Rianti Cartwright

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Rianti Cartwright
BornRianti Rhiannon Cartwright
September 22, 1983
Bandung, West Java,  Indonesia
Other namesRianti R. Cartwright, VJ Rianti
Years active2005–present
Spouse(s)Banyu Biru Djarot (2001 - 2008), Alfonso Nainggolan "Cas" (2010 - present)
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Rianti Cartwright
BornRianti Rhiannon Cartwright
September 22, 1983
Bandung, West Java,  Indonesia
Other namesRianti R. Cartwright, VJ Rianti
Years active2005–present
Spouse(s)Banyu Biru Djarot (2001 - 2008), Alfonso Nainggolan "Cas" (2010 - present)
SignatureSignature of Rianti Cartwright.svg

Rianti Rhiannon Cartwright (born 22 September 1983 in Bandung, West Java, Indonesia) is Indonesian actress, model, presenter and VJ.[1] She's best known for her leading role as 'Aisha' in a romantic religious Indonesian hit movie "Ayat-Ayat Cinta"(Verses of Love) in 2008 and become a VJ for MTV Indonesia since 2005.

Early life[edit]

Cartwright was born of a Welsh father and Sundanese mother. She's the youngest of two children (in addition to an older brother). Cartwright was born a Muslim and is trilingual (Indonesian, Sundanese and English). At the age of five her family moved to England until her teens, when they moved back to Indonesia. She later attended Bandung International School. Cartwright graduated from University of Tasmania majoring in International Business and Marketing.

Cartwright has also been an editor for Maxx-M' magazine, a local magazine in Bandung.

Conversion to Roman Catholicism[edit]

On September 17, 2010, Rianti secretly married to a singer whose descendants are U.S. citizens of Batak origin, Cas Alfonso Nainggolan, at Saint Patrick's Cathedral, New York, United States. Two weeks before departure to the United States to get married, Rianti left the Muslim faith to become a baptized Catholic with the name Sophie Rianti Rhiannon Cartwright.

Career[edit]

Cartwright started her career at the age of 16 in modelling before she turned her attention to acting.

Cartwright had appeared in many films including Eiffel I'm in Love, Jomblo, Pesan Dari Surga in 2006, and D'Bijis in 2007 along with Indonesian famous actors, Tora Sudiro and Indra Birowo.

Cartwright has been named as an ambassador for AIDS and campaigned towards the younger generation to stay away from the risk of contacting the HIV virus.

She is currently serving as one of the Judges in popular Indonesian television show "Indonesia Mencari Bakat", a talent show modeled after Britain's Got Talent.

Now, she run Spa business and Cafe.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "KapanLagi.com: Rianti Cartwright: JOMBLO Dekat Dengan Realitas". Retrieved 2011-04-08. 
  2. ^ "RIANTI CARTWRIGHT Mantan VJ yang Jadi Pengusaha". April 15, 2013.