Ricky Underwood is a seventeen year-old with a troubled past and emotional issues resulting in promiscuity and a reputation as the school's "bad boy". He is the son of Bob Underwood, a domestic abuser, child molester, and drug addict, and a drug addict mother, Nora (played by Anne Ramsay), who still lives on the streets. Ricky lived with his foster parents, Margaret and Dr. Shakur, but moved out to an apartment above the butcher shop. Ricky later decided that he wants to have a more serious relationship with Adrian and tells her he doesn't want her sleeping with other guys, he on the other hand wants to sleep with other girls while still being in a relationship with Adrian. They break up after Adrian has sex with Ben, after finding out that Ricky and Amy kissed. He has a hard time dealing with Ashley's feelings for him, because he seems to enjoy their attraction but is conflicted with the fact that he is the father of Amy's baby. Enlarge The main cast of Secret Life.