Beth Skipp is an American actress best known for being the wife of Michael Richards. She has starred in multiple movies and is primarily known for her acting in Lobby Lobster and Prime. On the other hand, her hubby Michael Richards, is an American actor, writer, producer, and comedian best known for his acting in the Seinfeld sitcom series.
Even though she is an actress, Skipp came to prominence only after being linked to her husband. With all the fame she has received, there has been constant curiosity about her age, net worth, romantic relationships, and more. Besides, as a married woman, how is her relationship with her hubby? Do they have any children from their marriage?
So, let’s get together as we will gather all the missing pieces and answer all the queries regarding Michael Richards’ wife Beth Skipp.
Who is Beth Skipp? Details on Michael Richards’s Wife
As we already explained previously, she is an actress. She was born in Los Angeles, California, the United States. While the exact figure is unknown, she was born in 1970 making her 52 years old as of 2022.
Skipp spent her childhood along with her parents in her hometown and reportedly shared a great relationship with both her father & mother. However, unfortunately, she has not revealed many details about any of them, which is most probably for privacy reasons. Similarly, talking about her ethnical background, the actress is reported to be of mixed ethnicity and is American by nationality.
Details on Skipp’s Education
Regarding her educational background, after completing high school, the Lobby Lobster actress went to Columbia University. However, not much is known regarding her further studies.
Beth Skipp Has Appeared In A Handful of Movies & TV Shows
Apart from being the wife of a famous actor and comedian, Beth is an actress herself by profession. She has acted in multiple movies and TV shows throughout the years.
Skipp began her acting career in 1997 when she appeared in Alternate Realities as the character Crystal. Soon after her debut, she played in films like Monk (2002), Prime (2005), and Lobby Lobster (2007).
As of 2022, she is set to appear in the movie named Ten Tricks, which will be released in September 2022. In the film, she plays a character named Amber.
Beth Skipp And Michael Richards Have Been Together Since 2002
The couple walked down the aisle in 2010. Ever since their wedding, the husband and wife have been living together in their beautiful home in Pacific Palisades with their son born a year later.
Talking about their first meeting, they met in 2002 and after dating for five years, the couple got engaged in 2007. They waited for 3 years before they took their romantic relationship to the next level, and got hitched three years later in 2010.
Skipp Has A Son With Her Husband
The lovebirds have been together for almost two decades. From their marital relationship, they are proud parents of a son who goes by the name Antonio Baz Richards. Beth gave birth to him in 2011 a year after getting hitched by her husband. However, the pair has been able to keep most of his details hidden and away from the media.
On the other hand, Michael has a daughter by the name of Sophia Richards born in 1975 from his previous relationship with Cathleen Lyons. They were married for 18 years but decided to call it quits and separated in 1992.
Who Is Beth Skipp’s Husband Michael Richards?
He was born Michael Antony Richards on July 24, 1949, in Culver City, California, U.S. to Phyllis and William Richards. He started his career as a stand-up comedian appearing in Billy Crystal’s first cable TV special. It was the break he needed and down the line, he starred in a lot of TV shows and movies including ABC’s Friday, UHF, Miami Vice, and Cheers.
However, he is best known for his role as Cosmo Kramer in the hit sitcom series Seinfeld. He has won multiple awards including three Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.
What Ended Michael Richards’s Career as a Standup Comedian?
All things were looking good for the multi-talented actor until November 17, 2006. While performing at the Laugh Factory in Hollywood California, Michael made a racist comment after being interrupted by a group audience. He was recorded saying the n-word multiple times. Similarly, when confronted by Kyle Doss he said “F-you N-word” again.
However, after three days, realizing his mistake, Michael made a virtual public apology on Late Show with David Letterman saying,
“For me to be at a comedy club and to flip out and say this crap, I’m deeply, deeply sorry. I’m not a racist, that’s what’s so insane about this.”
But Doss along with other people didn’t accept his apology saying,
If he wanted to apologize, he could have contacted … one of us out of the group. But, he didn’t. He apologized on camera just because the tape got out.
Here is the video:
The damage had already been done as the event was covered by various media and TV shows that even made parodies of the incident leading Richards to retire from his stand-up career.
Beth Skipp & Her Partner were Sued by Their Neighbour
On April 2, 2021, the pair were sued by their neighbor, Maxine Adams, for cutting down her 18-foot Brazilian Pepper tree along with underbrush. She claimed that the duo cut it down because it would ultimately increase the value of their property as it improved the ocean view compromising her privacy.
According to TMZ, Adams also claims that she needs $62000 to plant the trees which will take more than 20 years to reach the exact height and she sued them for an additional $200k for the loss of aesthetic value of the property. However, the case is still under wraps.
How Much Is Beth Skipp’s Net Worth?
She is estimated to have a net worth of $2 million. She has gathered her fortune from her career as an actress.
Likewise, her hubby Michael Richards is estimated to have a total fortune of $30 million. He has accumulated wealth from his career as an actor, producer, writer, and comedian.