Ric Rae was born in Surrey, in the UK. He has worked in bars on Greek islands, done deals on yachts in Cannes, burnt the candle at both ends with clients in Las Vegas, and sang Sex Machine to a room full of French ladies of the night.

For the last 15 years he has been a director of a technology company within the TV and film rights distribution industry. Recently he has co-founded a health company.

Ric lives by the sea in Brighton with his wife and two daughters.