Reichen Lehmkuhl

Reichen Lehmkuhl


12/26/1973, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Birth Name

Richard Allen Lehmkuhl



Also Known As

Reichen Burke
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Richard "Reichen" Lehmkuhl was born on December 26, 1973 in Cincinnati, Ohio to a policeman and a nurse. Reichen is also called "Rick" or "Ricky" by his friends and family. His parents were divorced by the time he was five and his mother raised him and his older…more


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    • Reichen Lehmkuhl (Talking about his feud with celebrity gossip columnist Perez Hilton): It is not clear how the lawsuit will be structured, but we are committed... the goal of this lawsuit is to result in the stopping of your name being used in connections with untruth and gossip on the internet that obviously damage/ruin your name/reputation and lessen your ability to be successful in your profession.

    • Reichen Lehmkuhl (Defending his relation with Lance Bass about it was only a publicity stunt): If I were actually that type of person, I wouldn't even want to be alive... it would have to be a miserable existence.

    • Reichen Lehmkuhl (Talking about his difficult times in the Air force because of his sexuality): One of the hardest things for me to reconcile was the fact that I was completely open with my family and friends but I faced the very real possibility of being court martialed and going to jail, if I was open with my "work" colleagues.

    • Reichen Lehmhukl (Explaining his motive of departure of the Air Force): The don't ask don't tell policy is so contradictory to what the Air Force and all the armed forces stand for. They say they are all about honor, integrity and honesty but they force you to lie in order to serve your country.

    • Reichen Lehmkuhl (Talking about what he believed that let him won The Amazing Race): Discipline and strategy are in my blood and it just carried over to the show and put us over the top.