Rickey Thompson - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 5, 2022

Rickey Thompson
Nick Name: Rickey
Profession: Model, Actor, Comedian, YouTuber
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $1 million

Personal Details

Born on : February 6, 1996 (age 28)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Rickey Thompson
Birth Place: Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
Horoscope: Aquarius
Father's Name: N/A
Mother's Name: N/A
Siblings: 1

Karson Thompson (younger sister)

High School: Millbrook High School
Ethnicity: African-American
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Gay
Marital Status: Single

Body Measurements

Height: 1.85 meter (6 feet 1 inch)
Weight: 60 kg (132.28 lb)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Rickey Thompson?

Rickey Thompson is an actor, comedian, model, and social media influencer by profession and American by nationality. Since rising to fame for his comedic videos on 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

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.


young Rickey Thompson with his sister (Image: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

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.

His ethnicity is African-American.

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 (Image: YouTube)

Rickey Thompson – Career

Early Days

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 on 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.

YouTube, Others

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, and 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, and Mariah Carey.


Rickey Thompson has worked with Mariah Carey (Image: YouTube)

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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 – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Rickey Thompson with 5.3 million, 845k, and 144k followers respectively. On his self-titled YouTube channel, he has 1.22 million subscribers.

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