Rickey Thompson - Biography
Last Modified: Jan 30, 2020
|Born on :||February 6, 1996 (age 24)|
|Birth Name /
|Birth Place:||Raleigh, North Carolina, USA|
Karson Thompson (younger sister)
|High School:||Millbrook High School|
|Height:||1.85 meter (6 feet 1 inch)|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
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Who is Rickey Thompson?
Rickey Thompson is an actor, comedian, model, social media influencer by profession and American by nationality. Since rising to fame for his comedic videos in Vine and Instagram, he has gained over 5 million Instagram followers.
Currently, he plays a lead role in the YouTube Red series Foursome as Dakota Green.
Rickey Thompson – Age, Parents, Siblings, Education, Ethnicity
Rickey Thompson’s birth took place on 6 February 1996 in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA. He is not the only child of his parents and has a sibling, a younger sister named Karson Thompson. His ethnicity is African-American.
For education, Rickey Thompson attended Millbrook High School. In his school days, where he performed in theater productions he was bullied for being openly gay.
Rickey Thompson – Boyfriend, Relationships
Rickey Thompson is openly gay by sexuality. He came out on Twitter in 2016. Although he “lives” his life on social media, he is very secretive when it comes to his love life.
In his April 2017 YouTube video PSYCHO BOYFRIEND ASKS ME TO MARRY HIM!!!, he revealed that he was in a long-distance relationship. He had a short fling with a German exchange student.
Rickey Thompson – Net Worth, Salary
Although his net worth and annual salary are still under review, it is believed to be well over a million.
Rickey Thompson – Career
Thompson started his YouTube channel in May 2014 where he shared his ideas on fashion and his experience with bullying. He also posted comedy videos in Vine and when he was 17 one of his videos was shared by Kylie Jenner. It led to him gaining followers on social media overnight.
By the time Vine was closed, Rickey Thompson had amassed 2.5 million followers. On his Instagram, he has over 5 million followers and on YouTube, he has over 1.22 million subscribers. He posts reaction videos, talks about fashion, food, etc.
In 2018 he narrated interludes for Aminé's album OnePointFive and also had an appearance in the music video for Aminé song Reel It In. The same year in December he walked the runway for fashion designer Alexander Wang.
Moreover, his hilarious screen presence landed him the opportunity to star in the YouTube Red series Foursome as Dakota Green in 2016. He also appeared in Sleep Tight (2016) and Trend or End with Rickey Thomspon (2019).
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Over the years Rickey Thompson has worked with Zachary Campbell, Denzel Dion, Mariah Carey.
Rickey Thompson has worked with Mariah Carey (Image: YouTube)
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Rickey Thompson – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
On social media such as Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Rickey Thompson with 5.3 million, 845k, 144k followers respectively. On his self-titled YouTube channel, he has 1.22 million subscribers.
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