Rick Rigsby Biography
Enrique “Rick” Rigsby is an American author, motivational speaker, and former college professor. He is best known for his inspiring viral videos on YouTube that have been viewed over 300 million times.
Rick Rigsby Age| Birthday
Rigsby has not revealed the exact date and month of birth, this information is currently under review and will be updated soon.
Rick Rigsby Education
Rigsby graduated from CSU-Chico with a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications. He got his Master’s soon after that with a degree in Public Communications. He eventually received his Ph.D. from the University of Oregon.
Rick Rigsby Height|Weight
Rigsby stands on an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 70kgs.
Rick Rigsby Family
Rigsby was raised in San Francisco, California. He was raised by a single father who was a cook that dropped out in the third grade yet he considered him as his greatest inspiration.
Rick Rigsby Wife|Married
Rigsby had his wife Trina Williams who passed away in 1996 after her fight with breast cancer thereafter he got married to his second wife Janet Butcher.
Rick Rigsby Children| kids
He is blessed with four children, two from his first wife Trina Williams, and two from his second wife Janet Butcher.
Rick Rigsby Career
Rigsby spent nearly a decade as a reporter and anchor at KHSL-TV, the CBS affiliate in Chico before graduating from school. After his graduate studies, he spent two years as an assistant professor of at CSU Fresno. Afterward in 1992, he joined Texas A&M as an Assistant Professor where he taught Speech Communication. While there, he won the Outstanding Teaching Award from the university’s College of Liberal Arts.
After 14 years at Texas A&M, he moved his family to Dallas in order to grow his business. Working on his motivational speaking, he began offering corporate coaching and motivational speaking services. He started speaking at numerous sports organizations and teams in the National Football League. He also spoke at several Christian colleges and public schools. In 2017 he gave a speech at the California State Maritime Academy commencement ceremony. Afterward, that speech went viral and his business grew.
Rick Rigsby Books
- The Best Motivational Speeches of All Times
- Lessons from a Third Grade Dropout: How the Timeless Wisdom of One Man Can Impact an Entire Generation (2006)
- Afraid to Hope: Discovering the courage to dream again (2018)
- Broken to Blended – Encouragement For Blended Families
Rick Rigsby Salary|Net Worth
Rigsby has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000 and has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million.
Frequently asked questions about Rigsby
Who is Rick Rigsby?
He is an American author, motivational speaker, and former college professor. Best known for his inspiring viral videos on YouTube that have been viewed over 300 million times.
Is Rigsby Married?
Yes, Rigsby is married to his wife Janet Butcher.
Where does Rigsby Live?
He lives in Dallas, Texas.