Ricky Bell aka “Slick” is a thriving singer hailing from America. Ricky Bell is widely perceived as one of the original members of Boston-based R&B/pop group New Edition.
Moreover, he is also the lead vocalist of music group of Bell Biv DeVoe working alongside artists Michael Bivins and Ronnie DeVoe.
- Birthday: 18 September 1967 (Age 50)
- Ethnicity: Mixed (Afro-American)
- Nationality: American
- Profession: Singer
Ricky Bell Family: Wife and Children
Ricky Bell married Amy Correa for 14 years which was exactly in 2004 in a double wedding with Tresvant. Currently, the couple has no children as both of them seem much busy in her professional life.
They together released their debut duet on 14 February 2014 an acoustic love track “Gold”. The ballad is considered as a tribute to their own love story and efforts to save their marriage.
Regarding the sales of the song, the couple promised to donate all of the collection to a charity organization named Direct Relief.
Originally from Roxbury, Boston, Massachusetts, Bell’s birth name is “Ricardo Bell”. He was raised in the Orchard Park Projects where he started singing at a young age.
He is the son of Daniel Bell and Dorothy Mae Bell.
- Parents: Daniel Bell and Dorothy Mae Bell
- Wife: Amy Correa (m. 2004)
- Children: N/A
- Marital Status: Married
He has eleven siblings; Tyrone, Wayne, Daniel, Lawan, Anthony, Mark, Dorothy, Marcel, Pettina, Kevin, and Loretta Bell-Lewis.
Bell began his career singing with his childhood friends Ralph Tresvant, forming a group named “Ricky and Ralph”. Following, he formed New Edition alongside Michael Bivins, Ronnie DeVoe, Bobby Brown, and Tresvant.
The group professionally began to sing in 1978 and made it successful for over 30 years. When Bobby Brown left the group, in the mid-1980s, Johnny Gill joined them.
Furthermore, there is no information regarding childhood and educational background.
Ricky Bell Height, Weight, and Lifestyle
Stands with the height of 5 feet 5 inches, Bell has considerable weight. He has an athletic body built and mostly appears in polished black attires flaunting his desirable body measurements.
What would any girls in the world ask more than a guy with great vocals and an attractive physique? Or let’s say what Ricky Bell is blessed with to fascinate millions of females that no other guy could? And the answer is “Ricky Bell” himself, the whole things of him.
- Height: 5 Feet 5 Inches (1.65m)
- Body Measurements: N/A
- Plastic Surgery: N/A
- Weight: N/A
Besides his chills giving performances and albums, he is also known for his appealing disposition and charming face. To maintain his muscular physique, he passionately follows his fitness and diet schedule.
His stylish French-styled beard and eccentric dressing codes make him distinct from the rest. He has black natural hair and chocolate complexion to compliment his enchanting looks.
Bell is the fun-loving man who keeps sharing his personal and professional life with his fans through his social accounts. Got immense riches, he shows off his luxurious life with ornate accessories, apparels, vacations, and glam-filled parties.
Ricky Bell Professional Career
Along with New Edition and its spin-off group Bell Biv DeVoe, Ricky Bell has altogether released 11 studio albums. Known with his stage name “Slick”, he also released his debut solo album “Ricardo Campana” in 2000.
Currently, he serves as lead singer of Bell Biv DeVoe as well as an original founding member of New Edition.
- 1983: New Edition dropped its first ever album “Candy Girl” with Streetwise Records which debuted at No. 90 at the US Billboard 200 chart
- (1984-86): The group released “New Edition”, “All for Love”, and “Under the Blue Moon” consecutively each year
- (1990-Present): Bell Biv DeVoe has released four studio albums; “Poison (1990), “Hootie Mack” (1993), “BBD” (2001), and “Three Stripes” (2017)
- 1996: New Edition released its sixth studio album “Home Again” which includes hits singles like “Hit Me Off”, “You Don’t Have to Worry”, and “I’m Still in Love With You”
- 2000: Bell came with his debut solo album “Ricardo Campana”
- 2004: New Edition dropped their seventh studio album “One Love” that includes 18 songs such as “Hot 2Nite” and “All on You”
Ricky Bell Net Worth and Salary
Ricky Bell’s net worth is $15 million while his annual salary isn’t revealed yet. This R&B singer has garnered the success over the roof along with the notable hype.
Besides singing tenure, Bell has accumulated extra chunk of money through a number of television and film appearance like “The Fresh Prince”, “New York Undercover”, “Family Matters”, “Knight Rider”, and the film “Krush Groove”.
- Salary: N/A
- Net Worth: $15 Million