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Samantha Armytage Husband Richard Lavender Net Worth

By Sriyukta Pradhananga | August 7, 2022 11:11 AM

Samantha Armytage married Richard Lavender in a secret ceremony back in January of 2020 after being together for 9 months ( Source : Perthnow )

Richard Lavender, the 62-year-old Australian businessman, created a buzz after he wed the popular talk show host Samantha Armytage in 2020.

And even after two years of marriage, it does not look like their honeymoon period is over, as Samantha, when talking to Daily Mail in March, was still in awe of her husband.

In 2021 Samantha decided to quit the popular morning show, Sunrise, to spend more time with her husband Richard in Bowral, but the host has returned for a fresh start in the TV industry in 2022.

  • Samantha Armytage quit her job in March of 2021 to spend more time with her husband, Richard Lavender.
  • The two's marriage got approval from Richard's daughters, Grace, and Sasha.
  • Samantha returned to the screens in 2022, sharing the screen with Natalie Gruzlewski for the show The Farmer Wants A Wife.

Who Is Samantha Armytage's Husband, Richard Lavender? Wiki Details

Richard Lavender is popularly known as Samantha Armytage's husband in the entertainment industry, but outside of it, he is a well-known equestrian businessman. 

Richard and Samantha met through a mutual friend during Easter in 2019 and hit off immediately. Samantha found the fact that Richard didn't find her very attractive.

The equestrian businessman Richard Lavender married Samantha Armytage in a private ceremony in 2020.
The equestrian businessman Richard Lavender married Samantha Armytage in a private ceremony in 2020.( Source : 7News )

Richard is not listed on Wikipedia and has not revealed much about himself even after marrying a famous personality like Samantha.

The two secretly tied the knot on New Year's Eve 2020 after Richard popped the question to her.

Richard Lavender with his wife Samantha live in quiet place in the Bowral, with Samantha even quitting her job in 2021 to settle over there
Richard Lavender with his wife Samantha live in quiet place in the Bowral, with Samantha even quitting her job in 2021 to settle over there( Source : Magzter )

Currently, Samantha is the host of the show The Farmer Wants A Wife after she returned from a year-long hiatus from the TV world.

Due to Samantha's work schedule, the two need to divide their time between Sydney and Southern Highlands.

How Old Is Richard Lavender?

Richard Lavender was born on September 15, 1959, and is of 62 years of age. He stands tall at 6ft.

There isn't much-known information on the web about Richard's early education or his university life.

Richard shares two daughters with his ex-wife Kate Lavender who both have good relationship with Samantha
Richard shares two daughters with his ex-wife Kate Lavender who both have good relationship with Samantha( Source : Magzter )

Richard Lavender and his wife Samantha Armytage have an age gap of 15 years. Samantha was born on September 4, 1976, and is of 46 years of age.

Richard was previously married during his mid-30s to the actress Kate Lavender and has two daughters, Grace and Sasha.

Grace and Sasha are two beautiful girls in their mid and early 20s.

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What Is Richard Lavender's Net Worth? 

According to Daily Mail, Richard Lavender has a net worth rumored to be in the millions.

Most of Richard's wealth comes from being a stakeholder of Lavender Equestrian, which provides various horse-related services.  

Even though Samantha was not happy with the press constantly mentioning her husband as a "millionaire businessman".

Samantha had previously gushed about her engagement ring to her friends which is worth to be around $80,000
Samantha had previously gushed about her engagement ring to her friends which is worth to be around $80,000( Source : Dailymail )

Richard has a 40-hectare property in Bowral, where the couple spends most of their time together. Even Samantha had a property in the Southern Highlands, but she sold it in September 2020 for $3.1 million.

After getting married to Richard in January of 2020, Samantha sold her Sydney house for $2.8 million, which signaled a move away to the countryside for the talk show host.

Richard Lavender and Samantha Armytage as seen attending the TAB Everest Race Day in Sydney on 16th October, 2022
Richard Lavender and Samantha Armytage as seen attending the TAB Everest Race Day in Sydney on 16th October, 2022( Source : Dailymail )

Samantha had gushed about the $80,000 diamond ring that Richard proposed to her on her previous show, and her fellow co-host remarked that she is no less than Beyonce.

According to sources at Daily Mail, Samantha reportedly earns around $500,000 a year and is worth a million herself.

It doesn't look like anything is below a million in this wealthy couple's lives.

Who Is Richard Lavender's Ex-Wife-Kate Lavender?

Before finding his true love in Samantha Armytage, the Australian businessman had married the actress Kate Lavender.

Kate Lavender is best known for her work in Growing Op(2008) and The Last Supper(2014).

Richard Lavender is known to be on amicable terms with his ex-wife and is a great father to two of their daughters.

Richard and his ex-wife as seen together in their elder daughter Grace's university graduation in 2018.
Richard and his ex-wife as seen together in their elder daughter Grace's university graduation in 2018.( Source : Dailymail )

Grace and Sasha are the two daughters of the ex-couple.

Kate and Richard were even seen together during Grace's University graduation ceremony in Melbourne.

The younger daughter Sasha is interested in modeling and currently signed to Priscilla Model Management.

Samantha and her two stepdaughters share a good rapport and have hung out with each other in the past.

What does Richard Lavender do for a living?

Richard Lavender is an equestrian businessman from Australia.

Is Richard Lavender Samantha Armytage's second husband?

No, Richard is Samantha's first husband.

Does Samantha Armytage have any kids?

No, Samantha Armytage does not have any children. She only has a pet dog Banjo, who she treats like her child.

Is Richard Lavender on any social media platform?

No, Richard Lavender is not on any social media platform.




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