Emily Urich came into the limelight because of her celebrity parents. Emily is one of the children of late actors Robert Urich and Heather Menzies. Though she is not their biological daughter, the late couple raised and took care of her as their own with immense love and care.
Menzies is popular for movies like How Sweet It Is (a comedy film), Jessica, Endangered Species, Piranha, and numerous TV series she has worked on. On the other hand, her father, Robert Urich, gained enough recognition during his 30-year career.
He was an actor and producer. His popularity grew following his portrayal of Dan Tanna on the crime drama series Vegas. It is never enough to talk about such a talented person whom we lose too early.
So, today, let’s get to know about the daughter of the legendary actors.
Who Is Emily Urich?
Emily Urich was born in 1980, somewhere in the United States of America. She is currently 42 years old. Right now, we don’t have any further information about Emily as she is keeping her personal life away from the media.
We found that Robert Urich and Heather Menzies, after her multiple miscarriages, adopted her along with two other children. Cecilia Monica and John Paul Urich were her grandparents. Moreover, she has two siblings. And actor, Justin Urich is her cousin. We will definitely keep you updated once we find out more about her.
Her elder brother, Ryan Urich, was born on December 25, 1978, in Henderson, Nevada, United States. Ryan is an actor by profession. He is famous as an actor for movies like The Killer Within Me, Survive the Savage Sea and Night Walk. Allison Grady Urich is her youngest sister. She was born on April 18, 1998. For now, Allison has not revealed her professional life.
What Does Emily Urich Do For Living?
According to various sources, Emily is an ER nurse by profession. Similarly, her brother Ryan is a doctor. Ryan seems to have become a doctor because of his dad’s disease.
In an interview, Ryan said that he went into medicine because he couldn’t help his dad medically but hoped he could help someone else. Moreover, Ryan and Emily run the foundation after their parent’s death.
Is Emily Urich Married?
As stated earlier, Emily hasn’t disclosed anything personal about herself. So, we don’t know whether she is dating anyone or not. We will have to wait to learn about the matter until she publicly speaks about it. However, her brother is in a relationship with a girl, whose details, Ryan has not disclosed yet.
Her Parents Are Prominent Actors
Both of Emily’s parents are well-known actors of their era. Heather Menzies (born December 3, 1949) is a Canadian actress. She is a graduate of John Burroughs High School who later studied at Falcon Studio University of the Arts. Menzies’ career began in 1964 with the television series The Farmer’s Daughter. She is famous for her series like Allas Smith and Johns, T.J. Hooker, dragnet, room 222, bonanza, and so on.
Robert Urich (born on December 19, 1946, in Toronto, Ohio) spent thirty years in the film industry. Throughout his career, he has worked on numerous movies like The Ice Pirates, Turk, Magnum Force, and many more. He tried filmmaking in The Defiant Ones, Miracle, and some other movies. Urich has appeared in fifteen television series and people always remember him for his dedication to his work.
Her Parents Were Together Till Her Father’s Death
Both Robert and Heather married someone else before they met each other. Menzies had a matrimonial relationship with John Cluett from 1969 to 1973, whereas Robert’s first wife was actress Barbara Rucker. He tied the knot with her in 1968 and ended the relationship after six years in 1974.
Then, Menzies and Urich met for the first time in the same year while filming a commercial. The following year, they exchanged vows. They didn’t have any biological children, but they adopted three. Till death separated them, the couple was together
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Her Father Was Diagnosed With Cancer
Everything was going so well in the family. But in July 1996, there was news that Robert Urich, her father, had been diagnosed with synovial sarcoma, a rare kind of cancer that attacks soft tissue. Robert underwent the treatment while continuing his work. Moreover, he began to search for a cure for the disease. In 1988, he was declared cancer-free.
Robert Urich Died At The Age Of 55
In the first week of April 2002, he was admitted to the hospital due to breathing problems at Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center in Thousand Oaks. After a week, Robert died at the age of 55 on April 16, 2002. He is buried on the grounds of his family vacation home in Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada.
Her Mother Died 15 Years Later
Heather didn’t marry again after her husband’s death. But she spent the rest of her life assisting and caring for the Robert Urich Foundation, which she and her husband founded with the goal of raising funds and assisting in the research of a cancer cure, as well as helping cancer patients. But later on, in November 2017, she was diagnosed with a brain tumor.
The following month, Menzies took her last breath on December 24, 2017, twenty days after her 68th birthday, in Frankford, Ontario, Quinte West, Canada.
Emily Urich Net Worth
Maybe Emily has earned enough throughout her career but she has not talked about her actual balance or salary. So, at the moment, we don’t know what she actually owns.
Her mother, on the other hand, had an estimated net worth of $18 million in 2017. However, before his death, her dad had a net worth of $4 million from his acting career.
Social Media Handles
We found Emily on social media sites like Twitter and Instagram. On Instagram, she has an account under the username @emsciriha where she has 220 posts. the account is kept private within her 981 followers. similarly, she joined Twitter on July 2013 as @emilyurich. Altogether, she has 311 followers and 899 tweets.