‘Backpack Kid’ Russell Horning Makes 6 Figures On His YouTube Channel

February 4, 2020

After being discovered by Katy Perry on Instagram in 2017, then 15-year-old Russell Horning was invited to join the pop star as she performed her song “Swish Swish” on “Saturday Night Live.” His unique dance moves took the internet by storm. One move in particular – dubbed “flossing” – took off. Inside Edition checks in on “Backpack Kid” – a name he was given after wearing his backpack during his SNL performance – to see what he’s been up to in the years since he went viral. 

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