Birth Name: Kyle Egan Richards
Place of Birth: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: January 11, 1969
*father – English, likely Welsh
*mother – Irish
Kyle Richards, also known as Kyle Richards Umansky, is an American actress, socialite, television personality, and philanthropist. She has starred on the show Little House on the Prairie and in the films The Car, Eaten Alive!, The Watcher In The Woods, Halloween (1978) and Halloween Kills (2021).
Kyle is the daughter of Kathleen Mary Richards (Dugan) and Kenneth Edwin “Ken” Richards. Her father was born in New Jersey, to Canadian parents. She has Irish, English, and Welsh ancestry. Her sister is actress Kim Richards. She is the aunt of socialites Paris Hilton and Nicky Hilton Rothschild (their mother is Kyle’s half-sister). She was named after professional football player Kyle Rote.
Kyle is married to real estate agent Mauricio Umansky. Mauricio is from a Jewish family, of Ashkenazi and Sephardi descent. He is the son of Mexican television and radio personality Estella Sneider. Kyle is a convert to Modern Orthodox Judaism. She has a daughter with her former husband Guraish Aldjufrie, who is from Indonesia; and three children with Mauricio.
Kyle’s paternal grandfather was The Rev. Kenneth George Richards (the son of John Thomas Richards and Lavina Ann Winsor). The Rev. Kenneth was a Protestant minister. He was born in Tilt Cove, New World Island, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. John was the son of Jacob Richards and Elizabeth Morwood. Lavina was the daughter of Solomon Winser/Winsor and Rachel Pollard.
Kyle’s paternal grandmother was Laura Maud/Maude Benson (the daughter of William Thomas Benson and Mary Susannah/Susanna Frost). Laura was born in District of Trinity North, Newfoundland, Canada. Mary was the daughter of English parents, Nehemiah Frost and Mary Jane Martin Recard.
Kyle’s maternal grandfather was Edward John Dugan (the son of Charles Mathias Dugan and Anna Jane Kelly). Edward was born in Iowa. Charles was born in Michigan, to Irish parents, Martin Dugan and Mary B. Ryan, from County Tipperary. Anna was born in Illinois, the daughter of Michael Kelly, who was Irish, and of Mary Conway, who was born in Massachusetts, to Irish parents.
Kyle’s maternal grandmother was Dorothy C./Ann Callahan (the daughter of Francis/Frank John Callahan and Mary Anastasia Dougherty). Dorothy was born in North Dakota. Frank was born in South Dakota, to Irish parents, Cornelius/Neil Callahan and Catherine/Catharine/Katherine “Kate” Finian, who were from County Sligo. Mary was also of Irish descent, the daughter of William Edward Dougherty and Anna “Annie” Kiley.
Genealogies of Kyle’s parents – https://www.findagrave.com
Kyle’s father on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Genealogy of Kyle Richards (focusing on her mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com
Genealogy of Kyle’s mother (through Kyle’s niece Paris Hilton) – http://www.wargs.com
Kyle’s mother on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Kyle’s maternal grandfather, Edward John Dugan, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Kyle’s maternal grandmother, Dorothy C./Ann Callahan, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org