Rick Genest

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Tattoo Artist
Date of Birth August 7, 1985
Place of Birth Canada
Date of Death Aug 1, 2018 (32)
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Rick Genest

Rick Genest, also known as Zombie Boy, was a Canadian artist, actor, fashion model, and musician. He held a Guinness World Record for his full-body tattoos.

Born: August 7, 1985, Châteauguay, Quebec, Canada
Died: August 1, 2018, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Nationality: Canadian
Other names: Zombie Boy, Rico the Zombie
Occupation: Actor, freak show performer, fashion model
Years active: 2009–2018
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About Rick Genest

Canadian artist and model who tattooed skeletal images all over his body after he was diagnosed with a brain tumor. He became known as Zombie Boy.

Before Fame

He survived surgery for a brain tumor and embraced a lifestyle of vagrancy and hitchhiking before deciding to cover his body with tattoos.


He promoted Dermablend makeup products, appearing in an advertisement where his tattoos were covered by the product.

Family Life

His family was residing in Quebec, Canada when he was born.


He and Lady Gaga appeared together in a 2011 fashion show, and Genest was also a featured performer in her "Born This Way" music video.

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Latest information about Rick Genest updated on August 05, 2020.

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