Sophia Richards

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Celebrity Children (1975)
Mon Dec 12 2022
By   Selena

Sophia Richards is an American celebrity child who was born with a silver spoon in her mouth. Well, she is the only daughter of famous American actor Michael Richards and his first wife, Cathleen Lyons. Her dad Michael came to fame initially after portraying Various characters on ABC's Fridays from 1980 to 1982.

She was born in 1975 in the United States. Further, Sophia is the big half-sister of Antonio Baz Richards, born in 2009. Her paternal grandparents, Phyllis Nardozzi and William Richards, died in a car crash. So far, she holds American citizenship and belongs to the white ethnicity.

Stay with us till the last to know more about the celebrity child's personal life and professional career. Also, get to know about their parents' affairs and relationship status. 

Sophia Richards' Relationship Status

Despite being a celebrity daughter, Sophia has been living a very low-key life, just like her mother. Thus, her personal life always remains tight-lipped, making her enthusiast curious about her relationship status. 

Sophia Richards With Her Father, Michael Richards
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Until now, Richards has not mentioned anything regarding her romantic connection with her possible partners. Therefore, we can't suppose without evidence that she is a married woman or dating anyone currently.

Apart from that, she rarely makes appearances in the media along with her superstar dad.

Parents' (Cathleen and Michael) Failed Matrimony

Sophia's mom, Lyons, who works as a family therapist, and dad, Richards, are no longer together. However, the information regarding their love relationship or first met is unknown to the media.

The former spouses might have dated for a few years or months before tying the knot in 1974 in a private wedding ceremony. Dozens of guests attended their marriage. The couple welcomed their first child, Sophia, just one year after their marriage.

Well, everything was going well between the couple and they had a stable marriage relationship. But suddenly, things between the then-married couple got worst, and they decided not to continue their marital relationship. 

Thus, Richards and Lyons announced their separation in 1992 after living in a married relationship for over 18 years. A year later, their divorce was finalized.

Dad Michael Remarried To His Second Wife, Beth Skipp

Since the divorce, Cathleen has remained quite busy raising her daughter Sophia as a single mother. But eighteen years later, Richards, 71, got engaged to his girlfriend, Beth Skipp, in 2007. She is an actress who is known for Prime (2005), 10 Tricks and ER (1994).

Sophia Richards' Step-Mother, Beth Skipp and Her Son, Antonio Baz Richards
Picture: Sophia Richards' Step-Mother, Beth Skipp and Her Son, Antonio Baz Richards
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Michael, who played Cosmo Kramer in the hit comedy series Seinfeld and Beth, Columbia University graduated, tied the wedding knot in 2010 after dating for nearly eight years. That means the couple started dating in mid-2002. 

In 2009, the duo expanded their family by welcoming their firstborn son Antonio Baz Richards. As of now, they have been living a blissful marital life for over a decade, and they do not seem to have any sign of separation.

How Rich is Sophia Richards?

At the current moment, Sophia's actual profession has not been found anywhere. So we can assume that she must be living a lavish lifestyle being the celebrity daughter of superstar dad, Michael Richards.

On the other hand, her dad, Michael, is regarded as the top of actor and comedian in the Hollywood industry. So, he has definitely amassed a huge amount of fortune. As of early 2020, his tremendous net worth is around $30 million, which is similar to actress Geena Davis

Seinfeld's Cast, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Jerry Seinfeld
Photo: Seinfeld's Cast, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Jerry Seinfeld
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Likewise, he is mostly known for his work on the hit 90's NBC sitcom Seinfeld as Cosmo Kramer. Thus as per his salary, he reportedly earned $150,000 per episode, roughly $3.8 million per season. He, with supporting cast members Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Jason Alexander, ended up earning $600,000 per episode for the show's final season.

Apart from that, Michael bought a house for $525,000 in Studio City, California, in 1992. But in 1998, he sold the apartment for $810,000. Also, he purchased 6,000 square-foot home for $1.75 million in the neighbourhood of Pacific Palisades, LA, in 1996. Today the house's worth between $8 to 10 million.


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