Facts of Richard Thomas
|Full Name:||Richard Thomas|
|Birth Date:||June 13, 1951|
|Height:||5 feet 8 inches (1.73m)|
|Divorce||Richard Thomas (m. 1975–1993)|
|Net Worth||$6 Million|
|Hair Color||Light Brown|
|Birth Place||Manhattan, New York|
|Father||Richard S. Thomas|
|Mother||Barbara (nee Fallis)|
|Kids||Montana James Thomas, Barbara Ayala, Pilar Alma, Gweneth Gonzales, Richard Francisco Thomas|
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Emmy award-winning actor is well-known for The Waltons in 1971, Battle Beyond the Stars in 1980. Moreover, he is popular for his character in the CBS drama The Waltons. His wonderful and remarkable performance won him many awards and various nominations.
Richard Thomas’s Bio, Age, Parents, Siblings, Education
Richard Thomas was born as a Richard Earl Thomas on June 13th, 1951, in Manhattan, New York City of United States. As of 2019, his age is 68 years while his horoscope is Gemini. He is the son of Barbara (nee Fallis) and Richard S. Thomas both dancers with the New York City Ballet and owned the New York School of Ballet.
Richard holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnic background. Besides this, he grew along with his siblings’ sister Bronwyn Thomas. Since his childhood, he had an interest in acting. He attended Allen Stevenson School located in New York City, New York. Later he joined McBurney School in located Manhattan. After graduated from high school, he enrolled at Columbia University located in New York City.
What is Richard Thomas Net Worth and Salary?
Richard Thomas has an estimated net worth around $6 million as of 2019. He has earned this hefty amount of worth from his professional career as an actor. However, he has not to mention his actual salary in the media. He is well paid for his work as an actor and director. The average Hollywood actor earns $50,000 for their acting skills in the flim but he might earned more than that as an award-winning actor. As he is one of the highest-paid actors in the industry.
He has a 1,600 square feet house which he listed for sale on September 2017 worth around $2,995,000 which has 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Richard also adds some amount of money earned from his books as a royalty. He is quite happy with his earning and having a rich lifestyle.
However, he has not disclosed exact information regarding houses, car collection, and other properties. Currently, he is living a lavish and luxurious lifestyle with his family.
Is Richard Thomas Married? Who is his Wife? Children
Yes, Richard Thomas is a happily married man. Actually, he was twice married in his life. His current wife name is Georgiana Bischoff. However, they have not disclosed any information regarding their first met and wedding venue. Before taking the marriage decision, the couple must have dated for some years. Finally, the couple exchanged the wedding vows on November 20, 1994, in an intimate wedding.
His wife shared 2 daughters previously from her very first marriage namely Brooke Murphy and Kendra Kneifel. After her marriage to Richard, she shared a son Montana James Thomas born on July 28, 1996. Currently, the couple is living a blissful life together without any sign of divorce or separation.
Previously, he was married to Alma Gonzales but no information on first met as well as dating history. However, the former pair married on February 14, 1975, in the presence of shortlisted friends and family. From their relationship, they shared the first child in 1976 named Richard Francisco Thomas.
Later the pair blessed with the tripled daughter on August 26, 1981, named as Barbara Ayala, Pilar Alma, and Gweneth Gonzales. Unfortunately, the couple separated in 1993 with the mutual agreement to get a divorce. However, the prime reason for the divorce is missing.
Richard Thomas’s Height and Weight
Richard Thomas stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches while his body weight is missing. He has light brown hair and his eyes color is hazel and skin tone white. He has a slim body figure but there is no information regarding his body measurements.
Richard Thomas’s Career
At the age of 7, Richard Broadway debut at Campobello in Sunrise and played a role of John Roosevelt, son of future U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. He was highly praised by the audience for his phenomenal act in such a small age.
Richard began his professional television career very early. At the age of 8, he was seen in the presentation of Ibsen’s A Doll’s House alongside Julie Harris and Hume Cronyn in 1959. After that, he began to act on daytime TV. He also spotted in soap operas like The Edge of Night, As the World Turns and broadcasted from Manhattan.
Richard did the lead roles in the TV movie The Red Badge of Courage of Private Henry Fleming in 1974. In 1979, he also appeared in another TV movie All Quiet on the Western Front. He has played in several TV movies like Roots: The Next Generations, Living Proof: The Hank Williams, The Master of Ballantrae, Final Jeopardy and many more.
He featured on a play by David Mamet on Broadway in Race from 2009 to 2010. Similarly, he appeared in Timons of Athens at the New York Theater in 2011.
Awarded by “The Emmy Award”
Richard Thomas awarded The Emmy Award in 1978 due to impressive performance as budding author John-Boy Walton in the CBS drama “The Waltons”. He also received nominations for another Emmy Award and two Golden Globe Awards.
However, he is not active on social sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.