David Alan Rachtman (June 15, 1965) is an American radio and television presenter, born in Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California.
In his youth, Rachtman was a rock singer with the bands Pink Pussycat, Arena Boys, The Fairlanes, Virgin and Battery Club. He toured with them from 1990 to 1995, filling in for Adam Curry on MTV’s Headbangers Ball. He then appeared in the music video for Guns N’ Roses’ November Rain.
After hosting some TV and radio shows like Loveline, Riki Rachtman Radio, 22 Greatest Bands, Rock of Love: Charm School, and Rock of Love (reality series with Poison’s Bret Michaels), Riki was asked by his fans to conduct their own concerts.
Rachtman was born in Winter Park, California. In 1999 he lived in Cypress, California, and in 1994 he resided in New Zealand. Riki told Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell on the dance floor at The Headbanger’s Ball in 1993 that he used to live there.
He was in a relationship with porn actress Janine Lindemulder Rachtman married Gayle Rachtman in 2003 and they separated in 2011. They had no children.