Al Sharpton Bio


Al Sharpton is a civil rights activist turned MSNBC-star. He is also a politician, Baptist Minister. His relationship is complicated as he is dating a woman despite being married.

Relationship Statistics of Al Sharpton

What is Al Sharpton marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce): Married
When did Al Sharpton get married ? (married date): October 31, 1980
How many children does Al Sharpton have ? (name): Two(Dominique Sharpton and Ashley Sharpton)
Is Al Sharpton having any relationship affair ?: Yes
Is Al Sharpton gay ?: No
Who is Al Sharpton wife ? (name): Kathy Jordan

More about the relationship

Sharpton is in a relationship with Aisha McShaw. Their relationship was criticized for dating a woman who is 23 years younger than him.

Previously, he was married to Kathy Jordan in 1980, who was a backup singer. Al met Kathy when he was touring with James Brown in 1971. They have two children both daughters, Dominique Sharpton, and Ashley Sharpton.

After 24 years of wedding, the pair started having differences in 2004. However, the couple has not legally divorced yet.

Who is Al Sharpton?

Alfred Charles Sharpton Jr. is an American civil rights activist, Baptist minister who also talk show host and politician. His critics express him as “a political radical who is to blame, in part, for the deterioration of race relations”.

Age, Parents, Siblings, Family, Ethnicity, Nationality

Sharpton is 64 years old. He was born on October 3, 1954, in New York City, New York, the U.S. Sharpton belongs to American nationality and of Cherokee ethnicity.

His father’s name is Alfred Charles Sharpton, Sr. and mother’s name is Ada Richards. Mr. Alfred was a Brooklyn based businessman. He has a brother, Kenneth Sharpton Glasgow and two sisters: Cheryl Sharpton and Ernestine Sharpton.

Al does not respect his dad Alfred because his father left his family and had an affair with his step-daughter.

Al Sharpton: Education, School/College University

Sharpton graduated from Samuel J. Tilden High School in Brooklyn and attended dropping out after two years in 1975 Brooklyn College.

While in school, he was involved in civil rights movements, which was prominent in several high profile protests. Similarly, it was poised to bring equality between black and white Americans.

Al Sharpton: Professional Life, Career

Sharpton developed his commanding speaking behavior as a child and a churchgoer who has commanded a minister at age 10. He was best characterized as a Social/political activist and religious leader. Sharpton became the best fighter and a roaring voice in the fight opposite to racial prejudice and injustice against Americans of black origin.

This fight saw him get into different problems and even surviving an assassination attempt. He contested the election for different political offices at various times but is not popular to have been an elected officeholder. In one of his disastrous political outings, he intimated that winning political posts might not have been his ultimate goal.

Furthermore, Sharpton founded the National Action Network, an organization designed to increase voter education, to provide services to those in poverty, and to support small community businesses in 1981. Moreover, In 1999, Sharpton attends a protest to raise awareness about the death of Amadou Diallo, an immigrant from Guinea who was shot to death by NYPD officers.

He was jailed for 90 days on trespassing charges while protesting against U.S. military target practice exercises in Puerto Rico near a United States Navy bombing site in 2001. In 2002, Sharpton has involved in protests ensuing the death of West African immigrant Ousmane Zongo.

He held a press conference to highlight what he said was the unequal treatment of four suspected rapists in a high-profile crime in the Dunbar Village Housing Projects in West Palm Beach, Florida on March 11, 2008.

Shooting of Trayvon Martin by George Zimmerman, Sharpton led several protests and rallies criticizing the Sanford Police Department over the handling of the shooting in 2012. Sharpton called for the federal government to stop maintaining the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C in August 2017.

Al Sharpton: Awards, Nominations

Though he was a well-known Politician there is no information that he has received many awards and nominations.

Al Sharpton: Net Worth, Salary, Income

Sharpton lives a comfortable and public active life. He has an estimated net worth between $500,000 dollars to $5 million. In 2014, Sharpton and his large businesses owed a combined $4.7 million dollars in taxes. However, he has well paid off more than $2 million of the debt.

Al Sharpton: Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

There is a rumor run by Amid 2020 presidential that Beto O’Rourke is meeting with controversial Democratic leader Sharpton, who is known for his anti-Semitic rhetoric. Sharpton has frequently sparked controversy with his harsh language. Last November, The New York Times announced that the MSNBC host “has regularly sidestepped the sort of obligations most people see as inevitable, like taxes, rent, and other bills.”

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Sharpton is 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 59 kg. He has Dark brown eye color and Gray hair color. His body measurement is (43-14-32). Sharpton’s shoe size is 11(US) and his dress size is not available.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Sharpton is active on social media. He has over 5,24,462 followers on Facebook, around 240k followers on Instagram, and more than 586k followers on Twitter.

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