Richard Thomas Biography: Age, Net Worth, Spouse, Parents, Siblings, Children, Career, Wikipedia, Movie

May 27, 2024 0 Posted By Johnson Ajiboye

Richard Thomas is a talented American actor best known for his iconic role as John-Boy Walton in the CBS drama series The Waltons.

With a career spanning over five decades, Richard has made a lasting impact in the entertainment industry, showcasing his versatility and range in various film, television, and theater productions.


  • Full name: Richard Earl Thomas
  • Date of birth: June 13, 1951
  • Age: 73 years old
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of birth: New York City, USA
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Actor
  • Height: 5 feet 10 inches
  • Parents: Barbara Fallis and Richard S. Thomas
  • Siblings: N/A
  • Spouse: Alma Gonzales (1975-1993), Georgiana Bischoff (1994-present)
  • Children: Richard Francisco Thomas, Barbara Ayala Thomas, Gweneth Gonzales Thomas, Pilar Alma Thomas, and Montana James Thomas
  • Relationship status: Married
  • Net worth: USD 5 million 

Early Life and Education

Richard Thomas is currently 73 years old. He was born on June 13, 1951, in New York City, USA.

He grew up in a family of artists, with his parents, Barbara Fallis and Richard S. Thomas, being dancers with the New York City Ballet. Richard’s early life was marked by his exposure to the arts, which would later shape his career path.

Richard attended Columbia University, where he majored in Chinese and English. His academic background and family influence laid the foundation for his future success in the entertainment industry.

Personal Life

Richard Thomas has been married twice, first to Alma Gonzales from 1975 to 1993 and then to Georgiana Bischoff from 1994 to the present.

He has five children from his two marriages: Richard Francisco Thomas, Barbara Ayala Thomas, Gweneth Gonzales Thomas, Pilar Alma Thomas, and Montana James Thomas.


Richard Thomas began acting at a young age, appearing in various Broadway productions and television shows.

His breakthrough role came when he played John-Boy Walton in The Waltons, earning him critical acclaim and numerous awards. Richard has continued to work in film, television, and theater, showcasing his versatility and range.


  • Emmy Award for Best Actor in a Dramatic Series (1973)
  • Golden Globe nominations
  • Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actor in a Play (2017)

Net Worth

Richard Thomas‘ net worth is approximately USD 5 million, accumulated through his successful acting career in film, television, and theater.

Social Media

  • Instagram: @richardthomasofficial
  • Twitter: @RichardThomas


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