Richard Wershe
Richard Wershe
Celebrated Name: Richard Wershe
Real Name/Full Name: Richard Wershe Jr
Gender: Male
Age: 54 years old
Birth Date: 18  July 1969
Birth Place: Michigan, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.88 m
Weight: 79 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Wife/Spouse (Name): N/A
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Richard Williams)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Richard Wershe Gay?: No
Profession: F.B.I Informant
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $500 thousand
Last Updated: April 2024

Richard Wershe is also known as White Boy Rick in the criminal world. He is majorly known for being the youngest FBI informant who came to the business when he was only 14 years old. He is also a convicted drug dealer. He generally worked on the streets of Detroit. He was involved in solving several criminal cases and helped the agents seize hundreds of deadly weapons and billions of dollars.

Maybe you know about Richard Wershe 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 Wershe ’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 & Biography

Richard Wershe was born on 18 July 199, in the city of Michigan, to his parents Richard Wershe Sr. and Darlene McCormick. He grew up with his elder sister Dawn. When Richard was only five years old, their parents decided to get separated, and both Richard and his sister chose to reside with their father. Their childhood was sent through many hardships after they moved to Hampshire Street with Richard Sr. They built a house made of small bricks and straws. He dropped out of school shortly after his 16th birthday.

Personal Life

When Richard and his family came across this outburst, his father reported about this thing to the police and also to some of the federal agencies because he was also an informant at the FBI. When he was only 16 years old, the FBI thought that he was of no use to them. He then made use of this. Richard afterward went into marketing and dealing with cocaine under their knowledge. He was later named White Boy Rick in the streets. He has a son named Richard Williams, but there is no information about his mother.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 18 July 1969, Richard Wershe is 54 years old as of today’s date 14th April 2024. His height is 188cm tall, and his weight is 79kg.


Richard soon got involved in the criminal world after catching a criminal named Terrence Bell with whom his sister was in a relationship. He always helped the FBI to gather information about another criminal when he was already going to school. He was a teen helper to both the police and the investigation agents. He helped them to seize hundreds of deadly weapons and millions of dollars.

One of his cases involved the Curry brothers, who were one of the most dangerous gangs of the country. Soon, his involvement with the FBI vanished when he solved too many cases. He had only two choices, wither go back to gain an education or become a drug agent. He earned a hefty sum of money by doing crimes, but later got arrested for the same. He is currently serving in one of the prisons of Florida and expected to get released in 2020.

Awards & Achievements

Richard Wershe is not a well-known celebrity who deserves an award, but his contribution to the Federal Bureau of Investigation is immense. He helped the officials to catch several criminals, but unfortunately, later got involved in the same crime.

One of his achievements includes a 2018 film named ‘White Boy Rick,’ whose story revolves around Richard himself. Famous American actor Richie Merritt portrayed his character.

Net Worth & Salary of Richard Wershe in 2024

Richard Wershe Net Worth
Richard Wershe Net Worth

For the time being, he served for the FBI and gained a lot of money through his progress, but afterward, he left the team and so his salary is mostly unknown. As of April 2024, His total net worth is expected to be around $500 thousand, which he gathered after working for the police and as a drug dealer.

Richard Wershe is a popular name in the criminal world, who initially helped the FBI to catch dangerous criminals, but later got involved in the same crimes. After serving for the police, he became a drug dealer. He found the Curry brothers, who were one of the most dangerous criminals of Detroit. He is currently serving his prison life in a prison in Florida and is expected to get released in 2020.


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