Born In: Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Rickey Thompson is a social media star who gained popularity for his vine videos that he posts on his YouTube channel. His comical way of talking and exceptional comic timing helped him rack up more than 2.5 million subscribers to his Vine account before it was discontinued. He has more than 1.1 million subscribers on his YouTube channel. His videos are usually loud, vibrant, and full of energy. Some of his notable videos are ‘I Pooped my Pants,’ ‘Would You Rather Challenge,’ ‘Slang Words with Rickey,’ ‘Cooking with Rickey,’ and ‘Embarrassing Moments.’ He has taken up many popular challenges, such as ‘Whisper Challenge,’ ‘Makeup Challenge’ and ‘What is in my Hand’ among many other challenges. Rickey has also starred in a web series titled ‘Foursome.’ The web series was aired on Awesomeness TV. He has performed at many events as well. He is quite popular on Instagram with over 5.3 million followers.
siblings: Karson Thompson
Born Country: United States
U.S. State: North Carolina
City: Raleigh, North Carolina
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Rickey Thompson started his journey on social media by uploading photos and videos on Instagram. He used to post his pictures and video clips on his account. His comedy videos soon caught the attention of his fans who requested him to post vine videos on YouTube. Rickey was happy to oblige and created his YouTube channel in August 2013.
When Rickey was a kid, he accidentally grabbed a tree branch that had a butterfly nest on it. Unfortunately, the entire nest fell on his head and the next moment, he found several caterpillars crawling all over his body. But the worst part was a few caterpillars got inside his mouth. He was disgusted by the incident and that’s why he hates caterpillars so much.
Rickey also hates milk and its byproducts as he suffers from lactose intolerance. He has had many embarrassing moments as a kid and many of them are related to his hatred towards milk. In one of his videos, he spoke about his immense love for Beyonce and Katy Perry. He loves them so much that he wants to get married to both of them!
Rickey took up the makeup challenge, along with his friend Maggie Lindemann. In the video, they were seen applying make-up on each other’s face. They also took up the ‘clothes swap challenge.’ He then posted a video on weird and annoying make-up trends, which according to him should be stopped. His facial expressions made the entire video hilarious. Rickey is a master in displaying various emotions that are actually funny to watch.
He owns a huge collection of Katy Perry and Beyonce posters that adorn the walls of his room. He refers his room as his mini paradise. He posted a separate video to display his closet. Rickey also shared his experience of going under the knife and also told his fans how confident he felt after the surgery. Rickey loves visiting salons and spas. In one of his videos, he was seen getting his hair colored. His fans were happy with his new look and also appreciated him.
Rickey’s hilarious screen presence earned him the opportunity to star in a web series titled ‘Foursome.’ In the web series, he played the character of Dakota Green. The series was aired on Awesomeness TV. He has also given many public performances, including stand-up comedies at various events like Virtuoso Fest and Digi Fest New York.
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