|Russell Horning Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 10 in|
|Date of Birth||December 19, 2001|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Russell Horning is an American social media personality, Instagram star, and a singer. He is best known for being an overnight viral sensation and for his signature dance move also known as ‘flossing’. Russell is famously known as the “Backpack Kid” and has amassed more than 2.5 million followers on Instagram.
The Backpack Kid
Lawrenceville, Georgia, United States
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Instagram Star, Singer
- Siblings – Jill Horning (Younger Sister)
Russell is represented by Winmore Agency.
He released his EP SwagPack Kid via Winmore.
5 ft 10 in 178 cm
62 kg or 136.5 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
He prefers to dye his hair ‘blonde’.
- Broad nose
- Thin Lips
Best Known For
- Doing his signature dance move, the ‘flossing’
- Appearing in the Swish Swish music video by Katy Perry
As a Singer
He released his EP SwagPack Kid in December 2018. It included songs like Have a Nice Day (feat. Ant Beale), By Myself, Drip on Boat (feat. SwagHollywood), and Too Young (feat. Yung Baby Tate).
Russell keeps himself fit by staying active and practicing dance moves.
Russell Horning Favorite Things
- Song – Armed and Dangerous by Juice WRLD
- Rapper – Lobo
- Football Player – Mark Ingram
- Car – Tesla Model X
Source – YouTube
Russell Horning Facts
- He played football for 2 years in 7th and 8th grade in school.
- He created his YouTube channel in October 2015 and his first video post was dated November 7, 2016.
- Russell became an overnight viral sensation in 2016 after pop star Rihanna gave him a shoutout on her official Instagram.
- His famous dance moves landed him a performance with pop star Katy Perry on Saturday Night Live in 2017. After the performance, he was also included in the official music video of Katy Perry’s song Swish Swish in 2017.
- His signature move is ‘flossing’ which he also calls ‘The Russell’.
- Follow Russell Horning on Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube.
Featured Image by Russell Horning / Instagram