Richard Blackwood is an English actor, rapper and comedian. He is a popular TV personality and radio host of ‘Choice FM’, a radio station of London. He played the title role in ‘Ed Stone is Dead’ ,2002 TV series. Blackwood is a magician and a DJ at the UK night clubs. He featured as ‘Vincent Hubbard’ in EastEnders, a soap opera on BBC.
Early Life: Richard Blackwood
Richard was born on 15th May 1972 in Clapham, United Kingdom to Juliette Giscombe and Cliff Blackwood. He was good at comedy and participated in school plays. He hails from London, England and his Zodiac sign is Taurus. From his father’s second marriage he became the step brother of Naomi Campbell.
Early Career: Richard Blackwood
Blackwood started his career in the entertainment industry as the host of Singled Out’s British version on Channel 5. In 1999, he launched his own television show, The Richard Blackwood Show. Blackwood presented the television show, ‘MTV Select’ with Donna Air.
He released a number 3 UK single in 2000 with ‘Mama Who Da Man’. It was produced and written by Mickey P. and Lucas Secon. Blackwood released ‘1, 2, 3, 4 Get With The Wicked’ and ‘Someone There for Me’. In late 2000, he released an album titled You’ll Love to Hate This.
Rise in Career: Richard Blackwood
Richard Blackwood appeared in Brass Eye in 2001, Ed Stone is Dead in 2002, and Holby City in 2003. He featured in Celebrity Detox Camp in 2003, Princes of Comedii in 2005, and Don’t Stop Dreaming in 2007. After presenting Choice FM on London radio station, Blackwood did cover work for Capital FM. In 2010, he acted in the play, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof at the Novello Theatre of London. He enacted as a store manager in Anuvahood. In 2011, he played ‘Donkey’ in Shrek the Musical, and appeared on Britain’s Got Talent on ITV. In 2015, he started appearing in EastEnders as the mysterious character of ‘Vincent Hubbard’.
Physical Appearance: Richard Blackwood
Richard Blackwood stands at a tall height of 5 feet and 10 inches. Likewise, he has a body weight of around 75 kgs or 165 lbs. Besides this his other body measurements details are not known till yet. Moreover, he has dark brown eyes and his hair are of the same colour.
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 he was only 28 years old when he became a father.
He became the step-brother of supermodel Naomi Campbell when his father married her mother in the 1980s, until their divorce several years later. His uncle is singer Junior Giscombe and his cousin is the actor and comedian Vas Blackwood. Blackwood has said he once attempted suicide after filing for bankruptcy in 2003. He has a son, Keaun, born in January 2001.
Richard Blackwood’s exact net worth is unknown till now. But it is estimated that he has a net worth of around $1 to $5 million. He has earned good amount of money from his career.
Talking about his social media presence, he joined Twitter in 2009 and so far has 54k followers on his @rb_official account. Likewise, he goes by username @richardblackwood on Instagram. He has around 244k followers on his official Instagram account.