Ricky Velez

Ricky Velez is a New-York based actor and stand-up comedian who has been named one of Variety’s “Ten Comics to Watch.” He currently appears as a correspondent on Comedy Central’s The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore and has appeared on Netflix series Master of None. Ricky was trained at the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts where he received the Special Recognition Diploma in Drama presented to him by Kevin Spacey. As a comic, Ricky was named “New York’s Funniest Comedian” by Caroline’s Comedy Club and was featured in Comedy Central’s and The New York Comedy Festival’s Fifth annual “Comics to Watch.”