Quick Facts of Derek Richardson

  • Full Name Derek Richardson
  • Net Worth$2 Million
  • Date of Birth18 January, 1976
  • NicknameDerek
  • Marital Status Married
  • Birthplace Queensbury, New York,
  • ProfessionActor
  • Nationality American
  • Active Year2000–present
  • Eye colour Blue
  • Hair colour Blond
  • SpouseFranka Potente (m. 2012)
  • Height6 feet 1 inches
  • Education Colorado College
  • Online PresenceInstagram
  • Children2
  • Horoscope Capricorn

Derek Richardson is an American actor. He is known for his role as Josh Brooks in 2005 American slasher film Hostel. Furthermore, he played the role of Harry Dunne in 2003 American comedy film Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd. For his role as Harry Dunne, Richardson got Golden Raspberry Award nomination for Worst Screen Couple.

Nomee of MTV Movie Award for Best Frightened Performance, Derek is a married man. Moreover, he is the father of two children, daughters. If so who is his wife?

Derek Richardson Bio & Wiki

Derek Richardson was born on 18th January 1976, in Queensbury, New York. His birth sign is Capricorn. Derek was born as the eldest child among five children of father Derek Richardson and mother Ellen Richardson. He belongs to American nationality and holds white ethnicity.

Richardson went to the Holderness School (New Hampshire). Later he attended Colorado College for his higher education.

Who Is Derek Richardson’s Wife?

The 43 years old actor Derek Richardson is a married man. He got married to his lover Franka Potente, whom he met at the set of American television medical drama House. His wife is an actress and singer known for her role in the comedy film After Five in the Forest Primeval.

Derek Richardson
Derek Richardson and his wife Franka Potent in the red carpet Src: Pinterest

From their blissful marriage, the couple shares two children. They welcomed their first child, a daughter Polly Richardson in 2011 before their marriage. After the birth of Polly, the lovebirds tied the knot in 2012 in the private ceremony. Soon after their marriage, Franja gave birth to their second child, a daughter Georgie Richardson in April 2011.

Since their marriage, Derek and his wife Franka are living a happy life. As of now, the husband and wife are celebrating their 7 years of marriage. So far, there is no news of their extra-marital affairs and they are living a happy life along with their children.

Derek Richardson’s Net Worth

Derek Richardson’s net worth is estimated to be around $2 Million as of 2019. He collected a hefty amount of money through his career as an American actor. However, Derek has not shared his actual income but he may earn the average salary of American actor which is around $50,110.

Moreover, Richardson is active in the entertainment industry for over eighteen years and has appeared in a dozen of the films which are doing good in the industry.

One of his films, Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd collected $39.3 million on the box office which was made on the budget of $19 million. Likewise, his other film Hostel earned $80.6 et million against the budget of $4.8 million.

In the movie Hostel, he starred along with Jay Hernandez, Rick Hoffman, Barbara Nedeljakova and other. His co-stars Jay, Rick, and Barbara’s net worth are $4 Million, $1 Million, $1 Million respectively.

Apart from this, Derek’s wife Franka Potente’s wealth is $18 million as of 2019. The main source of her income is through her singing and acting career. Till now, she has played in several movies which are doing good in the industry. As of now, Derek and his wife are living a luxurious life along with their children.

Derek Richardsons’s Career

Derek Richardson’s has a successful career. He began his career in 2000 playing the role of Jared in a TV series Strangers with Candy. The same year he played the role of Brad Wilder in Strangers with Candy.

Later in 2002 he moved to Los Angeles and played a recurring role on J.J. AbramsFelicity as Keri Russell’s love interest.

Likewise, in 2003 Richardson played in the American comedy film Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd as Harry Dunne. For his role, Derek got nominated for Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Screen Couple. In the film, he played along with Rachel Nichols, Eugene Levy, Cheri Oteri, and others.

In addition, Richardson’s other TV and film credits are House, Prep & Landing, Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice, Anger Management and so on.


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