Italia Ricci - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 4, 2022

Italia Ricci
Profession: Actress
Best Known For: Designated Survivor (TV series), Rome in Love (film)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $4 million

Personal Details

Born on : October 29, 1986 (age 37)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Stephanie Italia Ricci
Birth Place: Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada
Horoscope: Scorpio
Father's Name: Nick Ricci
Mother's Name: Terry Ricci
Siblings: 2

Vince Ricci (younger brother)
Mike Ricci (younger brother)

University: Queen's University
Ethnicity: Italian
Nationality: Canadian


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: October 15, 2016
Husband's Name: Robbie Amell
Children: 1

Robert Amell V (son)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.68 meter (5 feet 6 inch)
Weight: 53 kg (116.84 lb)
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: 8 US
Dress Size: 4 US
Breast Size: 34 inch
Waist Size: 24 inch
Hip Size: 35 inch
Bra Size: 34
Cup Size: A

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Who is Italia Ricci?

Italia Ricci is an actress by profession and Canadian by nationality. She is best known for portraying the character Emily Rhodes in Designated Survivor, Rome in Love, and Supergirl. 

Italia Ricci – Age, Parents, Siblings

Italia Ricci’s birth took place on October 29, 1986, in Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada. She was born Stephanie Italia Ricci to her mother Terry Ricci and her father Nick Ricci. She is not the only child of her parents and has two siblings- younger brothers Vince Ricci and Mike Ricci.

The Ricci family (Image: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

After graduation from high school, Italia Ricci went on to study at the University of Toronto’s law school but left college to pursue a career in acting. So Ricci joined Queen's University. 

She is of Italian ethnicity.

Italia Ricci – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce

Italia Ricci started dating actor Canadian actor Robbie Amell in July 2008. After years of a romantic relationship, she and her longtime boyfriend got engaged on August 19, 2014, and married on October 15, 2016. 

With her husband she has welcomed a child together- a son Robert Amell V born on 12 September 2019. As of 2020, the couple is living without rumors of extra-marital affairs and divorce.

Italia Ricci, Robbie Amell (Image: Us Weekly)

Italia Ricci – Career

Early Career

Ricci made her major debut in acting in 2007’s film American Pie Presents: Beta House as Laura Johnson. This was followed by a recurring role in Disney’s series Aaron Stone (2009) and guest roles in the TV series How I Met Your Mother (2001), House (2009), Secret Girlfriend (2009), Unnatural History (2010), etc.

Films, Series

Other films in which Italia Ricci has starred in the TV series Chasing Life (2014-2015) as April Carver, Supergirl (2016) as Siobhan Smythe / Silver Banshee, and Designated Survivor (2016-2019) as Emily Rhodes.

Moreover, Ricci has portrayed roles in films Valediction (2012), Don Jon (2013), Dean Slater: Resident Advisor (2013), The Remaining (2014), and Rome in Love (2019), among others.


On Rome in Love, Italia Ricci starred alongside Peter Porte, Ross McCall, Barbara Bouchet, and Gian Marco Tavani.

Italia Ricci in the 2019 film Rome in Love (Image: International Business Times)

Italia Ricci – Awards, Nominations

In 2015 Italia Ricci was nominated for a Golden Maple Award for Newcomer of the Year in a TV series broadcast in the U.S. 

Italia Ricci – Net Worth, Salary

Her net worth has been estimated at around $4 million while the figure on her annual salary has not been shared with the public.

Italia Ricci – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook Italia Ricci is active with over several hundred thousand followers and counting. She loves to feature her family and professional life on them.

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