Famous as :Actress
Birth Name :Denise Lee Richards
Birth Date :February 17, 1971
Birth Place :Downers Grove, Illinois, USA
Spouse :Charlie Sheen (15-Jun-02 - 30-Nov-06)
Claim to fame :As Kelly Lanier Van Ryan in "Wild Things" (1998)
Carving her niche in entertainment industry with a diverse array of various roles onscreen, Denise Lee Richards certainly is another fine major example ever found in the growing list of model-turned-actress success stories. Involved in modeling since her teens, she was born on February 17, 1972 in a suburb of Chicago called Downers Groove and spent her early life there completing her eighth grade at Herrick Junior High School before relocated to San Diego, California where her parents, Irving and Joni Richards, ran a chain of coffeehouses called Jitters while the girl herself continued her study at Oceanside's El Camino. It was not until this blue-eyed beauty earned her graduation from the institution in 1989 that she ultimately took full force to flourish her modeling career, going around the cities of Paris, Tokyo, and New York besides becoming a make-up girl for Bonne Bell cosmetics also a model in numerous swimsuit magazines.