Ricky Lo Bio/Wiki
Ricardo F. “Ricky” Lo AKA Ricky Lo was a Filipino television host and entertainment journalist. He was born on April 21, 1946, in the Philippines.
According to his relatives, Ricky Lo, a veteran showbiz columnist and TV host, died on Tuesday.
He was 75 years old.
Lo worked as an entertainment editor for a while, first as an editorial assistant for Variety magazine, the Sunday supplement of The Manila Times, where he began his FunFare column. He then went on to work as a staff writer for the Philippine Daily Express’s Express Week magazine and then as a deskman for The Evening Express. He was subsequently tasked with writing the main broadsheet.
Lo then worked as an editorial assistant for the Weekend Sunday magazine of the Daily Express until 1986. In July 1986, he returned to The Philippine Star, where he revived his FunFare column and began his Sunday feature, Conversations with Ricky Lo.
Lo joined ABS-showbiz-oriented CBN’s talk show The Buzz in 1999 as one of the hosts. He later moved to GMA 7, where he hosted Startalk from 2008 to 2015 and CelebriTV from 2015 to 2016.
Other showbiz-related programs he hosted include The Ricky Lo Exclusives on QTV 11 and Showbiz Stripped.
Lo died of a stroke on May 4, 2021. According to his sister Susan Lee, Lo died after 10 p.m. on Tuesday due to a stroke. On April 21, he had just celebrated his birthday.
The Philippine Star said in a statement, “You will be remembered, Sir Ricky,”