Who Is Richard Belzer? Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Net Worth, Ethnicity

Richard Belzer

Richard Belzer is an American stand-up comedian best known for his role as John Munch in the NBC drama series The Office. This talented actor has been playing this role for over 20 years.

Quick Facts

Celebrated Name: Richard Belzer
Real Name/Full Name: Richard Jay Belzer
Gender: Male
Age: 78 years old
Birth Date: 4 August 1944
Birth Place: Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.85 m
Weight: 55 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Harlee McBride (m. 1985), Dalia Danoch (m. 1976–1978), Gail Susan Ross (m. 1966–1972)
Children: Yes ( Bree Benton and Jessica )
Profession: American stand-up comedian, author, and actor
Net Worth in 2022: $18 million

Richard Belzer Biography

Richard Belzer was born on August 4, 1944, in the lovely city of Bridgeport, Connecticut, to their father Charles, and mother Frances Belzer. His parents ran a tobacco and candy store. According to Richard, his mother was physically abusive, so he began comedy to distract her and keep her from abusing him.

Belzer finished his education at Fairfield Warde High School. After finishing his education, he worked as a reporter for the Bridgeport Post for a few months. Then he enrolls in Dean Junior College, which is located in Franklin. Richard, on the other hand, was fired from the school after a few months. Belzer then worked in a variety of jobs, including census taker and salesman.

 Richard Belzer Age, Height, Weight

Richard Belzer was born on August 4, 1944, He is 78 years old as of 2022. His height is 1.85 m, and he weighs 55 kg.

Richard Belzer
Richard Belzer


Richard moves to New York City with Shelley Ackerman after divorcing his first wife. He begins his career as a stand-up comedian for Pips, then moves on to Catch a Rising Star and The Improv. This artist provided the audience for Saturday Night Live and appeared three times on the show.

Richard began working as an occasional actor in the early 1980s, landing small roles in Scarface, Café Flesh, Fame, and Night Shift. He also appeared in music videos for songs such as “Can’t Cry Anymore,” “Le Bel Age,” and “Taken In.”

He has given many incredible performances on radio and television, in addition to a fairly successful film and stand-up comedy career. Belzer has worked on the National Lampoon Radio Hour, Brink & Belzer, and Air America Radio. He has played Munch in a variety of television shows, including Law & Order: Trial by Jury, The Beat, Homicide: Life on the Street, Arrested Development, The Wire, Jimmy Kimmel Live, and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

Richard Belzer Achievements and Awards

Despite having a fairly successful career, Richard Belzer has not received many awards. Some of his most notable achievements include nominations in the Hoboken International Film Festival and the People’s Choice Awards USA in 2010 and 2008, respectively.

Richard Belzer’s Net Worth in 2022

Richard Belzer’s net worth is $18 million as of September 2022. In the last three decades, he has made his entire fortune as a stand-up comedian and TV actor. In addition, he receives $400,000 in compensation for the case he filed in 2006 against Hulk Hogan, a retired professional wrestler.

Belzer is 75 years old and still full of energy and dedication. Our team wishes him continued success in his work and good health in the future. We wish him the best of luck with his upcoming projects.

Richard Belzer Wife, Marriage

 Richard Belzer has had three marriages in his life. First, he married Gail Susan Ross in 1966, but the marriage lasted only six years before they divorced in 1972. He married Dalia Danoch for the second time in 1976, but they divorced two years later in 1978. However, he later met his true love, Harlee McBride, and the couple married in 1985. He has had a happy married life since then.