|Antoine Dodson Quick Info
|Date of Birth
|June 27, 1986
Antoine Dodson is an American Internet celebrity, singer, songwriter, and actor who rose to fame after his interview by Elizabeth Gentle, a reporter for NBC affiliate WAFF-48 News, went viral. The interview came as a result of a home invasion and attempted r*pe of his sister while he was a resident of the Lincoln Park housing project in Huntsville, Alabama in 2010.
Kevin Antoine Dodson
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Antoine Dodson got enrolled at Virginia College and pursued an associate degree in business administration.
Internet Celebrity, Singer, Songwriter, Actor
- Siblings – Kelly Dodson (Younger Sister). He has 4 more younger siblings.
6 ft or 183 cm
73 kg or 161 lbs
Girlfriend / Boyfriend / Spouse
Note – Antoine Dodson fathers a son born in May 2014 along with his wife.
Race / Ethnicity
Previously, while answering some questions from his fans, Antoine Dodson said, “Am I bis*xual? No. Gay? Yes.”
However, he later claimed that he is “no longer into homosexuality” and that he wants “a wife and family”. Later, in an interview with BET in April 2018, Antoine Dodson described himself as a bis*xual man while also citing “I don’t know what the future will hold for me.”
- Pierced ears
- Sports a goatee
He announced in May 2013 via a Facebook post that he has become a Hebrew Israelite.
Antoine Dodson Facts
- He was raised in Chicago and later shifted to Huntsville in 2004.
- He received major attention with his interview by Elizabeth Gentle as the audience was impressed by his utter passion and flamboyant style of his delivery while addressing the issue and talking about the r*pist. Jonathan Capehart, an editorial page writer for The Washington Post, wrote, “in this age of fake reality TV, he puts the real in reality” and claimed that Antoine Dodson “is one of the strongest people we’ve seen in a while”.
- The Gregory Brothers and Antoine Dodson released the Bed Intruder Song in 2010 and its video became YouTube’s most popular video of 2010. The song was also included in the US Billboard Hot 100 chart and was certified ‘Platinum’ by United States (RIAA).
- Antoine Dodson made his first theatrical film appearance by playing the role of YouTube Guy in the 2013 Christmas comedy film, A Madea Christmas, starring Tyler Perry, Kathy Najimy, Chad Michael Murray, Tika Sumpter, Alicia Witt, and Lisa Whelchel.
- He has also worked as a hairstylist.
- He once got himself into hot waters when while talking about his son, he said that if he ever comes out as gay, he would support him unconditionally “if he couldn’t be fixed”. This drew much criticism from the LGBT community and Antoine Dodson later made an apology.
- He revealed that he has been a r*pe victim during his interview with CBS.
Featured Image by Antoine Dodson / Instagram