AI Ridenour is an actor and author, who is famous for his acting in the movies ‘Into the Zone: The Story of the Cacophony Society’. He is also an author book entitled 'Offbeat Food: Adventures in an Omnivorous World’.
He was born on 6th March 1961, in Pasadena, California. He holds American citizenship and belongs to white-descent ethnicity.
Here are some facts that you should know about Ridenour.
What’s His Net Worth?
Al Ridenour has made $2 million net worth which he managed to earn from acting as well as being a writer. He came into the Hollywood industry and makes his name by himself. But, he can not get success in his acting career.
Married Life With Margaret Cho
Actor Al was married to stand-up comedian and actress, Margaret Cho. They exchanged their wedding vows on the 13th of June 2003.
After living for 11 years they couldn’t handle their marriage and got divorced in 2015. They didn’t share any children.
Reason for Their Divorce
Having 11 years of married life, Ridenour and Cho took the decision of separation due to the drinking habits of Margret and even she spent many times in rehab. And Cho’s affair rumor with Scott Aukerman, Chris Isaak, and Quentin Tarantino helped the cause.
Al has obtained his graduation degree of BA’s in German and English literature from Indiana University Bloomington. Later he joined the University of California from where he received a Master in Fine Arts.
Ridenour has acted in the movies like Pox, Into the Zone: The Story of the Cacophony Society, and The Forbidden Dimensions. After appearing in these three movies, he hasn’t appeared in any films. He didn't get that much success in acting and started his career as a writer.
Known as an author
Besides acting, he is also an author. He published his first book, ‘Offbeat Food: Adventure in an Omnivorous World’. The book belongs to the genre of literary cookbooks which was published in 2000.
Eventually, on 12th September 2016, his second book came out ‘The Krampus and the Old, Dark Christmas: Roots and Rebirth of the folkloric Devil’. For his second book, he researched for 16 years, where he describes traditional witchcraft practices.
An author co-founder of an organization called Krampus Los Angeles, which works for making America free from Krampumania. He went to the Austrian Alps and Munich and met different cultural anthropologists and contemporary European Krampus groups.
Social Media Sites
Al Ridenour is active on the social page. He has a Twitter account with 516 followers and username @rIridenour. He joined in April 2019.