Ricky Whittle Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family & More

Ricky Whittle

Biography / Wiki

Ricky Whittle is one of the extraordinary actors whose performances stand out in every movie and TV show. He developed a dedicated fan base with his fabulous acting skills in the television series American Gods.

He had to face frequent bullying at his predominantly white school throughout his childhood because of his dark skin but he demonstrated to the world how hard work and dedication toward dreams can turn into a successful personality on earth.

In his school days, he wanted to become a professional footballer but a series of freak incidents forced him to give up his athletic dreams and look for other avenues instead.

Height / Weight / Age

Born on the 31st of December 1981, Ricky turns 43 years old. He is towering tall with a height of 175 centimeters and 5’9” in feet & inches. He possesses a fit and healthy personality with a weight of 72 kilograms and 154 lbs in pounds.

He seems younger with his Black eyes and Black hair. His body measures 38 inches chest, 32 inches waist and 35 inches hips and his biceps size is 14.5 inches approximately whereas his shoe size is 8 (US).

Net Worth

He earns the sum of a good amount of money and fame through her profession as an actor. Her estimated net worth is said to be $1 Million based on some online reports.

Education / Family

Ricky was born and raised up in Oldham, England, and belongs to Mixed-Ethnicity. He is born to his father Harry Whittle and her mother Maggie Whittle. In addition to this, he has two brothers whose names were not disclosed. He completed his schooling from High School and further attended Southhampton Solent University to study law and criminology.


Richard Whittle

Nickname Ricky
Birth Place Oldham, England.
Date Of Birth 31st of December 1979
Age 53 Years
Height In centimeters – 175 cm

In feet inches – 5’9”

Weight In Kilograms: 72 Kg

In Pounds: 154 lbs

Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Profession Actor
Sexual Orientation Straight
School High School
College Southhampton Solent University
Religion Christianity
Nationality American-English
Home Town Oldham, England
Current Residence LA, California, USA
Fathers Name Harry Whittle


Ricky Whittle with his father
Ricky Whittle with his father

Mothers Name Maggie Whittle


Ricky Whittle with his mother
Ricky Whittle with his mother

Brothers Two (name not known)
Sister Not Known

Career / Fashion And Style

He started his acting career with the sixth season of ‘Dream Team’ in 2002. He worked with ‘Dream Team’ until completing its ninth season. Later, he featured in a British medical series, ‘You Can Choose Your Friends’ in 2004. After that, he appeared in a popular British soap opera ‘Hollyoaks’ in 2006.

He remained with the show and appeared in 238 episodes in total. After quitting ‘Hollyoaks’, he debuted in films, and appeared in a short film called ‘Losing Sam’. Furthermore, he appeared in the American television show ‘Single Ladies’ in 2012 which followed by the television series ‘NCIS’.

Later, he was cast in ‘The 100’ and as Daniel Zamora in 2014. After that, he worked in the leading role of Shadow Moon in the fantasy drama series ‘American Gods’ and in the Netflix original movie ‘Nappily Ever After’.

Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife, and More

He is not married yet but he was in a relationship with actress Kirstina Colonna from 2016 to 2018 and previously dated his ‘Hollyoaks’ co-star Carley Stenson between 2007 and 2009.

Girlfriend Carley Stenson


Ricky Whittle with his ex-girlfriend Carley
Ricky Whittle with his ex-girlfriend Carley

Kirstina Colonna

Ricky Whittle with his ex-girlfriend Kirstina
Ricky Whittle with his ex-girlfriend Kirstina

Marital Status Unmarried
Wife None

Favorite Things

Here we are providing you a list of his favorite things.

Favorite Actors Kevin Spacey
Favorite Actress Charlize Theron
Favorite Musical Instrument Not Known
Favorite Singer(s) Not Known
Favorite Food Spanish Food
Favorite Destinations Paris
Favorite Color(s) Blue

Ricky Whittle

Some Interesting Facts About Ricky Whittle

  • He belongs to the Mixed-Ethnicity.
  • His zodiac sign is Capricorn.
  • His hobbies include Playing Music Instruments.
  • He owns the GT500 Eleanor.
  • He won the TRIC Award 2010 for Best TV Personality.
  • In the early 2000s, he worked as a model for Reebok.
  • He faced racial discrimination in his childhood because of his dark skin.
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