Tijuana Ricks - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 16, 2022

Tijuana Ricks
Profession: Actress
Best Known For: Guiding Light (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : September 19, 1978 (age 44)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Tijuana Ricks
Birth Place: Metairie, Louisiana, USA
Horoscope: Virgo
Father's Name: Tee Ricks
Mother's Name: N/A
Siblings: 2

Thomas Ricks (younger brother)
Gerard Ricks (younger brother)

High School: Lutcher High School
University: Washington University, Yale School of Drama
Ethnicity: African-American
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: August 3, 2012
Husband's Name: Anthony M. Pirro

Body Measurements

Height: 1.77 meter (5 feet 10 inch)
Weight: 57 kg (125.66 lb)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: 7 US
Dress Size: 8 US
Breast Size: 36 inch
Waist Size: 29 inch
Hip Size: 37 inch
Bra Size: 36
Cup Size: b

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Who is Tijuana Ricks?

Tijuana Ricks is an American actress well known for appearing in the TV series Law & Order, Guiding Light, and the films The Savages, Here Today. Now she also works as a director, writer, and producer.

Tijuana Ricks – Age, Parents, Siblings

Tijuana Ricks’ birth took place on September 19, 1978, in Metairie, Louisiana, USA. Her mother’s name is not known while her father was named Tee Ricks. Her parents raised her in Gramercy, Louisiana alongside her two younger siblings- brothers Thomas Ricks and Gerard Ricks.

Tijuana Ricks with her younger brothers (Image: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

Tijuana Ricks was a cheerleader at Lutcher High School. After graduation, she went to Washington University in St. Louis where she earned her degree in psychology and performing arts. She also received her MFA in acting at Yale School of Drama.

Her ethnicity is African-American.

Tijuana Ricks – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce

Tijuana Ricks married her boyfriend Anthony M. Pirro on 3 August 2012. She and her husband have no children yet. They seem to be very happy with their marriage. Also, there are no rumors of divorce surrounding the pair.

Tijuana Ricks, Anthony M. Pirro (Image: Instagram)

Tijuana Ricks – Career

Early Days

While at Washington University, Tijuana Ricks was a member of the Kaktabülz Sketch Comedy Troupe alongside Johnny Kastl, Brent Douglas, Ken Ferrigni, and Sanjit De Silva. After her master’s degree, she moved to New York City to start her career in screen.

Her debut role was in the 2006 episode of Conviction as Mrs. Mosely. This was followed by minor appearances in the films The Archietect (2006), The Savages (2007), The Girl in the Park (2007), and TV series Law & Order, 30 Rock, etc. Her role as Nurse Maggie in the TV series Guiding Light gained her much recognition. She portrayed the character for a total of 19 episodes, from 2006 to 2009.

Films, Series

Over years Tijuana Ricks has starred in the films Tallulah (2016), One Fall (2016), Here Today (2021), etc. Her work is prominent in the TV series Law & Order (2005-2010), A Gifted Man (2011-2012), Iron Fist (2017), Red Oaks (2017), Luke Cage (2016-2018), Billions (2016-2019), The Corps (2020), NCIS (2021), to name a few.

In addition to acting, she has worked as a director, writer, and producer of some episodes of the TV series The Corps in 2020, short films Narrator Syndrome (2018) and The Vampire Leland (2016) were directed by Ricks.

Tijuana Ricks, Teddy Sears in 666 Park Avenue (Image: IMDb)


On the set of Here Today, Tijuana Ricks has worked with Alex Brightman, Nyambi Nyambi, Shiloh Verrico, Louisa Krause, and Brandon Uranowitz.

Tijuana Ricks – Net Worth, Salary

The figure on Ricks’ net worth and annual salary is under review and will be updated.

Tijuana Ricks – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Tijuana Ricks is actively followed by thousands of followers. She also has an official website- tijuanaricks.com.

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