Rickey Smiley Biography

Published On Mar 14, 2018
Facts of Rickey Smiley
Date of Birth: 1968 , August-10
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet
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Rickey Smiley began his career as the host of the 2000 season of BET’s Comic View program. Later, he appeared on Showtime at the Apollo, HBO’s Def Comedy Jam as well as Snaps. Apart from this the other shows where he has been involved include The Nashville Network, Uptown Comedy Club, and Comic Escape.

After that, he became the morning show personality for radio station KBFB in Dallas, Texas. The show involves the now-trademark prank calls as well as news, information, and the latest hip-hop music.

Smiley has released songs like Role Title and We Miss Robert and has even acted in the Ice Cube series Friday After Next. The actor and TV personality has even released six albums of his prank calls, including Rickey Smiley: Prank Calls II; Rickey Smiley: Vol V and Rickey Smiley: Vol 6.

Moving on to his relationship, it seems that at present Rickey is either single or not dating anyone. However, he does have four children, biological sons and two adopted daughters, named D’essence Smiley, Aaron Smiley, Brandon and Malik Smiley.

Rickey has likewise worked in Friday after Next, as Santa Claus; Baggage Claim, as Calvin; and First Sunday, as Bernice Jenkins, along with people like Katt Williams and Tracy Morgan.

In 2013, Rickey was awarded a Vision Award during the year’s NAMIC Vision Award ceremony. The following year, he was made the nominee of the same award ceremony. 

Rickey Smiley's current net worth is estimated to be around $5 million. His net worth includes his career in radio and TV as well as his income from series, television shows, acting in movies and album sales.

Talking about his prank-call albums, Rickey Smiley- Prank Calls Number 6 is widely regarded as the iTunes #1 Best Selling Comedy Album. Ricky owns a house in Birmingham, Alabama. 

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Born in United States

August 10 , 1968

 Rickey Smiley was born in Alabama, United States. He is currently 48 years old. He is American by his nationality and belongs to African-American ethnicity. He has attended Alabama State University and Tuskegee University to complete his studies.

Began career as host BET’s Comic Vie

2002

Rickey Smiley began his career as the host of the 2000 season of BET’s Comic View program. Later, he appeared on Showtime at the Apollo as well as HBO’s Def Comedy Jam and Snaps, The Nashville Network, Uptown Comedy Club, and Comic Escape.

Start featuring prank calls

2004

Rickey Smiley started his trademark prank calls and has even released albums featuring collections of those calls. some of them are Rickey Smiley: Prank Calls II, Rickey Smiley: Vol V and Rickey Smiley: Vol 6. His songs include Role Title and We Miss Robert.

Got Award NAMIC Vision Award

2013

In 2013 Rickey Smiley was awarded a Vision Award during the year’s NAMIC Vision Award. The Following year he was the nominee of the same. 

Total net worth

2018

As of 2018, Rickey Smiley net worth is estimated to be around $5 million.His significant source of on earning is his professional career as a comedian and a radio as well as a TV host.