Was Rico Swavey married before his death? Big Brother famed Rico Swavey passed away at age 29 on Thursday, October 13, 2022. He had suffered a horrific accident earlier this week.

Swavey was a famous reality star from Nigeria. He appeared in Big Brother Naija Season 3 (Double Wahala) and received the title of a complete entertainer.

The news of Swavey’s demise was confirmed on Twitter by his fellow BB Naija contestant, Alex Asogwa, who posted an incredibly heartbreaking message on his profile. Asogwa tweeted: “This was not what we agreed, Rico. Rest In Peace #ricoswavey.”

Similarly, another friend of Swavey, Tobi Bakre, also posted a heart-renting post on Instagram stating that Swavey is taking his last breath on Thursday.  He wrote: “This is how I will always remember you. Rest in peace, my brother. Thanks for all your donations and care. God knows best.”

In his tribute, social media users and Nigerian celebrities have expressed their heartfelt condolences. Here are some more facts about the late reality star.

Quick Facts On Rico Swavey

Real NamePatrick Fakoya
ProfessionLawyer, Actor, and Reality Star
Net Worth$600,000 approx.

Who Is Rico Swavey? His Biography

The real name of Rico Swavey is Patrick Fakoya. He was a Nigerian-based entertainer and a reality TV star.

Swavey graduated from the renowned Babcock University, where he graduated with a law degree. Eventually, he turned into the entertainment business and established himself as an actor.

Rico was well-known for his part in the drama series “Life 101.” He also published the song “Afrosantana” two years ago.

Swavey contested in season 3 of the popular reality show Big Brother Naija. He demonstrated during his stay in the house that he was a ladies’ man thanks to his culinary prowess, diplomatic demeanor, and sense of humor. He continued to be one of the most adored roommates ever appearing on the program.

It is estimated that Rico Swavey’s net worth is between $300,000 and $600,000, based on his successful career.

Was Rico Swavey Married? His Wife Or Girlfriend

Nigerian entertainer Rico Swavey was not married. However, the news was that he proposed to his longtime girlfriend last year.

In January 2021, the reality star tweeted a picture asking, “will you marry me?”. This led to speculation that Rico had taken his relationship to the next level by proposing to his girlfriend.

Rico had confirmed that he was engaged via a Tweet last year.
Rico had confirmed that he was engaged via a Tweet last year. ( Source : everyevery )

Swavey learned of his girlfriend’s decision and quickly tweeted, captioning with an image, “She said yes.”

Even though Rico Swavey chooses not to share any additional images or details about the woman who has captured his heart, his supporters have taken over the conversation.

Since then, social media users have begun congratulating him on the good news, which was a beautiful way to begin the new year.

Rico Swavey’s Parents & Family Details

Rico Swavey, the Nigerian-based entertainer, was born to a decent family. His family members live in Ibadan and Lagos.

Even though his mother’s identity is unknown, she is not originally from Nigeria. A picture of his mom was posted on Rico’s official Instagram to honor her birthday. The Instagram post that Swavey made showed his childhood pictures with his mother.

Was Rico Swavey Married? Wife, Accident, Parents, Family & Biography Explored
In honor of Mum’s Day 2019, Swavey shared a snapshot of himself with his mother and other family members. ( Source : twitter )

Swavey was hospitalized after a car accident on Tuesday, October 11, 2022. Eventually, his management team notified him that the reality star was on life support. His crew also shared the footage of the horrific accident scene involving his car and an 18-seater bus.

The management posted, “Hello everyone, Rico Swavey is not disposed to handle his socials right now as he was involved in a ghastly accident and is currently on life support. While his situation is critical and doctors are on him, We implore your support and prayers.”

Nigerian celebrities have posted fundraiser and tribute posts for Rico, who was only 29 years old at his demise.

Is Rico Swavey Still Alive Or Dead?

Big Brother Naija reality star Patrick Fakoya, popularly known as Rico Swavey is deed, as confirmed by his friend Tobi Bakare.

What Happened to Rico Swavey?

Swavey suffered a horrific car accident on Tuesday, October 11, 2022. He was on a life support before passing on this morning 13th October 2022.

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