Carolita Smiley Lester

Celebrity Mother
Fri Mar 26 2021
By   Selena

Carolita Smiley Lester is an American celebrity mother. She is widely recognized as the mother of famous American stand-up comedian, Rickey Smiley, who is known for his prank calls. 

Ms. Lester was born in the United States but her exact date of birth is still unknown to the media. Further, she remains private so there is no much information about her childhood. So far, she holds American citizenship and is of African-American ethnicity.

Know About Her Married Life

Carolita Smiley Lester is reportedly a single woman as of now. However, she was in a marital relationship with her late husband whose name is still under the wraps. 

Carolita Smiley Lester and Her Son, Rickey Smiley
Photo: Carolita Smiley Lester and Her Son, Rickey Smiley
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The couple tied the wedding knot privately. Hence the detailed data about it still lacks. Unlike other celebrity mothers, she prefers to keep her personal details away from the limelight. Together, the husband and wife had two children Rickey Smiley, born on August 10, 1968, and Karon Smiley.

Carolita's husband was tragically shot in 1962 when Ricky was just six years old. Lester raised her children as a single mother after he died, and her son Ricky was raised by his grandparents. He said his grandmother was the one with whom he had a stronger bond.

Son, Rickey Has Never Married

Yes, one of the famous faces of TV, Rickey Smiley has not tied the knot yet. Moreover, he is reported to be a single man at the moment.

However, once the comedian was rumoured to be dating to his Show's co-worker, Claudia Jordan, 47. But he clearly declared that he doesn't sleep where he makes money! in a Real Chat's episodes that aired in 2016.

 Rickey Smiley Along With His Kids, Brandon, Malik, D'Essence Smiley
Caption: Rickey Smiley Along With His Kids, Brandon, Malik, D'Essence Smiley
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On the other hand, The Rickey Smiley Show's star is highly famous as the single father of ten without any partners. He has two biological children, two sons named Brandon Smiley, born on February 9, 1990, and Malik Smiley, born on May 17, 2001.

The remaining children are believed to be adopted from his nieces and nephew. The adopted kids are D'Essence Smiley, born on August 7, 1997, Aaryn Smiley, born on 4 July 2002, Craig Smiley and others. 

Carolita Smiley Lester's Net Worth

As there are rare data about her profession as she lives a low key life. She might have earned a good amount of worth. Surely, as of now, she must be living a lavish lifestyle under his son's properties just like another Rosemary Elikolani.

Meanwhile, her son, Rickey Smiley has an impressive worth of $5 million, as per Celebrity Net Worth. He has gained his worth through his thriving career as a comedian, radio personality, and actor. 

The Rickey Smiley Show's Host, Rickey Smiley Enjoys $5 Million Net Worth
Caption: The Rickey Smiley Show's Host, Rickey Smiley Enjoys $5 Million Net Worth
Source: NBC

He is famously known for starring on the television sitcom, The Rickey Smiley Show, which premiered from 2012 to 2014, on TV One. It shows the fights between his family and career. His other work highlights such as The Rickey Smiley Show, ComicView, All about the Benjamins, and Baggage Claim.

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