Ricky Garcia is an American actor and singer best known for being a member of the pop boy band known as “Forever in Your Mind”. As an actor, the young Puerto Rico-American star is known for gracing the screen with a role in the Disney television series, Best Friends Whenever.
With his good looks and nice physique, the youngster has also dabbled into modeling but he first came into the spotlight as a contestant of a reality series The X Factor. Today, the youngster finds himself among top young celebrities making a wave in the entertainment industry
Ricky Garcia – Biography & Age
Ricardo Rene Garcia Jr is the son of a US navy mariner, he was born on January 22, 1999, in US Navy base in Puerto Rico where his father served and he is the youngest of three children. He, however, grew up in San Antonio, Texas where his family later moved to. There, he eventually began his show business.
Ricky Garcia is of Mexican and German descent. As per his educational background, the American pop singer is yet to reveal his academic achievements so far but he appears to have nursed the passion for singing since his early years and he only took a major step towards achieving his dreams after relocating with his family to Texas.
Ricky’s first approach in the show business was as a model although he never pursued it as a full-time career. Instead, he decided to work on his singing career. He was known in his local community for singing Justin Bieber‘s songs and impersonating him but his talent caught a wider population after he auditioned for the third season of the famous reality television series, the X-Factor. Ricky joined the X-Factor at the age of 14 and although he was eliminated in the show’s early stage his talent caught the attention of one of the judges- Simon Cowell, who later teamed him up with Jon Klaasen and Emery Kelly, to form a music band he named Forever in Your Mind. The trio’s first music was a cover of Jonas Brothers’ “Lovebug” which they sang during the contest while on November 7, 2013, they released their first music video, “She Lights the World”. When Klaasen left the band in June 2014, he was replaced by Liam Attridge, Emery Kelly’s cousin and together they release a number of medley songs including ‘This Is Me’, ‘Cruisin’ for a Bruisin’ and ‘Rotten to the Core’. Ricky Garcia co-wrote the band’s first single from their EP, ‘Hurricane’ which was aired on April 29, 2016. Their singles, Rabbit Hole” and “Smooth” were both released in 2017.
While making waves as a pop singer, Ricky Garcia has also taken on some notable film roles such as Naldo in Disney’s comedy series Best Friends Whenever, where his band group sang the show’s theme song “Whenever”. He also starred in Mantervention as Matt, in Girl Meets World as Arsha Garcia, and in It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia as Jake. Ricky revealed he started acting at the age of 10 and he started off with some theatre shows
Ricky Garcia is one of the many youngsters who are set to take show biz by storm in the near future. As a talented pop singer and actor, his net worth is estimated at $500 000 and considering his performance as well as his fast rise to fame, there is a huge possibility that his earnings will increase in near future.
Who is Ricky Garcia’s Girlfriend?
Talking about Ricky’s personal life, the young actor and singer is not yet married but he has dated a number of beautiful ladies. One of his girlfriends known to the public is Chloe Lukasiak, a famous American reality TV star, actress, model and dancer. She is best known for being part of the reality series, Dance Moms and for winning the Teen Choice’s 2015 “Choice Dancer” award.
Ricky and Cloe only dated for one year before they went their separate ways and although they did not give reasons behind their break up, sources blamed it on their busy schedules. Before Cloe was Destiny Rogers, a dancer whom he confirmed their affairs on ASKfm. Their love affair came to a sudden end after Ricky’s interest moved to Chloe. Garcia.
The actor is also rumored to have dated a model Beatrice Vendramin. The two were spotted together at the Radio Disney Music Awards. Currently, it is not clear if he is dating anyone as his girlfriend. He may as well be more focused on his musical and acting career.
Height, Weight, Other Body Measurements
Ricky Garcia is a fine young man with a distinctive figure. The young talent has a height measurement of 5 ft 9 inches (1.79m) with a body weight of 68 kg (150 lbs). Similarly, his chest, arms/biceps, and waist measurement are 39 inches (99 cm), 13 inches (33 cm) and 32 inches (81 cm) respectively.