Where is Bobb’e J. Thompson now? What is he doing today? Bio

April 18, 2024
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Bobb’e J. Thompson is an American actor and rapper, perhaps best known to the world as Ronnie in the film “Role Models” (2008), and as DeShawn in the TV series “House of Payne” (2011-2012), in addition to several other notable roles.

Where is Bobb’e J. Thompson Now? What is he doing today? 

Bobb’e has changed a lot since he stunned the world by portraying Ronnie in the film “Role Models”. He is still an actor, and recently featured in the film “A Rich Christmas” (2021). Moreover, he is an aspiring rapper, and has released several songs including “Calling Me”, “Steppin’”, and “Grenadine”, among many others.


Bobb’e J. Thompson Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education

Bobb’e Jacques Thompson was born on 28 February 1996 under the Pisces zodiac sign, in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. Bobby has successfully hidden information about his parents and any siblings, despite attaining international fame.

Moreover, his educational background is a mystery, though it’s believed that he matriculated from a local high school.

Career Beginnings

Bob’s career started early on; at just five years old, Bobb’e made his first appearance at Apollo Kids, where he performed Bow Wow’s “What’s My Name”.


He made his on-screen debut in the following year as Shark in the TV series “My Wife and Kids”, and the same year he was selected for the role of Jimmy Mitchell in the TV comedy series “The Tracy Morgan Show”, appearing in 18 episodes of the popular series through 2004.

He appeared in several more projects, including the comedy film “My Baby’s Daddy” as Tupac, starring Eddie Griffin, Anthony Anderson and Michael Imperioli. He had a minor role in the action thriller-crime film “Cellular”, with Kim Basinger, Chris Evans and Jason Statham in the lead roles.

Moreover, young Bobb’e was selected for the part of Stanely in the Primetime Emmy Award-nominated fantasy comedy series “That’s So Raven”, appearing in 10 episodes of the popular series through 2006, increasing his popularity.

Rise to Stardom

Bobb’e was turning into an acting star, and later in 2006 starred in the award-winning music crime-drama film “Idlewild”, co-starring Andre 3000, Big Boi and Terrence Howard in the film written and directed by Bryan Barber.

In 2007, young Bobb’e appeared as Samuel’ Slam’ Gibbons in the fantasy comedy film “Fred Claus”, which starred Vince Vaughn, Paul Giamatti and Elizabeth Banks, and featured in Azis Ansari’s shows “Human Giant” (2007-2008) and “Shutterbugs” (2007-2008).

He cemented his presence in the mainstream media with the roles of Antoine in the crime-thriller film “Columbus Day”, co-starring Val Kilmer and Richard Edson, and Ronnie in the award-winning comedy film “Role Models”, starring Paul Rudd, Seann William Scott and Elizabeth Banks.


Both roles were cast in 2008, the same year he played Tracy Jr. in the multiple Primetime Emmy Award-winning comedy series “30 Rock,” which starred Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin, and Tracy Morgan.

In 2009, he appeared in the award-winning action-adventure film “Land of the Lost”, starring Will Ferrell, Danny McBride and Anna Friel, and the following year, Bobb’e starred in Robert Kirbyson’s award-winning family comedy-drama film “Snowmen”, co-starring Bobby Coleman and Christian Martyn. He also had a minor role in the sports comedy film “Knucklehead”, with Mark Feuerstein, Melora Hardin and Paul Wight.

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Continued Success

Bobb’e enjoyed tremendous success in the early 2010s, especially with such roles as M.J. Williams in the TV comedy-drama series “For Better or Worse”, which starred Cocoa Brown, Tasha Smith and Brad James, and as DeShawn in Tyler Perry’s multiple award-winning family comedy-drama series “House of Payne”, both in 2011.

In 2014, he was announced as one of the stars in the comedy-drama film “School Dance”, written and directed by Nick Cannon, who also co-stars in the film alongside Pete Davidson.


In 2015, he played Derrick in the multiple award-winning comedy-drama film “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl”, about a high school guy named Greg who changes his outlook on life after he befriends a girl in his class who has been diagnosed with cancer.

Since 2015, he has been focused more on his rising career as a rapper, but has still featured in some projects, keeping his acting career above water. In 2017, he appeared in the TV series “Clash of the Vampires”, and in 2019, he was DJ in the TV series “Living Rooms”.

To speak further of his accomplishments, from 2018 to 2020, Bobb’e was featured in the improve comedy show “Wild N Out”, created by Nick Cannon.

An Acclaimed Rapper

In 2013, Bobb’e released his first EP entitled “Fade 2 Rap” under the stage name King Bobb’e J. Since then, he’s released a number of songs and a few music videos, all featured on his official YouTube Channel.

Net Worth

As of mid-2022, Bobb’e J. Thompson’s net worth has been estimated to be around $2.5 million, earned through his successful career as an actor, and in recent years as a rapper.

Personal Life, Dating, Married, Single

When it comes to his personal life, Bobb’e hasn’t talked much about his personal aspirations. The public is not aware of his girlfriend if he has one, and for now, he hasn’t revealed his relationship status – according to sources, Bobb’e is currently single and focused on his career.


Appearance and Vital Statistics

The prominent actor and rapper has black hair and brown eyes. He stands at the height of 5ft 6ins (1.68m), while he weighs approximately 132lbs (60kgs). His vital statistics are unknown, though he has an average figure.

Hobbies, Interests, and Trivia

In addition to acting and music, Bobb’e is also interested in dancing, and though he isn’t a professional dancer, Bobb’e has showcased dancing skills in his music videos.

He’s a massive fan of comedy, and together with Nick Cannon, has enjoyed success in a number of TV series and shows, plus the two have performed together in venues across the US.

Martha Clifford

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