came in 1989.
The show got off to a slow start, but by the mid-90s it had become one of the most popular sitcoms on TV and eventually became one of the most profitable shows of all time.
Richards won more Emmys than any other cast member, taking home the award Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series in 1993, 1994, and 1997.
Richards was also the original actor considered for the lead role on the show “Monk”. Outside of TV, Michael made memorable appearances in the films Air Heads, Coneheads, and UHF.
For a short time, he was married to former casting director Cathleen Lyons, and they had a daughter together. They divorced in 1992. In 2007 Richards got engaged to actress Beth Skipp.
He currently resides in Glendale, California.
Michael Richards Net Worth
Michael Richards is an American actor who has a net worth of $45 million.