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Overview (3)

Born in Newport, Rhode Island, USA
Nicknames Darth Gaydar
Rich
Height 6' 4" (1.93 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Richard Hatch was born on April 8, 1961 in Newport, Rhode Island, USA. He is an actor, known for Survivor (2000), Another Gay Movie (2006) and Entertainment Tonight (1981). He was previously married to Joanne Mansell.

Spouse (1)

Joanne Mansell (1985 - 1995) (divorced)

Trivia (21)

Is a licensed real estate agent
He spent five years in the Army, initially enlisting and then becoming a West Point Cadet.
Is halfway through the Masters' program in education and counseling at Providence College in Rhode Island
Studied oceanography and marine biology at Florida Institute of Technology
Studied management at The United States Military Academy
Studied general studies at George Mason University
He earned his Bachelor's degree in Management and Applied Behavioral Sciences through National-Louis University.
Has an adopted son, Christopher
Brought a journal as his luxury item on "Survivor."
Was arrested on April 27, 2000, after his son alleged to a school official that his father had pushed his face in the ground while doing pushups. Was arrested and charged with child abuse, and was released on his own recognizance. On May 27, the charges were dropped after a judge ruled that Richard's son had exaggerated it. Hatch is now suing the Dept. of Children, Youth, and Families and also plans to sue his son's school, which originally reported the incident. (Source: People Magazine, August 28, 2000)
Is the big $1 Million dollar winner on "Survivor"
Says he plans to use his Survivor money to start an outdoor program for troubled teens.
Book was turned down by a publishing company and later picked up by another. His book "101 Survival Secrets: How to Make A Million Dollars, Lose 100 lbs. and Live Happily Ever After" was originally titled "Survival Skills for Life: An Owner's Manual". [2000]
Made a Cameo appearance at the 2001 Super Bowl.
Author of 101 Survival Secrets: How to Win $1,000,000, Lose 100 Pounds, and Just Plain Live Happily. Appeared naked on the cover, with the title blocking his frontal nudity.
25 January 2005 - Found guilty on several counts of tax evasion in a Rhode Island US District Court.
Was the first person on the Australian version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (1999) (Celebrity special) to walk away without a cent, the question he got wrong was: What is 11 multiplied by 12?
Ordered to serve a nine-month prison sentence for failing to pay his income tax. Had spent three years in prison for income tax invasion before being released in 2009 [March 11, 2011].
Was asked to return for "Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains"; however, in order to play, he had to apply to leave the U.S. due to still being under house arrest. His request was denied by a federal judge in Rhode Island.
Morning radio team, WQSX-FM, Boston, Massachusetts, USA [February 2001]
Corporate trainer, Newport, Rhode Island, USA [2000]

Personal Quotes (1)

(on "Survivor") "I'm ecstatic! Surviving the island adventure and plunging into the interpersonal dynamics are what makes life fun for me."

Salary (1)

Survivor (2000) $1,000,000

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