Kevin Richardson- Wiki, Age, Wife, Net Worth, Ethnicity, Career

Kevin Richardson

Kevin Richardson is an American musician best known as a member of the Backstreet Boys. He is also well-known for his acting in numerous films. Kevin is also a lyricist and has modeled for a number of brands.

Quick Facts

Celebrated Name:Kevin Richardson
Real Name/Full Name:Kevin Scott Richardson
Age:50 years old
Birth Date:October 3, 1971
Birth Place:Lexington, Kentucky, U.S.
Height:1.85 m
Weight:82 kg
Sexual Orientation:Straight
Marital Status:Married
Wife/Spouse (Name):Kristin Kay Willits
Children:Yes (Mason and Maxwell)
Profession:Singer, songwriter, actor
Net Worth in 2024:$50 million

Kevin Richardson Biography

Kevin Richardson was born on October 3, 1971, in Kentucky, United States parents to Jerald Wayne Richardson and Ann C. He has two older brothers and is the youngest sibling. He grew up with his siblings on a farm. This had a profound effect on his life. At the age of four, while living on the farm, he started to ride horses. Additionally, he enjoyed different outdoor sports, like riding dirt motorcycles and playing football. After enrolling at Estill County High School, Kevin participated in football and was elected captain of the Estill Engineers.

Richardson’s interest in music began from an early age. He learned to play the piano at the tender age of nine. Even when in high school, he performed on stage and was a member of the drama club. He was a member of the church choir. Kevin was so passionate about music that he also played in the band Paradise. After acquiring a keyboard, he began performing at numerous occasions and events, such as weddings. Even at restaurants, he sang renditions of well-known artists like as Bobby Brown. In high school, he obtained titles such as “Most Popular” and “Best Looking,” among others. He was a popular high school student who graduated in 1990.

Kevin Richardson
Kevin Richardson

Kevin Richardson’s Age, Height, Weight

Kevin Richardson was born on 3 October 1971 and is 50 years old as of 2024. His height is 1.85 meters, and he weighs 82 kg.


In 1990, Kevin Richardson relocated to Florida and began earning a living through modeling and performing his original songs in bars, etc. Even Latin and ballroom dancing were taught by him. Soon after, he became a cast member at Walt Disney World and portrayed several animated series characters, such as Aladdin, Prince Eric, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, among others. In 1993, he successfully auditioned to join the Backstreet Boys, a popular boy band. He is considered to be a senior member of the group. The total number of albums that he and his band recorded was five. In 2006 he resigned from the organization.

Even after his departure, Kevin Richardson made multiple performances with the band at various events. Collectively, they played in the Hollywood Palladium and appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show. His affection for the group prompted him to rejoin in 2012. They appeared on the morning television program Good Morning America in 2016 and performed on the Greatest Hits television series on the ABC channel.

Honors and Accomplishments

Kevin Richardson has collaborated with a number of artists and musicians, including Rob Gonzalez, and built a music academy in Kentucky with Keith McGruff. The name of the institution is The Music Workshop. 2015 saw the release of his debut album as a solo artist. Kevin Richardson has modeled for numerous well-known companies, including Versace, and is the brand ambassador for TAG Heuer. Additionally, he has modeled for Vogue magazine.

Kevin Richardson’s Net Worth in 2024

Kevin Richardson’s estimated net worth is approximately $50 million as of February 2024. He has appeared in films such as My Girl, Sesame Street, Arthur, and This Is the End, among others. Even on The Ellen DeGeneres Show and Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, he appeared as himself. Kevin Richardson is an exceptional artist whose beautiful music has touched the hearts of many.