Richard Wisker is widely considered to be one of the top upcoming British actors. Having made his acting debut on TV, the actor found fame after starring in such roles as that of Liam O’Donovan on the TV series ‘Tracy Beaker Returns’ and Rich in ‘Dani’s Castle’. Besides acting, the young BAFTA nominated Brit is equally adept at singing, modeling, and anchoring. His debut single ‘Broken’ was well received. He has also presented‘BAFTA winning shows like ‘Friday Download’ and ‘All Over the Place’. He is friends with his co-stars like Georgia Lock and Dionne Bromfield. Seemingly a private person, the actor prefers to keep his personal life away from media. This has often landed him in hot waters and speculations of him being gay. The actor also draws his musical inspiration from icons like Michael Jackson and Bob Marley and is spiritually influenced by Mother Teresa.
Early Life and Childhood
Richard Wisker was born on 1 February 1995 in Dagenham, London, England. Currently, Richard is 26 years old. He holds English citizenship. His birth sign is Aquarius. Despite being a well-known actor, there is no information about his parents, siblings, and childhood life. Moreover, he seems to be close with his parents and also often post about them. On father’s day, he wished his father on via his tweet.
Talking about Richard’s education, he completed his schooling at Wanstead High School between 2006 and 2011. Besides that, there is no more information regarding his graduation. We can assume that he has graduated from a well-known university in America.
Richard Wisker debuted on TV playing Mason Kemble on the 2008 British police drama, ‘The Bill’. Moreover, in 2010, he was starred in ‘The Sarah Jane Adventures’. After that, the actor gained fame after appearing as Liam O’Donovan in the CBBC drama Tracy Beaker Returns in 2010. Again, he reprised the role again in 2012. From, 2013 to 2015, he portrays the TV series ‘Dani’s Castle’. He as Rich and Diego and his characters were critically praised for his performances.
He debuted in the movie “Friday Download: The Movie which was released as Up All Night”. After that movie, he got the chance to play the main role of ‘Declan’ on the TV sitcom Millie Inbetween, and as Dean Harding in Supernova in 2018. Since 2019, he is playing the main role in ‘Flatmates’.
Richard has a key interest in music. He loves to sing and create music. In 2012, he released his first solo song called ‘Broken’. Again, in the next year, he released his second single, ‘Taste Like Nandos’. He has also covered some songs like ‘Holla At Me and Man in The Mirror‘ have been quite popular.
Achievements and Net worth
Till now. Richard has not received any kinds of awards. Besides that, in 2010, he was nominated for a children’s BAFTA for ‘Best Actor’. Looking at his success, we can assume that he will definitely win awards and get recognition in nearby future.
As an actor, Richard receives a good earning from his career but his net worth is estimated at around $1 Million. Moreover, the actor also earned from his merchandise. As a businessman, he sells various ranges of t-shirt and hoodies with his name sticker. The T-shirt cost ranges from £19.99 and the hoodies from £25.00. Besides that, there is no more information regarding his income and salary.
As of now, Richard is unmarried and single. He likes to keep his personal life private. He has not revealed if he is dating anyone. There is speculation that he is dating actress Any-Leigh Hickman and Dani Harmer.
Rumors and Controversy
Richard has been a part of a controversy. He knocked over a female pedestrian while driving on Ballam Street, London E 13 on Dec 2, 2015. Instead of helping her, he kept driving. After that, he received various controversies. As a result, he even pleaded guilty to the charges and received five points off his driving license with an additional fine of 685 pounds on 2nd March 2016. Moreover, he is not a part of any kind of rumor till now.
Talking about Richard’s body measurement, he is 5 feet 9 inches tall. And he weighs around 62kg. He has light brown hair colored and has hazel green eyes. He is a great fan of tattoos and has a lot of them in his body. Besides that, there is no more information regarding his other body measurement.
Richard is active in social media platforms such as Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. On his Twitter, there are more than 87k followers. On Instagram, there are 174k followers, and on Facebook, there are more than 32k followers. Likewise, he is also active on TikTok. In his official TikTok account, there are more than 70k followers with more than 288k likes.
Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Richard Wisker
- In addition to acting, the young BAFTA nominated Brit is equally adept at singing, modeling, and anchoring.
- In 2012, Richard Wisker released his first solo song ‘Broken’. The song was well received well by his fans and since then he has since been releasing covers of his musical inspirations, like Micahel Jackson.
- He was linked to actresses Amy-Leigh Hickman and Dani Harmer.