Rickey Smiley Biography
Rickey Smiley (Full name: Broderick Dornell Smiley ) is a popular American stand-up comedian, actor, radio personality, and television host. Well-known for his prank phone calls which feature him disguising his voice as he persists in a conversation with the call recipient. Rickey also hosts Rickey Smiley Morning Show, a nationally syndicated show.
Rickey Smiley Age
Rickey Smiley was born on 10th August 1968, in Birmingham, Alabama, USA. He is 53 years old.
Rickey Smiley Height
Rickey is a man of tall stature and stands at a height of 6 feet 2 inches (Approx 1.88m).
Rickey Smiley Family
Rickey Smiley was born on 10th August 1968, to his loving mother Carolita Smiley Lester, and his supportive father in Birmingham, Alabama, United States. Unfortunately, his father was shot to death when Rickey was six years old.
Rickey Smiley Wife
As of now, he lives unmarried life. Before, Rickey married his ex-wife named Tameka Foster. The pair got married in 2007 but divorced in 2009. Rickey and Tameka share two handsome sons together.
Rickey Smiley Education
He joined and graduated with a high school diploma from Woodlawn High School. Later, Rickey attended Tuskegee University for a short period before transferring to Alabama State Univerity where he graduated with a degree in English in 1992.
Rickey Smiley Salary
He pockets a decent salary of $850,000 per year.
Rickey Smiley’s Net Worth
Rickey Smiley has piled up a decent wealth from his successful career and has an estimated net worth of $5 million.
Rickey Smiley Career
Rickey Smiley Morning Show is located in Atlanta from its flagship affiliate WHTA “Hot 107.9”. Rickey also works as a featured columnist on Dish Nation, the Fox-produced tabloid nationally-syndicated show. He began to appear on a reality television series known as Rickey Smiley For Real in the year 2015. Rickey has been initiated into its Psi Rho graduate chapter and he is a member of the Omega Psi Phi.
He made an appearance as the host of the BET’s ComicView program in 2000. He has appeared on Uptown Comedy Club, Showtime at Comic Escape, HBO’s Snaps, The Nashville Network, the Apollo, and HBO’s Def Comedy Jam. His original comedy routines always feature the role-play of fictional characters such as Ms. Johnson or Mrs. Francis, “Bernice Jenkins” (also known as Granny Swims), “Beauford”, “Lil’ Daryl”, and “Rusty Dale”.
Rickey began to work as the morning show personality for radio station KBFB in Dallas, Texas in April 2004. The show features trademark prank calls, information, news, and the latest hip-hop music. As of now, The Rickey Smiley Morning Show airs on several mainstream urban radio stations. Syndication One integrated into Reach Media in 2013.