Rike Schmid can be seen as an actress in television series, including the lead in the ZDF crime show »Die Augenzeugin« (tr.: The eyewitness), as well as in independent cinema productions. She also performed in theatre plays such as the generational portrait »Wir« (tr.: We), directed by Martin Gypkens, the theatre adaptation »Baal« (dir. Uwe Janson) and the Third Reich epic »Hitlerkantate« (tr.: Hitler Cantata) by Jutta Brückner. In 2010 she can be seen in the RTL production »Ausgerechnet Afrika« (tr.: Africa, of all places), among others. In addition to acting, she graduated in Sociology in 2009.