Riccardo Simonetti is a German moderator and author. He also works as a model, actor, author and presenter. He was born on February 16, 1993, in Bad Reichenhall.
Riccardo Simonetti attended the Christophorus-Gymnasium in Berchtesgaden and obtained his high school diploma after completion.
When Riccardo Simonetti was just 14 years old, he had his own radio show and being in front of television cameras and microphones was a norm.
It is important to note that he made his theater debut when he was 4 years old and for a long period of time, he had regular lessons in acting.
He played in the youth ensemble of the Salzburg State Theater when he was 16 years old.
After completing his education at Christophorus-Gymnasium in Berchtesgaden, Riccardo Simonetti moved to Munich and worked with E! Entertainment Television, Bayerischer Rundfunk and the magazine InStyle.
He reported on fashion trends, events and travel and also addressed socially critical topics on his blog, The Fabulous Life of Ricci, and that was between 2011 and 2019.
As a moderator, he moderated the Place To B Award, the German Blogger Prize and he is also a regular guest on various TV and talk shows. Simonetti is openly gay.
He is the presenter of Legendär on WDR which has been running since 2021.
Some of the awards he has to his credit are 2018: About You Award in the fashion category, 2018: Place to B honorary award from Axel Springer SE, 2019: About You Award in the category Idol of the Year, 2019: Voted into the “30under30” by the German-speaking Forbes magazine, the 30 most influential people under 30 ,2020: Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards in the category Together for Good, 2020: E! People’s Choice Award in the category German Personality of 2020, 2022: Tiger Award in the Digital Diversity category and 2022: Vienna Award in the Diversity Style Icon category.
Some of the books he has authored are Riccardo Simonetti: My Right to Sparkle, Riccardo Simonetti: Raffi and his pink tutu and Riccardo Simonetti: Mom, I’m gay.
Riccardo Simonetti’s Parents
Even though details about the parents of Riccardo Simonetti aren’t in the public domain, Riccardo Simonetti’s net worth or net income is estimated to be between $1 Million and $5 Million dollars.
He is said to be very close to Farina Opoku by way of family ties.
Farina Opoku is a social media influencer popularly known for her Instagram account and blog.
She also has a YouTube channel with over 50,000 subscribers.