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Entrepreneur Ricky Van Veen was married to Allison Williams.

Relationship Facts of Ricky Van Veen

Ricky Van Veen is married to Allison Williams {Compare Couple}.
He does not have any kids as of now.
Ricky Van Veen is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Ricky Van Veen?

Ricky Van Veen is divorced.

Previously, he was married to Allison Williams on September 19, 2015. The marriage event took place at Brush Creek Ranch in Saratoga, Wyoming and their close friends and family accompanied the ceremony with some notable celebrities like Katy Perry, Zosia Mamet, Lena Dunham, and John Mayer.

This duo got engaged in February 2014. Allison is the daughter of NBC News anchor Brian Williams. The couple has not welcomed any child yet.

However, the couple divorced in 2019 and the decision was mutual.

Who is Ricky Van Veen?

Ricky Van Veen is an American entrepreneur. He is currently Head of Global Creative Strategy at Facebook. He is also the co-founder of College Humor which is a comedy brand/website.

Ricky Van Veen: Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity

Ricky Van Veen was born on December 14, 1980, in Lutherville-Timonium, Maryland, USA. His birth name is Richard Raphael Van Veen.

His father’s name is Richard and his mother’s name is Helen Van Veen. Ricky holds American citizenship and his ethnicity is Caucasian.

In which university did Ricky Van Veen attend?

Talking about his education, he attended Wake Forest University.

Ricky Van Veen: Professional Life, Career

Ricky Van Veen is the CEO of National, a television company born out of College Humor. He created the site as a student while he was at Wake Forest. He was earning from $10 million to $15 million per year before the partners sold a controlling stake to IAC/InterActiveCorp.

Ricky also made his appearance in episode six of Jake Hurwitz and Amir Blumenfeld’s podcast, ‘If I Were You’, and also appeared in several College Humor video series like ‘Jake and Amir’, and ‘Hardly Working’, and the former MTV program ‘The CollegeHumor Show.

Ricky Van Veen
Caption: Ricky Van Veen and his wife Allison Williams (Source: USA Today)

It was announced in July 2009 that he was selected as the CEO of the new production company, National, which would be producing material for the traditional media of television. He would be mentored by Barry Diller (chairman and senior executive of IAC/InterActiveCorp).

Awards, Nominations

Regarding awards and nominations, he got a nomination for Webby Award for Humor in 2017.

Ricky Van Veen: Net Worth, Salary

This entrepreneur has an estimated net worth of around $25 million which he earned from his professional career.

Rumors, Controversy

The 40 years old entrepreneur has not been involved in any type of rumors and controversies in his career.

How tall is Ricky Van Veen?

Ricky Van Veen has a height of 5 ft. 8 inches and he weighs 70 kg. Ricky has light red hair and light brown eyes.

Social Media

Ricky has around 19.5k followers on Twitter, about 1.2k followers on Instagram, but he does not seem to be active on Facebook.


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Is Ricky Van Veen still married?

  • He was married to Allison Williams for four years.

Does Brian Williams have a daughter?

  • His kid's name is Allison Williams.