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It is very well said that “Nothing is impossible, the word itself says that I’m possible, this line is very well proved by Christina Ricci who is an American actress. Moreover, she is eminently known for her breakout role as Wednesday Addams in the film, The Addams Family (1991), and its sequel, Addams Family Values (1993).
Recently, this gorgeous diva came into the news when she filed a domestic violence restraining order against her husband James.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 12 February 1980, this gorgeous diva has turned 42 years old. Her height measures 155 in centimeters and 5’1” in feet & inches. As an actress, she is very conscious about her physique and figure and takes care of her weight which is 49 in kilograms and 108 lbs in pounds.
She maintains herself with the figure measurements of 35 inches breast, 23 inches waist, and 34 inches hips. She has a beautiful doll-like face which is complemented by her hazel eyes and dark brown hair. Her bra size is 34B while her shoe size is 6 (US).
According to the sources, Christina’s estimated net worth is $22 million approximately.
Education / Family
Born and grew up in Santa Monica, California, the United States, Christina belongs to the white ethnicity. She is the lovely and caring daughter of her father, Ralph Ricci, and her mother, Sarah Ricci. Her mother is a real estate agent while her father works as a lawyer.
However, when she was a preteen, her parents separated. Apart from that, she grew up with her lovely siblings: two older brothers named Rafael Ricci and Dante Ricci and an older sister named Pia Ricci.
As of her education, Ricci enrolled at many schools including Glenfield Middle School, Edgemont Elementary School, Morristown Beard School, and Montclair High School. Furthermore, she later studied at Professional Children’s School in New York City. However, due to their busy acting schedule, she couldn’t complete her schooling.
|Birth Place||Santa Monica, California, United States|
|Date of birth||February 12, 1980|
|Age||42 years old|
|Height||In feet & inches: 5’1”
In centimeters: 155 cm
|Weight||In kilograms: 49 kg
In pounds: 108 lbs
|Hair color||Dark Brown|
|School||Edgemont Elementary School, Montclair High School, Glenfield Middle School, and Morristown–Beard School|
|Home town||Santa Monica, California, United States|
|Fathers name||Ralph Ricci|
|Mothers name||Sarah Ricci
|Brothers||Rafael Ricci and Dante Ricci|
Career / Fashion and Style
Christina commenced her career in the field of acting as a child actor. Moreover, when she starred in a school production of ”The Twelve Days of Christmas”, she was discovered by a local theater critic. Later, she made her appearance in a pair of spoof commercials on Saturday Night Live.
Furthermore, Ricci got a golden opportunity in the year 1990 when she made her big-screen debut as Cher‘s character’s youngest daughter, Kate in the family drama film, ”Mermaids”. After that, she starred in Barry Sonnenfeld’s, ”The Addams Family” as the morbidly precocious Wednesday.
In fact, she also reprised her role in the 1993 sequel, Addams Family Values. Both films got a splendid success and critics singled out Ricci’s performances as highlights. Apart from that, this gorgeous diva starred in her first lead role in the year 1995 as Kathleen “Kat” Harvey in the live-action adaptation of the comedy-drama film, ”Casper”.
In the same year, she also played a crucial role in the film, ”Now and Then” and ”Gold Diggers: The Secret of Bear Mountain”. Besides this, Ricci also played a supporting role in the drama film, ”Bastard out of Carolina” in the year 1996. Later, in the same year, she landed the role of Erin in the film ”The Last of the High Kings”.
Other than this, she also starred in her first role as an adult actor in the movie, ”The Ice Storm” in the year 1997. Additionally, she also appeared in the offbeat road movie, ”Fer and Loathing in Las Vegas” along with Jonny Depp in the year 1998. Likewise, she also got appeared in a black comedy-drama ”The Opposite of Sex” and the comedy movie, ”Buffalo 66”.
Later, she again starred with Johnny Deep in the horror fantasy film, ”Sleepy Hollow” and further also starred in the year 2000 in the Anglo-French drama film, ”The Man Who Cried” which was her third time working with Johnny Depp.
Moreover, Christina has established herself as an actress who never mind portraying bold scenes by appearing in the film, ”Prozac Nation” in the year 2001. Furthermore, in the year 2003, she portrayed the role of Selby Wall in the biographical crime drama, ”Monster” which was directed by Patty Jenkins and earned her rave reviews from critics.
Other than this, Ricci also made her cameo appearance on Beck’s 2005 album Guero, providing vocals for the track Hell Yes in the year 2005. In the same year, she again caught the public eye by starring in Wes Craven’s horror film, ”Cursed”. In the year 2006, her acting as a guest star in the TV series, ”Grey’s Anatomy” was widely acclaimed.
In fact, for which she also received the nomination for an Emmy Award in the category of Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series. In the year 2008, Ricci was featured as the girlfriend of the titular character in the sports action comedy film, ”Speed Racer”. She also made her appearance in a segment of the anthology film ”New York, I Love You”, with Orlando Bloom.
In the year 2009, she made her guest appearance in three episodes of TNT’s ”Saving Grace”, during its second season. In the same year, she made her Broadway debut as Mandy in Donald Margulies’play Time Stands Still which established her expertise as a versatile actor at ease with various forms of acting.
She was also featured as a kindhearted waitress in the comedy film, ”Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star” in the year 2011. Later, she also played a very crucial role as stewardess Maggie Ryan on the ABC drama series, ”Pan Am” from 2011 to 2012. This versatile actress has also voiced for a number of films such as the animated film ”The Smurfs 2” (2013) and ”The Hero of Color City (2014)”.
In the movie ”Lizzie Borden Tool an Ax”, she portrayed a murderer teacher who killed her parents in movie which was a Lifetime film inspired by the true story of Borden. Later, in the year 2015, she made her appearance in the film, ”Lizzie Borden Chronicles” which was a sequel to the earlier film on Lizzie Borden.
Further, in the year 2016, Ricci starred as the character, Rebecca in the American independent drama film, ”Mothers and Daughters”. In the following year, she also got a lead role in the Amazon Video miniseries, ”Z: The Beginning of Everything”.
In the year 2018, she also starred in the psychological thriller film, ”Distorted”. Recently, in the year 2020, she gathered huge publicity by making her appearance in the horror anthology web series, ”50 States of Fright”. In fact, in the same year, she also portrayed the character of Rebecca Salcau in the biographical drama film, ”Percy”.
Besides this, she has also accumulated huge popularity by winning several awards and nominations. In the year 1992, she was awarded the ”Young Artist Awards” under the category of the Best Young Actress Supporting Role in a Motion Picture for Mermaids.
In the next year, she also got the nomination for Best Performance by Younger Actor at ”Saturn Award” for The Addams Family. Later, she also won the ”Saturn Awards under” the category of Best Performance by a Younger Actor for Casper in the year 1996.
Other than this, she has also gathered nominations for the ”Teen Choice Awards” under the category of Choice Movie Actress – Action Adventure for Speed Racer in 2008. In fact, Ricci was also nominated for the ”Screen Actors Guild Awards” under the category of Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie for The Lizzie Borden Chronicles in the year 2016.
Boyfriend, Affairs, Husband, and More
Ricci is a married lady who tied the sacred knot of marriage with Dolly grip James Heerdegen. Moreover, the couple first met each other during the filming set of the TV series Pan Am. Later, in June 2011, the duo started dating each other. In October 2012, they got engaged and finally got married on October 26, 2013, in Manhattan.
Furthermore, in August 2014, this sweet couple was blessed with a lovely son named Freddie Heerdegen. However, after 7 years of togetherness, the couple filed for divorce on July 2, 2020. In fact, in January 2021, it was also reported that Ricci has filed a domestic violence restraining order against James.
Apart from that, previously, she has also dated an American comedian and actor, Owen Benjamin. The duo entered into a romantic relationship in March 2008. After dating for a while, they got engaged on March 12, 2009.
But due to some personal issues, they decided to separate in June 2009. Other than this, she has also dated many renowned people in her life including Adam Goldberg, Devon Sawa, Matthew Frauman, Kick Gurry, Tom Cruise and Chris Evans, and Curtis Buchanan.
|Children||Son: Freddie Heerdegen
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Some Interesting Facts About Christina Ricci
- Her Zodiac Sign is Aquarius.
- She is also the national spokesperson for the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN).
- She is the recipient of the ”Fangoria Chainsaw Awards” under the category of Best Supporting Actress for The Addams Family in the year 1992.
- Currently, she resides in Santa Monica, California.
- She often prefers watching sports.
- Ricci’s favorite is Plum and Oranges.
- Her dream destination is Dubai.