Robbie Amell

Robbie Amell biography
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Interesting Biography Facts

Real name

Robert Patrick Amell


actor, model

Birth Date

April 21, 1988


33 years

Zodiac Sign



Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Lawrence Park Collegiate Institute, Canadian Studios Acting Academy



Robbie Amell family members

Father's Name

Rob Amell Sr.

Mother's Name

Jo Burden-Amell

Siblings names

Jamie Burke (sister)

Is Robbie Amell a gay/bisexual?


What is Robbie Amell marital status?


Who is Robbie Amell wife?

Italia Ricci

When did get married?

October 15, 2016

How many children does he have?

1 (son Robert Amell V)

Robbie Amell wife

Italia Ricci (wife)

Italia Ricci


Date of birth: October 29, 1986

The name of Robbie Amell’s wife is Stephanie Italia Ricci. She is an actress, whom you may know as Emily Rhodes from the political series “Designated Survivor”.

She was born in Richmond Hill, Canada in the family of Terry Lee and Angelo Ricci. She studied at Queen’s. Ricci launched the career of a professional actress in 2007. The stunningly beautiful girl appeared in the sex comedy “American Pie Presents: Beta House”. There are Many other hit projects on her film list, too. They are “Chasing Life”, “House, M.D.”, “Greek” to name a few.

Italia started dating the famous actor Robbie Amell in 2008. The couple got engaged in 2014 and tied a knot officially two years later. In one of his interviews, Robbie told, that he allowed his beloved woman to feel free while planning the wedding day. He was ready to do everything for her to be happy.

Robbie Amell kids

Robert Amell V (son)

Robert Amell V son Robbie Amell


Date of birth: September 12, 2019

As of 2021, Robbie has just one kid with his wife Italia Ricci – a son Robert Amell V. The boy was born early in the morning – at 4.15 a.m. on a warm autumn day. Little Robbie Jr enjoys the happy life of a baby boy nowadays. He enjoys various kinds of activities with his parents – including long walks, swimming in the pool, and drawing.

Who are Robbie Amell parents?

Rob Amell (father)

Rob Amell


Robbie’s father (and namesake) Mr. Amell is a Canadian resident. He is busy in the jewelry business. Many years ago he tried his hand in acting himself and appeared as an occasional bartender in a horror film “American Psycho”. Thus, probably, Robbie inherited an acting gene from his dad.

Nowadays the actor is very close with his father and uses him as a role model for himself.

Jo Burden-Amell (mother)

Jo Burden Amell


Robbie’s mother was also busy in the jewelry industry alongside her husband. She comes from Toronto, Ontario, but she spent the major part of her life in Mississauga, Ontario. She is a mother of two – except for her son Robbie, she has a daughter Jamie.

Jo is very proud of her talented son and often posts pictures from his movies on her Facebook page.

Robbie Amell siblings

Jamie Burke (sister)

Jamie Burke sister Robbie Amell

The actor has a sister, named Jamie Amell. She tried modeling as a child, and that inspired her brother to follow her example and enter this industry, too. The siblings maintain close relationships till now, although both have already started their own families.

Jamie changed her surname after she tied a knot with Billy Burke. They parented two boys. So, Jamie is completely involved in motherhood as of now. Besides, she is a dog lover. With her husband, the woman owns two dogs.


Robbie Amell is a Canadian-born actor, who gained wide recognition in 2013 when he played the role in the American science fiction series “The Tomorrow People”. His other film credits include the teen comedy “The DUFF”, the horror-comedy “The Babysitter”, and others.

He was a primary school pupil when he tried his hand in modeling for the first time. But the boy didn’t dream to become an entertainer – he considered sports as his cup of tea. Little Robbie practiced playing hockey and was very good at it. But his life changed its flow in the early 2000s when he was cast as Daniel Murtaugh (Carmen Electra screen son) to the family comedy “Cheaper by the Dozen 2”. That movie, which was filmed in Muskoka, Canada, changed his life. After that Robbie chose acting as his main activity.

Nowadays, he is a mature versatile actor with a long list of hit movies and TV series. One of his brightest screen roles was in the series “Life with Derek”. He appeared in 17 episodes of the show and got a great opportunity to demonstrate his natural talent for acting. Robbie depicted Max Miller, the boyfriend of Ashley Leggat’s heroine Casey MacDonald. His handsome athletic character caught the hearts of teen girls all over the world. Thus, he became a celebrity not just in his home country Canada, but also in the USA and worldwide.

After that Amell became a household name and appeared in various TV projects, like “How I Met Your Mother”, “Pretty Little Liars”, “Modern Family” and others. He also appeared in big-screen movies, like “Nine Lives”, “Code 8”, “Desperados” etc.

Interesting and fun facts

  1. He decided to become an actor after he watched his cousin Stephen Amell on the screen and liked what he was doing. Stephen gained wide recognition after he had portrayed the lead character Oliver Queen in the series “Arrow”.
  2. In January 2020 Robbie and his wife officially became American citizens, about which Mr. Amell wrote on his Instagram.
  3. His great physical shape is a result of regular workouts. In his teens, he practiced not just ice hockey, but also the fighting art Muay Thai.
  4. His net worth is $2 million.
  5. His height is 6 ft 2 in and his weight is 174 pounds.
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