Who is Christina Ricci? What is net worth of Christina Ricci? Usually, child artistes remain child artistes all their lives. Very few of them make it to the top in the adult category. Christina Ricci is a notable exception. Born on 12 February 1980 at Santa Monica, CA, Christina was the fourth and youngest child of Sarah and Ralph Ricci.
The surname Ricci looks like an Italian surname. It is true that she has Italian roots. However, for three to four generations prior to hers, they family has Irish blood running in their veins. An attractive child, she made her first appearance as a child artiste in Mermaids in 1990 followed by The Addams Family and its sequel, Addams Family Values. This was when she was just 13 years old.
Her parents separated soon after. Since the age of 13 years, she has not spoken to her father. She did a couple of more films as a teenager before taking the plunge as a full-time actor in ‘The Ice Storm’.
She is an accomplished actor having received a Golden Globe nomination for the film, The Opposite of Sex. She has acted in numerous films since then. Naturally, television beckoned her as well. She has done many TV serials such as ABC’s drama, Grey’s Anatomy for which she received a nomination for the Emmy Award.
She had her share of affairs as well. Her first boyfriend was actor/director, Adam Goldberg. After their breakup, she had a brief affair with co-star Owen Benjamin. She was in a relationship with James Heerdegen whom she married in October 2013. The couple gave birth to a son in August 2014.
Education: Christina had her early schooling at Edgemont Elementary School in Montclair, NJ. She changed to Glenfield Middle School after completing her elementary education. Subsequently, she joined Montclair High School. After her parents’ divorce, she moved on to Morristown Beard School from where she graduated. She had a tremendous interest in dancing and acting. This made her join the Professional Children’s School in New Your City.
Christina Ricci Net Worth
Christina Ricci has a net worth of $19.4 million US dollars in 2017. There are rumors that she charges around $125,000 for an episode of Pan Am. We are not including the amounts she has earned as a child artiste. There is no record of the same.
Christina Ricci Assets:
She has a fantastic net worth of $18 million and constantly rising. As far as assets are concerned, she owns a house in Hollywood Hills valued at over $1.5 million. The value of her diamond bracelet is around $ 84,000 in 2012. She has a sports car, a Porsche as well as a Mercedes S-Class.
Christina Ricci Business Model:
She ventured out to earn from a very young age. After a couple of films as a child artiste, she became a teen icon of sorts with a couple of telling roles as well. She graduated to the adult roles gracefully, something very difficult for a child artiste. This is because of the stereotype image they set as a child artiste. People do not actually accept them as adult stars. Luckily, for Christina, the transition was a smooth one.
One of her most memorable roles includes the portrayal of Lizzie Borden in the Lifetime TV movie, Lizzie Borden Took an Ax. She had a similar role to play in the Lizzie Borden Chronicles.
She has acted with the versatile actor, Johnny Depp, and Casper Van Dien in the film, ‘Sleepy Hollow’. When she was a child, she had worked with Cher as well. Therefore, acting with big celebrities was not something new for her as such.
She made her appearance on SNL as a guest host where she got the chance to parody Britney Spears. She did her first nude scene in the film, Prozac nation.
She is a self-acclaimed spendthrift. She loves to gamble a lot on horses. You can allow her to have this indulgence because she earns a lot of money as well. She has a right to spend it in whichever way she thinks fit.
She has invested in many businesses and hence, you cannot call her as a dumb girl. She has her own designer clothing range as well.
At present, she is actively into films and TV. She loves being a mother to her son and likes to spend the maximum time with him.
She is not a tall woman with her height standing at just 5 ft 1 in. However, she has a beautiful figure to compensate for the lack of height. She has proved her versatility as an actor of great repute. Not many child artistes have gone on to have as successful a career as Christina Ricci has.