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.
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.