Popular as the husband to actress Christina Ricci, James Heerdegen is the guy who worked behind the cameras. He worked as a dolly grip — a member of the camera crew responsible for moving the camera dolly (the wheeled cart structure that the camera sits on).

On June 25, 2020, James came under the spotlight as Christina Ricci made a distress call. Reportedly, the Los Angeles Police Department responded to a domestic battery radio call at Christina’s home at around 9:20 a.m. that day. But no arrests were made.

A few days later, Christina filed for divorce from her husband, James.

Learn more about the insides of James Heerdegen in this short wiki. Also, get to know his height and net worth as you tag along with the article.

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Bio — Age, Birthday, Date Of Birth

With details on James’ date of birth/birthday yet to follow, solely based on looks — we can speculate that he was a 30-something year of age in 2021, while his wife was 40 years of age. Thus, James looked younger than her.

James Heerdegen Wiki — Parents, Siblings, Family

Heading out on an adventure, James Heerdegen found himself working in Hollywood, a few years after leaving his family. He didn’t talk much about his parents and siblings but it seems he headed out early on his own.

Moreover, James holds an American nationality and his parent’s name remained anonymous.

A family of three, James found a home in Christina. Being a parent himself, James shares a 5-year-old son named Freddie with her.

Four days before the alleged encounter, Christina posted a Father’s Day message to James on Instagram showing off the handmade cards she and Freddie made for him, and captioned, “We ♥️ you, Daddy! @jamesheerdegen ♥️”

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James Heerdegen Height, Weight, Distinct Features

Talking about his distinct features, James rocked his Tommy-Shelby hairstyle in his long and triangular face.

Furthermore, James Heerdegen is a tall and lean man with a height of around 6 feet 2 inches (187.96 cm) and weighs 89 kg (196.21 lbs).

Social Media Reach: IG, Twitter, Facebook

As of 2021, James wasn’t active on social media. However, he had an Instagram account @Jamesheerdegen which he later deleted. His Twitter and Facebook accounts were not found.

James Heerdegen Net Worth, Movies, Job

James Heerdegen’s job resume is quite extensive. As a dolly grip, he had over 52 movies and TV shows credited to his name.

Mentioning some of the familiar ones are — Birdman (2014), Elementary (2012-2014), Captain Phillips (2013), Holmes Sweet Homes (2013), Men in Black 3 (2012), Friends with benefits (2011), Mr.Popper’s Pengins (2011), Sex and the City 2 (2010) and many more.

As of 2020, before the divorce settlement, James Heerdegen’s net worth was estimated to be under $1 Million, while his wife Christina Ricci’s net worth accounted for $18 million.

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James Heerdegen & Christina Ricci: Dating, Wedding, Divorce

Ricci and Heerdegen met on the set of ABC’s short-lived series Pan Am in 2011 and started dating a year after. After another year, the duo got engaged in February 2013  and held their wedding in October that year.


James Heerdegen with his then-wife Christina Ricci (Pic- Page Six)

Furthermore, the wedding was quite the NYC shindig and it was held at Harold Pratt House and Peterson Hall, Manhattan.

Also, the couple welcomed their only child, son Freddie, a year after marriage.

Fast forward to June 2020, Christina Ricci was granted an emergency protective order against her husband, Heerdegen following an alleged domestic battery incident.

According to TMZ, Christina reportedly cited irreconcilable differences as the reason and was asking for sole legal and physical custody of their son, Freddie.

In Jan 2021, a Judged granted Christina a restraining order against James. As per TMZ, the abuse against Christina began around late-2019 after she brought up a possible divorce. When the lockdown commenced in 2020, she found herself trapped with a violent abuser.

Christina’s filings claimed James attacked her twice in June 2020. In once instance, James allegedly threw coffee and a table at her. What’s more, Christina alleged James threatened to dismembered her into small pieces.

With the filings, Christina was also seeking to block James from releasing an unspecified video and audio. She wanted him to hand over the materials.

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