Ricky Velez is a New-York based actor and stand-up comedian who was named one of Variety's "Ten Comics to Watch." He most recently appeared as a correspondent on Comedy Central's THE NIGHTLY SHOW with Larry Wilmore, and appeared on the Netflix series, MASTER OF NONE w/ Aziz Ansari. He's also been on @Midnight on Comedy Central, From the Woods: The Discovery of LYB, and Official Standup at the Stand. Ricky was trained at the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts where he received the Special Recognition Diploma in Drama presented to him by Kevin Spacey. As a comic, Ricky was named "New York's Funniest Comedian" by Caroline's Comedy Club and was featured in Comedy Central's and The New York Comedy Festival's Fifth annual "Comics to Watch."