Svetlana Erokhin Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 11 Feb, 2019
Facts of Svetlana Erokhin
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 married in 2006. Her husband is a popular American actor who has been ruling Hollywood since 1964. He is best-known from movies during the 1970s to 1990s era, including Close Encounters of the Third Kind, What About Bob?, Down and Out in Beverly Hills, Stakeout, Always, The Goodbye Girl and so on.            

Early Life And Bio Of Svetlana Erokhin  

Svetlana Erokhin was born in the United States of America and holds an American nationality. She came to limelight only after marrying Dreyfuss which is why her early life including her date of birth, parents, and education are not revealed to the media.   

Svetlana Erokhin’s Career     

Svetlana is a non-celebrity, who became famous because of her husband Richard Dreyfus and her career is a mystery to the world.   

To talk about her husband Richard, he began his career as an actor at the age of 15. His first debut 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.

Svetlana Erokhin’s Net Worth

Svetlana Erokhin is living a lavish life with her husband Richard who has the net worth of $5 million. Richard started acting when he was just the age of 15. He started his acting by appearing in the television series and movies like ‘In Mam’s House’, ‘Peyton Place’, ‘Gidget’ and ‘Bewitched’. 

For his performance in The Goodbye Girl, he won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1978. He was one of the youngest actors to win.    

Svetlana Erokhin’s Personal Life

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 Richard, she previously tied the knot to Sergei D. Erokhin. They also share a child named Kasey S. Erokhin.  

Besides, her husband was also married twice previously. He first walked down the aisle with a writer-producer, Jermaine Rain in 1983, who is the mother of three children, Emily, Ben, and Harry. Their marriage could not last for long and they eventually opted for divorce in 1995.

Richard’s second wife was Janelle Lacey. They got married in 1999 and got separated in 2005. 

Why Svetlana Was Arrested For DUI? 

ON June 2, 2014, Svetlana was arrested in Encinitas, CA 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 deputies were able to quickly catch up with her 2 miles away. After she was arrested, she told that she had one glass of wine and passed field sobriety tests. However, Svetlana was charged for DUI with hit-and-run after the accident. 

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