Shaun King
Shaun King
Real Name/Full Name Jeffery Shaun King
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Shaun King
Birth Place: Kentucky, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 17 September 1979
Age/How Old: 44 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 176 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
Weight: In Kilograms – 73 Kg
In Pounds – 160 lbs
Eye Color: Light Brown
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – N/A
Mother – Naomi Kay King
Siblings: Russ King and Jason King
School: Huntertown Elementary School, Woodford County High School
College: Morehouse College, Arizona State University
Religion: Christianity
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Rai King (m. 2001)
Kids/Children Name: Taeyonna King, Kendi King, Savannah King, Ezekiel King
Profession: Writer, Civil Rights Activist, Entrepreneur, Pastor
Net Worth: $3 Million
Last Updated: April 2024

 Jeffery Shaun King, or simply Shaun King, is a famous activist and writer, who hails from America, and is widely known for his Black Lives Matter Movement. This famous man is also the co-founder of Real Justice PAC. He completed his undergraduate from Morehouse College and was also the president of the Student Government Association.

Well, how well do you know about Shaun King? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Shaun King’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Shaun King to date.

Biography and Early Life

King was born in Kentucky. As his birth certificate shows Jeffrey Wayne King as his father, later in 2015, King mentioned that his actual father is a light-skinned black man as told to him by his mother.

He received his school education from Huntertown Elementary School and Woodford County High School. He got his undergraduate degree in history from Morehouse College in 2002. He was titled the Oprah Winfrey Scholar by his college and even was elected Student Government President in 1999. He completed his post-graduation at Arizona State University.

King began his career as a high school history teacher, and a year later, he started working in Atlanta’s juvenile justice system. He performed the duties of a pastor at Total Grace Christian Centre in Georgia. He even discovered a church in Atlanta, the ‘Courageous Church ‘in 2008.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Shaun King in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Shaun King’s age is 44 years old as of today’s date 16th April 2024 having been born on 17 September 1979. Though, he is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 176 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 160 lbs in Pound and 73kg in Kilograms.


He completed his schooling education from Huntertown Elementary School and Woodford County High School. he later completed his graduation in history from Morehouse College in 2002 and master’s in history from Arizona State University in 2018.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Shaun King With Wife Rai King
Shaun King With Wife Rai King

King is married to Rai King, and they both have five children in total. Three of them are biological children, and the other two are adopted. He even has foster children.

Is Shaun King Gay?

Shaun King is currently married to his lady love Rai King. He is known to be happily married and have five children so far in his married life. So, it is quite evident that he is not gay, and his sexual orientation is straight.

Professional Career

After completion of graduation, King taught as a high school teacher and later worked in Atlanta’s Juvenile System. After King left teaching, he worked as a Total Grace Christian Centre pastor in DeKalb County, Georgia. A church in Atlanta was founded by King in 2008 called ‘Courageous Church.

The site ‘’ was founded by King in March 2010, which helped people affected by the earthquake in Haiti. Through social media campaigns on eBay and Twitter, it raised $1.5 million. Even in 2010, he put up ‘,’ which was a success that even won the ‘Most Creative Social Good Campaign’ award by Mashable. In 2012 he created ‘’ along with web designer Chad Kellough. Oprah Winfrey backed this charity site.

In 2013 Shaun started the Black Lives Matter movement to stop racism and violence towards black people. Shaun King wrote articles to a politically liberal website in September 2014, ‘Daily Kos’ on civil rights and violence towards black people. King discovered an organization called Justice Together in August 2015. King was credited by ‘The Washington Post’ in October 2017 for successfully leading the social media campaign. King has written a couple of books too. He was also in hundreds of episodes of ‘Tom Joyner Morning Show. ‘


Following are the awards won by Shaun King in his entire career:

  • The Black Entertainment Television’s Humanitarian Hero Award was presented to King in 2018.
  • He was also titled with TIME Magazine’s 25 most influential people on the internet in 2018.
  • He was honored with the Black Entertainment Television’s Social Movement Award in 2019.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Shaun King in 2024

Shaun King Net Worth
Shaun King Net Worth

Shaun King’s net worth is around $3 million as of 2024. He has earned this from his career as a writer. He even wrote for many publications and websites.

He mainly raises money from social media platforms to help black people for their justice.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • He wanted to be a pastor right from his high school after he was assaulted. He was inspired by his friend’s father, who was also a pastor.
  • Since 2014 near about 1,500 articles have been written by him. He also gives morning commentary which is heard by 6 million people in over 100 cities.

Shaun King is a truly dedicated leader and activist, and he deserves all the fame and support he has so far achieved. He is currently working as a writer at one of Harvard Law School’s project and is also contributing to The Intercept. The world needs more of such people to bring change and justice to this place.


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