Hailing from inner-city Baltimore, Maryland, he shared the screen with notable actors like Matthew McConaughey and Bel Powley in his debut film role.
Richie Merritt’s Early Life
Richie Merritt Career
Richie Merritt rose to fame as the star of the 2018 crime drama and biopic White Boy Rick, where he played the title role. Discovered through a national casting search at just 15 years old, Merritt quickly prepared for the role by spending two weeks with an acting coach before auditioning in Los Angeles.
Despite not being familiar with his co-star Matthew McConaughey due to his preference for action movies, Merritt hails from inner-city Baltimore, Maryland, and went on to also share the screen with Bel Powley in White Boy Rick.
Richie Merritt Social Media Presence
Richie Merritt is active on Facebook and Instagram under the handle @richiemerrittjr with 29.3K followers.
Frequently Asked Questions
Richie Merritt, born in Baltimore in 2001, is 22 years old.
Richie Merritt played Bruce Jr. in the 2022 TV episode "Euphoria: Trying to Get to Heaven Before They Close the Door."
Richie Merritt, active on Instagram and Facebook as @richiemerrittjr, has 29.3K followers.