Richard Kiel net worth: Richard Kiel is an American actor who has a net worth of $1 million dollars. Richard Kiel was born in Detroit, Michigan, and worked as a bouncer and cemetery plot salesman before breaking into Hollywood in the early 60s. He launched film and television careers almost simultaneously, with a guest-starring role on the television series "Laramie", followed up by a role in the feature film, "The Phantom Planet". His remarkable height, 7 feet 1.5 inches, made him popular among Hollywood producers as a bad guy, and he went on to make a steady career of it. He is recognized for his work in such projects as, "The Longest Yard", "The Wild, Wild West", and "Kolchak: The Night Stalker". He became a household name when he was cast as Jaws in the James Bond franchise. He appeared in the "Spy Who Loved Me" and "Moonraker", and has reprised his role in two Bond video games.