It's the 21st century and people these days still believe in lucky charm and lucky number. Yes! actor Richard Kind is one of them and his lucky number is '8'. He used the same number while proposing his girlfriend and, no doubt, the answer was 'YES' in the end.
Though everything went on a smooth pace between his then-girlfriend (now wife), they were rumored to be separated earlier in January 2014. Is the speculation true? Is the father-of-three separated from Richard Kind's spouse? Let's find out every answer below:
Richard Kind and His Wife Dana Stanley Already Separated With Divorce; Or Living a Happy Family Life?
While the couple was living a blissful married life for as long as 14 years and three kids together, Richard and his wife Dana Stanley, a fund-raiser for Project ALS, finally decided to part ways amicably.
Well, the news about their separation is not a current affair as the pair created headlines regarding their separation earlier in January 2014.
Richard Kind and his wife Dana Stanley.
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Closer Weekly exclusively reported on the matter that the pair separated secretly. A source close to the pair reported that they separated amicably.
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The former Spin City star gave a clue about his relationship with his wife while attending the Creative Coalition Oracle at Rock & Reilly's during the Sundance Film Festival. He attended the event in order to promote his movie "Obvious Child" on 17th January where he completed refused media's request to talk about his relationship with wife.
Meanwhile, it's been years since rumors about his separation and divorce swirled in the media but what's actually going on between the pair?
Though the Toy Story 3 star, 62, is active on social media, he keeps his personal life far apart from it and its influence. Hence, it is really a mystery whether Kind and Stanley are still maintaining a stronger bond between them or something unexpected occurred in the family.
Richard Kind's Lovestory with Dana Stanley: How It All Started?
There's, in fact, an interesting story on how the star met the love of his life and fell for her.
Kind and Stanley dated for some years before starting their new life as lawfully wedded husband and wife. He had a plan proposing his future wife, Stanley in 1997 and he went to the bank on the number eight since it's his lucky number.
"It was 8/8 and I told her we were going to a party on West 88th Street."
He wanted to propose the love of his wife at an area with double eights, at eight minutes. He went down on one knee in front of 18 W. 88th St.
"I said, ‘Eight is my lucky number, and if you say yes, I’ll be the luckiest man in the world.’"
Unfortunately, her answer was no!
Don't be sad for Kind as a month later, she turned her no to yes. Dana worked in a project as a fund-raiser, an organization that works for people battling the brain disease called Lou Gehrig's disease.
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After two years of being engaged, the pair tied the knot in 1999. After having three beautiful kids, Skyley Kind, 17, and twins Max Kind, and Samantha Kind, 14, they finally found the home of their dreams.
In 2013, they purchased the 2500-square-foot apartment with three bedrooms, two baths, and a laundry room for $2.5 million.
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While the lovebirds lived a blissful life with no disturbance in their marriage, speculation about their separation was a great shock for Kind's fans but wait! They haven't officially confirmed the matter so, let's hope everything to be best between the two.
Richard Kind: Quick Facts
- Born on 22 November 1956 in Trenton, New Jersey to a Jewish family.
- He grew up in Bucks County along with his younger sister.
- He completed graduation from Northwestern University in 1974.
- He is best known for his role as Dr. Mark Devanow in the sitcom Mad About You alongside Anne Ramsay, Leila Kenzle, and John Pankow.
- He amassed a net worth of about $3.5 million from his acting career.