With a degree in acting, Jennifer Ricchiazzi graduated from The University of Southern California in 1996 set on becoming a casting director. She believes that this background has helped give her a keen eye for talent. After internships at the Mark Taper Forum and FOX Television, she went on to work on some of the biggest and most critically acclaimed movies with some of the most talented casting directors in the business including David Rubin (The Talented Mr. Ripley and Wild Wild West), Deborah Aquila (The Illusionist and Underworld) and Billy Hopkins & Kerry Barden (Pineapple Express and Déjà vu).
Going independent in 2005, she has cast such films as Free Ride, Fat Kid Rules the World, The Lears, and The Clapper. She opened her own office in the Los Feliz area of Los Angeles.