Svetlana Erokhin Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 20 Mar, 2020
Facts of Svetlana Erokhin
Date of Birth: 1960 , March-10
Age: 61 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Svetlana Erokhin
Nick Name Svetlana
Nationality American
Birth Place/City United States Of America
Profession Family Member
Net Worth $5 million
Famous for Wife of Richard Dreyfuss
Married Twice
Married to Richard Dreyfuss(m.2006), Sergei D. Erokhin
Children Kasey S. Erokhin
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Svetlana Erokhin is an American citizen who came to limelight after marrying legendary actor Richard Dreyfuss. The couple has been married since 2006.

Her husband is a popular American actor who has been in the Hollywood industry since 1964. He is best known for his roles in the movies and television shows from the 1970s to 1990s era, including Close Encounters of the Third Kind, What About Bob?, Down and Out in Beverly Hills, Stakeout, Always and The Goodbye Girl.

Born in Russia

Svetlana Erokhin was born as Svetlana Veroxhin Erokhi on March 10, 1960, in Russia. She relocated to the United States with her parents when she was very young.

She holds a Russian nationality and belongs to caucasian ethnicity. No details are available on her family, siblings and upbringing.

Erokhin is the daughter in law of lawyer Norman Dreyfuss and actress Geraldine Dreyfuss

Career: What Her Husband Richard Dreyfuss Does?

Svetlana is a non-celebrity, who is famous for being the wife of Richard Dreyfus. Her career is a mystery to the world.   

Talking about her husband Richard's career, he had already started his career as an actor at the age of 15. His debut project was for television production, ‘In Mama’s House’.

During the Vietnam War, he worked as a clerk in a Los Angeles hospital and after working there for two years he returned to acting. In 1967, Richard made his debut on the big screen with a small, uncredited role in the film “The Graduate” and "Valley of the Dolls" (1967).

In the 1960s and early 1970s, he also performed on stage on Broadway, Off-Broadway, Repertory, and improvisational theatre.

While working he was able to share the stage with Henry Fonda, Gloria Grahame, Ron Thompson, Strother Martin, Jane Alexander, Lewis J. Stadlen, Richard X. Slattery and Pepper Martin for the play ‘The Time of Your Life’.

CAPTION: Richard Dreyfuss on the emotional edge in a scene from the film 'Close Encounters Of The Third Kind' SOURCE: Hollywood Show

In 1973, he played a significant role in the flick, ‘American Graffiti’. The movie was a major hit and he started to get more opportunity to play a lead role in movies.

After that, he was seen in many famous movies playing as a lead character. Some of his famous movies are A Guy Named Joe, The Crew, Poseidon, Piranha 3D, RED, and Zipper.       

Besides acting, he also made his presence felt in the literary world too with his book, ‘The Two Georges’. It was co-authored with science-fiction writer Harry Turtledove.

What's Her Net Worth?

Svetlana Erokhin has not disclosed to the public about her salary and net worth. But being the wife of a successful Hollywood actor, Erokhin is living a lavish life with her husband Richard.

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Dreyfuss has a whopping net worth of $5 million, as of 2020. Some of his commercially successful projects are ‘In Mam’s House’, ‘Peyton Place’, ‘Gidget’ and ‘Bewitched’. 

His 1978 film, The Goodbye Girl, had a box office collection of $102 million. He even won an Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in the romance drama film.

Erokhin and Dreyfuss currently live in a luxurious house in Los Angeles, California.

Married Life With Richard Dreyfuss

Svetlana is living a blissful conjugal life with her American actor husband Richard Dreyfuss. They got married on March 16, 2006, at a magistrate’s office in Harrisonburg, Virginia.

The happy couple has made their appearances together at several events and openly express their affection for each other.

CAPTION: Svetlana Erokhin with her husband Richard Dreyfuss attending Paramount Pictures' Premiere Of "Book Club" SOURCE: Zimbio

Svetlana’s love for her husband is very deep, whenever Richard needs help she is always there to support and help him. When Richard suffered from manic depression and anxiety, she was there to support him.

Prior to starting dating Richard, Svetlana was married to Sergei D. Erokhin. The former couple even shares a child Kasey S. Erokhin together. 

On the other hand, Dreyfuss was previously married for two times. He first walked down the aisle with a writer-producer, Jermaine Rain in 1983, but they got a divorce in 1995. The two shares three children, Emily, Ben, and Harry, together.

He was also previously married to Janelle Lacey from in 1999 to 2005. They do not have a child together. 

Svetlana Erokhin Was Arrested For DUI 

On June 2, 2014, Svetlana was arrested in Encinitas, California after apparently smashing her car into a wood fence. That caused a high-pressure water line but she drove away from the scene without care.  

San Diego Co. Sheriff's deputies were able to quickly catch up with her 2 miles away. After she was arrested, she told me that she had one glass of wine and passed field sobriety tests. Svetlana was charged for DUI with hit-and-run after the accident.