Tijuana Ricks - Biography
Last Modified: May 26, 2021
|Best Known For:||Guiding Light (TV series)|
|Net Worth:||Under Review|
|Born on :||September 19, 1978 (age 43)|
|Birth Name /
|Birth Place:||Metairie, Louisiana, USA|
|Father's Name:||Tee Ricks|
Thomas Ricks (younger brother)
|University:||Washington University, Yale School of Drama|
|Married Date:||August 3, 2012|
|Husband's Name:||Anthony M. Pirro|
|Height:||1.77 meter (5 feet 10 inch)|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
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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)
Tijuana Ricks was a cheerleader in her high school. After graduation, she went to Washington University in St. Louis from 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
While at Washington University, Tijuana Ricks was a member of 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 episode(s), from 2006 to 2009.
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, 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, Facebook, Tijuana Ricks is actively followed by thousands of followers. She also has an official website- tijuanaricks.com.
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