Known as John Munch from Homicide: Life on the Street, Richard Belzer is one of the prominent television stars. Not only his acting skills but his facial buildup coupled with his unique voice made him an instant fan favorite. Read this about Richard Belzer’s spouse and net worth.
Richard Belzer comes from Bridgeport, Connecticut, US. Being born to abusive parents, it looked as if Richard would never see a bright future.
But as they say, what hurts you the most makes you stronger. No matter how much his parents abused him, he always tried to make them laugh so that they get distracted from attacking him and his brother.
As a matter of fact, Richard’s career in comedy began by doing so. His realization of his true potential in comedy has helped him move forward in his life. Today, he is one of the finest comedians who has appeared on numerous tv shows.
Richard Belzer Spouse.
When someone becomes a celebrity, very little about their life remains a secret to the fans. Likewise, when it comes to controversial matters, the media is always there to take notes.
As much success as Richard has achieved in his life; the same cannot be said about his married life. During his lifetime, he has married three women.
Richard Belzer is Now married to his wife Harlee McBride since 1985.
Hopeless and frustrated, Richard began to think that marrying and settling down is just not his thing. That is until Harlee McBride made her entry into Richard’s life.
There are rumors suggesting that the couple met a few years before they decided to walk down the aisle. For Richard, Harlee was his last hope as he had already aged by then and was struggling to find a good woman.
As they say, the third time is a lucky one. So was the case for Richard. His marriage with Harlee was the best moment of his life.
Moreover, Richard and his wife Harlee McBride married in 1985 and are still married to each other to this date. This proves the level of perseverance and compromises the couple has for one another that has kept their marriage strong.
It turns out that Harlee is also a divorcee who has two daughters during her marriage with Richard. But Richard accepted her and her daughters and even considers himself to be their biological father.
Further, Richard never had a child of his own. Hence, the father of his wife’s daughters Jessica Erin Benton and Bree Benton.
Harlee McBride Controversy.
in 2014, when Harlee McBride was 65 years old she caught the headline when she was jailed for 2 days for posing a safety risk to the passengers flying from New York to Paris. Reportedly she was drunk and started yelling and screaming.
The cabin crew tried to calm McBride down, but she was too drunk and out of sense and the crew had to handcuff her to the seat. This incident results in emergency lading and she was sent to jail for 2 days. Later Richard bailed her out for $10,000.
First Marriage with wife Gail Susan Ross.
His first wife was Gail Susan Ross to whom he married in 1966. He was 22 at the time of his first marriage.
Perhaps it was pure excitement of such a young age that Richard decided to marry without second thoughts. This is why their marriage did not last for more than six years, as the couple divorced in 1972.
Gail was a Registered Nurse at St. Vincent who passed away on the 31st December 2019. During her career, she dedicated herself to save the lives of numerous fragile infants.
Second Spouse Dalia Danoch.
Four years after his first marriage, Richard found yet another woman whom he loved more than anything. Her name was Dalia Danoch, a boutique manager.
However, this marriage became even worse than before as it did not last for more than 2 years. Hence, the couple divorced in 1978.
There have been numerous news circulating around the internet regarding comedian Richard Belzer’s death. However, all these rumors are fake, and Richard is still alive and doing well.
Richard was diagnosed with testicular cancer in the early 80s. However, he survived that scare in 1983 after a successful surgery. Throughout this time, his then-girlfriend Harlee was with him all the time.
Also, Richard suffered a serious concussion during a segment when the WWE wrestler Hulk Hogan put Richard in a chin lock. Apparently, he passed out whilst being in the submission hold and hit his head hard on his way to the ground. But he soon recovered.
Perhaps the death of his brother, Len, also linked him with death rumors as some people mistook Len for Richard. It was later revealed that the cause of Len’s death was suicide.
Rest assured, comedian Richard Belzer is alive.
Although Richard has not revealed his earnings to the public, various sources claim that he has a net worth of $16 million. It is of no surprise why Richard has been able to acquire such fortune. He has an illustrious career in the show business and has earned a hefty amount of money from various movies and series.
|Full name||Richard Jay Belzer|
|Birthdate||August 4, 1944|
|Birth Place||Bridgeport, Connecticut, US|
|Net worth||$16 million|
|Spouse||Harlee McBride |