Rickey Smiley is an American television host, radio personality, stand-up comedian and an actor. Smiley is the host of a show called Rickey Smiley Morning Show. He has appeared in a television series titled Rickey Smiley For Real since 2015. Additionally, he is a columnist on Dish Nation of the FOX. Now let’s have a close look on Rickey Smiley’s net worth in 2018.
Rickey Smiley was born in 1968 on 10th August. His birthplace was Birmingham, Alabama. That is also the place where he grew up as well. His parents gave him the name Broderick ‘Rickey’ Smiley. He attended both Alabama State University and Tuskegee University but graduated only from the latter.
Smiley is a father of two sons namely Malik and Brandon Smiley. He has also adopted eight children. One of his adoptive daughters is Aaryn Smiley. However, he is currently a single man.
In 2000, Smiley was the host of the year’s season of Comic View aired on BET. His other appearances are on Def Comedy Jam, The Nashville Network, Comic Escape, Showtime at the Apollo, Snaps as well as Uptown Comedy Club.
In April 2004, the radio station called KBFB made him the host of their morning show which was termed as The Rickey Smiley Morning Show. It was majorly on his prominent prank phone calls, weather, news, and hip-hop related programming. The station is based in Dallas, Texas. Four years later, he signed a deal with the Syndicated One to take the show The Rickey Smiley Morning show all over the nation.
Among the songs and for that matter funny ones, he has released Role Title and We Miss Robert. In the former one, he has featured his redneck character known as Buford. In addition to that, Smiley has starred in the Friday After Next owned by Ice Cube.
Smiley has released six albums his prank calls. They include Rickey Smiley: Prank Calls II; Rickey Smiley: Vol V and Rickey Smiley: Vol 6. Also, The Best of Comedian Rickey Smiley Vol 1 and Rickey Smiley “Off The Hook Volume 4”.
Other of his appearances in films are Friday After Next, Comedy Central Presents, Baggage Claim, and First Sunday among others.
Awards & Achievements
In 2013, Rickey Smiley was awarded a Vision Award during the year’s NAMIC Vision Awards. The following year he was a nominee of the same. However, he didn’t clinch it per the second time.
Other works include BET Comedy Awards of 2004, Super Secret Movie Rules: Sports Underdogs, Friday After Next, BET’s Comic View, Def Comedy Jam: All Stars Vol II, Airline, and Rickey Smiley: Smiley from Atlanta.
Net Worth of Rickey Smiley
Rickey Smiley’s estimated net worth is $3.5 million. His primary source of income is his career as a radio personality. He hosts several shows which are The Rickey Smiley and Rickey Smiley For Real. Also, he is a columnist for Dish Nation. He makes earnings from that and his other various appearances in films. Additionally, from the sales of his albums, Smiley has six albums that he has released. His other sources are television hosting, acting as well as stand-up comedy.
Rickey Smiley is a talented comedian. In addition to that, he is a radio personality, television host, and actor. His excellent performances have earned him a NAMIC Vision Award once. Smiley is best known as the host of Rickey Smiley Morning Show. Also, as a columnist for Dish Nation, his numerous appearances in films as well as his six albums of prank calls.