Christina Ricci Biography

Christina Ricci

Quick Facts About Christina Ricci

Celebrated Name Christina Ricci
Age 41 Years
Nick Name Squant
Birth Name Christina Ricci
Birth Date 1980-02-12
Gender Female
Profession Actor
Place Of Birth Santa Monica, California, United States
Birth Nation United States
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Horoscope Aquarius
Religion Christianity
Father Ralph Ricci
Mother Sarah Ricci
Brothers Rafael Ricci and Dante Ricci
Sisters Pia Ricci
Debut Movie Mermaids (1990)
Education Edgemont Elementary School, Glenfield Middle School, Montclair High School, and Morristown–Beard School
Marital Status Married (filled for divorce)
Married Date October 26, 2013
Husband James Heerdegen
Son Freddie Heerdegen
Body Type slim
Body Measurement 35-23-34 inches
Height 1.55m (5 Feet 1 inch)
Weight 49 kg (108 lbs)
Bra Cup Size 34B
Dress Size 4 (US)
Shoe Size 6 (US)
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation Straight
Net Worth $22 million (estimated)

Christina Ricci is an American actress. Ricci started her acting career at an early age and established herself as a child star. She is best known for her breakout role as Wednesday Addams in the film, The Addams Family (1991) and its sequel, Addams Family Values (1993). She has appeared in several films and TV series including ''Mermaids'', ''Casper'', ''The Opposite of Sex'',  ''Grey's Anatomy'',  ''Lizzie Borden Tool an Ax'', ''Lizzie Borden Chronicles'' , and ''Distorted'' etc.

Besides, she is the National Spokesperson for the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN), an American anti-sexual assault organization.

What is Christina Ricci famous for?

  • Her breakout role as Wednesday Addams in the film, The Addams Family (1991) and its sequel, Addams Family Values (1993).
  • Her role as Maggie Ryan on the ABC drama series, ''Pan Am'' and as Lizzie Borden in the TV series ''Lizzie Borden Tool an Ax'' and its sequel ''Lizzie Borden Chronicles''.

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Where was Christina Ricci born?

Christina Ricci was born in Santa Monica, California, the United States on February 12, 1980. She was born to her father, Ralph Ricci, and her mother, Sarah Ricci. Her father is a lawyer and her mother is a real estate agent. Her parents separated when she was a preteen. She is the youngest of the four children of her parents. She has two older brothers named Rafael Ricci and Dante Ricci and an older sister named Pia Ricci.

She holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. She has Scottish-Irish ancestry. Her zodiac sign is Aquarius. She believes in Christianity. 

Regarding her education, She attended many schools including Edgemont Elementary School, Glenfield Middle School, Montclair High School, and Morristown–Beard School.  She later attended Professional Children's School in New York City. However, She never completed her schooling due to acting schedules.

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Christina Ricci Career Highlights

  • Christina Ricci began her acting career as a child actor. She was discovered by a local theater critic when she starred in a school production of ''The Twelve Days of Christmas''.
  • Thereafter, she featured in a pair of spoof commercials on Saturday Night Live.
  • In 1990, Ricci made her big-screen debut as Cher's character's youngest daughter, Kate in the family drama film, ''Mermaids''.
  • In the following year, Ricci starred as the morbidly precocious Wednesday Addams in Barry Sonnenfeld's, ''The Addams Family'', which was based on the cartoon of the same name. She reprised the role for the 1993 sequel, Addams Family Values. Both films were a commercial success and critics singled out Ricci's performances as highlights.
  • In 1995, Ricci starred in her first lead role as Kathleen "Kat" Harvey in the live-action adaptation of the comedy-drama film, ''Casper''. The same year, she also starred in the film, ''Now and Then'' and ''Gold Diggers: The Secret of Bear Mountain''.
  • In 1996, she had a supporting role in the drama film, ''Bastard out of Carolina'' which was the directorial debut of Anjelica Huston. She also played the character of Erin in the film ''The Last of the High Kings'' in the same year.
  • In 1997, Ricci starred in her first role as an adult actor in the movie, ''The Ice Storm'' which reinforced her credentials as an actor though she portrayed a negative role.
  • Ricci starred in the offbeat road movie, ''Fer and Loathing in Las Vegas'' along with Jonny Depp in 1998. Subsequently, she appeared in the comedy movie, ''Buffalo 66'' and a black comedy-drama ''The Opposite of Sex''.
  • In the following year, she starred for a second time with Johnny Deep in the horror fantasy film, ''Sleepy Hollow'' and she also starred in the anglo french drama film, ''The Man Who Cried'' in 2000 which was her third time working with Johnny Depp.
  • Ricci established herself as an actor who does not mind portraying bold scenes by appearing in the film, ''Prozac Nation'' in 2001 which was a drama based on Elizabeth Wurtzel's best-selling memoir.
  • She Portrayed the role of Selby Wall, a girlfriend of a notorious serial killer in the biographical crime drama, ''Monster'' in 2003 which was directed by Patty Jenkins and earned her rave reviews from critics.
  • In 2005, she made a cameo appearance on Beck's 2005 album Guero, providing vocals for the track Hell Yes. The same year she starred in Wes Craven's horror film, ''Cursed''.
  • In 2006, her role as a paramedic while acting as a guest star in the TV series, ''Grey's Anatomy'' was widely acclaimed. For which she was nominated for an Emmy Award in the category of Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series.
  • Ricci played the girlfriend of the titular character in the sports action comedy film, ''Speed Racer'' in 2008, which was an adaptation of the Japanese anime and manga series of the same name.
  • She also appeared in a segment of the anthology film ''New York, I Love You'', with Orlando Bloom in the same year.
  • In 2009, Ricci guest-starred in three episodes of TNT's ''Saving Grace'', during its second season,
  • Ricci made her Broadway debut as Mandy in Donald Margulies'play Time Stands Still in 2009 which established her expertise as a versatile actor at ease with various forms of acting.
  • In 2011, she played a kindhearted waitress in the comedy film, ''Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star'', written by Adam Sandler.
  • From 2011 to 2012, Ricci appeared as stewardess Maggie Ryan on the ABC drama series, ''Pan Am'', which was set in the 1960s and based on the iconic airline of the same name.
  • She has voiced for a number of films such as the animated film ''The Smurfs 2'' (2013),  and ''The Hero of Color City (2014)''.
  • Ricci portrayed a murderer teacher who killed her parents in the movie ''Lizzie Borden Tool an Ax'', a Lifetime film inspired by the true story of Borden.
  • In 2015, she appeared in the film, ''Lizzie Borden Chronicles'' which was a sequel of the earlier film on Lizzie Borden.
  • She starred as the character, Rebecca in the American independent drama film, ''Mothers and Daughters'' in 2016.
  • In the following year, she starred in the Amazon Video miniseries, ''Z: The Beginning of Everything'', which presented a fictionalized version of the life of American socialite Zelda Fitzgerald.
  • In 2018, Ricci starred opposite John Cusack, as a woman suffering from bipolar disorder in the psychological thriller film, ''Distorted''.
  • In 2020, Ricci appeared as Bitsy in the horror anthology web series, ''50 States of Fright''. She has also portrayed the character of Rebecca Salcau in the biographical drama film, ''Percy'' in the same year.

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Christina Ricci Awards and Nominations

  • In 1991, Christina Ricci won the ''Young Artist Awards'' under the category of the Best Young Actress Supporting Role in a Motion Picture for Mermaids.
  • In 1992, she nominated as Best Performance by Younger Actor at ''Saturn Award'' for The Addams Family.
  • The same year, she won the ''Fangoria Chainsaw Awards'' under the category of Best Supporting Actress for The Addams Family.
  • In 1996, She won the ''Saturn Awards under'' the category of Best Performance by a Younger Actor for Casper.
  • In 1998, she won the Best Supporting Actress Award from the National Board of Review for The Opposite of Sex.
  • She has also won the ''YoungStar Awards'' under the category of Best Performance by a Young Actress in a Comedy Film for The Opposite of Sex.
  • In 1999, she won the ''Satellite Awards'' under the category of Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy/Musical for The Opposite of Sex.
  • In 2006, she achieved a nomination for ''Emmy Awards'' under the category of Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for Grey's Anatomy.
  • She has also nominated for ''Teen Choice Awards'' under the category of Choice Movie Actress – Action Adventure for Speed Racer in 2008.
  • In 2016, she nominated for the ''Screen Actors Guild Awards'' under the category of Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie for The Lizzie Borden Chronicles.

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Christina Ricci Husband

Christina Ricci is a married woman. She is married to Dolly grip James Heerdegen. The couple first met during the filming set of the TV series Pan Am and started dating in June 2011. The couple got engaged in October 2012 and finally got married on October 26, 2013, in Manhattan. They welcomed a son named Freddie Heerdegen in August 2014. After 7 years of marriage, the couple filed for divorce on July 2, 2020. In January 2021, it was reported that Christina had filed a domestic violence restraining order against James.

Previously, she was in a romantic relationship with an American comedian and actor, Owen Benjamin. The couple started dating in March 2008. After dating for a year, the couple engaged on March 12, 2009.  But, they were engaged only for a couple of months and decided to separate in June 2009.

She has also dated many renowned people in her life including Devon Sawa, Matthew Frauman, Adam Goldberg, Chris Evans, Kick Gurry, Curtis Buchanan. 

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Christina Ricci Height and Weight

Christina Ricci is a gorgeous lady with an attractive slim body build. She stands at 1.55m (5 Feet 1 inch) tall and her body weighs around 49 kg (108 lbs). Her body measurements are 35-23-34 inches. She wears a bra size of 34B. Her dress and shoe sizes are 4 (US) and 6 (US) respectively. She has a pair of beautiful hazel eyes and her hair color is dark brown. Her sexual orientation is Straight.

Christina Ricci Net Worth

Christina Ricci has earned a good amount of money from her profession as an actress. She is also a producer. Throughout the decades, she has accumulated a huge net worth of $22 million as of 2021. However, there is no information about her salary and other assets.