Rickey Thompson is an American actor, comedian, as well as Internet personality. Rickey Thompson rose fame for the comedic videos he posts to Instagram, and previously Vine.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Rickey Thompson is 25 years old as of 2021. He was born on February 6, 1996, in North Carolina, USA. His zodiac sign is Aquarius and currently lives in Los Angeles. He was born to American parents but has not opened up about their names. Similarly, she grew up with her Younger sister named Karson in Raleigh.
Likewise, he loves eating chicken and insists that he can eat chicken for the rest of his life. He also likes to shower for more than an hour and bathes thrice a day. The reason behind him taking bath thrice a day means to make air pollution free as he thinks his body odor can cause air pollution. Moreover, he belongs to American nationality and ethnicity is still under review.
Moving toward Thompson’s educational background, he attended Millbrook High School where he frequently used to perform in theater productions and was also got bullied for being gay. He usually had lots of female friends during his school days but never get attracted to them. Since then, he realized himself as gay. However, it took him several years to accept the fact and to discuss his sexuality with others.
After high school, he moved to Los Angeles to seek a career in the entertainment industry and enrolled in forego college.
Talking about Rickey Thompson’s professional life, he initiated his career through social media platforms. He began his journey on social media by uploading photos and videos on Instagram. He usually posts his pictures and video clips on his account. His comedy videos on the platforms soon caught the attention of his fans who requested him to post vine videos on YouTube. And he was happy to oblige and produced his YouTube channel in August 2013.
As he was bullied due to his sexuality during school days, he started posting YouTube videos about his experience with bullying as well as about fashion. Likewise, he has a great interest in fashion. He posted the first video as a tag video in which he answered all the questions modeled by his fans.
He posted the videos which are normally loud, vibrant, and full of energy. Some of his most notable videos are ‘Cooking with Rickey,’ ‘Would You Rather Challenge,’ ‘Slang Words with Rickey,’ ‘I Pooped my Pants,’ and ‘Embarrassing Moments.’ He has also accepted several familiar challenges, such as ‘Whisper Challenge,’ ‘Makeup Challenge’ and ‘What is in my Hand’ amongst many other challenges.
Further, he took up the makeup challenge, along with his friend Maggie Lindemann. In the video, he along with Maggie were seen applying make-up on each other’s face. They have also taken up the ‘clothes swap challenge.’ Then he posted a video on weird and annoying make-up trends, which according to him should be stopped. His facial expressions made his entire video hilarious. He is a master in displaying various emotions that are actually fun to watch.
Moreover, he has also posted a comedic video in Vine. He’s one of the videos that was shared by Kylie Jenner led toward fame on the social media platform. He has garnered 2.5 million followers on Vine but he shut down the profile in 2016. Then, he began posting short videos to Instagram.
In 2018, he narrated several dramas for Aminé‘s album OnePointFive and also made an appearance in the “Reel It In” music video. That December, he also walked in his first runway show for designer Alexander Wang. Currently, he starred in the YouTube web series Foursome.
Talented and hardworking Rickey Thompson has earned a decent sum of money through his videos with promotional posts and guest appearances at events as well as many other Youtube videos. He has been able to handle his own finance through his income and also live a lavish lifestyle. However, he hasn’t officially publicized his annual salary as well as net worth. But some online resources has an estimated net worth around $100,000 – $1M.
Reflecting on Rickey Thompson’s relationship status, he is single currently. He is currently busy focusing on his career right now. Likewise, he has posted a photo with his friend Denzel Dion whom he has captioned as a best friend. However, he might find his perfect match in the future to pair with.
Yes, he is openly gay and came out on Twitter in 2016. Similarly, he has been criticized by his fans due to his gay thing videos on social media platforms. Though he has not loosed his confidence and moving on by letting negative comments. Further, he has not been involved in controversy currently and maintained a clean profile.
Rickey Thompson has a good personality with a thin body structure. He has a tall height of 6 feet 1 inch but has not disclosed his exact weight. Likewise, he has dark brown eye color with black hair color.
Rickey Thompson is socially active on media sites like Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, etc. He has gained many fan followings. Likewise, he has around 5.9 million followers on Instagram, about 846.6k followers on Twitter and more than 144k followers on Facebook. In addition, he has a self-titled Youtube channel with over 1.24 million subscribers.