Biggs87x aka Ricky is a British YouTuber who plays the video game Minecraft on his primary channel. He is best known for his “Let's Build” videos where he demonstrates how to build modern houses, mansions, cottages, hotels, bars and more in the Minecraft world. He has also got a second channel where he shares videos on other video games like The Sims, Roblox, The Sims 4, and The Walking Dead. To date, Ricky has garnered decent numbers of subscribers on both the channels. Many gamers love watching his videos due to their uniqueness, fun factor and the YouTuber’s brilliant style of playing. Apart from gaming, Ricky loves to create vlogging videos alongside his wife and fellow YouTuber, ZaiLetsPlay. The two frequently share moments from their everyday life as well, from vlogs of them hanging around in the house together to road trips and travel vlogs and more. Besides YouTube, Ricky has a massive fan following on Instagram and Twitter too!
Rise to Fame
Ricky launched his main channel ‘Biggs87x’ in April 2012. He started with simple Minecraft tutorials teaching newbies how to play the game. After a period of time, he began sharing ‘Let's Build’ videos where he demonstrated how to build mansions, modern houses, cottages, towers, hotels, bars, lighthouses and more in the Minecraft world. These videos started gaining viewership and eventually became the most-viewed content on Ricky’s channel.
The two most popular ‘Let's Build’ videos by the gamer are 'Minecraft - How to Make a Bunk Bed' and 'Minecraft - How to Make a Hidden Door'. Published on March 11, 2017 and May 2, 2017, respectively, these gaming videos have accumulated millions of views.
In addition to his main channel, Ricky also has a secondary channel called 'Biggs'. Created on July 8, 2017, the channel features different types of games such as The Sims 4, Roblox, The Walking Dead, The Sims and more. Talking about its popularity, 'Biggs' has got over 440k subscribers and millions of views.
Ricky also runs a collaborative channel on the social platform. Titled ‘Ricky And Zai’, the channel features day-to-day vlogs the YouTuber posts alongside his wife and fellow YouTuber ZaiLetsPlay. From breakfasts and date night videos to getaways and forest adventures and everything in between, these videos show how the couple spends quality time together. This channel has garnered over 210k subscribers as of May 2019.
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Family & Personal Life
Ricky was born on September 24, 1987 in London, England. In September 2016, he got engaged to YouTuber Zaira. The couple got married in the summer of 2018. Just like him, Zaira also posts gaming videos on her channel ‘ZaiLetsPlay.’ Known for playing games like Roblox, Slender, The Walking Dead and Minecraft, she has earned more than 2 million subscribers and several million views till date. Ricky’s wife was born in California but now resides in UK with him.
Ricky is an avid animal lover and loves taking their pictures and posting them on Instagram. He loves travelling, especially to places that bring him close to nature.