The 58 year was brought up in a Baptist family and was inspired to be a preacher. His dad left his mother as well as the family was made to move into Brownsville projects and needed to submit an application for welfare. In 1969 he made him to function as the youth director of Operation Breadbasket, a group focused on helping jobless African Americans get involved. In 1991, Sharpton founded the National Action Network, an organization built to improve voter education, to supply services to those in poverty, also to support small-scale community companies.
Al Sharpton Net Worth $500,000
Political pundit and social activist Al Sharpton continues to be fighting for social and economic justice for African Americans for a long time. He’s now the host of Politics Nation on MSNBC bringing in a salary $500,000 per season. The show is the maximum rated news series to the network just under Chris Matthews Hardball and Rachel Maddow Show. He’s always in the news speaking out for African American casualties of bias and injustice problems. Sharpton continues to be called out for his excitement in the Trayvon Martin shooting. Critics have maintained the Reverend turned the departure of the 17 year old into a racial problem.
Sharpton and Jordan wed in 1980. The couple had two daughters before they split in 2004.