Christina Ricci Biography

Published On Feb 06, 2017
Facts of Christina Ricci
Date of Birth: 1980 , February-12
Birth Nation: United States
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The gorgeous actress started her career at an early age and established herself as a child star. She started her film career at the age of nine and though she never had any formal acting training she impressed everyone with her acting skills. She made her feature film debut in the 1990s Mermaids and following that, she gained a breakthrough role as  'Wednesday Addams' 'The Addams Family' and its sequel Addams Family Values.

Moving to her personal life, she was in a relationship with actor Adam Goldberg in 2003 and though the relationship continued till 2007, they eventually split up.Then, she dated Chris Evans, the Captain America star, but they split within a few months. She began to date her co-actor Owen Benjamin in 2008. The two were met on the set of  ‘All’s Faire in Love’. And she got engaged to him in following March. But the engagement was called off in June 2009. Currently, she has been married with James Heerdegen since on 26 October 2013. The two met while working in ‘Pan Am’ and dated him for some time before they got engaged in February 2013. They have a son together. Regarding her nationality and ethnicity, she is a white American actress. She earns her salary from her acting career which adds up her recent net worth of U.S. $5 million.

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Born in United States

February 12 , 1980

 Christina Ricci was born on February 12, 1980,  in Santa Monica, California, United States. She is the daughter of Sarah Ricci, a real estate agent and Ralph Ricci, a lawyer and therapist. She has three siblings named, Rafael Ricci, Dante Ricci and Pia Ricci. 

Debuted in the film Mermaids

1990

Christina Ricci made her feature debut in the comedy-drama film "Mermaids" playing the role as Kate Flax in 1990. The film was directed by Richard Benjamin and produced by Lauren Lloyd, Wallis Nicita, Patrick J. Palmer and Suzanne Rothbaum.

Debuted in TV H.E.L.P

1990

In 1990, she made her television debut in the ABC television drama series   "H.E.L.P. " playing the role as Olivia. The series was created by Dick Wolf and Christopher Crowe. Which aired for one season as a mid-season replacement in March 1990.

Notable role in the series Grey's Anatomy

2005

She made her notable role in the medical drama television series " Grey's Anatomy" in  2005. Which was created by Shonda Rhimes and written by Shonda Rhimes. The series was created to be racially diverse, utilising a color-blind casting technique.

Nominated for Screen Actors Guild Awards

2016

In 2016,  she was nominated for her work in the series "The Lizzie Borden Chronicles", Screen Actors Guild Awards in the category of Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Miniseries or Television Movie. 

Affair with Adam Goldberg

2003

She began to date Adam Goldberg in 2003. Adam Frederich Goldberg is an American television and film producer and writer.  But after being in a relationship around four years together the two broke up their relationship.

Engaged with Owen Benjamin

2008

She started to date her co-actor Owen Benjamin in the year  2008. The two were met on the set of  ‘All’s Faire in Love’. And she got engaged to him in following March. But the couple broke up their engagement after one year later.

Married with James Heerdegen

2013

She and James Heerdegen have been married since on 26 October 2013. The two met while working in ‘Pan Am’ and dated him for some time before they got engaged in February 2013. The couple has a son together