Conrad Ricamora is an American actor who rose to fame after appearing as Oliver in the ABC crime drama series, How To Get Away With Murder. Not only did he rose to fame, but with this character, Ricamora also won the hearts of all the viewers.
Many might not know this, but just like his character, Ricamora is gay in real life as well. He is openly gay and advocates for gender equality and supports the LGBTQ community.
So, in today’s article, we will know in depth about this amazing actor and bundle of joy.
Here are some interesting facts about this actor.
Conrad Ricamora: Quick Facts
Conrad Wayne Ricamora
February 17, 1979
Santa Maria, California, USA
The University of Tennessee-Knoxville
6 feet (183 cm)
76 kg(167 lbs)
Conrad Ricamora: Singing
Conrad started his career little late than other actors. He started his professional career as an actor at the age of 22. Ricamora was featured in the 2005 movie Nightmare at the Fear Factory in a minor role.
However, it was his portrayal of a DMV Officer in the film Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, which earned him the recognition as an actor. In the movie, the American actor worked with other prominent actors like Will Ferrell and John C. Reily.
Since Conrad started acting from 2006, he has only appeared in a handful of movies and television shows. Some of the productions that Conrad has performed are The Light of The Moon(2017), Mental(2017), How To Get Away with Murder(2014-present), and few more.
Aside from acting in front of the soulless camera, Ricamora has also worked in the theatres. In 2013, the actor appeared in the off-musical broadway musical ‘Here Lies Love’ in the role of Ninoy Aquino. His outstanding performance earned him the Theatre World Award and also a nomination for ‘Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical’.
His other notable theatrical performances include Allegiance, Romeo and Juliet, FuddyMears, Woyzek and few more. In 2015, he made his Broadway debut from the play ‘The King and I’ where he portrayed the role of Lun Tha. This musical won a Grammy nomination for the ‘Best Musical Theatre Album’ in 2016.
Moreover, his journey in Broadway was followed by musicals such as Soft Power which opened in May 2018 at the Ahmanson Theatre located in Los Angeles.
Net Worth and Income
As of 2019, the talented actor has an estimated net worth of $1 million. Being a part of the hit series ‘How To Get Away With Murder’, Ricamora got his fair share of the amount. Also, he makes an extra buck from his professional career as a singer and writer.
According to sources, Conrad makes an annual salary of $54,000 from his professional career. Furthermore, he makes an additional amount from his other projects such as movies, commercials, endorsements, and so on. Also, true to this statement, he owns a French Bulldog named Wilbur, which has the market price of over $2,200.
Conrad Ricamora: Is He Dating Someone?
Funnily enough, the actor just like his role in the series is gay in real life. Ricamora is openly gay and does not shy away from talking about it. As of now, this handsome man is in a happy relationship with his boyfriend, Joshua Cockream. He is a Business Analyst at Deloitte Consulting LLP.
According to online sources, the couple started dating sometime in the year 2017. As of this year, the lovely couple has been dating for over two whole years. Likewise, the couple is taking their time and has yet tied the knot.
Apart from acting, Conrad is talented in other fields as well. He is an avid tennis player who loves practising the sport in his spare time. Also, he is an advocate of equal gender rights and supports the LGBTQ community wholeheartedly.
For Ricmora’s unhinged dedication to gay rights, he was honoured with the Human Rights Campaign’s Visibility Award. Also, in 2018, the actor attended the 49th Anniversary Vanguard Awards held in Los Angeles LGBT Centre.
Early Life and Education
The famous actor, Conrad Ricamora, was born on February 17, 1979, in the city of Santa Maria, California, the United States of America. He is the son of a father, Ron Ricamora, who was in the US Air Force and mother, Debbie Ricamora who was a social worker. He also has an older brother named Ron Ricamora who was named after his father.
Similarly, he is American by nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity. His father is of Filipino descent while his mother belongs to German/Irish descent. Ricamora spent most of his childhood in Niceville, Florida.
As for his education, the actor completed his bachelor’s degree in the Queen’s University, Charlotte, North Carolina. There he acquired a degree in Psychology in 2001. Later, he enrolled in the University of Tennessee where he completed his master’s degree in acting.
Age and Height
Ricamora was born in 1979, which makes him 40 years as of now. Also, his birthday falls on the 17th of February, just three days after the day of love, Valentines Day. His birth sign is Aquarius and people under this sign are unique, smart, and talented.
Moreover, the actor stands at the height of 6 feet(183 cm) and weighs around 76 kg(167 lbs). Not to mention, the actor has an athletic body which we got a peek of in the series. Also, he has attractive brown eyes and short black hair which complements his youthful appearance.