Richard is an only child and he was brought up by his grandparents.
He is a fan of football and he supports Manchester FC.
His uncle is the singer Junior.
When he is feeling low, he listens to 'Don't You Worry About A Thing' by Stevie Wonder to make himself feel better.
He is a Catholic.
His inspirations include Richard Pryor, Eddie Murphy, Martin Lawrence and Chris Rock.
He stands at 5ft 11" tall.
Things got so bad for Richard that he put a gun to his head, luckily his girlfriend managed to stop him.
In 2003 he had his house repossessed and declared himself bankrupt.
He has a small part in the movie Don't Stop Dreaming.
In 2006, he appeared on the TV programme, The Mint and features in a comedy DVD release called Princes Of Comedii.
Multitalented Richard is a singer, stand-up comedian, actor and television presenter.
Richard: My clothing budget has gone through the roof. Shop assistants just go to town on me.
Richard: My quick comedy skills were born on the school bus, I'd sometimes get stick from other boys. I learnt to deal with it by cutting down anybody that took me on. That's when I knew I wanted to get into comedy.
Richard: You've heard of Beverly Hills Cop - well I want to do a Brixton Hills Cop.
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