Ronnie Banks is a popular name on social media thanks to the now-defunct social media platform – Vine. He was a Vine sensation, thrilling its users with his variety of content. Ronnie is not just your everyday artist; he is as versatile as they come – he raps, sings, acts, models and writes songs. While his account on Vine was functional, he had over 2 million followers. He is also a popular YouTube personality with the channels – RonnieSwanks and IAmRonnieBanks. Most of his content on these accounts are lifestyle vlogs although he spices the channels with other interest-grabbing additions from time to time.
Aside from his social media fame, he has managed to draw media attention with his involvement with a famous actress and singer, Jasmine Villegas. The couple has had an off and on relationship but has recently gone their separate ways. Jasmine has a daughter for Ronnie Banks who she cherishes so much and has described her as a special part of her journey in life. Read on to learn more about Ronnie Banks.
Ronnie Banks’ Bio
Ronnie Banks was born Ronald Smith Quincy Hacket III on October 20, 1997. He was born in Oakland, California but grew up in Antioch where he lived with his father after his parents got divorced when he was age three. The names of his parents are not known, however, he often posts pictures of himself with his parents on social media. During his formative years, he only spent weekends with his mother. He revealed through Twitter that he has both an elder and a younger sister, however, not much is known about them.
His career began on social media in May 2013 when he began posting videos on Vine. They included prank videos, challenges, among others. His contents drew a lot of attention and gained him up to 2.2 million views. He soon moved his content to YouTube and enjoyed large subscriptions as well. He is also an Instagram star with over 600k followers. In addition to his social media career, he is a budding musician and actor. His single Wake Up was on the top 10 list of iTunes R&B. He was also cast an episode of the TV series, Criminal Minds.
Family Life of the YouTube Star
Ronnie Banks was formerly engaged to Jasmine Villegas, popularly known as Jasmine V, but officially announced the call off of the engagement in May 2018 after four years of a relationship that was very unstable. The couple met during the shoot of Jasmine’s music video for the song, That’s Me Right There. They began talking from that time and soon became close friends. Months later, their friendship would grow a stronger bond between them and so they became lovers. During the course of their relationship, they shared pictures of themselves online through their social media pages. They also shared a daughter together named Ameera Reign who was born in February 2016.
Jasmine Villegas is a well-known American R&B and pop singer and actress. Discovered at the age of 11, the singer came into limelight after she sang the national anthem at a game event. After that, Villegas became successful in building a singing career for herself through numerous music videos and live performances. She has also appeared in hit series like That So Raven and The Suite Life of Zach and Cody.
Ronnie seems to have moved on with his life as he is seen to have found love with an unnamed lady who has already gotten pregnant for him. The couple is expecting a baby girl as the scan has revealed the sex of the child which will make Ronnie Banks a father of two daughters.
Celebrity Facts About Ronnie Banks
The controversies surrounding Ronnie Banks are centered on his relationship with the singing sensation, Jasmine Villegas. Their relationship, which started in 2014 when they met, has been met with incessant breakups and makeups. They first broke up in March 2015 and were back together by April the same year. Even after the makeup, Jasmine suspected Ronnie of cheating on her as she often saw him in the company of other ladies.
Things seemed like they were looking up for the celebrity couple in November 2016 when Jasmine revealed that she was pregnant. The couple had their baby – Ammera Reign – on 19 February 2016, however, she couldn’t keep the couple together. On May 2nd, 2018, the coupled uploaded a YouTube video titled WHY WE ARENT TOGETHER… (after 4 years). Basically, the video revealed that they were no longer together.
With a career spanning over 8 years, it is expected that Ronnie Banks has amassed a considerable amount of wealth. His career online began in 2010 when he launched his YouTube channel but skyrocketed in 2013 with his Vine page. His Vine content got him a huge fan base. He was named among the top 50 Viners. His YouTube channels collectively have a subscriber base of 450k. With this much followers and subscribers, it is will not be a thing of a surprise if his annual salary ran into six zero figures.
However, his salary is not known but his net worth has been estimated to be around $800,000. No other information on his finances is available at the moment.