Ricky Van Veen is an American entrepreneur. He was the CEO of Notional, a television production company born out of CollegeHumor. He was the first guest that had appeared in six episodes of Jake Hurwitz and Amir Blumenfeld's podcast If I Were You.
He was born on December 14, 1980, in Lutherville - Timonium, Maryland, U.S. to Mr. Richard Van Veen and to Mrs. Helen Van Veen. Here are some facts about Ricky Van Veen:
What's his Net Worth?
Ricky Van Veen has an estimated net worth of $25 million from his professional career as a Strategist and CEO. He is now earning a good fortune from being a Head of Global Creative Strategy at Facebook.
Ex-Wife - Alison Williams
Veen was married to Allison Williams who is an actress and singer best known for her character as Marnie Michaels on the HBO comedy-drama Girls.
After four years of the marriage the couple decided to separated by their mutual understanding. Both couple said that they are greatful of their friendship and will remain as a good friends in future.
Head of Global Creative Strategy at Facebook
In 2015, Ricky considered Mark Zuckerberg as the most powerful person in the world, a year after working for Mark.
Facebook hired Ricky to make their giant company even bigger. This is a newly created job where Veen has to work with media companies and creator to get them to make even greater things for Facebook.
Founder of CollegeHumor
Ricky Van Veen is the founder of popular comedy brand/ website CollegeHumor and the video platform Vimeo. He created the CollegeHumor when he was a student at Wake Forest.
Earned $10M-$15M From CollegeHumor
Veen's website CollegeHumor became very successful and it was earning $10 to $15 million per year before it was sold to IAC/ Inter Active Corp by his partner.
Seen With A New Girl After Allison
Ricky was spotted with a mystery women after two months of his divorce with actress Alison Williams. Ricky was seen on Barry Diller's yacht with Jeff Bezos and Lauren Sanchez.
Considering the fact about his recent divorce, he was enjoying a vacation in Venice, Italy with his friends and a mystery women at his side.
Produced Five Series
Veen is also a producer and has produced five series like Coffee Town, The CollegeHumor Show, The Michael Showalter Showalter, Street Fighter: The Later Years, and Hardly Working.
Education - Alma Mater
Ricky Van Veen is an educated person who went to Wake Forest University and has graduated from there. He was able to make CollegeHumor from the university.
Veen's is present on Instagram but his account is private as of now and has over 780 followers with 585 posts.
Ricky's production company Notional produced one popular cooking program Chopped which was hosted by Ted Allen.