Michael Eric Dyson
Michael Eric Dyson
Celebrated Name: Michael Eric Dyson
Real Name/Full Name: Michael Eric Dyson
Gender: Male
Age: 54 years old
Birth Date: 23 October 1958
Birth Place: Detroit, Michigan, US.
Nationality: American
Height: 1.75 m
Weight: 70 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Marcia Louise (m.1992)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Michael Eric Dyson II)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Michael Eric Dyson Gay?: No
Profession: Author
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $5 Million
Last Updated: July 2024

Michael Eric Dyson is an author and preacher at the same time. He has also been hosting radio shows. Presently he is teaching sociology at Georgetown University. Dyson has written or edited more than twenty books of all different genres. Michael A.Fletcher calls Dyson the most capable Ph.D. scholar from Princeton.

Maybe you know about Michael Eric Dyson very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Michael Eric Dyson’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Dyson had grown up in Detroit, Michigan. Dyson’s father, Addie Mae Leonard, originated from Alabama. In his growing years, he was taken by his stepfather, Everett Dyson. He attended Cranbook School in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, with academic scholarship, but he left the school.

He finished his school life and education at Northwestern High School. He was a successful Baptist minister when he was 19 years old. Dyson graduated with, ‘magna-cum-laude,’ from Carson- Newman College in 1985. He completed his Ph.D. from Princeton University in the year 1993. He mastered the subject of religion.

Personal Life

Dyson completed his doctoral dissertation on the title “ Uses of Heroes: Celebration and Criticism in the interpretation of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr.” Dyson also served on the board of directors of the Common Ground Foundation – a project for empowering urban youth of the United States. They used to visit regularly to the Aspen Institute for various conferences. Dyson has a son with his first wife, Theresa Taylor, in Detroit. Michael Eric Dyson II is Dyson’s first baby boy. His children’s names are Mwata and Maisha. He also has three grandkids.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 23 October 1958, Michael Eric Dyson is 65 years old as of today’s date 21st July 2024. His height is 1.75 m tall, and his weight is 70 kg.


Dyson was one of the best professors at his university, which is Chicago Theological Seminary, at Brown University. Simultaneously, he used to work at other universities as well. Presently since 2007, he has been teaching Sociology at Georgetown University. Between 2016 and 2018, Dyson had been a guest lecturer at Middlebury College in Vermont. ‘Making Malcolm X,’ his 1994 book preceded New York Times as the notable book of the year.

Some of his books were featured repeatedly on the New York Times bestselling list. Dyson hosted a radio show on Radio One, between 2006 and 2007. He has been commentating on National Public Radio, MSNBC, and CNN. He is always looked upon guest on ‘Real-time with Bill Maher’ and a political analyst for MSNBC.

Awards & Achievements

In 2004, Dyson won the NAACP Image Award for outstanding literary work-non fiction. In 2006, he won the same category back gain. In 2007, Dyson won the American Book Award for ‘Come Hell or High water: Hurricane Katrina and the Color of Disaster.’ In 2018, Dyson won the Southern Book Prize for the category of non-fiction.

Net Worth & Salary of Michael Eric Dyson in 2024

Michael Eric Dyson Net Worth
Michael Eric Dyson Net Worth

Dyson has an estimated worth of $5 million approximately as of July 2024. His income draws from the radio channels and the television news channels where he hosts certain programs. A part of his income also draws from bookselling. It is expected that his net worth may increase in the near future, keeping in mind his extraordinary contribution to his field.

Dyson has faith in general philosophy, which states that American Black people are continuing to suffer from generations of ongoing oppression. On Fox News with Tucker Carlson, Dyson came forth with the suggestion of white Americans looking for ways to counter white privilege could make individuals’ efforts to contribute time and money to support poor local casts. In 2018, Dyson won the Southern Book Prize for the category of non-fiction.


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