Rickey Smiley Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 31 Jan, 2017
Facts of Rickey Smiley
Date of Birth: 1968 , August-10
Age: 51 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet
Name Rickey Smiley
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Birmingham, Alabama
Ethnicity Black
Profession Comedian, Actor
Net Worth $2.5 million
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Married N/A
Education Alabama State University, Tuskegee University
Movies Baggage Claim, First Sunday, latham entertainment presents
TV Show ComicView
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Rickey Smiley is popular for his reality television show Rickey Smiley For Real.

Early Life

Rickey Smiley was born on August 10, 1968, his current age is 48. Smiley’s birth place is Alabama, United States. His birth name is Broderick "Rickey" Smiley and he was raised in Birmingham along with his family.

Rickey Smiley nationality is American and he holds U.S citizenship. Smiley’s ethnicity is Afro-American. His birth sign is Leo. Smiley has attended Alabama State University and Tuskegee University to complete his studies.


Rickey Smiley started his career in 2000 as a television host, where he hosted the BET's Comic View. Later after his successful campaign, he was appreciated hugely and HB signed a five-year deal. After, a deal he got a chance to be featured in shows like Comic Escape, Uptown Comedy Club, The Nashville Network and more.

Rickey Smiley was approached by KBFB channel in 2004 to host their morning radio show. The show was based on the theme that calling random people with a strange voice tone to fooling around with them to make a joke around their listeners.

In 2008, Rickey Smiley signed a contract with Radio One’s version of Syndicated One and the show become hit morning show among the mainstream urban stations. Smiley made his television appearance on a TV show with his role as Santa in Friday After Next in 2002.

Later the same year, Rickey Smiley also got a chance to show his talents in TV show All about the Benjamins. Smiley has also been part of shows like First Sunday, The Rickey Smiley Show, Baggage Claim and many others.

Personal Life

Rickey Smiley’s current relational status is single. From time to time there have been rumors about his sexual orientation, which is assumed to be gay but he has not officially mentioned any facts about the rumors.

It is believed that Rickey Smiley has two biological children, but he has no disclosed any information about that. Besides that, he has adopted eight children. Smiley is a gifted guy and any lady who will get his as a boyfriend or get married to him will be lucky and happy.

Rickey Smiley currently lives in Birmingham, United States of America. Smiley is a huge fan of Basketball and football. Smiley often visits to watch the matches and to support his team.

Net Worth and Body measurements

Rickey Smiley’s net worth is around $2.5 million and being a celebrity icon his salary is also expected to be high. Smiley stands 6 feet tall with perfect posture.