Kim Richards, former child star and now one of the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, was born on September 19, 1964, making her forty-eight years old. Kim has had some rough years recently, dealing with alcohol addiction and financial problems, Her younger sister, Kyle Richards, another of the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, is only five years younger than her sister, but the difference in their ages seems greater when the two appear together on screen. Kim recently went to rehab and is working hard to keep her issues under control. This development has brightened not only her mood, but her looks. She already looks younger! Both Kim and Kyle began their showbiz careers as children, but Kim worked much more than her sister. She was one of the most popular child actors of the 1970s, a star of the TV series Nanny and the Professor, and of several Disney movies. As is often the case with child actors, Kim faced demons when she reached adulthood. But that may all be behind her now, as she's feeling and looking better every day!