Just Married: Actress Tichina Arnold Ties The Knot

Actress Tichina Arnold got married on Saturday to her fiancé, basketball coach Rico Hines in Hawaii.

The couple wed in an intimate ceremony held at the Oasis Oceanfront Estate in Honolulu.

Arnold and Hines announced their engagement in March and she designed her engagement ring.

“Rico and I enjoyed our fist vacation in Hawaii so we knew that we wanted to legalize our love here. However, we chose Honolulu instead of the romantic island of Maui as we knew our guests would have so many more entertaining options on this festive island,” the actress told

Rico Hines, Alijah & Tichina Arnold

This is the second marriage for the 43-year-old actress, who divorced Lamon Brewster in 1995 after three years of marriage.

Arnold also has an eight-year-old daughter, Alijah Kai, from her previous relationship with music producer Carvin Haggins.

The New York-bred talent, who has starred on sitcoms like “Martin” and “Everybody Hates Chris,” currently stars on the TV Land series, “Happily Divorced.”

Hines has worked as the assistant coach for men’s basketball at St. Johns for the last two years.  Prior to that, the 34-year-old, Greenville, N.C. native worked as a player/athletic development assistant for the NBA’s Golden State Warriors.


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