Richard Belzer
Richard Belzer
Celebrated Name: Richard Belzer
Real Name/Full Name: Richard Jay Belzer
Gender: Male
Age: 79 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 2024: $18 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Richard Belzer is one of America’s best stand-up comedian known for his work as the John Munch that regularly features in the NBC drama series. This talented actor has portrayed this role for more than 20 years in his career.

Maybe you know about Richard Belzer very well But do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Richard Belzer’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life

Belzer was born on 4th August 1944 in the beautiful city of Bridgeport in the home of father Charles & mother Frances Belzer. His parents were a tobacco & candy retailer. According to Richard, his mother was physically abusive & he starts comedy to let her smile so that she gets distracted & don’t abuse him.

Belzer completed his schooling at the Fairfield Warde High School. After completing his education, he worked some months as a reporter for the Bridgeport Post. Then, he starts studying in the Dean Junior College that is located in Franklin. However, Richard was terminated from the school after some months. Belzer then worked at many different types of jobs that include census taker & salesmen.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 4 August 1944 , Richard Belzer is 79 years old as of today’s date 23rd April 2024. His height is 1.85 m tall, and weight is 55 kg.


After getting divorced with his first wife, Richard moves to the New York City with Shelley Ackerman. He starts his career by working as a stand-up comedian for Pips followed by Catch a Rising Star & The Improv. This artist gave the audience for the Saturday Night Live & made three appearances in the show.

In the early 1980s, Richard starts to work as an occasional actor & bagged small roles in Scarface, Café Flesh, Fame, & Night Shift. Additionally, he was featured in the music videos of songs, such as “Can’t Cry Anymore,” “Le Bel Age,” & “Taken In.”

Apart from having a pretty successful film & stand-up comedy career, he has given many incredible performances on radio & television. In the radio industry, Belzer has worked on the National Lampoon Radio Hour, Brink & Belzer & Air America Radio. When it comes to television, he has played the role of Munch in much different television series, such as 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.

Personal Life

Belzer has been married three times in his life. Firstly, he married Gail Susan Ross in 1966, but the marriage only last six years & the couple divorced in 1972. He married second time Dalia Danoch in 1976, but it took off in two years when they divorced in 1978. However, he found his true love Harlee McBride later & the couple married in 1985. Since then, he has enjoyed a happy married life.

Awards & Achievements

Despite having a pretty successful career, Richard Belzer hasn’t bagged too many awards in his career. Some of the most significant achievements of his career are the nominations in the Hoboken International Film Festival & People’s Choice Awards USA in the years of 2010 & 2008 respectively.

Net Worth & Salary of Richard Belzer in 2024

Richard Belzer Net Worth
Richard Belzer Net Worth

As of April 2024, Richard Belzer’s current net worth is $18 million. He has made all his fortune by working as a stand-up comedian & a TV actor in the past three decades. Additionally, he receives compensation of $400,000 for the case that he filed against the Hulk Hogan, who is a retired professional wrestler in 2006.

Belzer still doesn’t lack energy & dedication at an old age of 75 years. Our team wishes he continues doing good work & stays in excellent health for the upcoming future. We wish him luck for the upcoming projects.


  1. Richard is the quintessential American actor who’s demeanor is very authentic and acting legendary His acerbic sense of humor is brilliant a rare quality which is unique very cerebral actor a bit nerdy but always a pleasure to watch with his high toned voice he has been blessed by Mother Nature in protryal of the characters in the detective swirlies I wold like to see him more often despite the age in SVU special victims unit




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