How did Russell Horning get famous?

Russell started gaining popularity after Rihanna gave him an Instagram shout-out in 2016. He gained 55,000 new followers in two days. The big break for Russell came from dancing with Katy Perry during her SNL performance of “Swish Swish.” Katy Perry found his Instagram profile as a recommended page.

Who invented the floss dance?

Only the teenager who created the Floss*, the most famous dance in Fortnite (and maybe the western world in 2018). His real name is Russell Horning and he’s 17 years old.

Where do Fortnite dances come from?

The most famous Fortnite dance is the floss, it was not created by Fortnite itself but is the one you are most likely to see! The Backpack Kid, an instagram famous dancer, made it famous when he did the dance during a live performance of Katy Perry’s song Swish Swish in a Saturday Night Live episode 2017.

How did the backpack kid become famous?

Russell started gaining popularity after Rihanna gave him an Instagram shout-out in 2016. He gained 55,000 new followers in two days. The big break for Russell came from dancing with Katy Perry during her SNL performance of “Swish Swish.” Katy Perry found his Instagram profile as a recommended page.

Where did floss dance come from?

The floss dance was invented by Insta-famous dancer The Backpack Kid, aka 16-year-old Russell Horning, who has 2 million followers. He posted a video of himself doing the dance move on August 18, 2016, and it soon racked up tens of thousands of views.

What dance does the backpack kid do?

The Backpack Kid created the viral floss dance, now he’s branching out


Videos

Backpack Kid | Russell Horning Talks the Shorty Awards and …

How ‘Backpack Kid’ Makes 6 Figures On YouTube

BACKPACK KID | UPDATED / INTERVIEW w. Russell Horning


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