Alana Thompson Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Alana Thompson Quick Info
Height4 ft 6 in
Weight65 kg
Date of BirthAugust 28, 2005
Zodiac SignVirgo
BoyfriendNone

Alana Thompson is an American actress, reality TV star, social media personality, and dancer who is better known as Honey Boo Boo as she has been cast in the lead role in the reality TV show, Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, alongside her family members which included her mother and her half-siblings. After making her debut with TLC’s reality TV show, Toddlers and Tiaras, she has also been a part of a number of other shows which include Mama June: From Not to HotThe Screen Junkies Show, Entertainment TonightThe Barbara Walters Summer SpecialWho Wants to Be a MillionaireGood Morning AmericaSteve HarveyJimmy Kimmel Live!, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonThe TalkWendy: The Wendy Williams ShowAccess Hollywood, The Doctors, and Live! with Kelly. As a dancer, she has showcased her skills on dance reality TV shows such as Dancing with the Stars: Juniors and Dancing with the Stars. Moreover, Alana Thompson has also accumulated a huge social media fan base with more than 450k followers on Instagram and more than 10k subscribers on her eponymous YouTube channel, which she started on April 19, 2019, by uploading her first video titled Alana Thompson aka Honey Boo Boo-Welcome to my YouTube Channel!.

Born Name

Alana Frances Thompson

Nick Name

Honey Boo Boo

Alana Thompson as seen while posing for a picture in February 2018
Alana Thompson as seen while posing for a picture in February 2018 (Alana Thompson / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Virgo

Born Place

McIntyre, Georgia, United States

Residence

United States

Nationality

American

Education

The details related to Alana Thompson’s educational background are not known.

Occupation

Actress, Reality TV Star, Social Media Personality, Dancer

Family

  • Father – Mike “Sugar Bear” Thompson (Reality TV Star, A Chalk Miner)
  • Mother – June Edith “Mama June” Shannon (Reality TV Star)
  • Siblings – None
  • Others – Melvin Shannon (Maternal Grandfather), Alexandra “Sandra” Hale (Maternal Grandmother), Jessica Louise “Chubbs” Shannon (Maternal Older Half Sister) (Reality TV Star), Anna Marie “Chickadee” Cardwell (née Shannon) (Maternal Older Half Sister) (Reality TV Star), Lauryn Michelle “Pumpkin” Shannon (Maternal Older Half Sister) (Reality TV Star), Kaitlyn Elizabeth Clark (Niece, Anna Cardwell’s Older Daughter) (Reality TV Star), Kylee Madison Cardwell (Niece, Anna Cardwell’s Younger Daughter) (Reality TV Star), Ella Grace Efird (Niece, Lauryn Shannon’s Daughter), (Reality TV Star), Michael Cardwell (Ex Brother-In-Law) (Was married to Anna Cardwell), Joshua Efird (Brother-In-Law, Lauryn Shannon’s Husband), Lee “Uncle Poodle” Thompson (Paternal Uncle)

Manager

Alana Thompson is managed by –

  • Gina Rodriguez, Manager
  • BMB Talent, Talent Management Company
  • Brandilyn Snail, PR, BMB Talent, Talent Management Company

Build

Large

Height

4 ft 6 in or 137 cm

Weight

65 kg or 143.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Alana Thompson has not dated anyone publicly yet. Hence, it is difficult for us to ascertain anything about her love life and relationship status.

Alana Thompson (Center) as seen while posing for a picture with Russian dancer and choreographer, Gleb Savchenko, and dancer Britt Stewart (Right) in February 2019
Alana Thompson (Center) as seen while posing for a picture with Russian dancer and choreographer, Gleb Savchenko, and dancer Britt Stewart (Right) in February 2019 (Alana Thompson / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Blonde

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Adorable and bubbly personality
  • Small eyes

Brand Endorsements

Alana Thompson has either endorsed or promoted a number of brands such as FabFitFun, HomeStyle Harvest, and Petite ‘n Pretty.

Alana Thompson as seen in a black-and-white picture while posing with actress, dancer, and model, Maddie Ziegler
Alana Thompson as seen in a black-and-white picture while posing with actress, dancer, and model, Maddie Ziegler (Alana Thompson / Instagram)

Best Known For

  • Having been cast as Honey Boo Boo in TLC’s reality TV series, Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, and for having appeared as herself in the reality TV series, Toddlers and Tiaras
  • Appearing as a participant on the children’s dance competition TV series, Dancing with the Stars: Juniors. It was announced that she would appear alongside Tristan Ianiero while being mentored by Artem Chigvintsev and would be paid $50,000 in order to appear on the show, with an addition of $80,000 if she remained on the show for the entire season and competed in the finale episode as well.
  • Having garnered a huge social media fan base with more than 450k followers on Instagram and more than 10k subscribers on her self titled YouTube channel

First TV Show

Alana Thompson made her first TV show appearance as herself in an episode, titled Precious Moments Pageant 2011, of the reality series, Toddlers and Tiaras, in January 2012.

Personal Trainer

Alana Thompson maintains a steady lifestyle and has also struggled with obesity. Moreover, she indulges in dance activities which help her work out a little.

Alana Thompson as seen while posing for a picture at the Universal Studios during her first visit to the place in September 2018
Alana Thompson as seen while posing for a picture at the Universal Studios during her first visit to the place in September 2018 (Josh Hutto / Instagram)

Alana Thompson Facts

  1. She started participating in beauty pageants when she was just a child.
  2. At a very young age, her mother used to give her daughter ‘Go Go Juice’, which is a blend of Mountain Dew and Red Bull, while she competed in beauty pageants. Various critics have criticized her mother for her irresponsible attitude towards her child.
  3. While she appeared on the show, Toddlers & Tiaras, people criticized the show for dressing up children provocatively.
  4. Alana Thompson has been a popular cast member of the show, Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, which later got canceled as her mother was involved with an s*x offender named Mark McDaniel.
  5. In 2012, she was cast as Honey Boo Boo in an episode of the comedy show titled The Screen Junkies Show.
  6. Alana Thompson has also been a part of various other shows such as Mama June: From Not to HotEntertainment TonightThe Barbara Walters Summer SpecialWho Wants to Be a MillionaireGood Morning AmericaSteve HarveyJimmy Kimmel Live!, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonThe TalkWendy: The Wendy Williams ShowAccess Hollywood, The Doctors, and Live! with Kelly.
  7. She created her very own YouTube channel on April 19, 2019, and uploaded her first video, titled Alana Thompson aka Honey Boo Boo-Welcome to my YouTube Channel!, the same day.
  8. Follow Alana Thompson on Instagram and YouTube.

Featured Image by Josh Hutto / Instagram

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