|Celebrated Name:||Reverend William Barber II|
|Real Name/Full Name:||William J. Barber II|
|Age:||57 years old|
|Birth Date:||30 August 1963|
|Birth Place:||Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Rebecca McLean (m, 1987)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (5 Children)|
|Is Reverand William Barber II Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Protestant Minister and Political Activist.|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$2 Million|
|Last Updated:||May 2021|
Reverend William Barber II is a popular American protestant minister and political activist. He is a member of the national board of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and also serves as a member of its Legislative Political Action Committee. He has served as the president of the NAACP’s North Carolina State chapter since 2006. Also, he has worked as the pastor of Greenleaf Christian Church since 1993.
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Early Life & Biography
Reverend William Barber II, whose full name is William J. Barber II, was born on the 30th of August 1963 in Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S. to parents, William J. Barber Sr. and Eleanor Barber. The family moved to Washington County, North Carolina, to participate in the desegregation of the public school system where his mother worked as a secretary and an office manager while his father worked as a physics teacher.
At the age of 15 years old, he was elected as the president of the local NAACP youth council in 1978. Two years later, he became the student body president of his high school. He then went to North Carolina Central University (NCCU), where he became the student government president at the age of 19. He received his bachelor’s degree in Political science from NCCU. He has received a Master of Divinity degree from Duke University and also a doctorate from the same university with a concentration in public policy and pastoral care.
Reverend William Barber II married Rebecca McLean in 1987, and they have been together ever since. Together, they have five children.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on the 30th of August 1963, Reverend William Barber II is 57 years old as of today’s date 9th May 2021. His height is 1.85 M tall, and his weight is around 100 Kg.
Reverend William Barber II led regular “Moral Mondays” civil-rights protests in Raleigh starting from April of 2013. William’s NAACP formed a coalition in 2007 named Historic Thousands on Jones Street People’s Assembly. He formed a non-profit organization, “Repairers of the Breach,” in 2014 that is focussed on educating and working with a diverse school of prophets from all over the country.
He delivered a speech at the Democratic National Convention in 2016, which was well-received. He was arrested on 30th of May 2017 after refusing to leave the North Carolina State Legislative Building during a protest over health care legislation. In May of 2017, he stepped down from the state NAACP presidency to lead a campaign named, “Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for a Moral Revival.” He has also authored books like “Forward Together: A Moral Message for the Nation,” “The Third Reconstruction: Moral Mondays, Fusion Politics, and the Rise of a New Justice Movement,” and “Revive Us Again: Vision and Action in Moral Organizing.”
Awards & Achievements
Here is a list covering some of the Awards & Achievements earned by Reverend William Barber II:
- He was the winner of the Juanita Jackson Mitchell, Esq. Award for legal activism in 2006.
- He was the winner of the Thalheimer Award for most programmatic NAACP State Conference, in 2008.
- He was the winner of the National NAACP Kelly M. Alexander Humanitarian Award in 2010.
- He was awarded an honorary doctorate from Drew University as well as Occidental College.
Net Worth & Salary of Reverend William Barber II in 2021
As of May 2021, Reverend William Barber II has gathered a net worth of $2 Million. He has garnered most of his earnings from his career as a Protestant Minister and Political Activist. He has led regular “Moral Mondays” civil-rights protests in Raleigh starting from April of 2013. He has also founded the non-profit organization, “Repairers of the Breach,” in 2014. He has also run a campaign named “Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for a Moral Revival.” He has also authored books like “Forward Together: A Moral Message for the Nation” and “Revive Us Again: Vision and Action in Moral Organizing.”
Reverend William Barber II has been a great activist and leader, and his list of accomplishments proves it so. One lesson which we can all take from his life is the level of commitment he has for his work. Here’s wishing him the best of luck for all his future endeavors and hope he continues doing good for the society.