Rickey Smiley is a successful comedian and actor. He is a smiling and charming person, who has succeeded while working as an actor, singer, TV host, comedian and an RJ as well. He is also known for his prank calls and for fooling around with people, although not everyone finds it funny. He was born in Birmingham, Alabama into a middle-class family.
We will let you know the detailed information about Rickey! One by one from the beginning to till date.
He started out as a TV host in the year 2000 when he hosted the BET’s “Comic View.” He was liked a lot. HB signed him in a 5-year long deal, during which he appeared in their shows like: “Uptown Comedy Club,” “Comic Escape,” “The Nashville Network,” “Def Comedy Jam” and “Snaps.”
In 2004, he was approached by KBFB channel from Texas to host their morning radio show. The fun part of the program included calling random people with a strange voice tone, and fooling around with them and making the listeners laugh.
Then in 2008, he signed a deal with Radio One’s version of Syndicated One, which became a hit morning radio show in mainstream urban stations. By then, he had already started to launch songs of his own, which were mostly humorous and dealt with no subject in particular.
In 2002, he was seen for the first time on a TV show with his role as Santa in Friday After Next. He has not been in any movies till now, but has appeared on TV shows like All about the Benjamins (2002), Def Comedy Jam: All Stars Vol. 11 (1999), Comedy Central Presents (2006), First Sunday (2007), The Rickey Smiley Show, Baggage Claim (2013) and others.
From all the above phases of his life and career, we can tell that he is a very successful. His net worth is estimated to be around $2.5 million US dollars.
Talking about his appearance and looks, he is a tall person, with a height of 6 feet and one inch. He is black by ethnicity. With his short cut black hair and brown eyes, he is very good looking. He is known for his sense of humor and dressing style as well.
He is a sharp looking person with a fit and nicely shaped physique. He works out regularly to stay in shape. Being an actor and a TV personality, he can’t compromise with his looks and appearance as it carries a major part of his charms.
Not much is known about his dating life. Although he is believed to have two twin biological children and is said to have adopted eight other kids, there is no information regarding his wife or his family life. This is particularly strange that a man as popular as him has not yet disclosed anything about his married or family life.
What rumor has is that his sexual orientation is gay. As there is no report on the whereabouts of his spouse, people have started talking about their divorce. However, nothing official has been said about these rumors. But that rumor has faded away with time.
With a couple of shirtless pictures in the media, he has also got an official Instagram account, where you can find more of his photos and videos.
To find out more about his personal life, work, and career, you can read his biography that can be found on sites like IMDb and Wikipedia.
With an estimated net worth of about $2.5 million dollars, Smiley has certainly made a name and career out of his hard work and talent and has got millions of fans around the world, that love to see him during his tours and performances.
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— Rickey Smiley (@RickeySmiley) December 21, 2016
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You can see his craze amongst people through the sheer number of fans on his Twitter account or Facebook page.
You might be amazed to know that he has a foundation after his name!