|Date of Birth||March 28, 1963 (Age: 59)|
|Place of Birth||Atlanta, Georgia|
Bernice King was born on March 28, 1963 in Atlanta, Georgia. Martin Luther King III’s youngest child, Bernice King, was a Baptist minister and served as CEO of The King Center during her father’s lifetime.
When she learned that her father had been killed in a shooting, she was only five years old when her mother broke the news to her. At the event that marked the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech, she was honoured with the Legend Award. She and her brother Martin Luther King III were fighting their other brother Dexter King in court over the alleged mishandling of assets belonging to the King Center.
Bernice King is an American minister and CEO of the King Center. The King Center is dedicated to advancing the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and his wife, Coretta Scott King. Bernice King was born in 1963, the youngest child of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King. She has an older sister, Yolanda, and an older brother, Martin Luther King III. Bernice King was just five years old when her father was assassinated. In her teens, she struggled with depression and thoughts of suicide. She later said that it was her faith that helped her through those dark times. Bernice King graduated from Spelman College in 1985 with a degree in psychology. She then went on to earn a law degree from Emory University in Atlanta. In 1995, she was ordained as a minister by her father’s church, the Ebenezer Baptist Church. In January of 2018, it was announced that Bernice King would be the new CEO of the King Center. She is the first woman to hold this position. Bernice King’s net worth is estimated to be $1.8 million.
The house that Bernice King grew up in was built in 1954 by her father, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The house is located in the Atlanta neighborhood of Vine City and is a two-story, four-bedroom house. The house was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1977.
Bernice King is an American minister and businesswoman. She is the CEO of the King Center, and the daughter of civil rights leaders Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King. King has written several books, including the best-selling My Daddy, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the picture book I Dream a World.
Husband and Family
Bernice King’s husband is named Martin Luther King III. He is an American civil rights leader, Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) president, and World Peace Prize recipient. He is also the son of civil rights leaders Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King.