Ronnie Banks is an American 'Vine' artist, model, actor, rapper, singer, songwriter, and “YouTuber.” He is the creator of the 'YouTube' channels 'RonnieSwanks' and 'IamRonnieBanks.' These channels primarily feature vlogs but showcase other content, too. Ronnie has over two million followers on 'Vine.' His debut single, ‘Wake Up,’ was a chartbuster and proved that Ronnie was a promising new artist. He is engaged to American singer, actor, and model Jasmine Villegas, with whom he has a daughter. He has composed a number of songs dedicated to Jasmine. Ronnie has also created a series of 'YouTube' videos dedicated exclusively to his daughter.
- Ronnie began his career in 2010 as a YouTuber. His fame on social media skyrocketed after he started creating 'Vine' videos. His first 'Vine' video, 'First Vine,' was posted in May 2013. Ronnie soon became a popular 'Vine' artist and built a huge fan following. His 'Vine' videos are now among the top 50 “Vines” of all time and have over two million followers. His first ‘YouTube’ channel was known as ‘yungronTV’ (now ‘iRonnie’). He created his second 'YouTube' channel in 2013. The channel, ‘RonnieSwanks,’ now known as ‘BANKS Family,’ features a variety of content, such as vlogs, pranks, challenges, travel diaries, and reactions. He now promotes this particular channel as his primary channel. The channel has accumulated more than 435 thousand subscribers. He owns another 'YouTube' channel, ‘IamRonnieBanks’ (now ‘Ronnie Banks’), which features content that is similar to that on his primary channel.Recommended Lists:
Recommended Lists:With the rise of his social-media fame, Ronnie ventured into acting and music. He appeared in an episode of the ninth season of the ‘CBS’ crime drama 'Criminal Minds.' He has also appeared in ‘Sally,’ ‘Easy Hustle,’ and ‘Miles Handy.’ He has also modeled for a few brands. Ronnie released his debut single, 'Wake Up,' in 2014. The track featured famous singer Adrian Marcel and debuted at the tenth spot on the ‘iTunes R&B Charts.’ The same year, he performed at 'Scream Jam' held in San Francisco. He has composed a number of songs dedicated to Jasmine. Ronnie’s fans are known as the 'Bankers.'Recommended Lists:
Recommended Lists:Ronnie is also present on 'Instagram' and 'Twitter.' His 'Twitter' profile has more than 339 thousand followers. He owns a merchandize line, which he trades on the site 'teespring.com.'Recommended Lists:
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- Ronnie is engaged to the American singer, actor, and model Jasmine Villegas, better known as “Jasmine V.” They met for the first time in 2014, when Jasmine was shooting for the music video for her song 'That's Me Right There,' in which he was cast as the lead. They started dating each other soon. Sadly, the initial period of their relationship was full of ups and downs. They broke up and got back together numerous times.Toward the end of 2015, Jasmine announced her pregnancy on social media. Ronnie composed a song titled 'Marie's Gift' to express his emotions of being a father. He used Jasmine's middle name, “Marie,” in the song and dedicated the track to her. On December 7, 2015, Ronnie posted a video titled 'WE ARE PREGNANT?,' which revealed the name of the baby. The couple had a maternity photo shoot done by upcoming photographer and Jasmine's best friend Rob Swanson. On February 19, 2016, Ronnie’s daughter, Ameera Reign Eloise Villegas Hackett, was born. Ronnie documented the C-section delivery and posted the vlog on his channel. He even inked her initials, 'A.R.E.H.,' on his hand. He later released a series of vlogs titled ‘Life With Ameera,’ which documented the life of the newborn.Ronnie and Jasmine got engaged on Christmas 2016, in the presence of her family. The proposal was documented and was later posted on Ronnie’s channel.Personal Life
- Ronnie was born Ronald Smith Quincy Hacket III, on October 20, 1997, in Oakland. He grew up with his younger sister in Antioch, California. His is of mixed descent, with a blend of Filipino and African–American ethnicities.Last Updated : June 22, 2018
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