Al Sharpton is an American civil rights activist, Baptist minister, radio talk show host, author, TV star, and politician. He has an estimated net worth of $500 thousand today.
He hosts a radio talk show called Keepin It Real with Al Sharpton. Along with that, he is also the host of an MSNBC show named PoliticsNation. As of now, he is dating his girlfriend, Aisha McShaw.
Alfred Charles Sharpton Jr. aka Al Sharpton is an American civil rights activist, Baptist minister, radio talk show host, and politician. In 2004, he got nominated as one of the candidates for the U.S. presidential election.
According to the celebritynetworth, Alfred has a net worth of $500 thousand as of now.
Jesse Jackson appointed Charles as the youth director of the New York City branch of Operation Breadbasket in 1969. Similarly, he also founded the National Youth Movement to raise resources for the poor and needy youths.
During his activism career, he has been through various incidents including Bernhard Goetz, Howard Beach, Bensonhurst, Freddy's Fashion Mart, Dunbar Village, Ministers March for Justice, and many more.
In more than 5 decades of a political career, Al also got involved in controversies of Tobacco industry funding, the Tawana Brawley rape case, racial and homophobic comments, comments on Mormons, etc.
Besides being a civil rights activist, Sharpton also hosts radio talk shows. In November 2005, he signed a contract with Radio One to host a daily radio talk show called Keepin It Real with Al Sharpton. In fact, he also hosted another MSNBC show named PoliticsNation on 29th August 2011.
Not only in politics, but Al Sharpton has also made his contributions to the entertainment industry. He appeared in movies such as Cold Feet, Bamboozled, Mr. Deeds, and Malcolm X.
Furthermore, Alfred played in some of the episodes of TV Shows like New York Undercover, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Girlfriends, My Wife and Kids, Rescue Me, and Boston Legal. Not only that, but he also starred in a documentary about black nationalism in 1999.
The radio talk show host has written and published four books titled Go and Tell Pharaoh, Al on America, The Rejected Stone: Al Sharpton and the Path to American Leadership, and Rise Up: Confronting a Country at the Crossroads.
Al Sharpton met his second wife, Kathy Jordan, a backup singer for the first time in 1971 while touring with James Brown. They married on 30th October 1980 and shared two beautiful daughters named Dominique Sharpton and Ashley Sharpton.
After 24 years of their wedding, the former couple had some differences and they separated in 2004. Currently, he is dating Aisha McShaw who is 23 years younger than him.
In 1993, it was found that one of his for-profit companies, Raw Talent wasn't paying taxes which continued for many years. On the 9th of May 2008, the reporters found out that Alfred and his businesses had almost $1.5 million in unpaid taxes and penalties including $931,000 in federal income tax and $366,000 to New York.
Similarly, another for-profit company, Rev. Al Communications also had unpaid tax worth $176,000. As of November 2014, he and his for-profit companies owed $4.5 million in state and federal taxes.
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