Ruth Righi

Ruth Righi was born on September 7, 2005. She is a well-known actress who rose to prominence after starring in Disney’s teen drama series “Sydney to the Max.” Righi began acting and dancing at the early age of three. She has appeared on Broadway and in various plays, including “School of Rock” and “Really Rosie!” before beginning her television career. Despite her youth, Righi has achieved enormous success and is now one of the most gifted teen performers in the American television industry. Let’s celebrate her today!

Fast Facts

Full Name:

Ruth Mouma Righi

Birth date:

September 7, 2005



Zodiac Sign:



5' 5"

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Ruth Righi was born in Santa Cruz, California on September 7, 2005. Her zodiac sign is Virgo. She enjoys dancing, making pottery, and playing the piano. She also enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She is a fan of Ariana Grande, Billie Eilish, and Stevie Wonder. Righi considers herself a foodie and loves snacking on grapefruit and chocolate. She also loves eating macaroni and cheese. Malala Yousafzai, a Pakistani activist, actress Tina Fey, and Ruth Bader-Ginsburg are among her inspirations.

Righi began acting and dancing at the early age of three. She began playing the piano when she was five years old. Her early love of performing led to a career as an actress. Despite her age, Righi has achieved enormous success and is now one of the most gifted teen performers in the American television industry. She had her debut appearance on television in 2018 when she appeared in an episode of the television series “Happy!”

In early 2019, she began starring as the titular character in the Disney Channel comedy series “Sydney to the Max” alongside Ava Kolker, Jackson Dollinger, Caroline Rhea, Ian Reed Kesler, and Christian J. Simon. In the opening episode, “Can’t Dye This,” she first appears as Sydney Reynolds. Laugh Productions developed the series, which premiered on January 25, 2019. Righi has been in some Broadway productions, including “School of Rock” and “Really Rosie!” before making the transition to television. She released her first single, ‘Curls,’ her first single for Disney Channel Voices, which was released on May 10, 2019.

Career timeline

She Makes Her Broadway Debut

Before acting on television, Righi performs on Broadway featuring in “School of Rock.”

Her First Television Appearance

She features in an episode of “Happy!,” a comedy-drama series.

Her First Single

She releases her first single, ‘Curls,’ on May 10 for Disney Channel Voices.

Sydney to the Max

She first appears as Sydney Reynolds in the first episode titled “Can’t Dye This.”

Why We Love Ruth Righi

  1. She helps others

    Righi recognizes the significance of compassion and giving back to those around her even at the age of 14. She collaborated with Ryan Seacrest's Ryan Seacrest Foundation to see a sick child in the hospital virtually. She expressed her gratitude to the foundation for allowing her to participate in the event on Instagram.

  2. Her family is her biggest influence

    Righi said that her family has been her biggest influence. They have always been her support system helping her pursue her dreams. They help inspire her and strengthen her to keep going.

  3. She is a young star

    For as long as Righi can remember, acting has been a part of her life. Her parents are both artists (her mother is a dancer, and her father is a musician), and they got her engaged in the local theater scene at a young age. Her first role was in “Mulan” for a community theater production, while she was still in elementary school.

5 Surprising Facts

  1. Righi is a Green Day fan

    Although the band Green Day was formed approximately 20 years before she was born, she is a tremendous fan of their music.

  2. She’s a fan of “Dance Moms”

    Righi enjoys watching "Dance Moms" on Reality T.V.

  3. She played the guitar

    The Sydney character was originally supposed to be a skater but the production team changed this detail after learning that she doesn’t skate.

  4. She likes being outside

    Her hobbies include hiking and zip-lining.

  5. She had a crush on Zac Efron

    Like many teen girls, Righi had a crush on Troy Bolton from “High School Musical.”

Ruth Righi FAQs

Is Ruth Righi mixed race?

Righi was born to a black mother and a white father.

How old was Ruth Righi in the first season of “Sydney to the Max?”

She was 11 years old.

How many Instagram followers does Ruth Righi have?

In 2022, she has over 282,000 followers.

Ruth Righi’s birthday dates

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