Backpack Kid biography

Backpack Kid Biography: Net Worth, Floss, Instagram, Age, Dance, YouTube, TikTok, Wikipedia, Parents, Height

December 11, 2020 0 Posted By Kaptain Kush


The Floss Master Russell Horning (conceived 19 December 2001) also called Backpack Kid is a young talented 22 years old American dancer, rapper, and social media personality.

The teenage sensation has not looked back since taking the internet by surprise.

Backpack Kid
Backpack Kid: History, Photo
Wiki Data
Birth Name: Russell Horning
Stage Name: Backpack Kid
Born: 19 December 2001 (age 22 years old)
Birth Place: Laurenceville
State Of Origin: Georgia
Nationality: American
Occupation: Dancer • SM Perosnality
Net Worth: $500,000

Early Life

Russell Horning popularly known as Backpack Kid is an American dancer, rapper, and popular figure on social media. He was raised by his mom– Anita Redd in Lawrenceville, Georgia. He also has a younger sister called Jill.


Backpack Kid currently focuses on his music and dance career and serves as a role model to many of his peers at Georgia. He once took a dance class but left after a month due to personal reasons.


The wunderkind came into the limelight after posting his dance videos on his Instagram page. In 2016, one of his dance videos went viral, gaining the attention of many music artists and icons in America.

That same year, Rihanna had posted his dance moves on her Instagram page which increased his followership. He also got tagged up to 700,000 times on Instagram a year earlier.

In 2017, he got invited by Katy Perry to dance in her famous song Swiss Swiss on Saturday Night Live. He later went on to create a viral hashtag– #IGotSkillsChallenge before collaborating with fellow dancers Maleo Bowles and Benny Imprint.

His signature move is popularly called Flossing and has been performed by football stars and other athletes. It has also featured in games and ads in recent times.

Backpack Kid is also a rapper and launched his song Flossing featuring DJ Suede. He also launched his debut four-song EP titled Swag Pack Kid on his 17th birthday.

Personal Life

Backpack Kid spends his time with his ‘dance buddies’. Most of his fans keep up with him through his Instagram page.

He is currently single and has yet to reveal anything about his love life.


  • Kids Choice Award for Favourite Dance Trend.
  • Shorty Award for Best In Dance

Net Worth

Russell Horning who became an internet sensation with Backpack Kid has an estimated net worth of $500,000.

Social Media

  • Instagram- @thebackpackkid
  • Twitter- @iambackpackkid
  • Facebook- Nil
  • TikTok- @thebackpackkid
  • Snapchat- @i_spitbarzz
  • Phone Number- Private

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