Ricky Bell is an American singer, songwriter, and actor best known as one of the founding members of the iconic R&B/Pop group New Edition. Born on September 18th, 1967, Bell’s career in music began when the group was formed in 1983. Since then, the group has had a career spanning over 25 years. His career has faced many ups and downs through out his music journey. As of 2024 he has worked in several movies and TV shows. Most of her movie roles were during the 90s. 

Ricky Bell Biography

Name Ricky Bell
Net Worth $15 Million
Age 55 years old
Annual Salary $4 Million
Profession Singer
Source of Income Tracks, Brands
Gender Male
Full Name Ricardo Bell
Nickname Ricky, Slick
Date Of Birth 18 September, 1967
Birth Place Roxbury, Boston, Massachusetts,
United States
Nationality American
Hometown Roxbury, Boston, Massachusetts
Height 5 feet 5 inch (165 cm)
Weight 70 kg (154 lbs)
Father Daniel Bell
Mother Dorothy Mae Bell
Relationship Status Married
Wife Amy Correa Bell

In addition to his work with New Edition, Bell has also released solo albums, including “Ricky Bell” (1994) and “Between Moods” (2003). 

TV Career

In addition to his singing career, Bell has also acted in various movies, TV shows, and stage plays. His acting credits include roles in films such as “Tales from the Hood” (1995), “Love & Basketball” (2000) and also “The Wood” (1999). 

Bell’s interest in music began at an early age. He started singing in his church choir when he was five years old. When he was nine years old, he sang with his brothers and sisters in a local R&B band called Powerline. In 1980, at the age of 12, he auditioned for a major break and has not stopped since then.

He also appeared in television shows like “Empire” (2015-2017) and “Love That Girl!” (2010-2011). Bell made his Broadway debut back in 2016 in the musical “Shuffle Along, or, The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed”.

Unfortunately, Bell’s career has not been without its struggles. In 1992, he accidentally overdosed on cocaine and almost lost his life. Although the overdose story was kept a secret, he entered rehab and is now clean and happy. Today, he and his wife of nearly 15 years, Amy, are still celebrating their bond. Despite his struggles, Bell has continued to pursue his passion for music, and fans around the world continue to appreciate his talent.

Net Worth

The net worth of Ricky Bell is $15 Million as of 2024.

FAQs about Ricky Bell

WhatWorthNow.com FAQs about Ricky Bell

What's the nickname of Ricky Bell?

Ricky Bell is nicknamed as "Slick" due to his slick and confident demeanor that helped him attract many female admirers throughout his career.

What music group Ricky Bell is part of?

Ricky Bell formed the band New Edition with other members and it has been running successfully for more than 25 years.