Riki LeCotey: The Cosplayer Who is Crafting Different Characters to Change the World
If you are a cosplay lover, you must know one of the top cosplayers in the world, Riki LeCotey. If you are not, let us tell you why you should be knowing about cosplay and Riki.
LeCotey is one of the most well-known stars in the cosplay world and has been working for over a decade now. More famously known as Riddle, she is a Canadian model, cosplayer, and costume designer in the United States.
If you are wondering what is cosplay: it is a performance art where participants dress up and portray a specific character inspired by different sources including anime, cartoons, television series, and even video games. Interesting, right?
For Riki, “Cosplay is an outlet to show my love for characters and designs I like.” She says, “I often spend 40+ hours a week on cosplay, between making costumes, social media, and all the other little tasks that have become a standard when taking cosplay full time.”
If we dive deeper into her career, LeCotey has not just been playing characters but she has also been a cosplay judge and special guest at cosplay events all around the world.
She was cast in the reality show Heroes of Cosplay and has worked as a specialty costume designer on movies such as Captain America: Civil War and X-men: First Class. She was also featured in the documentary Cosplay: Crafting a Secret Identity.
LeCotey has used her talent and career to not just make a name for herself but also give back to the community. She founded a charity group ‘Cosplay for a Cause’ which raises money for social issues.
Riki is also a leading black community activist and other social causes including Asian Hate, the Yemen crisis, and disaster relief. The cosplay star is an animal lover and describes herself as a squirrel rehabber.
She is not just an entertainer but a woman working for making the world better in her own ways.
Riki LeCotey with her shining brown eyes, charming looks, amazing craft, and her efforts towards social causes has won hearts all over the world and we cannot help but adore her.
If you are wondering where you can help her, she has a Facebook page for her charity group and you can find links to her websites from her Instagram page. She also has a website for her posters so if you are a cosplay lover or Riddle’s fan, she has some amazing printables you will love. Stay updated with her content through her Patreon website where you can show her love by buying memberships of your choice.
This amazing cosplayer is loved by people all over the world for her amazing art and though all of her content is free to enjoy for her followers, you can always show her your support through her various donation channels.