Quick Facts of Broderick Dornell Smiley
- Full Name: Broderick Dornell Smiley
- Gender: Male
- Birth Country: Birmingham, Alabama, United States
- Net Worth$6 million
- Children: Aaryn Smiley, D’Essence Smiley, Brandon Smiley, Malik Smiley
- Birth Name: Rickey Smiley
- Date of Birth: August 10, 1968 (age 52 years)
- Nationality; British
Rickey Smiley is one of the most exceptional TV radio hosts and a stand-up comedian. He is a fantastic actor-host of the famous “Rickey Smiley Morning Show.” Rickey is also the columnist for Dish Nation for Fox News. Moreover, he has appeared in the TV series Rickey Smiley For Real, since 2015.
Rickey is famous for his show “Rickey Smiley Morning Show” since 2015. Rickey is also renowned for his prank calls shows like Rickey Smiley: Prank Calls II; Rickey Smiley: Vol V and Rickey Smiley: Vol 6. etc. Currently, Richard’s sad revelations about his daughter Aaryn going viral. As per Rickey, his daughter was shot twice during a road rage.
He announced the news through his Instagram and Twitter accounts. He is equally famous on social media as his official Instagram has over 2.3 million followers, as of 2020.
Bio, Early Life, and Career
Rickey Smiley was born on August 10, 1968, in Alabama, America, and he is currently 51 years old. He holds an American Nationality and belongs to Afro-American ethnicity. Rickey’s birth name is Broderick ‘Rickey’ Smiley, given by his parents. Talking about his education, RIckey has attended Alabama State University and Tuskegee University, but he completed graduation from the latter.
Rickey used to work as a host of Comic vies, which aired on Bet in the year 2000. He also has appeared on Def Comedy jam, Comic Escape, Showtime at the Apollo, and The Nashville Network, to name a few famous spots. Later, in the year 20014, Rickey received a call from the KBFB radio station and got a chance to work as their host for the morning show “Rickey Smiley Morning Show.”
The radio station is located in Dallas, Texas. The show was majorly on his prominent prank phone calls, weather, news, etc. After four years, Rickey signed a contract with the Syndicated One to take the show “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show” all over America.
Rickey also released Role Title and We, Miss Robert, which includes his redneck character, “Buford.” He also has appeared in The Friday After Next alongside Ice Cube.
He also has released around six prank call albums which includes Rickey Smiley: Prank Calls II; Rickey Smiley: Vol V and Rickey Smiley “Vol 6; but, Rickey Smiley Vol 1 and Rickey Smiley “Off The Hook Volume 4” are two of his best sellers, so far. He also has appeared in movies like Friday After Next, Baggage Claim, and First Sunday.
Super talented Rickey has received a NAMIC Vision Awards in the year 2013 and also has a BET Comedy Awards, which he received in 2004.
Rickey Smiley Net Worth
Rickey Smiley has a net worth of around $6 million as of 2021. His primary source of income generates from hosting TV and radio shows, and Stand-up comedy. He also earns as a columnist of Dish Nation and bags a big cheque as an actor as well.
Rickey Smiley Relationship Status
Rickey is a father of two sons Malik Smiley, and Brandon Smiley. He also has two adorable daughters D’Essence Smiley, and Aaryn Smiley.
However, he has also adopted eight more children and is taking care of all his children. As information about his former wife and baby mama is missing, we can’t say how his married life was before his divorce. But, currently, he is single and is not dating anyone.
Rickey Smiley’s Daughter Got Shot In July 2020
Recently, Rickey announced that his daughter Aadryn was shot over three times during the road rage and outed that four peoples were hurt during the incident that happened on the feeder road highway 288, near Holcombe.
Smiley has said that his daughter was going to Whataburger to get food around the time of the shooting. He couldn’t reach his daughter because of Corona Virus but announced that her daughter is out of danger through his Instagram.
Additionally, he also thanked all his fans and well-wishers for their prayers.
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|DOB||August 10, 1968|
|Profession||Actor, Stand-up Comedian, Host|