Richard Thomas

Richard Earl Thomas has earned a massive deal of popularity by being an outstanding actor and author. He started his career as a child in 1958 and has been active since then. Richard has become a household name by starring in “The Waltons.” He has achieved much love and appreciation for this. He has given many memorable performances in multiple films and television series.

Well, how well do you know about Richard Thomas? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Richard Thomas’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Richard Thomas to date.

Biography and Early Life

Richard was born was 13th June 1951. He is a native of Manhattan, New York, in the United States of America. He was born as the eldest son to Richard S. Thomas and Barbara Fallis. He was brought up along with his one younger brother, Bronwyn. Both of his parents served as ballet teachers and were the New York School of Ballet owners. Richard was always keen to act and even to play in dramas.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Richard Thomas in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Richard Thomas’s age is 70 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 13 June 1951. Though, he is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 174 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 191 lbs in Pound and 77 kg in Kilograms.


Richard went to the local high school. He attended Columbia College. After that, he enrolled himself at the Columbia University. Although he has achieved a major’s degree in Chinese, he could not complete his education as he had to shoot for The Waltons.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Richard has first fallen in love with Alma Gonzales, and after dating a couple of months, the couple tied the knot in 1976. The couple was blessed to have four children together, Richard, Pilar, Barbara, Gwyneth. However, they could not work out the differences and had a divorce in 1993.

Then Richard married Georgiana Bischoff in 1994. Georgiana served as a Santa Fe art dealer. The couple had one son, Montana, together. The loving family is currently leading a happy life in New York.

Is Richard Thomas Gay?

No, Richard Thomas is not gay as we know of now. He has been married twice to a woman. Also, he is the father of five children. This no way proves that Richard is gay.

Professional Career

Richard kick-started his career at the mere age of seven in Sunrise. He even had the opportunity to perform with Christopher Plummer in A Doll’s House, which was of NBC production. Then he started to star at a few soap operas from 1960 to 1967, like The Edge of Night and As the World Turns. This opened the film world for him, and he was offered to star in winning. In 1971, he was part of the Red Sky at Morning.

After this, he got his big break to star in The Waltons as John- Boy. The show was of CBS production, and it portrayed the life of Earl Hammer, who is a renowned writer and he was part of it till 1977. He has even played in The Homecoming: A Christmas Story. He has also played a villain in You’ll Like My Mother. Thus he then appeared in many movies since then.

Richard made his debut Broadway appearance back in 1980 on the Fifth of July. He has even worked as a host and has hosted. It’s a Miracle of the PAX network. He has been quite active and has been doing a lot of movies throughout these years. As of 2021, he was seen as Boldie Lord in Tell Me Your Secrets, an Amazon Series.


Richard has been honored with the Primetime Emmy Award in 1973. He has also won the Golden Globe Awards twice. He has been nominated for the Golden Globe Awards for Best Actor in a Television Series Drama. He had also been nominated for the CableACE Award in 1990. He also holds the nomination for the Tony Award for the Best Featured Actor in Play.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Richard Thomas in 2021

The net worth of Richard Thomas is estimated in 2021 and found to be $8 million. He earned this significant sum of income by being a successful actor and author.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Richard surprised his fans with his fantastic writing skills and has published four books.
  • When he was 30, he has suffered from hearing problems and has lost around half of his hearing capacity.
  • He had even recalled a funny incident when he mistakenly crashed his car when he imagined his speech he would give at the Emmy Awards.

Richard is undoubtedly an absolute successful actor. He has become a millionaire with his versatile nature of acting. He has even proved his worth as an author, as we definitely love his books. He is soon going to be 70, but he still carries the amount of energy and has kept his charisma alive within himself. He has devoted all his life to entertaining us and thus deserves all our best wishes.


Facts of Richard Earl Thomas

  • Gender Male
  • full nameRichard Earl Thomas
  • birthplaceManhattan, New York, United States
  • Date of Birth June 13, 1951
  • Age 72 years 5 months
  • Horoscope Gemini
  • Lucky Number 8
  • Lucky Stone Agate
  • Lucky Color Yellow
  • Best Match for Marriage Leo, Aquarius, Libra
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionChristianity
  • net worth$8 million
  • professionActor and author
  • weightIn Kilograms – 77 Kg, In Pounds – 191 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres –  174 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
  • hair colorDark Brown
  • eye colorGreen
  • high schoolN/A

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