Ricky Gonzalez was raised in Evanston, IL. After his college and semi-pro baseball career, Ricky turned his focus on stand-up comedy.
Ricky has since gone on to perform at some of the top comedy venues in the country: Zanies (Chicago, IL); The Improv (Schaumburg, IL); The Comedy Club On State (Madison, WI); Jokes & Notes (Chicago, IL); The Laugh Factory (Chicago, IL); The Comedy Café (Milwaukee, WI); The Comedy Bar (Chicago, IL); and Up Comedy Club (Chicago, IL).
Ricky is also, currently, a producer for The Lincoln Lodge and the 'Comedians You Should Know Show' which are two of the most nationally well known and historic showcases in the nation.
?In 2013, Ricky performed in TBS Just For Laughs Festival in Chicago, IL and also The Traverse City Winter Comedy Arts Festival where he opened for Jeff Garlin, Todd Barry, Pete Holmes, Eddie Pepitone, Ian Edwards, and Judah Friedlander.
In November 2015, Ricky recorded his debut comedy album LIVE at Timothy O'Tooles in Chicago, IL which is available on iTunes, Amazon, and Spotify.