Adam Rickitt Biography
Birthday: May 29, 1978 (Gemini)
Born In: Crewe
Adam Rickitt was a troubled teenager who sought refuge in rugby. But when a shoulder injury caused an abrupt end to his career, he went into depression. While he was recuperating from his injuries at the hospital, he was infected by a bug which caused rapid weight loss. To make up for the lost weight he started binge eating and thus followed the vicious cycle of eating disorders. He had developed suicidal tendencies, but his mother helped him fight the depression and he headed on the path of healing. Since then he has been advocating the need of awareness among masses regarding various eating disorders. He was also involved with a lot of charities to support the cause. After a number of modelling assignments, he made his debut on Television with his most famous role of Nick Tilsley. After a controversial gay kiss scene on the show, lots of rumours about his orientation started doing the rounds. But his marriage to his long time beau Katy Fawcett put an end to the rumour mills. Rickitt suffers from a rare condition, Ankylosing Spondilitis, which leaves him at the risk of being paralysed and ending up in a wheel chair for the rest of his life. He maintains a rigorous routine of 1000 sit ups and runs 10 miles regularly to prevent his spine from fusing and leaving him crippled. To know more about his life and personality read the following biography.