Richard was born and raised in Sweden. After finishing school with a degree in Economics, he moved to Australia to pursue his golfing career. Richard turned Pro in 1997 and has been playing golf on the highest level since 1999 with 5 international victories: two on the European Tour and one on the PGA Tour. He moved to Jupiter, Florida in 2003 with his Swedish wife and their two daughters.
Real estate has always been a passion of Richard's and he decided to pursue his real estate career in an around the Jupiter area.