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Richard Lewis Bio, Age, Net Worth 2022, Salary, Wife, Kids, Height

Richard Lewis Bio, Age, Net Worth 2022, Salary, Wife, Kids, Height

Richard Lewis is a famous American comedian and actor, whose comic talent has placed him amongst the giants of the American comedy world.

Early Life of Richard Lewis

Lewis was born in  Brooklyn, New York, the United States on June 29, 1947, in a middle-class family. Currently, he is 72 years old and his sun sign is Cancer. He belongs to American nationality and white ethnicity.

His mother’s name is Blanche Lewis. His father was a caterer and his mother was a small-time actress. Talking about his education, firstly, he attended Dwight Morrow High School. Then, he attended Ohio State University.

Who is Richard Lewis’s Wife?

Moving towards his relationship, he is a married man. He married his long-term girlfriend and ‘soulmate’ Joyce Lapinsky in 2005. When he decided to get married to Lapinsky, he took her to meet with his therapist for his opinion on her.

They are living a happy life together with no sign of other marital affairs. They don’t have a child up to recent days.

Richard Lewis with his wife, Joyce Lapinsky
Caption: Richard Lewis with his wife, Joyce Lapinsky

What is the Net Worth & Salary of Richard Lewis?

However, Richard Lewis estimated net worth is $7 million. In addition, he lives in a 2,508 square foot, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathroom mansion in LA, California.  The cost of his house is $1.5 million.


Lewis won Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Comedy Series for Seinfeld (1989), he won EDA Special Mention Award for Most Egregious Age Difference Between the Leading Man and the Love Interest for Whatever Works (2009), he won Golden Nymph Award for Outstanding ActorComedy Series for Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000). 

How tall is Richard Lewis?

Richard has a height of 4 feet 11 inches. Additionally, his weight is 74 kg. Richard’s hair color is blonde and his eye color is green. His sexual orientation is also straight.

Richard Lewis
Richard Lewis with his wife, Joyce Lapinsky(Photo: Zimbio)

He has 114K followers on Twitter.

Richard Lewis’s Career

  • Lewis’s first professional comic stint was with New York’s Improvisation Comedy Club in the early 1970s and by 1974 he managed to appear on The Tonight Likewise, he started making regular appearances on The Sonny and Cher Show.
  • Similarly, he did many little stints for shows like Saturday Night Live, made numerous television appearances, and toured along with other comics—especially the comic concert with Jamie Lee Curtis.
  • Moreover, he acted with Don Rickles in the short-lived TV series ‘Daddy Dearest’.
  • Similarly, he had a recurring role in ‘Rude Awakening’, as ‘Rabbi Richard Glass’ on the dramatic series ‘7th Heaven’, and appeared on the ‘Tales from the Crypt’.
  • He was also endorsing popular brands in the 1990s, like, Boku, Snapple, and Certs breath mints.
  • In addition, he is also an author and apart from writing comic articles and columns for various American magazines, he released his own book in 2001.
  • Similarly, he is recent cameos were in ‘Everybody Hates Chris’ along with Chris Rock and as Charlie Sheen’s accountant in ‘Two and a Half Men’.
  • Furthermore, he has also completed filming “Squirrels To The Nuts”, a Peter Bogdanovich film due for release in 2014, starring Jennifer Aniston, Owen Wilson, Imogen Poots, and Cybill Shepherd, among others.