About Al Sharpton
It has been claimed that Al Sharpton net worth has an estimate of 5 million dollars. He is known as a politician and social activist which are the main sources of Al Sharpton net worth. Al Sharpton whose real name is Alfred Charles Sharpton is also a television and radio show host and American Baptist minister. In 2004, he was a nominee of the Democratic Party to get a post of the President of the United States.
Al Sharpton is also a radio show host of his own show called “Keepin’ It Real”. In addition, he has regular appearances on the TV show called “O’Reilly Factory”. Furthermore, Al Sharpton has appeared in Fox News, MSNBC and CNN. Therefore, his appearances in both radio and television increase the overall amount of Al Sharpton net worth. In 2011, he became a host of a TV show which runs during the night and which is called “Politics Nation”.
In the public, he is considered as a man who says things as they really are. Therefore, he is respected in that point in the United States a lot. In addition, he is known as a huge supporter of African Americans and once it has been mentioned that Al Sharpton would even go to prison for them. However, some critics state that Al Sharpton is the one who should be blamed because of the racial conflicts. In contradiction, Al Sharpton himself states that this viewpoint about him is only because his politics are truly effective. He has also stated that from one side their criticism about his politics is complementing Al Sharpton’s job. He has claimed that his social racial relations have to be talked about in the public and this is what actually is happening.
Al Sharpton was born in Brooklyn, New York. When he was four years old, he held his first sermon ever and later toured around the country with gospel choir from his church. In 1963, his father left his mother and started a romantic relationship with Al Sharpton’s half sister, which was a shock to their whole family. Ada Sharpton started working as a maid, however, her salary was too low to take care of her family. Therefore, they had to move from their house to a projected home in another part of Brooklyn. One of the most important facts about Al Sharpton is that in 1973 he was managing tours for James Brown which increased the overall amount of Al Sharpton net worth a lot.