Marc was born on the 17th of December (Sagittarius zodiac sign) in 1978, in Philadelphia. He was a very close friend to the late basketballer Bryant before he passed away in the helicopter crash. They met when he was fourteen years old at a basketball summer camp. He graduated from Carver Public High school in Philadelphia and went on to Morehouse College which is a private liberal arts college. Owens left college in his first year after doing nothing but skip classes and frolic about, he got accepted into Temple University and proceeded to finish his tertiary education at the institution. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education and Spanish language from when he graduated in 2000. He also obtained a master’s degree (Ph.D.) from the University of Pennsylvania. He is popularly known to be an Activist, academic professor, television media personality, and author. His researches are focused on the intersections between culture, education, and politics.
Marc Lamont Career Details
Hill was a professor for four years after he graduated from Temple University (2005 – 2009). He taught urban education and American studies at his alma mater, Temple University. Marc left Teachers College in 2015 where he joined as an associate at Columbia University in 2009, to join the faculty of Morehouse College as a Professor in African American studies. After three years at Morehouse, it was announced in May 2017, that he would be rejoining the faculty at Temple University as the Steve Charles Professor of Media, cities, and solutions. His works there included urban education, social media activism, and mass incarceration.
For his television media career, he worked as a political contributor for Fox News from 2007 up until 2008 when he was fired from CNN due to his speaking up during a United Nations Conference regarding the arab and Israeli conflict that is rumored to be Anti-Semitic.
He moved on his media career by being the host of the internet-based HuffPost Live, a news correspondent on BET, and also a host for VH1 Live! and the reunion shows host for the reality TV series Basketball Wives. He also at MSNBC as well as Court TV where he was a weekly contributor to the talk show, Star Jones.
Marc is also an Activist and a founding board member of My5th which is a non-profit organization established to educate young adults about their legal rights and responsibilities as an American citizen, and a board member of the Philadelphia student union. He founded The People’s Education center which is a Philadelphia bases non-profit for community-based education.
He is also the author of numerous books like Beats, Rhymes and Classroom Life, Nobody and Gentrifier. Hill has received a lot of awards for al his work as a media journalist, some of which include; the International Academy of Digital Arts, GLAAD, and the National Association of Black Journalists.
Marc Lamont Net Worth
His net worth is rumored to be estimated around $1 million and his annual salary is unknown.
Marc Lamont Dating History And Marriage Details
There has been no news about Marc Lamont’s ex-wife. It is known that he was married, and he and his ex-wife have a daughter together, but the name of his wife is unknown. He revealed during an interview with Ebony magazine in 2012 that he was co-parenting his daughter, but he didn’t reveal who the other parent was. It hasn’t been revealed the reason why he and his wife got divorced as they have both been very hush on the issue. Marc is currently single at the moment, he has not been caught going out on dates or having lunch with women who might be his partner.
Marc Lamont Parents
Much isn’t known about Marc’s parents, but on December 11th of 2020, Marc’s father died after fighting an illness for a long time. Marc experienced the toughest birthday of his life after the death of his father
Marc Lamont Kids
He has a sixteen year old daughter with his unknown ex-wife. He and his daughter are huge supporters of the LGBTQ+ community, and they have never been ashamed to show their advocacy to the community, whether online or offline.
Marc Lamont Body Measurements
- Eye color – Black
- Hair color – Black
- Hair – Short
- Height – 6 feet 3 inches (190.5 cm)