Patrick Fakoya, commonly known as Rico Swavey, was a Nigerian lawyer, artist, actor in movies and reality TV shows, social media influencer, and former member of the BBnaija season 3 house. He died on October 13, 2022. He rose to fame after appearing in the season 3 Double Wahala episode of Big Brother Naija, a well-known reality TV program in Nigeria. The prize money for this event, which debuted in 2018, was 45 million Naira.
Rico Swavey Early Life
Patrick Fakoya, a Nigerian lawyer, artist, actor in movies and reality TV shows, social media influencer, and former BBnaija season 3 housemate, was born in 1993 into the lovely Fakoya family.
Rico was a housemate on Big Brother Naija in season 3’s Double Wahala and was 26 years old at the time. He belongs to the Yoruba ethnic group or tribe, is from the South of Nigeria, is a citizen of that country, and practices Christianity.
Rico Swavey has roughly seven siblings, and during the duration of his season on the show, his family supported him. As it was, he found growing to be a lot of fun.
Rico attended the esteemed Babcock University for his studies and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in law from there. Notably, he still holds on to his West African Examination Certificate and First School Leaving Certificate diplomas.
Patrick Fakoya embarked on an artistic career after earning his degree from Babcock University. Up until the Big Brother Naija program, this was his job path.
Rico Swavey, however, went on to become a reality TV star and, by extension, an ex-BBnaija housemate after the show. Furthermore, he made a foray into Nollywood, the Nigerian film industry. Rico, who is well-known for his part in the drama series “Life 101,” published the song “Afrosantana” two years ago.
Net Worth of Rico Swavey
Patrick Fakoya’s total net worth is thought to be between $300,000 and $600,000 dollars. Swavey is succeeding in both the legal and entertainment sectors.
Rico Swavey Death
As reported on social media by his Big Brother Naija season 3 housemate Alex Asogwa, nicknamed Alex Unusual, on Tuesday, October 11, 2022, Rico Swavey was involved in an automobile accident that put him in a coma and eventually on life support. On Thursday, October 13, 2022, social media users reported that Rico had died as a result of his injuries.
Frequently Asked Questions
Which hospital did Rico Swavey die?
The staff at Doren Specialist Hospital has refuted allegations that they were careless in their handling of late Big Brother Naija star Rico Swavey. The facility also disputes that it recorded the reality TV personality lying on his bed.