Ricci Rivero Biography: Age, Net Worth, Instagram, Spouse, Height, Wiki, Parents, Siblings

July 4, 2024 0 Posted By Gift Nworie

Ricci Paolo Uy Rivero is a talented basketball player from the Philippines, known for his skills on the court.

He plays for the Phoenix Fuel Masters in the Philippine Basketball Association and previously played for the De La Salle Green Archers during his first two years in college.

With his passion for the sport and dedication to improvement, he has become a valuable player in the league and a role model for aspiring Filipino athletes.


  • Full Name: Ricci Paolo Uy Rivero
  • Stage Name: Ricci Rivero
  • Born: 25 May 1998
  • Age: 26 years old
  • Birthplace: Ilagan, Philippines
  • Nationality: Philippines
  • Occupation: basketball player
  • Height: 1.85m
  • Parent: Ruzcko Rivero and Abigail Uy-Rivero
  • Siblings: Prince Rivero
  • Spouse: Leren Mae Bautista and Andrea Brillantes
  • Children: None
  • Relationship: Dating
  • Net Worth: $5 Million

Early Life And Education

Ricci Rivero was born on 25 May 1998, in Ilagan, Philippines, to Ruzcko Rivero and Abigail Uy-Rivero. He later moved to Manila to complete his secondary education at La Salle Green Hills in Mandaluyong.

He grew up with his sibling, Prince Rivero, and the two have remained close throughout their lives. Ricci’s upbringing in the bustling city of Manila would later play a significant role in his career as a professional basketball player.


Ricci Rivero continued to excel in his basketball career. He played for the De La Salle University basketball team and was named the UAAP Rookie of the Year in 2016. He also represented the Philippines in the FIBA 3×3 Under-18 World Cup 2015.

Rivero’s determination and talent have made him a key player in the national team’s journey towards the 2023 FIBA World Cup. Ricci Rivero has proven himself a skilled and versatile player on the 3×3 court, representing the Philippines in various international competitions.

He competed in the U18 World Championship in 2015, the U23 World Cup in 2018, and the 2019 Asia Cup (although his participation was limited due to an ankle injury). His performances have displayed his talent and dedication to the sport, making him a valuable asset to any team.

Ricci Rivero‘s professional basketball journey has been full of ups and downs. After signing with the Taoyuan Pilots of the P. League+, an ankle injury sidelined him before the season began. However, he didn’t let that setback stop him and secured a brief contract with the Blackwater Bossing Red President in the PBA 3×3 league.

Despite facing obstacles, Rivero remained determined, and in September 2023, he declared for the PBA draft. His hard work paid off when the Phoenix Fuel Masters selected him 17th overall. Rivero then signed a two-year rookie deal with the team, marking the beginning of his current professional journey in the PBA.

Awards and Nominations

UAAP Accolades:

  • Champion: 2 times
  • Mythical Five:
  • Most Improved Player

PBA Recognition:

  • All-Star

Social Media

  • Instagram handle:@ricciiirivero
  • Facebook handle: Ricci Rivero
  • Twitter handle: Ricci Rivero (@_ricciiirivero)

Personal Life

Ricci Rivero is currently in a relationship with Leren Mae Bautista, a beauty queen and politician. They went public with their relationship in October 2023.

However, before dating Leren, Ricci was in a relationship with actress Andrea Brillantes. They confirmed their relationship in April 2022 but broke up a year later. Despite the break-up, Ricci and Andrea remain friends and have supported each other’s careers.

Net Worth

Ricci Rivero, a talented basketball player, has an estimated net worth or net income of $1 Million—$5 million. This substantial wealth has been accumulated through his successful career.

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