Bubba Fest! 2019 Celebrity Guest
Name: Riki Rachtman
Appearing: Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Known For: Headbanger’s Ball, WCW, NASCAR, Rock of Love, Cathouse, Loveline
Panel Time: TBA
Photo Op Cost: TBA
Autographs: Riki will be signing autographs throughout the event.
Even though Riki Rachtman has been on TV/Radio for over 25 years and has had a myriad of jobs he is still most recognized as one of the most popular VJ’s at MTV. Riki hosted several shows on MTV and VH1, notably the popular “Headbangers Ball”. Riki burst on to the Hollywood rock scene as the proprietor of the “World Famous Cathouse” nightclub. In a short time it became one of the most notorious nightspots in Los Angeles. The club gained Riki notoriety and soon he was hired for several music related television shows.
Riki is one of the few VJ’s to appear on MTV & Vh1. He hosted several VH1 Reality shows (Daisy of Love, Rock of Love, Charm School). Riki was featured on World Championship Wrestling’s “Monday Nitro” for 2 seasons. Riki hosted the syndicated radio show “Loveline” which was co-hosted by Dr. Drew Pinsky. He then began the highly rated Riki Rachtman Radio heard on Los Angeles radio for years.
Riki has appeared as a NASCAR reporter for Speed TV and NASCAR.com and currently hosts a nationally-syndicated radio show called Racing Rocks which is heard on over 100 radio stations. Riki hosts and produces 2 podcasts. Cathouse Hollywood and The Triple R.
When he is not on the air he can be found riding his motorcycle across North America on RikisRide. In 2018 he and “Inkmaster” Lea Vendetta rode 14,500 miles and raised over $32,000 for Stop Soldier Suicide.