Richie Palmer: Who is Raquel Welch’s ex-husband?

Richie Palmer

Richie Palmer is an American Actor and also the ex-husband of Raquel Welch. Richie Palmer’s wife was an American actress. Welch first won attention for her role in Fantastic Voyage, after which she won a contract with 20th Century Fox. They lent her contract to the British studio Hammer Film Productions, for whom she made One Million Years B.C.

Richie Palmer: Bio Summary

Full NameRichie Palmer
famous as Actor and ex-husband of Raquel Welch
Age 69 years old as of 2023
Date of BirthOctober 12, 1954 
Place of BirthNew York City, New York, USA
Zodiac signLibra
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityCaucasian
childrenRichie Palmer Jr.
spouseRaquel Welch  (m. 1999–2008)

Richie Palmer was born on October 12, 1954, in New York City, New York, USA. As of 2023, he is 69 years old. Ritchie is an actor just like his ex-wife Welch. According to his IMDB profile, he is an actor, known for Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (2000), Malevolence (1999), and Zigs (2001). Aside from acting Ritchie is also a restaurateur. He owns Mulberry Street Pizzeria, est. 1991 with locations in Beverly Hills, Sherman Oaks, Encino, and Thousand Oaks.

Though he is an actor, he gained much of her fame from his marriage to a famous actress. He was also previously married to Leilani Dowding, an English former Page 3 girl, glamour model, television celebrity, and the UK representative at Miss Universe 1998. He was also married to Donna Tripicchio. He broke off his engagement to Cathy Moriarty after meeting Raquel in October 1997. He was also dating Priscilla Presley as of February 2010.

Palmer is the father of Richie Palmer Jr. (born 1989) from an earlier marriage, before his marriage to Raquel Welch. Richie is also a longtime friend of Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Mickey Rourke 

How did Raquel Welch and her ex-husband meet?

There isn’t much information available regarding how the two former love birds met and started their relationship. However, they got married in 1999 but then separated from him in 2003 and later divorced. The reason behind their divorce was not made known to the public. After their marriage came to an end, Welch said she will not remarry.

When the two were married they have been seen at various events all loved up. Raquel Welch and Richie palmer were spotted serving Sara’s world premiere in Beverly Hills Los Angeles USA on 20 august 2002. They also attended the ‘pirates of the Caribbean: the curse of the Black Pearl’ premiere at Disneyland, USA. Welch died on February 15, 2023, at the age of 82 at her home in Los Angeles, following a brief illness. She was previously married to James Westley Welch.

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