|Ariana Richards Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 6 in|
|Date of Birth||September 11, 1979|
|Spouse||Mark Aaron Bolton|
Ariana Richards is a well-distinguished American actress and painter who has been prominently known since she appeared in the lead role of Lex Murphy in Jurrasic Park in 1993. She has been accoladed with numerous titles such as the Favorite Newcomer-Japan, United Kingdom, Australia, a Bambi Award, and a Young Artist Award. However, after 2013, Ariana began to focus more on the artistic side of her life. With time, she has amassed a huge fan base with more than 50k followers on Instagram.
Ariana Clarice Richards
Healdsburg, California, United States
Salem, Oregon, United States
She graduated with a distinction in Fine Art and Drama in 2001 from Skidmore College. Later, she attended the Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California where she studied art.
- Father – Gary Richards
- Mother – Darielle Garrison (Public Relations Representative, Film Producer)
- Siblings – Bethany Richards (Sister) (Actress)
Ariana is represented by Enlightened Summit Media.
5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm
61 kg or 134.5 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Ariana’s name has been linked with –
- Mark Aaron Bolton (2013-Present) – Ariana tied the knot with Mark Aaron Bolton, a former soldier of the Irish Defence Forces turned stunt performer in January 2013. In 2015, they had there a first child whose name the couple did not reveal in 2019.
Race / Ethnicity
She has Irish, Italian, English, German or Scandinavian ancestry.
- Wide smile
- Thin eyebrows
- Almond-shaped eyes
She has appeared in commercials for various brands such as –
- Fantastic Sam’s (1986)
- General Mills Cereals (1988)
Ariana Richards Favorite Things
- Dinosaur – Triceratops
- Co-Star From Jurassic Park (1993) – Richard Attenborough
Source – SyFy Wire, InterviewMagazine.com
Ariana Richards Facts
- She was brought up in California.
- Ariana has a sister named Bethany who is also an actress.
- Her father Darielle Garrison is a film producer.
- She was 7 years old when she made her first public appearance as a ballerina in a commercial.
- Ariana’s Italian roots from her maternal grandmother’s side trace all the way back to Carlo Crivelli, a well known Renaissance painter. Besides that, she is also a descendant of boxer John L. Sullivan.
- In October 2005, she was crowned as the winner of the “National Professional Oil Painting Competition” that had been organized by the American Artist magazine.
- The first self-portrait that Ariana painted was a watercolor painting of her from a scene in the hit film Jurassic Park (1993) while holding a spoon with jello while a raptor creeps up behind her.
- On April 16, 2012, she started a YouTube channel titled “GalleryAriana” to which she uploads her portrait artwork.
- Besides Jurassic Park (1993), she has appeared in various other notable films such as Tremors (1990), Spaced Invaders (1990), Locked Up: A Mother’s Rage (1992), and Switched At Birth (1991).
- Ariana has a horse she calls Kindred Spirit.
- In September 2008, she and singer Chris M. Allport released a music cover of David Foster‘s song The Prayer.
- She is a vegetarian.
- Ariana works as a promoter for the “Starlight Foundation for Children”.
Featured Image By Ariana Richards / Instagram