Dean Richards Biography

Dean Richards is an American film critic as well as an entertainment reporter for WGN-TV and a longtime radio host for WGN (AM) in Chicago.

Richards is also a long-time supporter of Gilda’s Club, a community organization for people with cancer, their families, and friends. This is evident with his dedication to one week of his radio show a year to support the organization.

Dean Richards Age

Richards is 66 years old as of 2020, he was born on 31 March 1954, in Chicago, Illinois. He celebrates his birthday on March 31 every year and his birth sign is Aries.

Dean Richards Height

Richards stands at an average height. He appears to be quite tall in stature if his photos, relative to his surroundings, are anything to go by. However, details regarding his actual height and other body measurements are currently not publicly available. We will update this section when the information is available.

Dean Richards Education

Richards was educated at Columbia College Chicago.

Dean Richards Family

Richards was born and raised by her parents in Chicago in the south shore and west Beverly neighborhood. Our efforts to find out more about her family came to no avail as no such information is publicly available. Thus, the identity of Richards’s parents is still unclear.

It is also not known if he has any siblings. Nevertheless, this section will be updated as soon as it is available. He belongs to the American nationality and white ethnicity.

Dean Richards Wife

Richards likes to keep his marital status private hence information about her partner is still unclear. It is not publicly known whether he is married, dating, or has any children. However, this information will be updated as soon as it is available.

Richards faced a cancer scare when he had his thyroid gland removed in September 2007. Richards has been a long-time supporter of Gilda’s Club, a support organization for cancer survivors founded by Gene Wilder, the husband of comedian Gilda Radner. Since the early 2000s, he has given over one week of his radio show a year to support the organization and to share with as well as tell the stories of Gilda’s Club members.

Dean Richards Salary

Richards receives an average annual salary of between $24,292 to $72,507. This translates to an hourly average wage of between $10.15 and $31.32. This is Per our average wage estimates for a journalist in the United States. However, these figures may vary substantially according to the level of seniority of the employee. At the moment, we do not have the exact salary, but we will update this section when the information is available.

Dean Richards Net Worth

Richards has an estimated Net Worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million as of 2020. This includes his Assets, Money, and Income. His primary source of income is his career as a journalist. Through his various sources of income, Richards has been able to accumulate a good fortune but prefers to lead a modest lifestyle.

Dean Richards Measurements and Facts

Here are some interesting facts and body measurements you should know about Dean Richards.

Dean Richards Wiki

Full Names: Dean Richards Popular As: Film critic and an entertainment reporter Gender: Male Occupation / Profession: Jouernalist Nationality: American Race / Ethnicity: White Religion: To be updated Sexual Orientation: Straight

Dean Richards Birthday

Age / How Old?: 66 years old as of 2020 Zodiac Sign: Aries Date of Birth: 31 March 1954 Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois. Birthday: March 31

Dean Richards Body Measurements

Body Measurements: To be updated Height / How Tall?: Average Weight:  Moderate Eye Color: To be updated Hair Color: To be updated Shoe Size: To be updated

Dean Richards Family and Relationship

Father (Dad): To be updated Mother: To be updated Siblings (Brothers and Sisters): To be updated Marital Status: To be updated Wife/Spouse: To be updated Dating / Girlfriend: To be updated Children: To be updated

Dean Richards Net Worth and Salary

Net Worth: $1 Million – $5 Million Salary: $24,292 to $72,507 Source of Income: Film critic and an entertainment reporter

Dean Richards House and Cars

Place of living: US Cars: Car Brand to be Updated

Dean Richards Career

Richards’s career started in radio in the year 1975. Around that time, he held a number of jobs in different stations in Chicago like WLTD (now WCGO), WMRO and WAUR, Aurora; WFYR (now WKSC-FM), WCFL (now WMVP), WIND (AM), and WCLR.

Dean also did voice-over work for WPWR-TV Channel 60 in 1984. The year after, he doubles as the operations manager and morning host working at the Satellite Music Network. This went on until 1990 when he joined WNUA as a weekend and substitute radio host

Dean Richards WNUA

In the year 1990, Dean joined WNUA in Chicago as a radio host to serve as a substitute. In 1991 Dean was promoted to the post of morning host in July.

The year after, he was still at WNUA but as a staff announcer at WGN-TV. In the same year, he became WNUA’s morning host as the replacement to Yvonne Daniels who died. He left WNUA in the year 1994 and became a fill-in radio host at WGN (AM) in Chicago. In December of the same year, he got a radio program of his own to be performed on a Sunday Afternoon.

Dean Richards WGN-TV

Dean became WGN’s production director in 1995. He oversaw the production of radio commercials. By October of that year, he got a shift at WGN as well to be held on Saturday Afternoon. In early 1999, he debuted as a Sunday morning radio host on WGN. He began delivering weekly theatre reviews on noon newscasts. In addition, he was also part of the hosts of Illinois Lottery drawings that regularly took part in their studios.

In the year 2001, his theatre reviews were moved to morning newscasts. By 2004, he was also covering show business for WGN-TV. In January 2010, Dean Richards’ duties at WGN-AM radio were cut.

Dean Richards and Mel Gibson

In an interview conducted by Dean Richards with Mel Gibson held on the 29th of January 2010 on WGN-TV, Dean asked Mel about how the public perceives him, given his noted drunken outburst and anti-Semitic rant while being arrested in 2006. The question annoyed Mel, and he responded saying he had moved on

After the interview, unaware that the camera was still airing, Mel took a sip of coffee and referred to Gibson as an “asshole”. Mel defended himself saying he intended the remark for his publicist, a claim proven false by those inside the studio when it all happened.

Dean Richards’ Awards

Over the course of his career, Dean Richards has garnered a variety of awards, distinctions, and honors for his works in, out, and around the reporting, hosting, and critique. Since joining WGN-AM, he has won over 30 local and national awards for programming and production.

Frequently Asked Questions About Dean Richards

Who is Dean Richards?

Dean Richards is a famous film critic and entertainment reporter for WGN-TV and a radio host for WGN (AM) in Chicago.

How old is Dean Richards?

Richards is an American national born on 31 March 1954, in Chicago, Illinois.

How tall is Dean Richards?

Richards stands at an average height, he has not shared his height with the public. His height will be listed once we have it from a credible source.

Is Dean Richards married?

Details about his love life are still under review. We will let you know when he gets in a relationship or when we discover helpful information about his love life.

How much is Richards worth?

Dean has an estimated Net Worth of $1 Million – $5 Million dollars. This amount has been accrued from his leading roles in the media industry.

How much does Dean s make?

Per our average wage estimates for a journalist in the United States, Dean receives an annual salary ranging between $24,292 and $72,507 that translates to an hourly average wage of between $10.15 and $31.32. His income is under review and this post will be updated soon.

Where does Dean Richards live?

Because of security reasons, he has not shared his precise location of residence. We will immediately update this information if we get the location and images of his house.

Is Dean s dead or alive?

Richards is alive and in good health. There have been no reports of him being sick or having any health-related issues.

Where is Richards Now?

Dean is pursuing his career in journalism and as a film critic in the Chicago United States.

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