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SpouseLeah Weber
FactSon of Martin Luther King and Coretta Scott King.

Dexter Scott King is an American businessman, speaker, and author. He is the second son of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King.

King was born in Atlanta, Georgia, on January 30, 1961. His father was a Baptist minister and his mother was a schoolteacher. He has an older sister, Yolanda, and a younger brother, Martin Luther III.

King was educated at Morehouse College, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration. He also has a master’s degree in public administration from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.

King began his career working in the family business, the Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change. He later served as the center’s president and CEO.

King has also worked as a motivational speaker and an author. His books include Growing Up King: An Intimate Memoir (2003) and My Father: A Lifetime of Wisdom and Inspiration (2010).

King is married to Arndrea Waters King. They have two children, Dexter Scott Jr. and Bernice Albertine.

As of 2021, King’s net worth is estimated to be $5 million.

General Info

Full NameDexter Scott King
ProfessionActor, Author, Documentary Filmmaker, Activist
EducationMorehouse College, Douglass High School


SpouseLeah Weber
ParentsMartin Luther King Jr., Coretta Scott King
SiblingsMartin Luther King III, Bernice King, Yolanda King


NominationsNAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work, Nonfiction
MoviesThe Rosa Parks Story, Our Friend, Martin

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1-800-Missing2004TV SeriesD.I. Darius Sharpe
The Rosa Parks Story2002TV MovieDr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (as Dexter Scott King)
Our Friend, Martin1999VideoMartin at Age 34 (voice, as Dexter Scott King)
King1978TV Mini-SeriesStudent #2
Emma Mae1976Fight spectator


Living the Dream: A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.1988TV Special co-producer


Turning Point1997TV Series documentaryHimself
Special Gala: A Tribute to David Wolper1990TV MovieHimself
60 Minutes1968TV Series documentaryHimself - Son of Martin Luther King Jr.

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Marxist Lucifer King2015Video documentary shortHimself
Conspiracy?2004TV Series documentaryHimself - Son of Martin Luther King

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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