Shaun King grabbed the attention of mainstream media, once again, when he raised his voice for the human right and the movement of #BlackLivesMatter in particular. He and his wife, Rai King, also hosted Married to the Movement podcast.
Rai has been displaying his support for almost two decades so she deserved equal attention for supporting Shaun King. This wiki-article focuses on the life and career of Rai while getting into her romantic tales.
Bio — Age, Birthday, Zodiac
Rai King turned 38 years old when she celebrated her birthday in July of 2019. She blows her birthday candle every year on the 16th of July.
Per Rai’s date of birth, she secured Cancer as her zodiac sign.
Rai King Wiki — Parents, Siblings, Family
Rai King was born to her estranged father and her mother Toni Johnson. While she was raised in Lexington, Kentucky, the place of her birth remains a mystery at the time of penning this piece.
More on her family, any possible siblings of her who lived, has escaped the public attention. Other than that, no further information on Rai’s family has been made public.
Rai King Height, Weight, Measurements
As an African-American beauty with a smile that brightens the world, Rai stands at an average height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 meters) while weighing 72 kilograms (158 lbs).
Though Rai never boasted about her measurements, she proudly maintained her measurement of 37-27-37 inches.
Social Media Reach: IG, Twitter, FB
Even though her association with Shaun King brought the fame she acquired, Rai also equally created an impressive social media following on her right.
While Rai’s Instagram garnered her a total of 66.7k followers, her private Twitter had 851 at the same time. She also invested a healthy amount of time on other social media account including Facebook.
Rai King Job, Net Worth, Education
Getting into her educational background, Rai attended and graduated from Henry Clay High School. Following graduation, she enrolled at Spelman College, Atlanta.
She graduated from college with a major in childhood development, elementary education, and teaching in 2004.
Following graduation, Rai went on to teach in several elementary schools in Atlanta, Georgia. Her job kept her moving in major cities such as Los Angeles, Atlanta, and New York, and outside the country including in Cape Town, South Africa while working as a trainer and curriculum developer.
Besides teaching, Rai served as a director of a non-profit named City Year. The goal of the non-profit is to assist students and schools to optimize education.
After her job as a teacher and instructor, Rai enrolled at Arizona State University where she studied curriculum and instruction. In 2017, she graduated from the same earning her Master’s degree.
As of June of 2020, Rai King bagged an estimated net worth of $270 thousand.
Shaun and Rai King: Dating, Married, Kids
Rai King and her husband Shaun King first met each other in a church. The couple goes way back into their high school days. Soon after they got acquainted, the pair started dating each other. While Shaun joined Morehouse College, Atlanta, Rai stayed in Kentucky to complete her high school.
The early romantic blossoms had always made people do crazy and reckless stuff.
The said distance after Shaun moved to Atlanta always became a hurdle on their relationship. The curriculum creator sometimes lied to her mom about staying with her friends while she traveled to Atlanta to spend the weekend with Shaun King.
Once she got accepted to Spelman College in Atlanta, the distance between the two vanished into smithereens.
After dating for a while, the couple tied knots on 22 September 2001. At the time she was pregnant with her first-born. The now-married couple had a very intimate wedding at a local pastor’s house.
On 18 March 2002, the married couple welcomed their first-born Kendi. Kendi is a playwright-cum-poet aspired to become a filmmaker. The pair also has two other biological kids named Ezekiel (b. 2006) and their daughter Savannah (b. 2009).
The pair took the role of the parents for other children including her niece Taeyonna (b. 1999). And like her younger cousin Kendi, she is also working to become a filmmaker. A public service announcement film for an anti-drug program earned her accolades when she was only 15.
Likewise, Zayah is also Shaun’s niece of whom he took the responsibility to take care of since she was born.
The list also includes Elijah, Sakiah, and Ethan all is Shaun’s niece and nephew.
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Last modified: June 26, 2020