Rickey Smiley Net Worth 2017: Short Bio & Wiki

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Rickey Smiley was born on 10 August, 1968 in Birmingham, Alabama USA, and is a stand up comedian, actor, television and radio personality, which all are the sources of Richey Smiley’s net worth. He rose to prominence through his penchant for making prank ‘phone calls. Currently, he works as the host of “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show” (2008 – present) aired on WHTA and “The Rickey Smiley Show” (2012 – 2014) broadcast on TV One. He also works on the show “Dish Nation” (2012 – present) on Fox television. He made his debut in the entertainment industry in 2000.

How rich is this comedian, the personality of radio and television? It has been reported that the overall size of Rickey Smiley’s net worth is estimated as $7 million.

Rickey Smiley Net Worth $7 Million

Rickey was raised in Birmingham, and educated at Woodlawn High School and Tuskegee Job Corps Center, and graduated from Alabama State University. In 2000, he debuted on television as a host of “Comic View” (2000 – 2001) aired on BET. He was then seen on the shows “Comic Escape”, “Uptown Comedy Club”, “The Nashville Network”, “Showtime at the Apollo” and others. Smiley has created such well known characters as Beauford, Rusty Dale, Lil Daryl, Bernice Jenkins and others.

In 2004, Rickey started working for the radio station KBFB. At the very beginning he worked as a morning show personality who made prank calls, gave out the latest information and reviewed the hip hop music. The most successful prank calls include “Buried Alive”, “Pray For Me”, “Is My Daddy Over There”, “Uncle Melvin”, “Come Over” and others. Furthermore, six albums containing the prank calls made by Smiley were released as follows: “The Best of Comedian Rickey Smiley Vol. I“, “Rickey Smiley: Prank Calls Vol. II”, “Rickey Smiley “Off The Hook Volume 4″” and others which were very popular among the fans of Smiley. In 2008, he launched his own radio program “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show” (2008 – present) which is one of the most popular programs of the urban radio stations.

In 2012, “The Rickey Smiley Show” (2012 – present) the sitcom was premiered on TV one. The main cast includes such stars as J. Anthony Brown, Gabriel Burgess, Lil’ JJ, Ray J, Roz Ryan and others. Rickey Smiley has also appeared in the reality television series “Airline” (2004 – 2005), television series “Def Comedy Jam” (2006 – 2008) and others. To add more, Rickey Smiley has appeared in several feature films, including the comedy film “Friday After Next” (2002) directed by Marcus Raboy in which he landed the role of Santa Claus. Smiley was also cast in the comedy films directed, produced and written by David E. Talbert “First Sunday” (2008), and “Baggage Claim” (2013). All engagements on radio and television significantly increased the net worth and popularity of Rickey Smiley.

Finally, in the private life of Rickey Smiley, he has never been married. However, he has fathered two children and the most surprising thing: he has adopted eight other children.

Quick Facts

Birth date: August 10, 1968
Birth place: Birmingham, Alabama USA
Profession:Stand-up Comedian, Actor, Presenter, Television Personality, Radio Jockey
Education:Alabama State University, Tuskegee University
Nationality:American
Children:Brandon Smiley, Malik Smiley, D'essence Smiley, Aaryn Smiley
Movies:“First Sunday” (2008), “Baggage Claim” (2013)
TV shows:Rickey Smiley For Real (2015), The Rickey Smiley Show (2012-2014), Dish Nation (2012 – present), The Rickey Smiley Morning Show (2008 – present), Comedy Central Presents (2006), Baggage Claim (2013), Airline (2004–2005), BET Comedy Awards (2004), Comic Escape, Uptown Comedy Club, The Nashville Network, Showtime at the Apollo
Albums:Off the Hook, Volume IV, Prank Phone Call, Prank Phone Calls, Volume II, Rickey Smiley, Volume III
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Filmography

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tax SeasonannouncedMr. Boswell (rumored)
The Rickey Smiley Show2013-2014TV SeriesRickey Smiley
Baggage Claim2013Calvin
Let's Stay Together2012TV SeriesSteve
Rickey Smiley: Open Casket Sharp2011TV Movie
Stomp the Yard 2: Homecoming2010Finale MC
First Sunday2008Bernice Jenkins
Diamond Life2005TV Series
Sweet Hideaway2003Ducktape
Friday After Next2002Santa Claus
The Way We Do It2001TV SeriesHost

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Rickey Smiley for Real2016-2017TV Series executive producer - 9 episodes
The Rickey Smiley Show2012TV Series executive producer - 8 episodes

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
1st Amendment Stand Up2008-2009TV Series documentary writer - 3 episodes
Comedy Central Presents2006TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
BET's Comicview2004TV Series writer - 1 episode

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Love in the Nick of Tyme2009Video thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Rickey Smiley for Real2015-2017TV SeriesHimself
The Wendy Williams Show2017TV SeriesHimself
Sidewalks Entertainment2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Dish Nation2011-2016TV SeriesHimself
31st Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards2016TV SpecialHimself - Co-Host
The Talk2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest
F**K Child Support2015TV Movie documentaryHimself
Steve Harvey2015TV SeriesHimself - Comedian
The Inside Track: The Rise of Empire2015TV MovieHimself
The Real2015TV SeriesHimself
Politics Nation with Al Sharpton2014TV SeriesHimself
45th NAACP Image Awards2014TV Movie documentaryHimself
Good Day L.A.2013-2014TV SeriesHimself
21st Annual Trumpet Awards2013TV SpecialHimself - Co-Host
Paul Mooney: The Godfather of Comedy2012TV MovieHimself
The Mo'Nique Show2009-2011TV SeriesHimself
1st Amendment Stand Up2008-2009TV Series documentaryHimself - Comedian
Steve Harvey: Don't Trip... He Ain't Through with Me Yet2006DocumentaryHimself
Comedy Central Presents2006TV Series documentaryHimself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2005TV SeriesHimself
BET's Comicview2004TV SeriesHimself - Host / Himself - Comedian
BET Comedy Awards2004TV SpecialHimself
Super Secret Movie Rules2004TV Series documentaryHimself
Latham Entertainment Presents2003VideoHimself
Player$2003TV SeriesHimself
Def Comedy Jam: All Stars Vol. 111999TV SpecialHimself - Show 2
Snaps1995TV SeriesHimself
Def Comedy Jam1992TV SeriesHimself - Comedian (1993)

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