Ariana Madix

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Ariana Madix
Born (1985-06-24) June 24, 1985 (age 34)
EducationFlagler College
Occupationactress , television personality, author , model
Years active2008–present
Known forVanderpump Rules
Partner(s)Tom Sandoval

Ariana Madix (born June 24, 1985), is an American actress, television personality, model and author.[1] She currently stars on the Bravo reality television series Vanderpump Rules.[2]

Early life[edit]

Ariana Madix was born on June 24, 1985 in Melbourne, Florida and raised by her father Jim and mother Tanya. Her brother Jeremy was born in 1992. She attended Eau Gallie High School (Class of 2003) and Flagler College (Class of 2007). She received Bachelor’s degrees in Theatre and Broadcast Communications from Flagler College.[3] While in college, she worked at Walt Disney World as costumed characters[4] such as Princess Aurora, Chip, Dale, Ariel[5], and Cinderella. After graduating from college, Madix relocated to New York City. She had a competitive equestrian career and won two national dance championships, before her television career.[3]


Early in her career, she was frequently cast in videos for comedy website CollegeHumor.[6] She has appeared in guest roles on several television series, including Dads, Anger Management, Single Siblings and Waking Up with Strangers. She has appeared in films Working It Out (2010), Killer Eye: Halloween Haunt (2011), Attack of the 50 Foot Cheerleader (2012), Dirty Dealing 3D (2018) and Dead End (2019).

She started working at Lisa Vanderpump's restaurants SUR and Villa Blanca, which earned her a spot on the reality television series Vanderpump Rules in 2013, following the lives of the SUR and Villa Blanca servers.[7] In 2019, she appeared as herself in the comedy television series The Other Two, in the episode "Chase Shoots a Music Video".

Madix and Tom Sandoval released their cocktail book titled Fancy AF Cocktails: Drink Recipes from a Couple of Professional Drinkers on December 3, 2019 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.[8][9] The cocktail book quickly rose to the top of multiple sales charts.

Madix is popular on social media and endorses products such as beauty and wellness products on Instagram. She has partnered with several brands, including Good American Denim, Daniel Wellington watches[10] and DIFF Eyewear sunglasses.[11]

Personal life[edit]

Madix resides in San Fernando Valley with her boyfriend, Vanderpump Rules co-star Tom Sandoval.[12]


Film roles
Year Title Role Notes
2008 Swing Vote: What Side Are You On? Jackie Short film
2010 Working It Out Bar Girl #1
2011 Killer Eye: Halloween Haunt Catalina
2012 The Dead Want Women Danni
2012 Reparations Hope Short film
2012 Attack of the 50 Foot Cheerleader Pledge #2
2018 Dirty Dealing 3D Raine
2019 Dead End Amanda
Television roles
Year Title Role Notes
2009 The CollegeHumor Show Lexi Meyers Episode: "The Morning After"
2009–15 CollegeHumor Originals Hot Girl / Alexis / Lexi 10 episodes
2009 NFL Writers Room Ariana 2 episodes
2011 Tilt-A-World Ruby 6 episodes
2011 LoveFinder Amanda Television film
2013 Single Siblings Hot Burping Girl Episode: "More Than Facebook Friends?"
2013 The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Herself Episode: "A Catered Affair to Remember"
2013–present Vanderpump Rules Herself Series regular
2013 Dads Female Employee Episode: "My Dad's Hotter Than Your Dad"
2014 Anger Management Melanie Episode: "Charlie's Living the Dream"
2016 Lonely and Horny Brianne Episode: "Threesome"
2018 Waking Up With Strangers Chloe Shrager Episodes: "Legend", "Pretty in Pink"
2019 Celebrity Family Feud Herself Episode: "Chrissy Teigen & John Legend vs. Vanderpump Rules and Terry & Rebecca Crews vs. Karamo Brown"
2019 The Other Two Herself Episode: "Chase Shoots a Music Video"


  1. ^ "Ariana Madix". Bravo TV Official Site. 2014-10-13. Retrieved 2019-08-08.
  2. ^ "Ariana Madix | TV Guide". Retrieved 2019-08-08.
  3. ^ a b "ABOUT". arianamadix2017. Retrieved 2019-08-08.
  4. ^ "Which SURver Once Worked as a Disney Princess?". Bravo TV Official Site. 2015-11-16. Retrieved 2019-06-24.
  5. ^ Madix, ✨ Ariana (2019-03-04). "Once a princess, always a". @ariana2525. Retrieved 2019-06-24.
  6. ^ Staff, C. H., The Hover Hand Song (Britney Spears Parody), retrieved 2019-06-25
  7. ^ "Pumped up: Melbourne's Ariana Madix joins 'Vanderpump Rules'". Florida Today. Retrieved 2019-08-09.
  8. ^ "Ariana Madix and Tom Sandoval's Vanderpump Rules Cocktail Book Is Finally Coming — See the Cover". Retrieved 2019-08-08.
  9. ^ cocktails, Fancy AF. "drink recipes from a couple of professional drinkers". Fancy AF cocktails. Retrieved 2019-08-08.
  10. ^ "🌙 Ariana Madix 🌙 on Instagram: "The options are endless at @danielwellington. I change my watch strap based on my outfit ❤️ You can too using my code ARIANAMADIX to get an…"". Instagram. Retrieved 2019-08-20.
  11. ^ "🌙 Ariana Madix 🌙 on Instagram: "You know what the worst part about iced tea is? It's gone too fast and then you have to get a refill. I think i reused this cup 4 times…"". Instagram. Retrieved 2019-08-20.
  12. ^ David, Mark; David, Mark (2019-02-27). "'Vanderpump Rules' Stars Tom Sandoval and Ariana Madix Settle Down in the San Fernando Valley". Variety. Retrieved 2019-08-08.

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