Ricki Lake who is an American actress, producer as well as an Emmy Award winning TV host was born on 21st September of the year 1968. She is mostly known for her talk show that was broadcast internationally from 1993 till 2004. Her parents are Barry and Jill who are a pharmacist and homemaker respectively. She as largely bought up by paternal grand-mother named Sylvia Lake until her death from the breast cancer in the year 1978.
At the beginning of her acting career, Lake made her debut as the lead character named Tracy Turnblad in the 1988 Hairspray. She also starred in the other movies which also include Cry-Baby, Cecil B. Demented, as well as Serial Mom. Her other filmography as well as TV credits include The In Crowd, Working Girl, Cookie, Baby Cakes, Buffy the Vampire, Where the Day Takes You, Skinner, A Dirty Shame, Park, Loving Leah and more. Prior to that, Lake she also had her own talk show called Ricki Lake and she was the youngest person at that time to host the talk show format when she was 24 years old.
Her other TV credits include Kate & Allie, ABC Afterschool Special, Baby Cakes, Starting Now, China Beach, Gravedale High, The Chase, Riders in the Sky, Based on an Untrue Story, Murder She Purred, The King of Queens, Higglytown Heroes, Gameshow Marathon, King of the Hill, Matters of Life and dating, Loving Leah, Charm School with Ricki Lake, Drop Dead Diva, The Oprah Winfrey Show, Dancing with the Stars and The Ricki Lake Show. She is very much hard working and her dedication towards her work has let her earn the estimated net worth of $18 million.
To talk about her personal life biography, Lake is a married woman. She has married twice and divorced once. At first, she was married to her first husband Rob Sussman. They met with each other in October of 1993 on the Halloween. Later, they exchanged their vows in March of the following year in Las Vegas. She also has two children, both sons together with Rob who are named as Milo Sebastian Sussman and Owen Tyler Sussman. Later, Ricki and Ron got separated in August of 2003 and they got divorced in 2005. After that, she began dating with Christian Evans in summer of 2009. The couple then got engaged in August of 2011 and later tied their knot on 8th April of the following year.
Apart from that, Ricki has now reached at the age of 46. Lake pursued a new routine in early 2007 by resulting in 11 kg of weight loss which took her down to the 54 kg. In early 1990s, Ricki’s weight peaked at 120 kg. besides that, she is also active in facebook, Instagram and Twitter.