Rikki Marin, Everything About Cheech Marin’s Ex-wife

Rikki Marin was born Darlene Morley in Los Angeles, United States. She is an American who is a successful Hollywood actress, writer, and producer. She is also known as Rikki Morley Saunders. As of now, her age and actual birth date are not available. A lot of people know her for playing the role of Commie Lady in ‘Loose Shoes’, Gloria in ‘Cheech and Chong’s Next Movie’, and Princess II in ‘The Corsican Brothers’. She is also recognized as the previous wife of Cheech Marin (1975 – 1984).

Rikki Marin: Profile Summary

NameRikki Marin
Famous asCheech Marin’s Ex-wife, Actress
BirthplaceLos Angeles, United States
PartnerCheech Marin
ProfessionActress, Producer, Writer

Rikki Marin has kept her personal life away from the public and the media. She has lived a low profile life moreover, she hasn’t disclosed any information about her early life, educational qualification, siblings, family details, and other details. This page will do well to keep you informed on any new information about her life.


Rikki Marin started her career with roles in the comedy film “Gas Pump Girls” (1979) with Kirsten Baker and “Cheech & Chong’s Next Movie” (1980) with Cheech Marin. She appeared in the comedy film “Cheech and Chong’s Nice Dreams” (1981) with Cheech Marin and the Cheech Marin comedy “Things Are Tough All Over” (1982).

Rikki Marin also starred in the Cheech Marin comedy “Cheech and Chong’s The Corsican Brothers” (1984). Rikki got married to Cheech Marin on 1 November 1975, but the couple got separated in 1984, and together they have a child. Their daughter is called Carmen Marin.

Cheech Marin Rikki Marin’s Spouse

Rikki’s husband’s actual name is Richard Anthony “Cheech” Marin. He was born on July 13, 1946, in South Los Angeles, California. His parents are Elsa (née Meza), a secretary, and Oscar Marin, a police officer for the LAPD. He is an American actor, musician, comedian, and activist whose nickname “Cheech” is the short form of “chicharron”, fried pork rind, which is a popular snack and ingredient in Latin American cuisine. He rose to fame and is widely remembered for being featured in the comedy act Cheech & Chong during the 1970s and early 1980s with Tommy Chong and as Don Johnson’s partner, Insp. Joe Dominguez, on Nash Bridges.

Also Read: Carmen Marin: Who Is Cheech Marin’s Daughter?

Rikki’s husband was born with a cleft lip, which got surgically repaired. He is identified as Chicano and speaks Spanish, often used in his movies, but he is not fluent. He has also voiced characters in several Disney films, including Oliver & Company, The Lion King, the Cars series, Coco, and Beverly Hills Chihuahua. He is an avid golfer, although initially disliked the sport. He loves horse archery, which he practices on a special course that he has built on his private land.

Cheech (as part of GLE Brands Inc) signed an agreement with Heritage Cannabis Holdings Corporation (CSE: CANN) to have exclusive rights to use cannabis and cannabis-related products utilizing the Private Stash brand throughout Canada for 2 years, with the agreement automatically renewing for an additional year upon achieving various milestones.

Aside Rikki Marin, Cheech Marin married artist Patti Heid in 1986. The couple has two children and is divorced. Cheech also got married to his longtime girlfriend, Russian pianist Natasha Rubin, on August 8, 2009, in a sunset ceremony at their home.

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