Who Is Richard Irvin Wife? Learn About His Marriage, Girlfriend, and Children

By Ray | Published on: March 17, 2024 | Updated on: March 17, 2024
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Richard Irvin is an American politician who has been serving as mayor of Aurora, Illinois since 2017. The 52-year-old politician was a lawyer before he entered politics. Richard served as an assistant state’s attorney for the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office following his graduation.

Being a mayor, Richard is pretty much on news every now and then. However, his private life hasn’t been discussed much. Well, he once made headlines after his then-girlfriend hit a security guard at a marijuana store. What actually happened there? Is he still dating the girl?

Well, let’s find out all the details about his relationships, marriage, wife, and children in the sections to follow.

Richard Irvin Was Married to Crystal Rollins

Irvin was married to Crystal Rollins in the past. Rollins is a marketing expert who worked for a marketing agency named Nielsen for a long time. It is not clear how and when they met, however, WTTW News reported that they got married in 2019.

Irvin and Rollins, however, didn’t stay long as a married couple. They parted ways within a couple of years of their marriage, and in December 2021, the former husband and wife finalized their divorce. As a matter of fact, the former lovebirds divorced just weeks before Irvin announced his run for governor of Illinois.

Richard Irvin's ex-wife Crystal Rollins
Aurora mayor Richard Irvin was married to marketing expert Crystal Rollins

Irvin and Rollins don’t have any children together.

Who is Richard Irvin’s Ex-Wife, Crystal Rollins?

Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, Crystal Rollins is a marketing and research expert. She graduated Magna cum Laude with a bachelor of science degree in marketing from Illinois State University.

As a matter of fact, Crystal became the first Illinois State University student to be selected for the American Association of Advertising Agencies Multicultural Advertising Intern Program (MAIP). Besides, she also earned her MBA degree in marketing from Illinois State University as well.

Her Career

According to her LinkedIn profile, Rollins started working at Efficient Market Services as an account manager in October 1997. She worked for the organization for six years before joining Nielsen as a senior product manager in April 2004.

Her profile shows that she is still employed at the company as a sales engineer to which she was promoted in December 2016. However, it has been a long since she last updated her profile.

Richard’s Ex-wife Works at JTE Real Estate Services

According to JTE Real Estate Services’ official website, Aurora mayor Richard’s ex-spouse Crystal works as director of business development and strategy. The company, which is a part of Fox Valley Developers specializes in construction management, property acquisition, and development.

Besides, the company also does property management for the $128 million redevelopment of Aurora city’s former Copley Hospital.

Back in April 2022, it was reported that the company where Richard Irvin’s ex-wife has been working was to receive up to $15 million in Aurora city incentives.

Richard Irvin Girlfriend – Who is He Dating in 2023?

Richard Irvin isn’t dating anyone publicly as of 2023. His dating life following his breakup with his ex-girlfriend Laura Ayala-Clarke is not known. He started dating Ayala in 2020 following his divorce from his ex-spouse Crystal.

The pair kept their relationship private for a long time, however, their relationship went public after Richard’s then-girlfriend Clarke assaulted a security guard at a marijuana store in May 2021.

Talking about the incident, Ayala-Clarke had gone to the store to buy a cannabis product and she needed to get $100 from an ATM, however, the machine didn’t work. When she told the issue to the store employees, they told her to contact the business that runs the ATM.

After that, Ayala-Clarke said that she wouldn’t leave until her boyfriend Richard Irvin came. She didn’t leave for around an hour after which a security guard tried to take her out but Laura kicked her in the leg and struck her in the abdomen before the guard sprayed pepper spray in the face.

Returning to their relationship, it’s not known how their love life went ahead after the incident. Moreover, it is also not known when and why they had a breakup.

He is a Father of Two – Who is His Children’s Mother?

Richard, the 52-year-old politician is a proud father of two children. He has a daughter Devon Irvin, and a son Quinn Irvin. However, information about his children’s mother is not available as of yet. Even though Richard doesn’t talk much about the mother of his children, he frequently shares his kids’ photos on his socials.

Richard Irvin with his son Quinn Irvin and daughter Devon Irvin
Richard Irvin with his son Quinn Irvin and daughter Devon Irvin

From his posts, we came to know that his daughter, Devon is a Navy Seaman. On the other hand, it is not known what his son, Quinn does as of now, however, it is known that he attended Granger Middle School.