Reality TV star Kyle Richards and her husband Mauricio Umansky have decided to end their marriage after being together for 27 years. The news of their separation was confirmed by People magazine, stating that the couple has been living separately for some time but still reside under the same roof. According to a source close to the couple, they are working through their differences amicably and trying to figure out their next steps as individuals and as a family.
Kyle Richards, 54, and Mauricio Umansky, 53, first met in 1994 and tied the knot two years later. Throughout their marriage, they have shared many milestones and built a life together. In January 2022, Umansky, who works as a real estate broker, expressed his love and appreciation for Richards in a heartfelt Instagram post, celebrating their 26th anniversary. He acknowledged her support throughout their journey and the beautiful family they have created, consisting of their four children.
Representatives for Kyle Richards and Mauricio Umansky have been contacted for further comments, but no official statements have been released as of now.
Despite their separation, the couple has shown signs of maintaining a cordial relationship. On Father’s Day, Kyle Richards shared family photos on Instagram, expressing her gratitude for Umansky’s role as a loving and supportive father to their children. Umansky responded with appreciation and love in the comments section, confirming their commitment to co-parenting their kids.
Their decision to separate comes after rumors circulated about the state of their marriage when Kyle Richards was seen without her wedding ring in photographs. However, Umansky addressed the rumors in an episode of the podcast “Two T’s in a Pod,” stating that they were not getting a divorce and that the speculation was blown out of proportion. He expressed his frustration with the media attention and how the situation became a storyline on the reality TV show “Real Housewives.”
Earlier this year, during an event, Kyle Richards addressed the constant scrutiny surrounding her marriage, emphasizing that she no longer felt the need to keep up with the rumors and speculations. She shared that her anxiety had improved, and she was focusing on her well-being and not stressing about the opinions of others.
While the couple has chosen to separate, they have not disclosed the specific reasons behind their decision. However, they are committed to maintaining a positive environment for their children and handling their separation with grace and understanding.
As Kyle Richards and Mauricio Umansky embark on this new chapter in their lives, they will be navigating the challenges of separation and co-parenting. Their journey will unfold privately, and they will determine their respective paths moving forward.