Al Sharpton or Alfred Charles Sharpton, Jr. was born on October 3, 1954, in Brooklyn in New York, U.S. He is an American Baptist minister. Also, he is a civil rights activist and radio talk show host. Talking about his net worth, the estimated net worth to date is $2 million.
Al Sharpton early life and education
On October 3, 1954, Alf Sharpton was born in Brooklyn, New York City, to Ada and Alfred Charles Sharpton. In 1963 His father left the whole family, and his mother was powerless to support the family alone.
They qualified for welfare and shifted from their middle-class locality to the public housing projects in the Brownsville environs of Brooklyn. He did his schooling at Samuel J. Tilden High School. He continued his education at Brooklyn College. At the age of nine or ten, he, by Bishop F.D. Washington was licensed and intended as a Pentecostal minister. In late 1980 After Washington’s death, Sharpton became a Baptist, and by the Reverend Willian Augustus Jones was re-baptized in 1994, becoming a Baptist minister.
As of 2021, Al Sharpton’s net worth is estimated at $2 million.
Al Sharpton activism
He is 1969 by Jesse Jackson was appointed for serving as youth director of the NYC branch of operation breadbasket. In 1971 he founded NYM for raising resources for impoverished youth.
Bernhard Goetz- He shot four African-American men on a train in Subway of NYC train in Manhattan on 22 December 1984 when they move toward him and purportedly tried to steal from him. At his assessment, Goetz was vacant of all charges apart from for carrying an unlicensed weapon. Sharpton led numerous marches protesting what he saw as the feeble tribunal of the case.
Sharpton and other civil rights leaders said Goetz’s actions were chauvinistic and asked for a federal civil rights inquiry. A federal inquiry concluded the shooting was due to a shot robbery and not race.
Barak Obama- Glenn Thrush of Politico portrayed Al Sharpton as an adviser to President Barack Obama and as Obama’s go-to man on ethnic subjects in 2014.
Al Sharpton controversy
Commentary on lesbian/gay people- In 1994 at Kean College, he said- We all taught astrology and philosophy and mathematics before Socrates and Greek homos ever got across it. He defended commentary in 2007, saying that word homo wasn’t homophobic. He added that he no longer uses the word. In 2005 he called an end to homophobia.
Loan max- Al Sharpton appeared in 3 TV commercials for LoanMax, an automobile title loan firm. For his appearance, he was criticized as LoanMax charges fees reportedly, which were equal to 300% APR loans.
Al Sharpton wife
In 1971 he met his future wife, Kathy Jordan, a backup singer, and got married in 1980and was separated in 2004. While still married to his second wife, Sharpton, Marsha Tinsley now had a girlfriend, Aisha McShaw.
Al Sharpton kids
He has two daughters with his second wife named Ashley Sharpton (activist, media entrepreneur, social media manager, community organizer, podcast host) and Dominic Sharpton (influential force into the national action network since 2008). He is quite devoted to the family, and the group seems to be attractive.
Al Sharpton siblings
He is the brother of 3 siblings named- Kenneth Sharpton Glasgow (brother), Ernestine Sharpton, and Cheryl Sharpton (sisters)
Al Sharpton occupation
He is an American Baptist minister. Also, he is a civil rights activist and radio talk show host.
Al Sharpton Personal details
- Birthday- 3rd October 1954
- Age- 66 years
- Height- 5 feet 10 inches
- Weight- 60 KG
- Birthname- Alfred Charles Sharpton Jr.
- Nickname- Al Sharpton
- Born place and residence- Brownsville, NYC, New York, U.S.
- Religion- Christianity
- Citizenship- American
- Nationality- United States of America