Richard Grieco was born to an Italian father (Richard Grieco) and an Irish mother (Carolyn O'Reilly). In 1999 he had a son (Dylan Justice Sissons) with a ex-girlfriend, the model and actress Kimber Sissons. He is a musician and in 1995 released a CD ('Waiting for the sky…more
Richard was recruited in football for Central Connecticut University. He was sucessful linebacker and fullback. After a two year stint he left the school to established himself as a male model.
Richard was involved in an on/off relationship with Yasmine Bleeth from 1996 - 1997 and again 1998 - 2000.
Richard received "Male Star of Tomorrow" award in 1991 from the National Association of Theater Owners(NATO).
Richard recorded and released 2 songs in Germany (1994) "Voice with no name" and "Waiting for the sky to fall". He was signed by Edel Records Company.
He is a passionate golfer and an enthusiastic boxer.
He enjoyed music from a young age, he was involved in several musical productions and was a member of the chorus group in junior high.
Richard was one of the celebrities attending the 4th annual Dennis Quaid Charity Weekend (May 5-7, 2006)
He has two tattoos, on his shoulder: he has a black panther and on his lower leg he has a clover.
His character Booker was supposed to be killed off at the end of the third season of 21 Jump Street. However, he proved so popular that he was spun off onto his own show.
He loves to play the guitar
He likes to write poetry and has written over 500 poems.
He prefers to appear in small budget films rather than big budget movies
He has a collection of Harley Davidson Motorcycles
He is a huge fan of Marlon Brando and James Dean.
Due to several knee operations, he had to give up football, hockey, and lacross.
He attended Central Connecticiut College studying Political Science
He has worked as model for Elite.
He has two sisters Elizabeth and Laura, and one brother, David.
He had a somewhat small but extremely memorable role in the movie A Night at The Roxbury playing himself.