Kristin Richard gained astonishing popularity after getting married to Lance Armstrong. Her former spouse Armstrong is the seven-time Tour de France winner. However, she is an American writer, author, and public speaker.

Picture of Kristin Richard
Caption: Picture of Kristin Richard (Photo: Celeb Pie)


When was Kristin Richard Born?

In the year 1974, Kristin Richard was born in the United States of America. Unfortunately, she hasn't mentioned any information about her parents, siblings, early life, and childhood. 

Having American nationality, Kristin is of white ethnicity. Richard is an educated lady who has been working as an author. But information about her educational background was kept private. She is a Christian by religion & catholic by faith. 


Married Life of Kristin Richard

Kristin Richard met Lance Armstrong for the first time at a press conference in 1997. As per reports, she found Lance bald and cute. Then after only, their romantic relationship started. After dating for a year, they got engaged and were ready to tie the wedding knot. Eventually, Kristin Richard got married to her husband Lance Armstrong in 1998. 

Kristin Richard with her ex-husband Lance Armstrong in their wedding dress
Caption: Kristin Richard with her ex-husband Lance Armstrong in their wedding dress (Photo: Oprah)


Their beautiful wedding ceremony was held in Barbara California, USA. Then, they became parents of three kids. In October 1999, she gave birth to Luke Armstrong. Then The duo welcomed twin daughters Grace Armstrong and Isabelle Armstrong born in November 2001. Sadly, Kristin & Lance could handle their relationship & decided to spilt. The duo married life didn’t last long and got divorced in 2003. They lived together as a spouse only for 5 years. 


Why Did Kristin Richard Get Divorced?

Kristin Richard got divorced after she felt smothered during her marriage with Lance. After marriage, she left everything, and her life changed. Also, Kristin left her work in public relations then moved to France to support her husband's career. She stated that she became a totally different person after marriage.

Kristin Richard with her ex-husband Lance Armstrong
Caption: Kristin Richard with her ex-husband Lance Armstrong (Photo: Celebz All)


Also, she admitted that she was blinded by the huge diamond ring that her ex-husband gave her. She said;
“I paid more attention to the rock on my left hand than to preparing myself for the journey ahead,”

 

Then she added 

“It wasn’t Lance saying, ‘You should be like this’ or ‘Do this.’ It wasn’t him making a mandate and me being a mouse.” 

According to her, she was trying to emulate her ideas of becoming the perfect wife or mother.


Divorce Settlement of Kristin Richard

After the divorce in 2003, they have fought for custody of their kids. From divorce settlement, Kristin Richard has got $14 million after her divorce from Lance Armstrong. The duo divorce settlement became one of the most costly in sports history.

Kristin Richard with her ex-husband Lance Armstrong
Caption: Kristin Richard with her ex-husband Lance Armstrong (Photo: The Cut)


Also, Kristin got custody of her children. She has since lived a low-key life away from the spotlight and media. Right now, she is living with her children as a single mother.


Life After Divorce of Kristin Richard; Did She Marry Again?

After the divorce, Kristin Richard is yet to be married again. She is living as a single mother of three kids. Then she took a trip to Colorado two years after the divorce where she meditated. Until 2004, she was a stay-at-home mom. 

Kristin Richard's ex-husband Lance Armstrong with his partner Anna Hansen
Caption: Kristin Richard's ex-husband Lance Armstrong with his partner Anna Hansen (Photo: Bleacher Report)


However, her ex-husband Lance Armstrong dated several women including Ashley Olsen & Kate Hudson. He was in a relationship with Sheryl Crow from 2005 to 2006. Lance Armstrong is still in a romantic relationship with his partner Anna Hansen since 2008. 


What's Kristin Richard Net Worth?

Kristin Richard has earned an estimated net worth of $32 Million collected out of her professional career. Also, she has got $14 Million out of her divorce settlement. She has been making money out of her professional career. Her prime source of earning comes from writings books and magazines.

Picture of Kristin Richard with a bicycle
Caption: Picture of Kristin Richard with a bicycle (Photo: Facebook)


Richard's ex-husband Lance Armstrong has a net worth of $50 Million. In the past, Armstrong had a net worth of $125 Million at the peak of his career. He used to be one of the highest-earning athletes in the world, regularly earning up to $20 million per year from endorsements and prizes. After retiring, Lance continued to earn about $15 million per year from speaking engagements, public appearance fees, and sponsorships until his scandals exploded.


Career of Kristin Richard

In the year 2004, Kristin Richard got a job as a writer for the runner’s world. Also, she runs 7 miles after the birth of her twins. Again, she ran her second marathon in November 2004 & raise money for fertile hope; an organization that supports cancer patients struggling with infertility. As per reports, she is still an active runner and marathoner.

Picture of Kristin Richard
Caption: Picture of Kristin Richard (Photo: Runner's World)


Kristin has written for columns & magazines like USA Today, The Oprah Magazine, Glamour, and also Parent: Wise Austin. Likewise, she has written some books which are mostly about her life, especially her divorce. Her books and guide are intended to aid young couples in their relationship. Names of her books are Strength for the Climb; Work in Progress: An Unfinished Woman’s Guide to Grace; Heart of my heart; Ties that bind; Saying Yes and also Mile Markers: The 26.2 most important reasons why women run.


What is the Height of Kristin Richard?

This beautiful lady Kristin Richard has a height of 5 feet 8 inches or 1.78 M tall. While her body weighs around 59 Kg or 130 pounds. Kristin has blonde color hair with dark brown eyes color. 


Short Info About Kristin Richard Ex-Husband Lance Armstrong

Kristin Richard's ex-husband Lance Armstrong is an American former professional road racing cyclist born on September 18, 1971. His full name is Lance Edward Armstrong. From the year 1999 to 2005, he was stripped of his seven consecutive Tour de France titles. But his scandals of using performance-enhancing drugs really exploded after a doping investigation. Armstrong began competing in triathlons at the age of 16 and won the national sprint-course triathlon championships in 1989 and 1990. 

Picture of Kristin Richard's ex-husband Lance Armstrong
Caption: Picture of Kristin Richard's ex-husband Lance Armstrong (Photo: Artnet News)


He started his professional cycling career with the Motorola team in the year 1992. He won a handful of stage races in Europe between 1993 and 1996, including Stage 8 of the 1993 Tour de France and Stage 18 of the 1995 Tour de France, as well as the World Championship in 1993. He was diagnosed with a potentially fatal form of metastatic testicular cancer in 1996. Lance Armstrong founded the Lance Armstrong Foundation (now the Livestrong Foundation) to assist other cancer survivors after he recovered.