|Tommy the Clown Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 7 in|
|Date of Birth||January 9, 1969|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Tommy the Clown is an American dancer who is known for being the inventor of the clowning style of dance in 1992, which is known popularly as krumping. On the other hand, he achieved international recognition after being featured in David LaChapelle‘s Rize in 2005.
Tommy the Clown
Detroit, Michigan, United States
Los Angeles, California, United States
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
90 kg or 198.5 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
He sports a box-shaped beard and clown-painted face color when in public.
Tommy the Clown Facts
- He was brought up in South Central Los Angeles, California.
- Growing up, he would often get into trouble with the law and even spent 5 years in prison. During his time in prison, Tommy the Clown realized that he needed to significantly change his lifestyle.
- Upon being released from prison, he began working as a typist clerk until 1992. While working there, a co-worker of his offered him to be a clown at his kid’s birthday party as a result of his entertaining personality and created the persona of “Tommy the Clown”.
- The clowning or krumping style of dance was created by Tommy to enhance birthday party clown acts, which ended up creating the “hip-hop clowns” concept.
- Over the years, Tommy has performed at birthday parties for various well-known celebrities including Madonna, Pamela Anderson, and Cedric the Entertainer.
- It is said that he developed the clowning style of dance as a result of the 1992 Rodney King riots.
- Tommy joined the YouTube community with his self-titled channel titled OfficialTsquadTV on November 11, 2010. He had amassed more than 1.28 million subscribers on his channel as of March 2023.
- Some of the most-watched videos on his channel as of March 2023, were Kida vs Kidd ShowOut (Raw Battle)| #TBT ORIGINAL FOOTAGE OfficialTSquadTV | Tommy The Clown, Little Girl Dancing her heart out l Tommy The Clown l OfficialTSquadTV, Best Lil Girl Battle in Watts | OfficialTSquadTV | Tommy The Clown, THIS TAG TEAM BATTLE WAS GOODDDDD! I WHO TOOK THE “W”?FOLLOW @TOMMYTHECLOWN ON INSTAGRAM, and #THEHOPPOPCHALLENGE | OfficialTSquadTV | Tommy The Clown.
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