Rib Hillis Biography Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Family, Career

Rib Hillis is an American Actor and a Model. He has done movies and TV shows like Piranhaconda, Cowboys vs. Dinosaurs, Shockwave, The Wrong Man, Psycho Storm Chaser, My Sister’s Serial Killer Boyfriend, A Date With Deception, The Wrong Housesitter, Swim, A Christmas Wish in Hudson, A Christmas Cruise, The Wrong Boy Next Door, The Wrong Friend, Model Citizens, Kill Shot, Powder Pup, Birthday Cake, and Die for a Dollar. Apart from these, Rib Hillis has given various other cinematic performances.

Rib Hillis Biography Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Family, Career

Personal Details

Full Name Robert Duane Hillis
Nick Name Rib
Date Of Birth November 21, 1970
Age (approx) 53 years old as of January 2024
Birth Place Suffern, New York, United States
Current Address New York, United States
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Ethnicity Mixed
Religion Christian
Nationality American
Occupations Actor, Model
School Newton South High School
College/ University Not Known
Educational Qualification Graduate
Net Worth $12 million as of 2024
Marital Status Married
Debut TV Series: General Hospital (1996)

Physical Appearances

Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Dark Brown
Height 6 Feet / 1.83 m
Weight 82 Kg/ 180lbs
Chest 38 Inches
waist 34 Inches
Biceps 14 Inches
Shoe Size 11 US

Personal Life ( Family, Friends, Girlfriends, Wife, Children)

Father Not Known
Mother Not Known
Sibling Not Known
  • Melissa Blackler (2004-2008)
  • Jessica Morris (2023)

Early life

Rib Hillis was born on the 21st of November 1970 and his place of birth is Suffern, New York, US. The current age of this actor is 53 years and his zodiac sign is Scorpio. He mostly grew up in Newton, Massachusetts. He has 2 sisters and a brother. Rib has studied at the Newton South High School. This actor adopted the nickname Rib when he was in third grade.

The alternative nickname of Rib Hillis is Rib and his birth name is Robert Duane Hillis. Rib Hillis’ dad is a veterinarian.


When Rib Hillis was studying at the University of Colorado, a modeling agent discovered his talent. For his modeling projects, he traveled to various countries like Paris, Milan, London, LA, Sydney, and Barcelona. He also appeared in the Season 4 of America’s Next Top Model.


Rib Hillis married Elena Grinenko in the year 2012 and they got divorced in the year 2022. Earlier he was married to Melissa Blackler (they got married in the year 2000 and were divorced in the year 2008). He has 2 children with Melissa Blackler and their names are Hannah Hillis and Dane Hillis. He also has 2 children with Elena and their names are Odin Harley Hillis and Magnus Zander Hillis. Some media reports state that Rib Hillis is now married to Jessica Morris in 2023.

Rib’s wedding photo

Careers and success

Rib Hillis is known for his roles in The Rookie, The Wrong Man, Sins and Seduction, and Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. Rib has 7 upcoming projects in the future.

Apart from being an actor, Rib Hillis is a producer and a production designer. He is the producer as well as the production designer of Kill Shot and Powder Pup and both of these cinematic works are in post-production stages. He has produced various other shows, videos, and shorts. Rib Hillis was also the production designer for iWalk Boxing and Puppy Swap: Love Unleashed.

He appeared in the music video named Love is Hard on the Knees.

Rib Hillis is a really good host and a model. He was once a very sought-after model in Europe and has worked for popular brands like GQ, Esquire, Hugo Boss, Armani, and Versace. He has various national and international ad campaigns and commercials to his credit.

Rib Hillis wanted to explore the world outside the modeling industry. Thus, he tried acting and got a lot of good opportunities. He has worked in Ugly Betty, Modern Family, and Two and a Half Men. This actor has also worked for the non-scripted reality TV segment and has hosted various shows and interviewed many celebrities.

He has his own Production Company by the name Speed Merchant Productions that produces films, talent, and live events. His role as Hamilton in Sharktopus and Pteraconda gave him a lot of popularity.

Interesting facts

  • Rib Hillis’ height is 6 feet. Rib is active on social media platforms like LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube, and Twitter. This actor has brown hair and blue eyes.

Rib Hillis Biography Age, Height, Family, Career

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