Russell Horning Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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.

Sun Sign



Atlanta, Georgia, United States


Russell is represented by Winmore Agency.


Hip-Hop, Rap




He released his EP SwagPack Kid via Winmore.

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Broad nose
  • Thin Lips

Best Known For

  • Doing his signature dance move, the ‘flossing’
  • Appearing in the Swish Swish music video by

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).

Personal Trainer

Russell keeps himself fit by staying active and practicing dance moves.

Russell Horning Favorite Things

  • Song – Armed and Dangerous by
  • Rapper – Lobo
  • Football Player – Mark Ingram
  • Car – Tesla Model X

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Russell Horning Facts

  1. He played football for 2 years in 7th and 8th grade in school.
  2. He created his YouTube channel in October 2015 and his first video post was dated November 7, 2016.
  3. Russell became an overnight viral sensation in 2016 after pop star gave him a shoutout on her official Instagram.
  4. 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.
  5. His signature move is ‘flossing’ which he also calls ‘The Russell’.
  6. Follow Russell Horning on , , and .

Featured Image by Russell Horning / Instagram


Facts of Russell Horning

  • Gender Female
  • full nameRussell Horning
  • nicknamesThe Backpack Kid
  • birthplaceLawrenceville, Georgia, United States
  • nationalityAmerican
  • net worth$500 Thousand
  • professionInstagram Star, Singer
  • weight62 kg or 136.5 lbs
  • height5 ft 10 in 178 cm
  • hair colorDark Brown
  • eye colorDark Brown
  • body type / buildSlim
  • sistersJill Horning
  • favorite songsArmed and Dangerous

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