What is Backpack kid real name?
Backpack kid real name is Russell Horning. Here are lesser known facts about the self-made internet celebrity.
Few people knew him as Rusell Horning which is his birth name. Backpack Kid is only his stage name and that is what most of his fans call him.
Russell Horning, aka Backpack Kid is a dancer, His big break came about when he first appeared on a TV series named “Saturday Night Live” at the age of 18
Russell was born and bred in Lawrenceville, Georgia.
It is very much likely that Backpack kid is still in high school in 2019.
Rusell has a younger sister named Jill.
Rusell has had a passion for dancing since when he was a kid.
His passion for dancing drove him further to train himself for dancing.
Sources disclosed that Rusell Horning attended the church camp.
Russell is around 5 feet 6 inches tall (168cm)
The Kid celebrity net worth is around $600,000.
Russell’s first met Rihanna when his dance video was accidentally seen by the songstress who then liked the video and reposted it on her Instagram page.
He met Katy Perry (same way he met Rihana) and he was eventually invited to “Saturday Night Live” The music video has had 300 million views on YouTube.
Backpack kid has featured in video clips by Usher where he performed with duo Ayo & Teo and Blac Youngsta.
Russell has more than 2Million followers presently on Instagram.
Rusell Horning is still single
Rusell disclosed that his aspiration is to become a world-renowned comedian dancer and entertainer.
Backpack kid has his own website where he sells a T-shirt to fans worldwide
In 2017 at Summer, Russell performed to Rae Sremmurd‘s Swang.
He traded a backpack with his best friend and started dancing with it, he carries water bottles and other accessories in the backpack to stabilize the bag when he makes his dance moves.
Russel’s favorite cartoon character is SpongeBob SquarePants.
He has a growing passion to become a rapper, in the light of this he has debuted two singles; Flossin’ and 2Litt