Top 20 Civil Rights Leader celebrities in United States

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Civil Rights Leader celebrities [Updated February 26, 2021].

1. Afeni Shakur

Afeni Shakur net worth 2020
Afeni Shakur was born on January 22, 1947 in Lumberton, United States.

Mother of rapper Tupac Shakur and founder of the philanthropic Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation.

She won a lawsuit to win the rights of 150 of her son's unreleased recordings.

Net Worth 2020: $50 Million

2. Vernon Jordan

Vernon Jordan net worth 2020
Vernon Jordan was born on August 15, 1935 in United States.
He survived a 1980 murder attempt in Fort Wayne, Indiana. In 1996, serial killer Joseph Paul Franklin confessed that he had shot Jordan.

Net Worth 2020: $12 Million

3. Jesse Jackson

Jesse Jackson net worth 2020
Jesse Jackson was born on October 8, 1941 in Greenville, United States.
He founded Rainbow/PUSH in 1971 and was heavily involved in the Southern Christian Leadership Conference during the 1960's.

Net Worth 2020: $9 Million

4. Bobby Seale

Bobby Seale net worth 2020
Bobby Seale was born on October 22, 1936 in Dallas, United States.
He was one of the original "Chicago Eight" defendants charged with conspiracy and inciting to riot, in the wake of the 1968 Democratic National Convention, in Chicago but was later severed from the case.

Net Worth 2020: $1 Million

5. Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr. net worth 2020
Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, United States.
He helped found the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and he led the 1955 Montgomery Bus Boycott, which helped end racial segregation on the public transit systems.

Net Worth 2020: $250 Thousand

6. Dolores Huerta

Dolores Huerta net worth 2020
Dolores Huerta was born on April 10, 1930 in Dawnson, United States.
She has been well recognized for her work receiving the Eugene V. Debs Foundation Outstanding American Award, the United States Presidential Eleanor Roosevelt Award for Human Rights, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and many more awards for her community service and advocacy.

7. Xernona Clayton

Xernona Clayton net worth 2020
Xernona Clayton was born on August 30, 1930 in Muskogee, United States.

African-American civil rights leader who worked closely with Martin Luther King Jr. as a member of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in the 60's. In 1967, she began hosting The Xernona Clayton Show, making her the first Southern African-American to host a prime time talk show.

The Xernona Clayton Barbie doll was created in her honor by Mattel in 2004.

8. Al Sharpton

Al Sharpton net worth 2020
Al Sharpton was born on October 3, 1954 in New York City, United States.

Civil rights activist and minister well known for his advocacy within the Black American community. He was also formerly a White House advisor, providing counsel to both Bill Clinton and Barack Obama.

He ran for Senate, then attempted to run for President in 2004.

9. Julian Bond

Julian Bond net worth 2020
Julian Bond was born on January 14, 1940 in Nashville, United States.
He narrated the PBS video Eyes on the Prize, a 14-hour documentary series about the African-American Civil Rights Movement.

10. Joseph Echols Lowery

Joseph Echols Lowery net worth 2020
Joseph Echols Lowery was born on October 6, 1921 in Huntsville, United States.
He led the Selma to Montgomery march of 1965 and he co-founded the Black Leadership Forum, a consortium of Black advocacy groups.

11. Jane Addams

Jane Addams net worth 2020
Jane Addams was born on September 6, 1860 in Cedarville, United States.
Where previous welfare agencies offered specific services, her Hull Houser sponsored neighborhood facilities like a vocational club, a day care center, and a gymnasium.

12. Huey P Newton

Huey P Newton net worth 2020
Huey P Newton was born on February 17, 1942 in Monroe, United States.
He was fatally gunned down by a member of the Black Guerilla Family in Oakland, California in 1989.

13. Harvey Milk

Harvey Milk net worth 2020
Harvey Milk was born on May 22, 1930 in Long Island, United States.
He became a martyr in the gay community after he was assassinated by fellow city official Dan White. Actor Sean Penn won an Academy Award for portraying him in the 2008 film Milk.

14. Ella Baker

Ella Baker net worth 2020
Ella Baker was born on December 13, 1903 in Norfolk, United States.
She was hired as a secretary for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in 1940.

15. Dorothy Height

Dorothy Height net worth 2020
Dorothy Height was born on March 24, 1912 in Richmond, United States.
She advised President Dwight D. Eisenhower to end school segregation, and she later encouraged President Lyndon B. Johnson to consider African-American women for government posts.

16. Dorothy Day

Dorothy Day net worth 2020
Dorothy Day was born on November 8, 1897 in New York City, United States.
She promoted in the pages of her paper not only Catholic teachings, but social causes; she believed in them strongly enough to be arrested and go on a hunger strike for them.

17. Dorothea Dix

Dorothea Dix net worth 2020
Dorothea Dix was born on April 4, 1802 in Hampden, United States.
Her legacy was honored by the United States Postal Service with the issuing of a Dorothea Dix one cent stamp in 1983.

18. Coretta Scott King

Coretta Scott King net worth 2020
Coretta Scott King was born on April 27, 1927 in Heiberger, United States.

Civil rights activist and wife of Martin Luther King Jr. After her husband's assassination, she took on a leadership role in the struggle for racial equality and also became active in the Women's Movement and the LGBT rights movement.

She was honored after her death when she became the first African-American to lie in the Georgia State Capitol.

19. Claudette Colvin

Claudette Colvin net worth 2020
Claudette Colvin was born on September 5, 1939 in United States.

Civil rights activist during the Civil Rights movement of the 1960's who was the first person to resist bus segregation, nine months before Rosa Parks was kicked off the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

She testified in the case Browder v. Gayle, which was appealed all the way up to the U.S. Supreme Court, which in turn declared bus segregation unconstitutional in 1956.

20. Cesar Chavez

Cesar Chavez net worth 2020
Cesar Chavez was born on March 31, 1927 in Yuma, United States.
His birthday, March 31st, has become nationally recognized, and he became known for his slogan "Si, se puede."