Christina Ricci is an American actress who was born on February 12, 1980 in Santa Monica, California. She is best known for her role playing Wednesday Addams in the 1991 film The Addams Family. She also went on to play the same role in the sequel, which came out in 1993.
Ricci’s current net worth stands at around $18 million. Much of this comes from the royalties she continues to receive for the many classic movies in which she has been involved.
Before appearing in the Addams Family at age 11, Ricci had previously played a role alongside Cher in the 1990 film Mermaids. She attended high school at the Professional Children’s School in New York City, which is known for having an alumnus that features many successful entertainers. Tara Reid, Macaulay Culkin, and Uma Thurman are all fellow alumnus of the school.
Following her success as a child actor, Ricci went on to appear in several different TV series and movies. Some of the more popular films that she has been featured in include Casper, The Ice Storm, The Opposite of Sex, and Sleepy Hollow.
She has also appeared in a number of popular TV series that include Grey’s Anatomy, Ally McBeal, Pan Am, and Saving Grace. Recently, Ricci accepted a deal to play in the 2016 movie Mothers Day, which is expected to be released in late 2016.
As far as her personal life, Ricci is currently married to James Heerdegen, who served as a member of the camera crew when Ricci was filming for Pan Am. The two became engaged in February of 2013 and got married in October of the same year. Together, they have one son, named Freddie, who was born in 2014.
Ricci is a major advocate for the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network. She was recently named their National Spokesperson and continues to speak out whenever possible on the behalf of protecting women.