The Sun reports this morning that the actor, who played Garry Hobbs in the BBC One series, has been approached to take part in the upcoming series of I'm A Celebrity . . . Get Me Out Of Here!
The newspaper also claims that Ricky is "keen" to head out to the Aussie jungle next month for the new series
It was recently reported that bosses were trying to get Olympic stars to sign up to this year’s line up, which will be revealed in the coming weeks.
According to The Sun, names on the show’s wish list of celebs include cycling champs Bradley Wiggins and Elizabeth Armitstead, as well as gymnast Beth Tweddle and swimmer Rebecca Adlington.
The rumoured celebs on this year’s I’m A Celebrity line up also include former Coronation Street actress Helen Flanagan, singer Grace Jones, darts champ Eric Bristow and Birds of a Feather star Linda Robson.
I’m A Celebrity 2012 airs on ITV1 from November.