Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Net Worth
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. net worth: Henry Louis Gates, Jr. is an American historian, journalist, and literary scholar who has a net worth of $1 million. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. was born in Keyser, West Virginia in September 1950. Gates serves as the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and as the Director of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University. He also won an Emmy Award as a filmmaker and has co-authored 20 books and created 14 documentary films. Gates has written or produced the TV series Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Black in Latin America, Faces of America with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., African American Lives, and Wonders of the African World with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Gates has been awarded 55 honorary degrees and many other prizes and was named to the Time 25 Most Influential Americans list in 1997. He graduated from Yale University and earned his PhD from Clare College, Cambridge.