Alveda King Biography | Bio
Alveda King (Alveda Celeste King) is American activist, author, pastor, leader, speaker and former state representative for the 28th District in the Georgia House of Representatives where she served as a Democrat. The famous author comes from a family of dreamers, she is the niece of the famous civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.
She is now pro-life activist after getting born again because she had two abortions while in her youthful days and also opposes same sex marriage. She currently serves on the pastoral team of Priests for Life, as Executive Director of its outreach called Civil Rights for the Unborn. Alveda is also a voice for the ” Silent No More Awareness Campaign”, sharing her testimony of two abortions, God’s forgiveness, and healing. And also leads a campaign on called “Restoring Honor” rally.
Alveda King Age
King Family | Parents | Father | Siblings
Alveda King was born as Alveda Celeste King to her parents in Birmingham, Alabama in the United States of America. Her father Rev. A. D. King was the younger brother of Martin Luther King Jr and her mother’s name is Naomi Barber King. Alveda’s mother wanted to abort her so she could clear college but her grandfather, Dr. Martin Luther King Sr convinced her not to do so.
Later on, her father became a leader of the Birmingham campaign and at the same time serving as pastor at the First Baptist Church of Ensley in Birmingham, Alabama. Later the same year, King’s house was bombed by opponents to the civil rights movement. Her father A. D. King, accidentally drowned in the pool at his home in 1969 but Alveda still has questions because she said her father was a good swimmer and it was weird of him to have drowned.
Alveda King Education
King studied and graduated in journalism and sociology as an undergraduate, and later she received a master of arts degree in business management from Central Michigan University. Later on, she attended the Saint Anselm College where she received an honorary doctorate.
Alveda King Married | Is King Married
The renowned author has been in and out of marriage for sometime. She has been divorced three times, her first husband was Eddie Clifford Beal, her second Jerry Ellis and her third was Israel Tookes.
Alveda King Children
Out of her three marriages, Alveda has a total of six children namely; Eddie Clifford Beal III, Jarrett Ellis and Darlene Celeste Beal, the other three children have not been mentioned yet.
Alveda King Books | New Book
The award winning activist is also a bestselling author for books like:
- King Rules
- King Truths
- How Can The Team Survive
- America-Return To God
- Sons of Thunder: The King Family Legacy
- GG’s Home For The Holiday s Cook Book
- Who we are in Jesus Christ
- Life At All Costs
- Slavery, Racism, Abortion And The Female Psyche
- I Don’t Want Your Man, I Want My Own.
Evangelist Alveda is a former college professor and served in the Georgia State House of Representatives. She is an accomplished actress and songwriter, her latest album is called being Tender Moments Alone with God. King is the Founder of Alveda King Ministries. She has served on several boards, including Heartbeat International, Georgia Right to Life, The King Center, Bible Curriculum in Public Schools and Abortion Recovery International (ARIN). She is also a member of the National Black Prolife Coalition (NBPC) and is a Senior Fellow with the Howard Center for Family, Religion & Society. Alveda is a regular columnist for Newsmax.com “Insiders” section and a Fox News contributor.
Alveda currently serves as a Pastoral Associate and Director of African-American Outreach for Priests for Life and Gospel of Life Ministries. She is also a voice for the Silent “No More Awareness Campaign”, where she shares her testimony of two abortions, God’s forgiveness, and healing.
Alveda King Filmography | TV Shows
- The Human Experience
- Alveda King Beal
- Latter Rain
- Pray for America
- Life Prize Award
- The Cardinal John O’Connor Pro-Life Hall of Fame Award
- The Civil Rights Award from Congress of Racial Equality (CORE)
Alveda King Discography
- Let Freedom Ring- music album
- Tender Moments Alone with God-music album
Alveda King Net Worth | Salary
Alveda has not disclosed any information regarding her net worth.
This information is under review.