Rickey Smiley, WINNER of the 2017 Network/Syndicated Personality
of the Year “Marconi Radio Award” from the Rickey Smiley Morning
Show. He’s also CEO of Breakwind Entertainment, Founder and Chair
of The Rickey Smiley Foundation.
He is known for having made millions laugh for over 27 years. As a
celebrated comedian, television host and top-rated nationallysyndicated
radio personality, Rickey has earned a reputation for
delivering to audiences both on and off stage. With the distinct ability
to take everyday observations and turn them into comedic gold, Rickey
is one of the few “clean” comics amongst the upper echelon of
At any given performance, audiences are treated to such original
characters as “Mrs. Bernice Jenkins,” “Lil’ Daryl,” “Joe Willie” and
“Beauford.” In addition, his comedy shows often include a live band,
which he often accompanies (he is an accomplished pianist and organist).