Tichina Arnold has filed a divorce from her estranged husband Rico Hines 5.5 years after their split. As per the actress, the two broke up after she caught hold of Rico’s alleged leaked tape in 2016.
The American actress was first married to Lamon Brewster. The pair got together in 1991 but decided to split four years later. Tichina found love again in 2012 when she met Rico. However, their relationship also came to an end years later.
Who is Tichina Arnold’s husband?
Tichina was married to Rico, an American basketball coach. He serves as the player development coach of the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association.
From a young age, Rico had showcased his passion for basketball. He served as the captain for UCLA’s basketball team during his final three seasons. Even though he graduated in 2001, Rico continued to support the team in every way he could.
As per NBA’s official website, Rico has worked with several NBA and collegiate players by coaching and training them ahead of the season. To add to this, Rico was the assistant coach for St. John’s University and the Golden State Warriors.
To date, he continues doing what he loves. At the moment, Rico has over 96k followers on Instagram. He often posts snippets from his practice sessions.
Rico Hines relationship with the actress’ explored
Rico and Tichina got married in August 2012. Their wedding took place surrounded by their close friends and family members.
As per TMZ, their relationship came to an end after Rico was involved in a leaked tape scandal. At the moment, it is unclear when the Martin actress filed for a divorce. However, the documents received by the outlet reveals “irreconcilable differences” as the reason for the split.
Meanwhile, their separation date has been mentioned as January 12, 2016. Previously, Tichina had alleged that she had also seen several text messages from different women. While she did not shed light on the details, Tichina did confirm their relationship had ended because Rico was unfaithful.
Do they have any children?
Tichina and Rico do not have any children. However, the actress is a proud mother to her daughter Alijah Kai Haggins, who she shares with music producer Carvin Haggins.
Alijah was born in 2013 and Tichina was dating Carvin at that time. After their split, The Neighbors actress raised her daughter as a single mother.