Bio-Ricky Velez is one of the most captivating young comedians in New York City. Ricky is 24 years old but has been doing comedy over 5 years, giving him a strong voice and perspective which is uncommon in his age group. Velez has performed for the troops at Fort Bragg, opened for the stand up for diversity tour and has been headlining colleges in the northeast for the last 3 years. He has also appeared on Totally Biased on FX. Ricky is a regular at Caroline’s, the Stand and New York Comedy club (to name a few.) After being denied from the military, he started performing standup comedy and has never looked back. Ricky is originally from Queens and now resides in downtown Manhattan.