Comedian Ricky Carmona is a comedian/actor living in Los Angeles. He began his comedy career at renowned Chicago improv institution iO Theater. At iO he studied under the likes of legendary improv guru Del Close, Colbert Report writer Peter Guinn, and Charna Halpern. Ricky went on to co-found  Salsation!, Chicago's first all-Latino sketch comedy improv troupe.

Recently Ricky has appeared at the TBS Just for Laughs Festival, was one of the seminal members and a favorite frequent performer at Chicago Underground Comedy, and in 2009 was named one of the top 20 Comics in Chicago by Los Angeles based website claiming “Nobody fixes a bad mood quite like Ricky Carmona.”. Chicago's NewCity Magazine has praised Carmona's "High energy and free-wheeling, fearless delivery," describing him as "one of Chicago's best and brightest locals...unafraid to talk race and politics, he counteracts his edge with his unique style and affability."

On television Ricky was featured on the series premiere episode of the “Dr. OZ” show on FOX TV. He’s also been featured on HBO Latino in the Award Winning Documentary entitled “Habla Mas”. The documentary chronicled the story of Latinos in Chicago and the significance being Latino carries with it.

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