Richard Blackwood is a talented British actor, rapper, presenter, and comedian. Richard Blackwood is also popular for being the stepbrother of Naomi Campbell, cousin of Vas Blackwood, and nephew of Junior Giscombe.
Table of Biography
Richard Blackwood was born on 15 May 1972 and he is currently 50 years old. He hails from London, England, and his zodiac sign is Taurus. Talking about his family, his parents are his mother Juliet, and his father Cliff. Likewise, from his father’s 2nd marriage, he became the step-brother of Naomi Campbell. Similarly, he has a biological brother named Marcus. Further, this personality’s uncle is singer Junior Giscombe whereas his cousin is Vas Blackwood. Moreover, his middle name is “Clifford”.
Professional Life and Career
Professionally, Richard Blackwood is a popular actor, rapper, and presenter. Between the years 2015 and 2018, this actor played Vincent Hubbard in EastEnders. Then in 2020, this actor started to play the role of Felix Westwood in Hollyoaks. For this role, Blackwood received nominations for a TRIC Award and a National Television Award.
Likewise, as a presenter, he worked on the UK version of Singled Out. Then in 1999, this personality became a presenter of his series The Richard Blackwood Show. Further, he also presented Top of the Pops and MTV Select with Donna Air.
Then in 2000, this personality had a #3 single on the UK Singles Chart with the song Mama Who Da Man. This song is based on Mama Used to Say by Junior Giscombe, his uncle. Later on, he followed this song with two singles namely 18.104.22.168 Get with the Wicked and Someone There for Me. This personality then released the album You’ll Love to Hate This in the year 2000.
As an actor, this personality worked on the satire comedy series Brass Eye in 2001. It was during the episode Paedogeddon! Likewise, the actor worked on Holby City and Ed Stone Is Dead. In May 2003, he appeared in Celebrity Detox Camp.
Likewise, in March 2007, this actor worked in the Bollywood film Don’t Stop Dreaming. In the year 2005, this actor starred in the Princes of Comedii DVD release. Then in the year 2010, the actor played Brightie in the play Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. For this project, he worked alongside Adrian Lester and James Earl Jones at the Novello Theatre in London. Then in the year 2011, the actor played the role of Donkey in Shrek the Musical.
Similarly, he appeared as Vincent Hubbard on EastEnders, making his 1st appearance on 17 February 2015 and last appearance on 20 April 2018. In the year 2019, this actor took part in the 11th series of Dancing on Ice partnering with professional skater Carlotta Edwards.
Recently in 2020, he joined Hollyoaks and was nominated for a TRIC Award for “Soap Actor of the Year” and a National Television Award for “Serial Drama Performance”. This actor has revealed that he once attempted suicide after filing for bankruptcy in the year 2003. Also, in a 2000 interview, the actor shared that if he hadn’t made it in show business, he would have been a graphic designer – designing buildings.
Richard Blackwood is single at present. Nevertheless, he previously dated Ferisha Flavien. When his ex-girlfriend gave birth to Keaun Ramai Blackwood on 15 January 2001, this actor became a father for the first time. Back then, this personality was only 28 years old.
Richard Blackwood stands tall at an approximate height of 180 cm or 1.8 meters or 5 feet 10 inches. Likewise, the actor’s body weight is around 75 kgs or 165 lbs. Besides these, the actor’s other body measurement details like his chest-waist-hip measures, dress size, biceps, etc. are still under review. Moreover, the British actor has dark brown eyes and hair of the same color.
Social Media and Net Worth
Talking about his social media presence, Richard Blackwood joined Twitter in October 20097 and so far has over 52.8K followers on his @rb_official account. Likewise, he goes by @richardblackwood on Instagram. On Instagram, this actor has garnered over 244k followers. Moreover, we can contact the actor for collaborations and brand work through Simone at [email protected]
Similarly, the actor has had a Youtube channel namely “RichardBlackwoodTV” since May 13, 2014. Also, he has 20K followers on his Facebook profile. Moving on, this British actor has a net worth of around $1 million to $5 million US dollars.