Honey Boo Boo

Honey Boo Boo

Reality Star

Honey Boo Boo, born Alana Thompson, is an American reality television star. She first came to fame on the TLC show Toddlers and Tiaras, before starring in her own spin-off series Here Comes Honey Boo Boo. She is best known for her wild and outrageous personality.

Full Name
Alana Frances Thompson
Aug 28, 2005
4' 11"
Net Worth


Alana "Honey Boo Boo" Thompson was born on August 28, 2005, in McIntyre, Georgia. She is an American reality star and social media personality who rose to fame after appearing on the TLC series "Toddlers & Tiaras". She is the daughter of June Shannon, also known as "Mama June", and Mike Thompson. Honey Boo Boo has two sisters, Lauryn Shannon and Jessica Shannon.

At the age of six, she became a child beauty pageant contestant and competed in pageants such as Miss Georgia Mini Supreme and Little Miss United States pageant. In 2012, she made her debut on the TLC series "Toddlers & Tiaras", which propelled her to stardom. Her own show, titled "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo," premiered in August of that year. The show followed Alana's life at home with her family and their adventures around town. 

In 2014, it was announced that a spin-off of Here Comes Honey Boo Boo would air on TLC called "Mama June: From Not To Hot". It documented Mama June's transformation from overweight to slimming down for revenge against Sugar Bear (June's ex-husband). 

Honey Boo Boo has appeared on numerous television shows including Dancing With The Stars: Juniors alongside her sister Lauryn in 2018. She also has a large presence on social media where she posts updates about her day-to-day life and shares inspirational quotes with her followers.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2005</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Honey Boo Boo is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On August 28, 2005, Alana Thompson was born in McIntyre, Georgia.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2009</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Early Reality TV Appearances</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Thompson makes her first appearance on reality television on the TLC show Toddlers & Tiaras.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2012</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Here Comes Honey Boo Boo Premieres</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Thompson stars in her own reality television show on TLC called Here Comes Honey Boo Boo.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2013</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Honey Boo Boo Endorses John McCain</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Thompson records a campaign video for United States Senator John McCain's re-election bid.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2014</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Series Cancelled by TLC</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">TLC cancels Here Comes Honey Boo Boo due to allegations of misconduct involving Thompson's mother.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2017</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Mama June: From Not to Hot Premiers</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Thompson makes her return to reality television with Mama June: From Not to Hot on WEtv.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Honey Boo Boo Wins Beauty Pageant</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Thompson wins the Miss Georgia Junior National Teenager beauty pageant.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> Her Positive Attitude</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Honey Boo Boo is known for her positive attitude and outlook on life. She always looks on the bright side of things and is never afraid to laugh at herself or make people smile. She’s a great role model for children who are going through difficult times and need some extra positivity in their lives.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> Her Fearless Personality</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Honey Boo Boo is not afraid to take risks or do things that others may not be willing to try. She has an adventurous spirit, which makes her a great role model for kids who want to step out of their comfort zone and try something new. </p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> Her Loyalty</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Honey Boo Boo is incredibly loyal to her family and friends. She will always stand up for them, no matter the situation. Her loyalty is admirable and can serve as an example for kids who need to learn the value of friendship and loyalty within a family unit.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> The Original Toddler in Tiaras</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Honey Boo Boo was the youngest child to ever compete in the reality show, Toddlers in Tiaras.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Her Favorite Color is Hot Pink</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Honey Boo Boo loves the color hot pink and always wears it when she competes in pageants.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Reality Show Superstar</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">At just 7 years old, Honey Boo Boo rose to fame after appearing on the hit TLC show, Here Comes Honey Boo Boo.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Her Own Slang Terms</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Honey Boo Boo created her own slang terms, such as "A Dolla Makes Me Holla" and "Redneckognize" which have become popular catchphrases.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Loves Snack Time</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Honey Boo Boo loves snacks, especially her favorite combination of 'sketti' (butter and ketchup) and buttery toast.</p></div>


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