Alana Thompson Biography
Alana Thompson, better known as Honey Boo Boo, is a former child star who rose to fame on the reality TV show Toddlers & Tiaras.
Thompson later starred in her own spin-off series, Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, which followed her family’s life in rural Georgia. Alana was known for her sassy personality, catchy catchphrases, and love of “go-go juice”, a mixture of Mountain Dew and Red Bull.
Alana Thompson Age
Thompson was born on August 28, 2005. She is 17 years old as of 2022.
Alana Thompson Parents
Thompson’s parents are June “Mama June” Shannon and Mike “Sugar Bear” Thompson. They divorced in 2014 after Sugar Bear cheated on Mama June with several women.
Mama June then dated a man named Geno Doak, who was arrested with her for drug possession in 2019. Alana has not lived with her mother since then and has been under the custody of her sister Pumpkin. Mama June later got married to a man named Justin Stroud.
Alana Thompson Boyfriend
Thompson is reportedly dating a boy named Dralin Carswell, who is 21 years old. They met through mutual friends and have been together for six months.
Alana’s sister, Lauryn “Pumpkin” Shannon, confirmed their relationship in an interview with Us Weekly. She said that Dralin is “very respectful” and “good to Alana”.
Alana Thompson Weight Loss
Thompson has also been working on losing weight and improving her health. She revealed that she has lost 8 pounds in a month by following a low-carb diet and exercising regularly.
Thompson also said that she is inspired by her mother’s weight loss journey and wants to be healthier for herself and her family.
Alana Thompson Honey Boo Boo
Thompson earned the nickname Honey Boo Boo from her pageant days. She said that she still likes being called Honey Boo Boo and that it is part of her identity. She also said that she is proud of her achievements as a child star and does not regret being on TV.
Thompson also had her own spinoff show of the same name; “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo,” which aired from 2012 to 2014. The show followed Honey Boo Boo and her family as they went about their daily lives in rural Georgia, and it was known for its outrageous moments and the family’s unconventional lifestyle.
However, the show was also controversial due to concerns over the exploitation of children and the family’s sometimes questionable behavior. After “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” was canceled, Alana continued to make occasional appearances on reality shows and in the media.
Alana Thompson’s Net Worth
Thompon’s net worth is estimated to be around $500,000, according to Celebrity Net Worth. She earned most of her money from her TV shows and endorsements.
She also has a YouTube channel where she posts videos of herself doing makeup tutorials, challenges, and Q&A sessions. She has over 200,000 subscribers on the platform.