Some people have the gift of being funny just by being themselves and by keeping their actions together for a long time, no matter what circumstances are presented to them. Andy Richter is not only one of these people, but he has shown that he has the ingredients that lead to success: Determination, diligence, and hard work. He is an American actor, writer, comedian, and late-night talk show announcer.
His acting career spans two decades. He is best known for his role as Conan O’Brien’s assistant in his programs: Late Night and The Tonight Show on both NBC and Conan’s self-titled show on TBS. On the Conan show, Andy worked as an announcer, writer, general sidekick, and contributor to comedy sketches.
Between these shows he worked on, he appeared In many television series. These include Andy Ritcher Controls the Universe (2002-2003) and Quintuplets (2004-2005), both on Fox, although they were canceled after several seasons due to poor ratings. He also portrayed the role of an accountant and a private detective in the 2007 television series Andy Barker P.I., which was co-written and produced by Conan.
The comedian has also hosted a number of game shows. He hosted the comedy special Team Coco Presents the Conan Writers Live in 2010 for TBS at the Just for Laughs Festival in Chicago. In addition, Andy Richter held the reins for Fox’s Step Up show in 2013, and from 2017 he hosted ABC’s Big Fan.
His other television contributions include Malcolm in the Middle, Will, and Grace, Monk, Arrested Development, where he portrayed himself and each member of a fictional group of identical Richter quintuplets, The New Adventures of Old Christine. He has also lent his voice to a number of characters in Nickelodeon television productions, including Ben in The Mighty B!, Simon Cristini in True Jackson, and Mort in The Penguins of Madagascar.
Andy has not only demonstrated his talent for acting in television shows but has also shown his skills in many films. He starred in Aliens in the Attic, Big Trouble, Elf, Seeing Other People, New York Minute, Madagascar, Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted, My boss’ daughter, Scary Movie 2, Frank McKlusky, Pootie Tang, Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, Blades of Glory, Semi-Pro, Lenny the Wonder Dog, and Cabin Boy.
Andy Richter Bio
Paul Andrew Ritcher was born on 28 October 1966 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States of America. He grew up in Yorkville, Illinois.
He graduated from Yorkville High School, where he was the 1984 prom king. Andy went to the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign before moving on to Columbia College in Chicago, where he studied film. During his studies, he learned the basics of comedic acting and writing by participating in numerous student films and videos. One of the productions he was involved in was a class film called My Dinner with Andy. After leaving college, he played in several improvisation groups in Chicago.
Andy Richter Net Worth
The exceptional actor was able to build up a success which he increased interestingly over the years. Andy Richter has a net worth of $15 million, which he has accumulated during his years of active involvement in show business.
Is Andy Richter Gay? Wife
The actor’s father turned out to be gay after the divorce from his wife. This may have led to many speculations about his (Andy’s) sexuality. He has tweeted strongly that he is not gay and that he loves his wife and thinks about her.
Andy married the actress and writer Sarah Thyre on March 18, 1994. They met in 1992 when they both starred in the Los Angeles production of The Real Life Brady Bunch, a parody of the 1970s sitcom.
Sarah was born on July 7, 1968, and is best known for her role on the television show Strangers with Candy as Coach Cherri Wolf. She also wrote her memoir “Dark at the Roots”, which was published in 2007. The book is about how she grew up as a middle-class child in the middle-class south of the 1970s. It also describes her rebellious and disrespectful childhood, as well as her secretly deep class and status consciousness, which she struggled through Catholic school as an outsider. The memoirs, published by Counterpoint Press, are being developed for television.
As a couple, the couple performed in Late Night with Conan O’Brien and the Upright Citizens Brigade of Comedy Central. They have two children, a son, William Oscar Richter (born 2001), and a daughter, Mercy Josephine Richter (born March 2007). The family of four lives in Los Angeles.
Andy is the second of four children of kitchen cabinet designer Glenda Swanson (née Palmer) and Russian linguist Laurence R. Richter, who taught Russian at Indiana University for more than three decades. His parents divorced when he was four years old, which plunged him into a depression, a condition he had been fighting for most of his life. Nevertheless, he now leads a very healthy and successful life, both at home and at work. He speaks German, French, Swedish, English, and Welsh.
One of his siblings who are in the media is his brother Victor Swanson. He is a teacher at Glenbard East High School and a Navy vet. Victor is a Democratic candidate for the 2018 election in Illinois’ 14th District.
The arrested development actor is on the high side with the height being 1 inch over 6 feet which is 1.88 m. He looks heavy and just like his weight was obtained at 249 lbs or 113 kg.