Amanda Gorman is a popular American Poet and activist. She hails from Los Angeles, California. She was born on March 7, 1998, in LA, California, United States. She has liked to read and write since her childhood days. The young 22 years old activist has written several poetries on social issues of oppression, feminism, racial abuse, and marginalization. She has also worked on the African diaspora.
Gorman is the person to be named National Youth Poet Laureate. In 2015, she published a book named ‘The One for Whom Food Is Not Enough’. Recently, she delivered her poem ‘The Hill We Climb’ at the inauguration ceremony of America’s newly elected President Joe Biden.
Amanda Gorman Wiki
Name– Amanda Gorman
Date of Birth– March 7, 1998
Age– 22 years
Birthplace– Los Angeles, California
Occupation– Poet, Activist
Marital Status – Unmarried
Net Worth– Not Known
Amanda Gorman Parents
Amanda was raised by her mother along with her two siblings. Her mother’s name is Joan Wick. She is a teacher. She has a twin sister named Gabrielle. She is also an activist just like Amanda. She grew up in a disciplined environment where they were given limited access to TV and had speech impediments in childhood.
She is not in any relationship for now and focuses solely on writing about social issues and bringing a change in society.
Amanda Gorman Height Weight
She studied in a private school named New Roads in Santa Monica. After her schooling, she received a Milken Family Foundation college scholarship and studied sociology at Harvard College.
Gorman has a height of 5 ft 4 inches and weighs around 42 Kg. She has dark brown eyes and brown hair. She has African-American ethnicity and American nationality.
Poetry and Activism
Gorman started writing and poetry when she was in school. In April 2017, when was studying at Harvard, she became the first person to be named National Youth Poet Laureate. She was chosen from the five finalists.
She has been a youth delegate at the United Nations in 2013. She was inspired by Pakistani Nobel Peace Prize Winner Malala Yousafzai.
She was chosen as the ‘Youth Poet Laureate’ of Los Angeles in 2014. Later, in the next year, she published her poetry book ‘The One For Whom Food Is Not Enough’. Also, she is the author of a children’s book named “Change Sings”.
She founded a non-profit organization ‘One Pen One Page’. The organization runs a youth writing and leadership program. She has written many poetries on different social issues.
Amanda Gorman Net Worth
Amanda is a social activist and poet. She works for the betterment of society through her non-profit organization. Her net worth is not known exactly and will be updated soon whenever the details become public.