Film and tv star, Denise Richards, was born in Downers Grove, Illinois and moved to California as a teenager after her father grew tired of the cold Illinois Winters. After graduating high school, Denise built a successful modeling career, which she quickly parlayed into an acting career.
Denise had guest starring roles in Beverly Hills, 90210, Seinfeld and Melrose Place before transitioning into film, with breakout roles in Starship Troopers, and the classic, Wild Things. She landed a huge role in the James Bond film The World Is Not Enough as Bond girl, Christmas Jones. Other notable credits include Friends, Spin City, Two and a Half Men, Anger Management, Jane The Virgin, Undercover Brother, Scary Movie 3, and her critically-acclaimed role in Drop Dead Gorgeous.
Denise is currently starring in the CBS soap opera, The Bold and the Beautiful – a career move that keeps her in LA and gives her the opportunity to be a full-time mom. Denise has three daughters Sami, Lola, and Eloise. Denise married her husband, Aaron Phypers, in a Malibu beachside ceremony in 2018.