Named #89 in FHM magazine's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2006" supplement. (2006).
Ex-daughter-in-law of Martin Sheen and Janet Sheen.
Graduated from high school in Oceanside (1989).
After a court battle against Charlie Sheen, claiming that he had physically and verbally abused and threatened to kill her, she received a restraining order against him.
Gave birth to her daughter Sam Sheen, weighing 7 pounds, 3 ounces, on 9 March 2004 at 10:57 p.m in Los Angeles.
Was ranked 9th of the 100 Sexiest Women by FHM Taiwan (2001).
Guest-starred in the "Two and a Half Men" (2003) episode "Yes, Monsignor" as a former girlfriend of husband Charlie Sheen's character, who now has a baby girl. The baby was played by the pair's daughter, Sam Sheen.
Ex-stepmother of Charlie Sheen's daughter Cassandra.
Was romantically linked to Patrick Muldoon and John Stamos.
She and her ex-husband Charlie Sheen have both guest-starred on "Friends" (1994), though not in the same episode.
Appears with Eddie Griffin, Neil Patrick Harris and Snoop Dogg in Snoop Dogg's music video "Undercova Funk".
Loving animals, she has several cats and dogs.
One of her first acting roles was in an episode of "Doogie Howser, M.D." (1989), which starred Neil Patrick Harris, in which Richards played a girl being interviewed by Doogie as a potential girlfriend candidate. Several years later, she and Harris co-starred in Starship Troopers (1997) and again in Undercover Brother (2002).
Said to have had a crush on John Travolta in her youth.
Auditioned for the role of Beth in Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995).
Drives a Mercedes-Benz S55 AMG.
Ranked #21 in Stuff magazine's "102 Sexiest Women in the World" (2002).
Her mother Joni died from cancer (30 November 2007).
Ranked as #82 in FHM's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2005" special supplement. (2005)
Both to Irv Richards, a telephone engineer, and his wife Joni, she has an older sister, Michelle.