Rick Genest

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Rick Genest
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Birth Date 7 August, 1985
Birth Place Chateguay, Quebec
Death Date 1 August, 2018
Occupation performer, model
Website http://www.rickgenest.com/


Rick Genest (born August 7, 1985), also known as Zombie Boy, is a performer who is well known for his skeletal tattoos which cover 80% of his body. He is from Montreal, Quebec. He has appeared in a music video with Lady Gaga for her song "Born this Way" and has also been a runway model for Thierry Mugler. He has appeared in Bizarre Magazine. He has a carnival project called Lucifer’s Blasphemous Mad Macabre Torture Carnival. In 2011, he became the first male model for Dermablend makeup.

In July 2012, Tonner Doll Company released a 17" doll in Genest's likeness. This doll was made available as a San Diego Comic Con exclusive with Genest himself making an appearance for signings. The doll sold for $150.00 (+tax) at SDCC with Tonner selling any extra dolls on their web site soon after Comic Con for $159.99. The doll was run as a limited edition with only 500 dolls created.

Rick passed away on August 1, 2018. He was 32 years old.

Photos

Vogue Hommes Japan cover
Mugler by Nicola Formichetti Fall/Winter 2011
For Thierry Mugler
Before and After for Dermablend
"Zombie Boy" doll from Tonner.
Close up of Tonner doll


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