Martin Luther King Jr.’s Age, Marriage, Career Net worth And More.
Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929, in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. and he was assassinated on April 4, 1968, in Memphis, Tennessee, U.S. He was only 39 years old at the time of his death. This means that he would have been 94 years old if he were still alive today.
Martin Luther King Jr.’s parents were Martin Luther King Sr. and Alberta Williams King. King Sr. was a pastor, and Alberta was a former schoolteacher.
Martin Luther King Jr. married Coretta Scott on June 18, 1953, on the lawn of her parents’ house in her hometown of Heiberger, Alabama.
Martin Luther King Jr. and his wife Coretta Scott had four children: Yolanda Denise King, Martin Luther King III, Dexter Scott King, and Bernice Albertine King.
Martin Luther King Jr. had two siblings: an older sister named Willie Christine King and a younger brother named Alfred Daniel Williams King, or A. D. King for short. Willie Christine was born on September 11, 1927, Martin Luther on January 15, 1929, and A. D. on July 30, 1930. Both of King’s siblings joined with him in the struggle for civil rights.
Martin Luther King Jr. had two careers. He was a pastor like his father and grandfather before him and a civil rights leader after the Montgomery Bus Boycott. He was a pastor at Ebenezer Baptist Church, like his father and grandfather and as co-pastor. King sought equality and human rights for African Americans, the economically disadvantaged and all victims of injustice through peaceful protest.
During his lifetime, there were no social media.
According to sources, it is estimated that the total net worth of Martin Luther King Jr., as of early 2018, would revolve around the sum of $250,000 acquired primarily through his Civil Rights Movement engagements.