Christina Ricci, 43
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  • Birthday
    February 12, 1980
  • Birthplace
    Santa Monica, California, USA
  • Age
    43 Years

Christina Ricci is an American actress, model, and spokesperson. Christina Ricci made her screen debut at the age of 9 in Mermaids (1990).

Early Life

Christina Ricci was born on February 12, 1980. Presently, her age is 42 years old and her sun sign is Aquarius. She is originally from Santa Monica, California, USA. Ricci is the youngest of four children of Sarah (née Murdoch) and Ralph Ricci. Her mother Sarah worked as a Ford Agency model during the 1960s and later became a real estate agent.

Similarly, her father had a varied career, including jobs as a gym teacher, lawyer, drug counselor, and primal scream therapist. This personality is of Italian (from her paternal grandfather), Irish, and Scots-Irish descent. Previously, Ricci attended Edgemont Elementary School, Glenfield Middle School, Montclair High School, and Morristown–Beard School.

Later, she attended Professional Children’s School in New York City. Moreover, her siblings are Rafael, Dante, and Pia. Moreover, her parents separated when she was a preteen. Ricci has been vocal about her childhood in interviews, particularly her parents’ divorce and turbulent relationship with her father.


Christina is famous for playing unusual characters with a dark edge, predominantly works in independent productions, but has also appeared in numerous box office hits. This actress has received nominations for a Golden Globe and two Primetime Emmy Awards.

She made her film debut at the age of nine in Mermaids (1990), which was followed by a breakout role as Wednesday Addams in The Addams Family (1991) and its sequel, Addams Family Values (1993). Similarly, subsequent appearances in Casper and Now and Then (both in 1995) established her as a teen idol.

At the age of 17, she moved into adult-oriented roles with The Ice Storm (1997), which led to parts in several independent films, such as Pecker (1998), The Opposite of Sex (1998), and Monster (2003). This actress has also starred in Penelope (2006), Sleepy Hollow (1999), and Speed Racer (2008), and had a supporting role in The Matrix Resurrections (2021).

Likewise, on television, she appeared in the final season of Ally McBeal (2002) and had a guest role on Grey’s Anatomy in the year 2006. Also, Ricci starred in the ABC series Pan Am (2011–12) and produced and starred in the series The Lizzie Borden Chronicles (2015) and Z: The Beginning of Everything (2017). In the year 2021, she began starring in the critically acclaimed Showtime series Yellowjackets.

And in 2022, Ricci appeared in the comedy horror series Wednesday. Moreover, in 2010, she made her Broadway debut in Time Stands Still. Ricci is the national spokesperson for the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN). On March 21, 2022, it was announced that this actress was cast in Tim Burton’s Wednesday as a series regular for Netflix. Ricci plays Marilyn Thornhill, a botany teacher at Nevermore Academy.

Christina RicciCaption: Christina Ricci in ‘Wednesday’. Source: Dailymotion

Personal Life

This personality began dating comedian and actor Owen Benjamin in the year 2008 after they met on the set of the film All’s Faire in Love. The two became engaged in March 2009 but ended the engagement two months later. In February 2013, she announced her engagement to dolly grip James Heerdegen, whom she met while working on the series Pan Am in the year 2012.

And, they married on October 26, 2013, in Manhattan. The two have a son. Similarly, on July 2, 2020, Ricci filed for divorce after almost 7 years of marriage. In her divorce filing, she stated that she was subjected to “severe physical and emotional abuse” by Heerdegen and that “many of these acts of abuse” took place in front of their son.

Moreover, The Los Angeles Police Department had previously responded to a call at Ricci and Heerdegen’s Woodland Hills, California home on June 25, 2020. Further, Heerdegen was not arrested, but Ricci was granted an emergency protective order against Heerdegen the day before she filed for divorce.

Moreover, the order prohibited any contact between the couple. Likewise, in January 2021, Ricci was granted a domestic violence restraining order against Heerdegen. Ricci was granted full custody of their son, while Heerdegen will have visitation rights in April 2021. She got married to Mark Hampton in 2021, and they live happily with their daughter, Cleopatra Ricci Hampton.

Christina RicciCaption: Christina Ricci’s picture with her husband Mark. Source: Instagram

Body Measurements

Ricci’s height is 5 feet 1 inch whereas her weight is around 49 kilos. This personality has maintained her weight throughout the years by following a strict diet, and she consumes a lot of protein and vegetables in every meal. Ricci eats everything in moderation to maintain a stunning physique. Her chest-waist-hip measurements are 35-23-34 inches respectively. Ricci has hazel pair of eyes and blonde hair.

This personality has struggled with both anxiety and anorexia. Moreover, she has eight tattoos on her body: a lion on her right shoulder blade, an Edward Gorey figure on the inside of her right wrist, a pair of praying hands on her left hip, the name “Jack” on her right thigh for a deceased pet; a sparrow on her right breast; and a mermaid on her left ankle. Also, she had the words “Move or Bleed” on the left side of her rib cage, as well as a bouquet of sweet peas on her lower back.

Social Media and Net Worth

Her Instagram account ‘@riccigrams’ has earned over 1.3 million followers. She has gained over 2K followers on her Twitter account ‘@ChristinaRicci’. Likewise, her Facebook account has amassed over 4.1 million followers.

This actress has earned a net worth of $8 Million, which she has earned from her acting career. Moreover, major of her revenue is generated from the brands she has endorsed, like ‘Gap Clothing,’ ‘Count Chocula and Frankenberry cereals,’ ‘mLife from At&T Wireless,’ and ‘Louis Vuitton.’

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