Ricardo Hurtado

Ricardo Hurtado is an American actor and singer who is best known for his role as Freddy in the Nickelodeon television series, School of Rock. He began acting in 2016.

Ricardo’s Bio & Family

The 20-years-of-age actor was born as Ricardo Javier Hurtado on August 22, 1999, in Miami, Florida, the United States. He is the son of his musician father, Ricardo Hurtado, and his wife, Ofelia Ramirez. When he was just one year old, he moved to Atlanta with his parents.


Ricardo is a high school graduate. He holds Hispanic ethnicity and has Nicaraguan ancestry. Besides, Ricardo’s birth sign is Leo.

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Career & Net Worth

Ricardo commenced his acting career with the role of Freddy in the musical-comedy television series, School of Rock, in 2016. He was seen in his main role till the show aired its final episode in 2018. On top of that, he had several other roles on TV series including Nicky, Ricky, Dicky, and Dawn (2017), The Thundermans (2017), and Prince of Persia (2018).


Furthermore, Ricardo bagged the central role of Tyler in the 2019 Netflix movie titled Malibu Rescue: The Movie. He was later caught with the same role in the series of the same name. Recently in 2020, he voiced Hector Nieves/High Five in the Netflix animated series, Glitch Techs.

Ricardo’s Personal Life

Ricardo is currently enjoying a romantic bliss with his girlfriend named ZuZu Nova. The pair is often caught making cozy appearances on Ricardo’s Instagram profile.


Before ZuZu, Ricardo had a short-termed rumored fling with an actress and model, Lizzy Greene, in 2018. Prior to that, he dated actress Juda Facer for two years since 2016. Ricardo met Juda while filming at Nickelodeon Studios in 2016. He later proposed to her in May 2017. The actor couple called their relationship off in 2018.

Height & Body Statistics

Ricardo looks dashing with his height of 5 feet and 7 inches (1.70 meters) and a weight of 139 pounds (63 kg). Likewise, he has light brown hair and green eyes.  

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Bio & Family
Name Ricardo Hurtado
Birth Name Ricardo Javier Hurtado
DOB August 22, 1999
Place of Birth Miami, Florida, United States
Father’s Name Ricardo Hurtado
Mother’s Name Ofelia Ramirez
Siblings NA
Brother/s NA
Sister/s NA
Nationality American
Ethnicity Hispanic
Religion Christianity
Birth Sign Leo
High School NA
College/University NA
Career & Net Worth
Profession Actor, Singer
Career 2016- present
Known For School of Rock
Net Worth NA
Salary NA
Notable Credits Nominated for 2018 Young Entertainer Awards for Best Young Ensemble- Television Series for School of Rock
Personal Life
Gay/Lesbian No
Relationship Status Dating
Husband/Wife Not Yet
Boyfriend/Girlfriend ZuZu Nova (present), Lizzy Greene (2018), Jada Facer (2016–2018)
Engaged Not Yet
Wedding Date Not Yet
Children Not Yet
Son/s Not Yet
Daughter/s Not Yet
Divorce No
Body Statistics
Height 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 meters)
Weight 139 pounds (63 kg)
Measurements NA
Shoe Size NA
Dress Size NA
Hair Color Light Brown
Eye Color Green
  • Ricardo often makes song covers and posts them on his official website and YouTube
  • Ricardo loves watching old movies and listening to old music from the 1950s.
  • He owns a pet cat named Chichi.
  • When not acting, he loves to swim, play video games, and visit amusement parks.