Occupation: Actor, Singer / Rapper
Rico describes himself as a protector who likes to stand up for the oppressed.
He became a housemate because he wants to create awareness about autism in support of his little cousin.
Even if he had a million dollars Rico Swavey would be in the House “just to catch the waves”.
He said he exploded of joy when he got his first big acting gig, and shared that he was a lion at heart.
He is a gentleman, charmer and a ladies man who also enjoys swimming and singing.
Rico’s parents and seven siblings are happy and supportive.
What will you be bringing into the Big Brother Naija house: I’m a very easy person to like.
What will you do with the prize money: Help my cousin who has autism, invest in my music – I have a new sound called ‘Afrosantana’ and also give back to all those that stood up for me when things were difficult
What irritates you most in other people: I don’t like lies