Ariana Madix – Famous Reality TV Star

Who is Ariana Madix?

Ariana Madix is an actress and reality TV personality, best known for appearing in Vanderpump Rules and Paradise City.


June 24, 1985

Birth Place

Melbourne, Florida, United States of America

Zodiac Sign


Personal Life

Madix studied at Flagler College, graduating with two Bachelor’s degrees in Theatre and Broadcast Communications. The actress became involved with Tom Sandoval, another personality on Vanderpump Rules.

Professional Life

The actress started working with the comedy website CollegeHumor. She would appear in their sketches and videos between 2009 and 2015.

She would receive guest roles in various series, such as Single Siblings. In addition to this, she would appear in various films, such as Killer Eye: Halloween Haunt in 2011 and Attack of the 50 Foot Cheerleader in 2012.

Madix started working in the restaurants SUR and Villa Blanca, belonging to reality TV personality Lisa Vanderpump. In 2013, this earned her a spot on the reality TV series Vanderpump Rules, which would follow the lives of the workers at these restaurants, often aspiring artists as well.

Other cast members in Vanderpump Rules include Lisa VanderpumpDayna Kathan, James Kennedy, Jax Taylor, Lala Kent, Scheana Shay, Stassi Schroeder, Tom Sandoval and Tom Schwartz.

In the course of the show, Madix became romantically involved with Tom Sandoval, another member of the cast. She would remain a cast member for years as the series continues to run into 2022. The show is focused on the personal and professional trials of the servers, bartenders, and other members of the staff of these restaurants, who often find themselves in the same position as Madix, that is, aspiring to a TV or film career.

In 2018, the actress appeared in the film Dirty Dealing as Raine. The next year, she would be in Dead End as Amanda.

On television, the actress would appear in The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills as herself. Vanderpump Rules is a spin-off of the series that originally featured Lisa Vanderpump.

In 2013 as well, the actress was in Dads. Then, she played Melanie in 2014 in Anger Management, starring Charlie Sheen. In 2016, she would appear in Lonely and Horny. Her next role would come in 2018 in Waking Up With Strangers as Chloe Shrager.

In 2019, Madix took part in Celebrity Family Feud as part of the Vanderpump Rules crew facing Chrissy Teigen and John Legend in this game show. The same year she was in The Other Two.

In 2021, Madix was cast as Bobbi in Paradise City.

In addition to her work in reality TV and acting, Madix released a book, which was co-authored by Tom Sandoval. The book was titled Fancy AF Cocktails: Drink Recipes from a Couple of Professional Drinkers. The book came out in 2019 and was published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.


The actress is also an equestrian with a lot of skill. She has also won two national dance competitions.

In 2018, she got a skin cancer diagnosis and had surgery to treat it.

She is also known by her nickname, Dizzle.

Her job as a bartender at the Vanderpump restaurants was meant for survival but allowed her a great career opportunity.

In addition to working with CollegeHumor, Madix has worked with ESPN and MTV.


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