Ricki Noel Lander is currently in a relationship with businessman Robert Kraft. Read about her net worth, movies, ‘Iron Man’ and other facts.
A brief about Ricki Noel Lander
Ricki Noel Lander is a famous American actress and dancer. She came into limelight after being the girlfriend of Robert (Bob) Kraft. Bob Kraft is the owner of the New England Patriots. Lander is the correspondent for the exploration series, ‘The Travel Detective’. Lander has appeared in various television shows throughout her career including, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Ugly Betty, Dirt and Prison Break. Lander has also played a part in ‘True Blood’ which is an episode of the CBS series, Unforgettable. Lander was a guest star in the hit show, Blue Bloods. Lander was raised in Salt Lake City, Utah and then she moved to Los Angeles to learn the Los Angeles Classical Ballet. Lander graduated from Florida International University with Academic and Artistic scholarships, receiving Bachelors of the Arts in Dance. While she was pursuing her acting career, Lander was under a seven year contract with Ford Models. She had to travel around the country for fashion shoots and ad campaigns such as: Benefit Cosmetics, Levi’s, Nordstrom, Macy’s, Bloomingdales, Target, Next UK, Report Shoes, Nine West and others. Lander is currently dating the American billionaire and business magnate Robert Kraft. He is the chairman and CEO of The Kraft Group and also 39 years elder to her. Combining her love for the arts and community, Lander currently serves on the Board of Directors for the New York City Ballet and also on the Board of Trustees for the Alvin Ailey Dance Company. In 2016, she co-chaired the New York City Ballet Fall Fashion Gala along with fellow hosts Sarah Jessica Parker and Daisy Maeda.
The net worth of Ricki Noel Lander
Ricki Noel Lander has a net worth of $2 million.
Career in movies
Lander has appeared in several television shows. Apart from that, she appeared in the blockbuster movie, ‘Iron Man’ in 2008. She starred alongside Robert Downey Jr. and Terrence Howard in Iron Man. Later in the same year, Lander starred in the lead role in ‘The Harsh Life of Veronica Lambert’. She starred in ‘The Harsh Life of Veronica Lambert’ along with Ed O’ Ross, Bart Johnson and Elena Satine. In 2013, Lander played a part in the Comedy Movie 43 where she appeared in the ‘Truth or Dare’ segment. She played nurse to Halle Berry’s character in the movie. Recently, Lander played a roel in the film, ‘Ant-Man’ with Paul Rudd. Lander currently works as a correspondent for the exploration series, ‘The Travel Detective alongside travel guru, Peter Greenberg. In 2014, Lander appeared as a correspondent and producer on the documentary Israel: The Royal Tour. She not only filmed but also narrated behind-the-scenes footage with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and First Lady Sara Netanyahu.
Interesting facts about the actress
There is something more to Ricki Noel Lander than being the girlfriend of business tycoon Robert Kraft: * She once made a bizarre audition tape with Kraft which went viral. There was a video recording of Kraft trying to help his partner film an audition tape for a part in ‘The Internship’, a movie starring Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn. She was auditioning for the role of ‘Mary Elena’ which required her to be in a bikini. Kraft looked quite awkward in the video. He helped her with her lines, did some dancing, a fake punch and blurted out expletives. The video left them both red faced and they scrambled to take it down. But before they could do anything, it went viral and it was very embarrassing. * Lander left home when she was just 15. She moved to California to train with the Los Angeles Classical Ballet. She became a dancer and later toured Japan as a dancer. She had graduated from Florida International University with a dance major degree. * She started dated Kraft when he had just lost his beloved wife, Myra, due to cancer. Myra was a renowned philanthropist. He got into deep depression after her death. The year of her death, Kraft’s Patriots players all wore a patch on their jerseys bearing her initials, ‘MHK.’ Kraft stopped sleeping and taking care of himself. After a year, he started seeing Lander and their relationship quickly blossomed. * The couple took a break after four years of dating. They were rumored to have separated their ways in 2015. But they are together again and going strong. * While accepting the AFC Championships trophy, Robert Kraft looked very drunk. But after some probe into the issue it was revealed that he has dementia. He is strictly on an apple sauce diet. Ricki Lander is forced by Kraft to spoon feed him his sauce as he sits on her lap.
One can check out her photos on @ricki.lander on Instagram. She uploads her latest photos on her Instagram account. She along with her boyfriend, Kraft, was spotted together at the Golden Globes party in 2018. Robert Kraft is 70 years old currently and suffering from dementia. She is just 30.