Christina Ricci is a famous American actress as well as producer. Christina Ricci is best recognized for her unnerving appearance in her debut movie Mermaids. She is also renowned for depicting unconventional characters with a dark edge. She holds numerous accolades such as Golden Globe, Primetime Emmy, plus more.
Early Life and Childhood
Christina Ricci was conceived on February 12, 1980, in Santa Monica, California. She is presently 41 years old. She was the youngest of four kids of Sarah, a realtor, plus Ralph Ricci, a lawyer, plus therapist who divorced in 1993. Truly, her mom served as a model in the 1960s before seeking a real estate career. Christina herself is an American actor/producer.
Her family relocated to Montclair, New Jersey, where she was brought up with her three maturer siblings Rafael (born 1971), Dante (born 1974), plus Pia (born 1976).
She possesses American citizenship with Italian- Irish- Scottish ethnicity. Moreover, Christina wore braces on her teeth during her girlhood, and she also sustained anorexia. Nevertheless, this did not hinder her from becoming a celebrated actor. Furthermore, Christina suffers from botanophobia, which is a unique phobia in which persons shrink plants. She has confessed to being individually afraid of house plants.
Child star Ricci began her schooling at Edgemont Elementary School. She proceeded with her studies in Glenfield Middle School, Montclair High School, plus the Morristown-Beard School before departing for the Professional Children’s School in New York as she interlocked in the acting profession, so she was never able to finish her schooling.
Career and Professional life
Ricci kick commences her profession at the age of 8 by acting in commercials. But even before that, she found a local theater critic when she played in a school production of The Twelve Days of Christmas. Not long following, she was called by director Richard Benjamin who cast her as Cher’s younger child in Mermaids. For this role, she obtained a Young Artist Award as the Best Young Actress in a Supporting Position.
Ricci even shined out more from her next Television series, ‘The Adams Family, ‘as of Wednesday Addams, a beloved child in the 1991 movie. Besides this, she also performed in films such as ‘Casper’ ‘Then and Now as a minor actress.
Portraying Adult Roles
She grew up in the cinematic environment making characters in many movies and Television shows. In 1997 she performed Wendy Hood in the film ‘The Ice Strome‘ in which her play stood out. Unlike so many kid stars, Christina Ricci didn’t sink into oblivion when she joined into adulthood. Rather advanced her aspiring profession being part of hit films such as That Darn Cat (1997), Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas that premiered in (1998), 200 Cigarettes in (1999), Sleepy Hollow (1999), Bless The Child (2000), Penelope (2007), Speed Racer (2008) plus Bel Ami (2012).
Although she appears like a girl with ever upgoing occupation success, Christina has experienced her downfalls too. She has been turned down for many parts, such as Lolita in Lolita in (1997), Batgirl in Batman and Robin, Rose in the high-grossing Titanic, as well as performances in Jurassic Park and Little Women.
Furthermore, she has even given her voice in many various movies life Alpha and Omega, The Smurfs Two, The Hero of Color City, Teen Titans: The Judas Contract. In the year 2014, Ricci performed in Lizzie Borden Took an Ax. Afterward, she played in the independent drama Mothers and Daughters. Next, she played in the 2017 Amazon Video miniseries Z: The Beginning of Everything. Lately, she starred in a psychological thriller, Distorted.
Recently, she has taken on a twist of disreputable figures from history. In 2014, she played the titular Victorian-era murder suspect in Lifetime’s Television film “Lizzie Borden Took an Ax” and reprised the character for the network’s miniseries “The Lizzie Borden Chronicles” a year later.
Ricci has led in another Lifetime Television film set in the Victorian era. In “Escaping the Madhouse: The Nellie Bly Story,” she represented the pioneering investigative reporter who famously feigned insanity to find the wretched conditions in a women’s asylum and then published a startling account of her encounter.
In 2018, Ricci led opposite John Cusack in the psychological thriller Distorted as a woman who has bipolar disorder. The movie got mixed feedback from critics, who agreed that Ricci’s play was its biggest asset.
More, in 2019, she appeared in the TV show Escaping the Madhouse: The as Nellie Bly. Moreover, she will be performing in 50 States of Fright and Yellowjackets in 2020. Furthermore, in 2020, she made her appearance in the movie roled Abigail in 10 Things We Should Do Before We Break Up.
Notwithstanding being a well-established actress, Christina, in 2003, determined to try her hand at directing. This spirit came true with The Speed Queen (2004), which she directed, including alongside played the lead character as Marjorie Standiford, a woman only hours away from her killing on death row.
In 2017, Ricci provided Amazon’s Zelda Fitzgerald bio-drama “Z: The Beginning of Everything,” which even enabled her to represent the Jazz Age muse.
Awards and Net Worth
Christina overwhelmed the hearts of the audience since her first character in the mermaids, but her role in the film “The Opposite of Sex” obtained her SIFF Awards for Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress, Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy/Musical, and Best Performance by a Young Female actor in a Comedy Film.
She was even granted the Young Hollywood Award for Hottest Coolest Young Veteran in 2001. This well-known actress has even received nominations in Golden Globe, Primetime Emmy, Screen Actors Guild, plus Independent Spirit Award for her outstanding acting in Hollywood.
Commencing a profession at a very young age of 8, Christina has made herself a net worth of $18 million dollars.
The New York, I Love You star Ricci dated many lads during her acting days, including actors such as Chris Evans, Kick Gurry, etc. She was involved with Adam Goldberg in 2003, and the two separated ways in 2007. She even interlocked to comedian and actor Owen Benjamin in March 2008, who she met while performing in the film All’s Faire in Love. Nevertheless, they stopped their relationship in June 2009.
Next, in February 2013, Ricci proclaimed her engagement to James Heerdegen, whom she met while serving on the series Pan Am in 2012. They wedded on October 26, 2013, in Manhattan and have been residing happily ever since with a son Freddie conceived in August 2014.
Christina has a slender body structure with sizes 35-23-34. She is 5 feet 1-inch tall in height with bodyweight 49 kgs. Her dress size, shoe size, plus bra size measure as 4 US, 6 US, and 32c. She rocks gorgeous hazel eyes plus dark brown hair looks. Besides, she possesses a tattoo of a lion on the right shoulder blade. She is very affectionate with tattoos, and she has extra tattoos on several parts of her body such as shoulder, wrist, back, breast, hip, plus thigh.
As a child movie star, Christina was raised in a glam life. She says she is jovial social media didn’t breathe back then, but her elegance and talent have gained Christina a lot of fan following in the social media profiles like Instagram, Facebook, plus Twitter. She holds 105.5k fans on Twitter, more than 1 million on Facebook, plus 571k on Instagram.