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Richard Trethewey Biography

Updated On 29 Jun, 2017 Published On 29 Jun, 2017
Richard Trethewey

Facts of Richard Trethewey

Date of Birth :
Age : 67 years old
Family Name : Trethewey
Birth Country : American Samoa
Birth Sign : Capricorn

Relationship short Statistics of Richard Trethewey

What is Richard Trethewey marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Married
How many children does Richard Trethewey have ? (name): 2 Children
Is Richard Trethewey having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Richard Trethewey Gay ? No

Richard Trethewey is a renowned TV personality and a plumber plus HVAC contractor popular for his work on This Old House,' Ask This House and Inside This Old House.' He is a successful businessman known for his mesmerizing work in his field.

Early Life and Career

Richard S. Trethewey was born in 1956 in Dedham, Massachusetts. In his early days, Tretheway was involved in his family business, Tretheway Bros.Inc., running in Boston-area since 1978. 

Producer Russell Morash thought to create home improvement show in 1987 and included his father Ron Trethewey who runs a plumbing and heating business in the show ‘This Old House’ for one season.

Richard made his debut in ‘This Old House’ in the year 1980. He took the place of his father in the show. The show answers the queries of viewers regarding plumbing and HVAC. Trethewey also visited viewers home occasionally.

Richard is a licensed master and journeyman plumber in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He is a career-minded person deeply involved in his work.

Later Trethewey appeared on the Emmy Award-winning show’s sister series ‘Ask This Old House.' He also featured in ‘Inside This Old House.' Presently he is President of manufacturer’s representative company RST (Thermal) Inc. RST. It is representative for several lines of plumbing and HVAC equipment ranging from pipes to complete systems. The company also provides training to the skilled trades and is on the editorial board of ‘This Old House’ magazine.

Not only a plumber and a TV personality Richard is also an author of ‘This Old House Books in conjunction with Sunset Books’ (2004). He made his contribution to ‘Homeowner’s Manual' also.

Personal Life

The 61-year-old Richard is a married man. Even though information regarding his wife is still not disclosed, he openly introduced his sons to the world. Evan Trethewey and Ross Trethewey are the two grown sons of Richard.

Following their father’s path, Evan and Ross are involved in plumbing business too. They also made an appearance in ‘This Old House’ series along with Richard.

Net worth

Richard is a multi-talented person involved in several fields. He earns a good amount of money from his family business and the shows. It is an absolute fact that he lives a luxurious life along with his family with the amount he earned.

Richard Trethewey Married

First Marriage with Unknown

Richard Trethewey is a married man but he has not revealed information regarding his wife. However, the couple has two children.

Richard Trethewey Children

SON : Evan Trethewey

Mother: Richard Trethewey

Evan Trethewey is the grown up son of Richard Tretheway. He is involved in his father's business and also appeared in the show This Old House.

SON : Ross Trethewey

Mother: Richard Trethewey

Ross Trethewey is the son of Ross Trethewey. He is involved in his father's business as well as his show This Old House.

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