Giovanni Ribisi, originally known as Antonino Giovanni Ribisi, was born on December 17, 1974, in Los Angeles, California, U.S. He is also known as Vonni Ribisi. His profession includes being an actor and a producer from America. He was born to a musician, a keyboard player in “People!”, Albert Anthony Ribisi and, was mothered by Gay, who used to manage actors and writers. Besides Giovanni, his parents also parented his twin sister Marissa Ribisi, who is an actress by profession and another sister of his, Gina Ribisi, who is a vocal actress.
From his childhood days itself, Ribisi has been a performer as an actor. He portrayed characters on television programs such as 'The New Leave It to Beaver', 'Married… with Children', 'The Wonder Years', and 'My Two Dads'. In the above stated series, Giovanni starred as a child artist. He acquired popularity with his role in an episode of 'The X-Files -D.P.O', and also for his performance in '
', as Frank, Jr. Earlier, Ribisi had also made an appearance in an episode of 'The One with the Baby on the Bus'. In 'My Name Is Earl', Ribisi portrayed the character of Ralph, in its numerous episodes, in the interval between 2005 and 2008. The role of Ralph earned him a nomination at the Emmy Awards, in 2007. In 2006, he featured in a music video by Keane titled “Crystal Ball”, and also for "Talk about the Blues", a Jon Spencer Blues Explosion music video. In 2008, he also made an appearance in an HBO series '
Giovanni, had also contributed as a vocal artist in video games like the 2003 edition of 'Call of Duty', dubbing the role of Pvt. Elder, secondly in 'Marc Ecko’s Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure', where he dubbed Kyr1, in 2006, and also featured in 'James Cameron’s Avatar: The Game', dubbing Parker Selfridge, in 2009.
In1997, Giovanni Ribisi confirmed his bond of marriage with an actressnamed Mariah O’Brien. The couple delivered a daughter, Lucia. Unfortunately, they filed a divorce in 2001, and got separated. Eventually, later in 2007, Ribisi fell for Cat Power, a songwriter, and began his relationship with her. The couple got committed in a living relationship, which came to an end after half a decade in 2012. In the same year, Ribisi once again committed himself in a bond marriage to Agyness Deyn, an English model. But unfortunately, this marriage of him also became unsuccessful and the couple called for a divorce in January 2015.
Ribisi is a follower of Scientology and is an active member. He was present at the grand inauguration of a museum titled- Psychiatry: An Industry of Death, a Scientology initiative, in the end of 2005.