Michelle Christine is the girlfriend of actor and painter, Richard Grieco best known for his role on the 80’s Fox series, 21 Jump Street.
Michelle’s famous beau is making headlines after he attempted to fly from Texas to Pennsylvania and instead ended up in jail. The 54-year-old NY native apparently had too much to drink and was yelling at staff and slurring his speech while at his gate at Dallas/Fort Price Worldwide Airport. In addition sources say he reeked of booze.
Grieco is well remembered as one half of the sibling ’80s police series 21 Jump Street and Booker, in which Grieco played bad-boy detective Dennis Booker.
Born Richard John Grieco Jr. -on March 23, 1965; his interest in performing began in high school where he was also active in sports.
He was recruited to play for Central Connecticut University as a linebacker and fullback but left after two years to pursue a career in modeling.
As a model, he worked with major brands such as Calvin Klein, Chanel, and Armani. During this time he studied acting and made his debut playing Rick Gardner on the ABC daytime soap One Life to Live in 1985 and remained with the show through 1987.
Since then, Grieco has played leading and supporting roles on television and in features. Grieco made his feature-film debut playing Bugsy Siegel in Mobsters (1991), and in If Looks Could Kill.
In addition, he released the CD Waiting for the Sky to Fall, which became a smash hit in Europe. Grieco is alos known as the executive producer of the reality TV show “Gigolos,” and has been painting for more than 20 years.
Richard has been in a relationship with current girlfriend Michelle for years. He was previously in a relationship with Kimber Sissons with whom he fathered a son, Dylan born in 1999.
Michelle Christine met Grieco while she was at an art gallery. She was there to buy a painting and was with her mother at the time. The two have been together since at least 2015.
Not much is known about the lovely Michelle Christine other than she enjoys her man’s art and is also supportive of him as she has appeared next to him during red carpet events. Other than that, the redhead seems to enjoy a low profile.
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