Born on 21st of September in the year 1968 in Hastings-on-Hudson in New York, Ricki Pamela Lake popularly referred as Ricki Lake is an award winning television presenter, producer and an actress. Her ethnicity is Askenazi-Jewish. Her parents are Barry who was a pharmacist and Jill who was a housewife. She used to live with her grandma Sylvia Lake (paternal grandmother) who is responsible for her brought up. She has a sister named Jennifer Lake. She is best known for the day time talk show that was aired for 11 years from 1993 to 2004 for which she won a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Talk Show Host. She was nominated for the ward in 1994.
Her first role in a film was in the 1988 film Hairspray. She then appeared in lots of TV shows and movies including Cooking (1989), Where the Day Takes You (1992), Cecil B. Demented, Cry-Baby (1990), Mrs. Winterbourne (1996), A Dirty Shame (2004), The Business of Being Born (2008), baby Cakes (1989), Gameshow Marathon (2006), Loving Leah (2009), The Ricki-Lake Show (2012-13) and many more. She was a competitor in Dancing With the Stars (13th season) where she finished in 3rd place.
Her private life is not as good as her career with ups and downs. Ricki dated her boyfriend Rob Sussman several times and decided to get married in October 1993. In March of 1994, they finally married in Las Vegas, Nevada. She gave birth to her first son Milo Sebastian Sussman on 22nd of August in 1997 and after 4 years on 18th of June in 2001 she gave birth to the second child Owen Tyler Sussman. However, misfortune hit their happily married life as they decided for a separation in August, 2003.
decided for a separation in August, 2003. They divorced in 2005. It was in the summer of 2009, when she commenced dating with Christian Evans. Their 2 years of dating affair finally ended in the August of 2011 when they became engaged. They married on 8th April in 2012 but divorced after 2 years of their marriage in 2014. She is currently single as she doesn’t have a husband.
She has a huge fan following in twitter with more than 265 thousand followers. She has tweeted about 11 thousand and 400 times. Her Instagram account is followed by 59 thousand and seven hundred people with a total post of 758 till date. She is very regular in both of the social networking sites; you can follow her as @RickiLake in twitter and @rickilake in Instagram for recent news on her.
Her great performance skill and her dedication to her work have made her one of the great stars in the celebrity industry. She has a gigantic net worth of $15 million.
She has an average height of 5 feet 4 inches and weighs about 59 kg. According to sources, her weight was 120 kg in the early 90’s which she says was due to sexual abuse while she was a child. She was popular for her weight loss in the early months of 2007; she decreased a total of 11kg with the help of a ‘new routine’. She wears a bra size of 40C. Her feet size is 7. She can seduce any men with her illustrious body and sexy legs which look red hot even at the age of 47.
She is very lucky in everything that she does; she won prize money of $5,587 at the Luxury Ladies Poker event in 15th of January in 2011.