Backpack Kid
Backpack Kid
Celebrated Name: Backpack Kid
Real Name/Full Name: Russell Horning
Gender: Male
Age: 22 years old
Birth Date: 19 December 2001
Birth Place: Lawrenceville, Georgia, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 5’6″ (168 cm)
Weight: 65 Kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Information Not Available
Wife/Spouse (Name): Information Not Available
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Information Not Available
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): Information Not Available
Is Backpack Kid Gay?: No
Profession: Contemporary Dancers American Men
Salary: NA
Net Worth in 2024: $1 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Russell Horning, famous as a backpack kid is a US social media celebrity, and an accomplished dancer. Due to his funny and remarkable dance moves, he became famous on Instagram as a “backpack kid.” He became a highly recognizable social media personality in Atlanta.

Presently, he has more than 2 million fans bases on social media. He has become a top personality on Instagram and enjoying the experience. He became famous for two original tracks, namely ‘Flossin,’ ‘2 Litt,’ etc.

Maybe you know about Backpack Kid very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Backpack Kid’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

The name of Backpack Kid’s mother is Anita Redd. He also has a younger sister named Jill. He grew up in Lawrenceville, Georgia, with his younger sister. He is a socially conscious individual by nature, and also a strong critic of racism. He has a belief that dancing is one of the mediums to make this world a good place to connect with people of varying races. He has been a normal high school student who used to post occasionally on social media until one day, Rihanna reposted his dance performance on Instagram. It garnered him a lot of recognition overnight.

Personal Life

Russell Horning has a good network of star dancers that includes Mateo Bowles, and Benny Imprint. One of his friends had a fancy backpack that looked amazing on Russel, especially while performing dance moves. So, he started dancing with a backpack on, and became famous as the “Backpack Kid!” He carries a few essential items in the backpack that included a water bottle, a GOAT case, a charger, some fidget spinners, and a wallet, in his backpack.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on December 19, 2001, Backpack Kid is 22 years old as of today’s date 16th April 2024. His height is 168 cm tall, and his weight is 65 kg.


Backpack Kid is a famous US rapper, dancer, and social media personality. He got famous for his role in the SNL performance of Katy Perry‘s new single named “Swish Swish.”

He was only a child when he began making and posting his videos on social media that quickly became viral on the internet. He is mostly known for his signature dance form named “Flossing.” Russel got his initial big break when Rihanna, with a million Instagram followers, tagged him in his video. This led to a rapid increase in his followers. In 2016, his dance video went viral and made him famous.

In 2017, he became more famous when Katy Perry invited him to dance at the ‘Saturday Night Live’ show. He showcased his remarkable dance moves and stole the heart of all the viewers. He was then starred in the music video for the song ‘Swish Swish.’ Due to his popularity, his trendy dance moves were copied by a National Football League player named Mack Hollins in a Philadelphia 76ers game. His existing Instagram account as “the backpack kid” has got more than 2 million followers.

Russell has appeared in a few music videos composed by the dance group Blac Youngsta, and Ayo and Teo. Following his stardom, this backpack kid has scored several advertisements for several renowned brands. He has also shot an ad for the Georgia Swarm Lacrosse. In June 2017, he also attended a few of their games. He also did an ad movie for Checkers for supporting their $1 Fries ad campaign. Presently, Russel plans to design backpacks and several other items that comprise of caps, socks, T-shirts, and hoodies.

Russel is a professional hip-hop artist and a rapper that has launched several songs by now. Some of the most impactful songs include Flossin that features DJ suede, Ball out, Drip on Boat, etc. He also launches his debut song as EP ‘Swag Pack kid’ on his seventieth birthday. Russel is also famous for performing dance forms that included “flossing” on the SNL show. ESPN also interviewed him.

 Awards & Achievements

The backpack kid was awarded “Favorite Dance Trend” award. He received this award for his Best Performance in Dance.

Net Worth & Salary of Backpack Kid in 2024

Backpack Kid Net Worth
Backpack Kid Net Worth

Backpack Kid is a popular US record producer, dancer, and rapper who made his way music in the industry at an early age. As of April 2024, his net worth is expected to be $1 million. He has performed several commercials for checkers at a $1 fries campaign. He also learns a lot from his Instagram and YouTube.

Backpack Kid is one of the most celebrated dancers and rappers in the US. He has several successful record labels in his name. Throughout his career, he has given fantastic dance performances that gained recognition from all parts of the world.



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