Giovanni Risi is an American actor best known for his roles in “Saving Private Ryan”, Boiler Room”, “Avatar”, “Ted”, “My Name is Earl”, and “Friends.” He has performed a range of character in numerous movies which helped him to gain name and fame.
Early Life and Education
The talented actor Giovanni Ribisi was born on December 17, 1974, in Los Angeles, California to Albert Anthony and Gay Ribisi. His father Albert was a musician and mother Gay was involved in photography, film producing as well as a talent manager for actors and writers.
Ribisi has a twin sister named Marissa and Gina. He is of Italian, German and English descent. From an early age, he was fully supported by his mother to make his career in acting.
When he was a child, he began his career on a television show which includes “The New Leave It to Beaver,” “The Wonder Years” and “My Two Dads.” With his prominent performance in the X-Flies episode, he entered into the eyes of the public.
The renowned actor has previously appeared in few episodes of “The One With the Baby on the Bus.” He won the Saturn Award for the role of Best Supporting Actor when he played the role of Dex in “Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow.”
Giovanni guest starred in many episodes of “My Name is Earl.” He also appeared in the music video entitled “Talk About the Blues.” He directed a music video and starred as Pete in the series “Sneaky Pete.”
Ribisi has been married twice. He first married an actress Mariah O’Brien in 1997 and had a daughter together who was named Lucia. They divorced in 2001, and by 2007 he began dating a songwriter Cat Power. They lived for five years together before ending their relationship.
Then Ribisi married an English model Agyness Deyn on 2012 and filed a divorce form in 2015. He along with his sisters were brought up in the Church of Scientology and continued to be active members of the religion.
As Ribisi has appeared in more than 40 films and 25+ television series and his net worth is estimated to be $34 million.
Giovanni Ribisi Affairs
First Affair with Cat Power
From the year 2007 Ribisi started dating a songwriter named Cat Power. They stayed together for five years and then got separated.