Kyle Richards Overview
Kyle Egan Richards, known as Kyle Richards, was an American actress, socialite, television personality, and philanthropist who was most known for her work in the reality television show The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. She was the last of the original cast members of the show which completed its eleventh season in 2021. Her career as an actress began as a child artist when she featured in television series Little House on the Prairie and films The Car and Halloween. As a teenager, she worked in movies like Curfew and television series like Down To Earth before she took a break to raise her kids. Upon return, one of her most notable works was the medical drama series ER. She has also launched her own clothing line and has also authored her memoir.
Personal Life And Career
Kyle Richards was born in Los Angeles, California to Kathleen Mary Richards and Kenneth Edwin Richards. Her parents separated while she was still young and her mother remarried later. For her education, she went to Central Union High School in El Centro, California. However, since her acting career began pretty early, she never attended any college. She married Guraish Aldjufrie later at the age of eighteen and had a daughter Farrah. The marriage ended in divorce in 1992. In 1996, she married Mauricio Umansky, a real estate agent and they have three daughters Alexia, Sophia and Portia. In addition, she was also a philanthropist and along with her husband, was listed on the First Families of the Children's Hospital Los Angeles. The couple have donated US$100,000 or more to the hospital and have also organized some fundraising events.
After plenty of speculation on the status of his marriage to Kyle Richards, Mauricio Umansky shared an update with ET following DWTS’ Latin Night earlier this month. In a source, he explained that the reality is they are officially separated, but they were not throwing in the towel and fighting for this. They have been married for 27 years, 26 amazing years. Kyle Richards was his best friend and was an amazing human, and marriages go through difficult times, sometimes, and that's what they were dealing with right now.
Looking back at their marriage, Kyle Richards said that Mauricio Umansky and her were very happy and they had an amazing marriage for a very long time. While Kyle Richards admitted that the decision to separate originated from her, she shared how much she cared for her husband, and how proud she was of how their kids were handling the situation. When the news first came out, it was devastating. But now their kids were much better and they were really strong. Mauricio Umansky also told ET earlier this month that, while the split has been challenging, there's a lot of pieces of this thing that have actually made the family a little.
Holding Hands Incident
Shockingly, Mauricio Umansky and Emma Slater were spotted holding hands after a dinner at Matsuhisa in Beverly Hills on Sunday, according to photos obtained by Page Six. They were also spotted inside the restaurant by a witness who claimed to Page Six that they shared kisses while seated at the bar for dinner. However, a source tells ET that Mauricio Umansky and Emma Slater just had dinner and they were just friends.
Kyle Richards Reaction
Richards Kyle spoke to Andy Cohen on Wednesday's WWHL when asked about snapshots of her estranged husband and his dance partner. Kyle Richards was not happy about recent romance rumors linking her estranged husband, Mauricio Umansky, to his Dancing With the Stars pro partner, Emma Slater. Kyle Richards sat down with Andy Cohen on Wednesday's Watch What Happens Live! where she addressed recently published photos showing Mauricio Umansky and Emma Slater holding hands while walking down the street after having dinner together in Los Angeles over the weekend. While Kyle Richards said that holding hands was not necessarily proof that her estranged husband has sparked a romance with his dance partner, she feels it indicates a certain level of interest. Speaking with Cohen on Wednesday, Kyle Richard said of the hand-holding photos that she loves Mauricio Umansky very much, but seeing that really did hurt her.