Ricki Lake is an American singer, songwriter and actress. She first came to prominence in the late 1990s as a member of the boyband Caught in the Act. After leaving Caught in the Act, she started her own music career and released two albums. She has since released several other albums and toured internationally. In 2018, she won the Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a TV Mini-Series or Movie.

Ricki Lake: Early Life And Career 

Ricki Lake
Ricki Lake

Ricki Lake was born on October 11, 1972, in Encinitas, California. She is the daughter of Sharon and Ricki Lake. Her father is a real estate agent and her mother is a singer. Lake started singing at 4 years old and started performing publicly at 7. She made her television debut in the musical Aida at the age of 9. In 1992, she released her first album, which was met with critical acclaim. The album spawned the hit single “Walking on Sunshine”.

That same year, she starred in the ABC sitcom Caught in the Act. After the show ended its run in 1993, she released her second album. The album was met with even more critical acclaim and became successful within the music industry. In 1997, she won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in The Golden Globe-winning film Mighty Aphrodite. She has since reprised that role for two additional films.

Her Early Albums 

Ricki Lake’s first album was released in 1996. It was called “Caught in the Act”. The album spawned the hit single “At Your Best”. Ricki Lake then released her follow-up album in 1998, which was called “The Heat”. After that, she released several other albums. Some of her albums have been successful and received critical acclaim. She has won several awards, including a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a TV Mini-Series or Movie.

Her TV Series Caught In The Act 

Ricki Lake’s TV series Caught in the Act is set to air on Bravo in 2019. The show follows the story of a group of young people who are caught up in the world of show business. The series is produced by Ricki Lake and tells the story of her life as an actress, singer and songwriter.

The first season of Caught in the Act was released on August 16, 2018 and it aired on Bravo. The second season is set to air on October 9, 2019.

Her Golden Globe Awards

In 2018, Ricki Lake won the Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a TV Mini-Series or Movie. The award was given to her for her role in the show “The Crown”.

Her Tour Dates

Ricki Lake’s tour dates are as follows: 

1/4/2018 – The Palladium in London, England 

1/5/2018 – The Melbourne Arena in Melbourne, Australia 

1/6/2018 – The Brisbane Entertainment Centre in Brisbane, Australia 

1/7/2018 – The Perth Showgrounds in Perth, Australia 

1/8/2018 – The Sydney Opera House in Sydney, Australia 

1/9/2018 – The Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne, Australia 

1/10/2018 – The Belfast showgrounds in Belfast, Northern Ireland


In this article, we’re going to take a look at some of the interesting facts about Ricki Lake. We’ll also give some tips on how you can enjoy her music and watch her TV show.


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