Nik Richie Bio, Affair, Divorce, Net Worth, Ethnicity, Age, Nationality, Height

(blogger, writer)

Relationship Facts of Nik Richie

  • Nik Richie is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

More about the relationship

Talking about his love life, Nik Richie is currently divorced.

He was in a long-term married relationship with Shayne Lamas. Shayne is a well-recognized American TV personality and an actress who is famed for her role in The 13th Alley(20018), Deep in the Valley(2009), and Monster Night(2006).

The couple met for the first time during a holiday to Las Vegas and eventually tied the knot on 18 April 2010. Their wedding took place at the Little White Wedding Chapel eight hours just after they first met.

They also have two children, a daughter, Press who was born on 11 November 2011, and a son, Lyon who was born on 4 July 2015.

Having said this, Richie and Lamas divorced on 10 may 2021 breaking the 11 years of togetherness. Nik announced it via his Instagram handle without disclosing any reason.

Previously, he was in a married relationship with Amanda Toney. They wedded in the year 2005 and their relationship ended in the year 2009.

Facts/ Trivia

  • His birth sign is Aquarius.
  • His birth name is Hooman Abedi Karamian.
  • Nik’s other name is Nik Lamas-Richie.
  • He had hidden his identity keeping a secret in the early days of the site but was arrested for drunk driving.
  • He has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2015.
  • Nik’s son was born via surrogate.
  • Richie is the creator of the controversial gossip site

Who is Nik Richie?

Nik Lamas-Richie, popularly known as Nik Richie is a well-recognized American blogger, author, and Internet personality. Richie is widely famed as the initiator of the controversial gossip website,

Moreover, he is also famous for his work on Dancing in September(2000), Couple Therapy(2012), and David Tutera: Unveiled(2013).

Nik Richie- Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

Nik Richie was born on 12 February 1979. At present, his age is 42 years old. Likewise, his birthplace is Hackensack, New Jersey, the USA.

Not much known about his father and mother’s details, Nik has been secretive towards his family details. Moreover, he has not disclosed his sibling’s details as well in the public.

Talking about his nationality, Richie holds an American identity whereas his ethnicity is Caucasian.

Regarding education, the writer completed his early education at Mission Viejo High School. Likewise, he also transferred and studied at Saddleback College to complete his higher studies. Richie has graduated from Harvard University within Liberal Arts and Science.

Nik Richie- Professional Life, Careers

Well, Nik is the creator of the gossip website, He founded it in March 2007 as It targeted Richie’s personal criticism of Scottsdale and its club scene. He widely updated the better version and named as that access users to unidentified upload their own “dirt” including news, gossip, accusations, photos, videos, or text, and comment on posts.

He worked on the gossip site until 4 September 2008. Later, he was arrested for DUI and reckless driving in Scottsdale. In the year 2016, Nik however changed the format of from a gossip format. Sadly, he withdrew from the site in April 2018.

Apart from this, Richie was listed as one of Arizona’s 10 most fascinating people and was interviewed by The Arizona Republic in January 2009. Additionally, Nik also gave an interview on an episode of Dr. Phil in which he was interviewed by Phil McGraw. He was questioned about the subject of online bullying and gossip titled, Dirt, Lies, and the Internet.

Further, the author was also interviewed by a talk show host, Anderson Cooper in an episode. There, he confronted Sarah Jones and she has highly sued Richie for defamation. He also starred in Anderson Cooper’s second interview that was premiered in January 2012. Moreover, he has been featured in the ABC News program 20/20 in June 2011. The program was about his legal battle with Sarah Jones.

Going on, Nik and his ex-wife, Lamas also featured on the second season of the VH1 reality show, Couples Therapy in late 2012 alongside many other couples. They restart their wedding vows in a televised ceremony in the season’s final episode.

Similarly, they have published a memoir, Sex, Lies, and The Dirty in May 2013.

Nik Richie- Net worth, Salary

Famous personality, Richie has earned a massive amount of money from his profession working as a blogger and a writer. He was active in his profession from the year 2007 till 2018.

It is reported that Nik Richie has an estimated net worth of $10 million. Similarly, he is the creator of the controversial site,

However, the blogger has not disclosed his exact salary, earnings, and assets details till now.

Nik Richie- Rumors, Controversy

Nik has been accused of many lawsuits relating to material posted on He was accused of using content like other operators of other blogs and websites which allow these party users to submit content, Nik has declared that he is protected from liability by Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act.

Further, the case, S.C. V. Dirty World LLC, included a post named Dirty Church Girl that was yield by a third-party user. He was accused by a young woman of defamation and others claims. Moreover, Nik filed a successful appeal in front of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, which in June 2014 ordered the judgment dismissed.

Body features- Height, Weight

42 years old personality, Nick Richie has impressive height, great muscles, an athletic body, and an admirable personality. He stands at a height of 6 feet. Also, he has a balanced body weight of 78 kg.

Furthermore, Richie has black eyes whereas his hair is blonde.

Nevertheless, the writer has never mentioned other physical details in the public yet.

Social Media

Regarding his social media presence, Nik Richie is an active personality on social media. Nik has more than 215k followers on his official Instagram account @nikrichie.

He is also active on Twitter with around 163.2k followers.

Moreover, Richie is also available on Facebook with nearly 3.6k fans and supporters.


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