Ricky Ubeda is an American dancer who shot to fame after winning the 11th season of Dancing with The Stars in 2014. Before entering the reality TV, he was a relatively unknown dancer from Florida. With a passion for dancing from an early age, Ricky made it a life goal to become a participant on the show.
After getting the chance, he grabbed it by its throat and made sure to make the best out of it. Since winning, Ricky has remained managed to gain a strong fanbase on social media. His unique dancing methods have attracted a large group of dance as well as nondance enthusiasts.
Wiki & Bio
Ricky Ubeda came into this world on the 4th of December 1995 in Miami, Florida. The 23-year-old has kept his personal life and his family life a secret from the public. It seems like he fancies a secluded lifestyle.
Furthermore, he holds American nationality and is of Cuban ethnicity from his mothers’ side. Not much is known about Ricky's father other than the fact that his parents seperated when he was four years old. Likewise, he grew up alongside a brother and a sister. As for his height, he seems to stand at an average height for a 23-year-old.
Dating Girlfriend Or Gay?
It comes as no surprise that Ricky is a gay man. As of 2019, he is currently single and not in a relationship with anyone. However, back in 2018, he was in a relationship with a man named Reed Luplau, who is a dancer and a performer by profession.
When it comes to Ricky’s sexuality, he had never really been shy about coming out openly as a gay man. Although he did not mention himself as being gay, his love and support for the LGBTQ community could be seen vividly on his social media.
As for Ricky and Reed’s relationship, it is unclear as to when and where the pair first met. But their earliest picture dates back to 2016 - so might be their relationship began somewhere around the same year.
Ricky with his then-boyfriend, Reed (Photo: Reed's Instagram | 3 October 2016)
But as the statement goes, good things never last, the same seems to have happened to Ricky and his relationship with Reed. Rumors started circulating that the pair could have parted ways as the last photo of the two dated back to July of 2018. And their rumored split was further confirmed when, in January 2019, Reed was revealed to be in a relationship with a new boyfriend.
Ricky’s love for dance began when he nine years old. As an amateur dancer, he kept on practicing and performing on his own until he was 12. From their onwards, he started taking dancing lessons and honing his skills. As a young boy, Ricky had always dreamed about being a participant on the show, So You Think You Can Dance.
Likewise, in 2014, Rick finally got the chance to participate in the 11th season of the show. And to everyone’s surprise, Ricky became the winner forever stamping his name amongst the greats.
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Furthermore, when the time comes to talking about his net worth, his win on the show won his a grand prize of $250,000. That is sure to have added to his net worth. Although the figures remain under review, he could have a similar figure somewhere around the range of thousands as his net worth.