The Truth About Andy Richter's Ex-Wife, Sarah Thyre

Andy Richter is best-known as the funny sidekick on Conan O'Brien's talk shows, as well as for comedic roles in "Love, Victor," "Arrested Development," and "Santa Clarita Diet" (via IMDb). And comedy didn't just lead him to his career — it is also how he met his (now ex) wife, Sarah Thyre. The two first crossed paths in 1991 when filming "The Real Live Brady Bunch" (via The Things). They married in 1994 and went on to costar on the comedy series "Strangers with Candy," alongside Amy Sedaris and Stephen Colbert. Richter and Thyre also played Hansel and Gretel in an episode of "Upright Citizens Brigade."

Richter and Thyre share two children, son William and daughter Mercy. Unfortunately, after 25 years of marriage, Richter and Thyre decided to go their separate ways. Richter filed for divorce in 2019, citing the usual "irreconcilable differences" (via The Blast). "It is with sadness that Sarah and I announce that we have separated and have begun divorce proceedings," Richter tweeted (via Page Six). "We are extremely proud of the life we've built together and shared with so many friends over the years, and even though our marriage has reached its completion we will always maintain a loving friendship and parenting partnership."

The divorce was finalized in 2020, with Thyre stating she was "looking forward to the next chapter..."

Sarah Thyre is an accomplished writer and podcast host

After ending her 25 year marriage to Andy Richter, Sarah Thyre is focused on the future, In addition to raising her two children with her ex, son William and daughter Mercy, Thyre has several creative endeavors. She is a writer for several comedy publications, including the collection "Notes From The Bathroom Line," and also penned a memoir, "Dark at the Roots." She describes the book as "a humorous memoir of growing up predominately in the south in a large Catholic family," she said in an interview (via YouTube). "It takes place when I'm about 7 years old to when I'm about 18 years old. And 'Dark,' it has nothing to do with hair — although hair figured large in the south. It's very important."

Thyre is also the creator of the popular Crybabies podcast, where she teams up with writer Susan Orlean to interview celebrity guests about "the music, books, movies, television, and other cultural cues that make them weepy." Some of the famous names that have appeared on it include Busy Philipps, Christopher Guest, Weird Al Yankovic, and Kumail Nanjiani.