Rickey Thompson - Updated May 2024

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Rickey Thompson

Rickey Thompson is an American actor, comedian, as well as Internet personality. Rickey Thompson rose to fame for the comedic videos he posts to Instagram and previously Vine.

Early Life and Childhood

Rickey Thompson is 28 years old as of 2024. 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 a bath thrice a day is to make air pollution-free as he thinks his body odor can cause air pollution. Moreover, he belongs to the American nationality and his 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 bullied for being gay. He usually had lots of female friends during his school days but never got attracted to them. Since then, he realized he was 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.

Rickey Thompson- Professional Life

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. He was happy to oblige and produced his YouTube channel ‘Rickey Thompson‘ in April 2014.

As he was bullied due to his sexuality during his 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 videos that 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 ‘The Whisper Challenge,’ ‘The 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 faces. 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 at displaying various emotions that are fun to watch.

Rickey Thompson

Caption: Rickey posing for Interview Magazine (Source: Instagram)


Moreover, he has also posted a comedic video on Vine. He’s one of the videos that was shared by Kylie Jenner and 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 on 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.

Rickey Thompson – Net Worth 2024

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 finances through his income and also lives a lavish lifestyle. However, he hasn’t officially publicized his annual salary as well as net worth. But some online resources have an estimated net worth of around  $100,000 – $1M.

Rickey Thompson – Relationship Status

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.

Rickey Thompson

Caption: Rickey posing with his best buddy (Source: Instagram)

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. However, he has not lost his confidence and moving on by letting negative comments. Further, he has not been involved in controversy currently and maintained a clean profile.

Body Measurements

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 a dark brown eye color with black hair color.

Rickey Thompson

Caption: Rickey posing in his cool outfit (Source: Instagram)

Social Media

Rickey is socially active on media sites like Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, etc. He has gained many fan followers. 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.