Ashley Sharpton is an American entrepreneur and social activist. She is known as the Founder & Director of NAN Youth Huddle. She has been involved or inclined more into the worlds of social media and activism. Additionally, she handles her own Sharpton Entertainment LLC. As of February 2023, she has been in the fame news because of her FOX SOUL Show, where she is working as the Co-Host/EP: #TheSharptonSisters that aired on @foxsoul.
Ashley Sharpton was born on 8th September 1987 as evidenced by the birthday post made by her father. She belongs to an African American family and has an elder sister, Dominique Sharpton. Her mother is Kathy Jordan, and her father is Al Sharpton although, they separated in 2021. Alfred Charles Sharpton, Sr. is the grandfather while her grandmother’s name was Ada Richards (Died on 22nd March 2012). Her uncle’s name is Kenneth Sharpton Glasgow (Al Sharpton’s brother).
Talking about Ashley’s Education, she graduated from Poly Prep Country Day School in 2005. She has participated in various academic activities and received multiple scholarships. Later, she went on to study sociology at the illustrious Hampton University in 2006. While studying at University, she earned 4 scholarships and other leading HBCUs. From 2012 – 2014, she earned Communication and Media Studies at St. Francis College.
Ashley Sharpton Career
She started her career path during her college days. Before leaving for college in 2006, she founded Sharpton Entertainment LLC (formerly Harl3m Ink), an entertainment company. The company specializes in aspects including production, promotions, and social media services. She served as a Director of Social Media Communications at Massenburg Media from Feb 2013 – Nov 2013. There, she managed and recreated the social media presence for R & B Singer Joe, as well as for Massenburg Media.
Ashley founded an initiative called “The Huddle”, which is responsible for initiating youth, engaging the dreamers, and transforming them into leaders. The initiative was formed in October 2013 and built a strong youth to make them or help them have better futures. Furthermore, Ashley was also helping in enhancing the National Action Network (NAN)’s Youth Move & Youth Huddle’s digital footprint.
This helped her a lot in becoming a national personality, as she became the live social media commentator from the White House for the respective years- 2014, 2015, and 2016 – all during Obama’s time. In 2020, Ashley, a part of NAN’s Youth Huddle has included a focus on increasing voter engagement, census turnout, and curbing gun violence. Also, she provides on-site activism 101 field training, maintaining a healthy mind in addition to a healthy body, and creating a high school to HBCU to Careers Pipeline for young abled minds in urban communities.
She is active on social media platforms such as Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram. As of January 2023, she has @ashleyjsharpton verified Instagram account. She has 3151 followers on her @MadameAshLee Twitter account. Last year in September, she visited and worked with #HarlemFashionWeek (as evident by her Instagram posts). The Harlem Fashion week is based on an anti-violence panel and a community fashion exhibition that features designs inspired by the stop the violence movement.
Ashley Sharpton Biography
|Real Name||Ashley G Sharpton|
|Birth Date||September 8, 1987|
|Age (as of 2023)||35 Years|
|Birth Place||Brooklyn, New York, USA|
|Profession||Activist & Podcast Host|
|Who is her husband/boyfriend?||–|
Ashley Sharpton is not married. In the past, she was not involved in a love relationship with anyone. As of now, Ashley is actively involved as an activist and in the entrepreneur world. We hope Ashley may soon announce her relationship status in front of the camera.
Ashley Sharpton Net Worth
Ashley is an American entrepreneur and Podcast. Also, she has been an activist and community organizer since 2013. Currently, her major source of income is only her profession NAN’s Youth Move Huddle podcast, and social media platforms. Ashley Sharpton estimated net worth around to be $3 Million.
- Ashley is a God-fearing young black woman. Her desire to make changes in society and her favorite slogan is one she created, “We weren’t born extraordinary to be ordinary, Be the Extra!”
- Police Case and Charges- Ashley was arrested in January 2017 for encouraging others against Trump’s policies and having further civil disobedience.