Richard Sebastian Rotella was born in Stuart, Florida and raised in Maryland. He began acting in the 2nd grade and was a comedic star in talent shows by the 4th grade. He stole the show as Costello, from the original sketch "Who's on First?" where he and his mother were approached by an agent after the performance, and since then the stage and cinema have been his life's focus. Rich graduated with his Bachelors of Science in Film with a minor in Theater from Towson University. He now resides in Los Angeles, CA. He starred in his first feature film "The Newest Pledge" as Richie Sambora, in less than 6 months of his arrival in the city. He has expanded his career by using social media such as Youtube and FunnyorDie.com to showcase his 20 years of theatrical and film experience. Rich is constantly sharpening his comedic talents by studying at Groundlings. In terms of dramatic arts; Rich is currently continuing his Method/Being studies under Eric Morris who has also taught Johnny Depp and Jack Nicholson.