Charleston White is a social media influencer and a famous YouTuber. Also, he is the founder and CEO of Helping Young People Excel (HYPE), an organization dedicated to educating teenagers and helping to deter them from turning to criminal activity. The group even worked directly with members of Fort Worth’s largest Hispanic gang.
Charleston White’s Net Worth
At the time this article is written, Charleston White, known also as Baby Blu, has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million. He earns most of his money from his online career. Also, he launched his own clothing line and runs an official website for his fashion business.
Charleston White was born in 1970 in a joint family. He has a mixed ethnic background with African origins. As for religion, he is Christian. Charleston grew up in Texas together with his siblings and cousins.
There are rumors that his father is an entrepreneur and his mother is a homemaker.
Charleston White was a teenager with unbearable behavior. He didn’t spend his time studying. Instead, he got into a gang and wasted his time in hooliganism and entertainment. For his basic studies, he attended a local school. Charleston only graduated at the age of 45, in 2015. He studied criminal law at Texas Wesleyan University.
Charleston White’s dark past
When he was only 14 years old, Charleston and three other members of his gang went to shoplift athletic jackets from the Foot Locker store. As they were trying to get into the store, a man confronted them in the parking lot and was shot dead. They were immediately arrested and sentenced. Charleston was sent to the Texas Youth Council lockup because he was the youngest.
Before he turned 18 years old, he was due to be moved to an adult facility. But four juvenile correctional officers plead White’s case to the judge and he was allowed to get back to the Giddings State School where he stayed until a few months before he turned 21 years old.
In 1998, after serving seven years of his sentence, Charleston White was released from prison and ended his criminal activity. He took the decision to completely change his life.
Once he was a free man again, Charleston started volunteering and helping teenagers that have chosen the wrong path in life. He gives motivational speeches at the Welcome Back Tarrant County and Texas Juvenile Justice Department. Plus, he has appeared in several podcasts and interviews, where he talks about his success story.
In 2012 he became the CEO and founder of HYPE (Helping Young People Excel) Youth Outreach. This organization works with people aged between 12 and 20 years old.
Also, Charleston White has a YouTube channel named “The Real Charleston White”, with 228K subscribers, where he talks about how to take the right decision in life and not go on the wrong path. Also, he constantly criticizes rappers who consume illegal substances and name themselves gangsters. And, because of this, Charleston is often in conflict situations. His speech and desire to make the world a better place is seen by others as verbal hooliganism.
For instance, in July 2022, Charleston White became part of a media controversy after being claimed that he took on Soulja Boy, who is an American rapper and record producer. Also, he got into media controversies due to his comments regarding the deaths of King Von, Nipsey Hussle, the rapper DMX and George Floyd.
Charleston White is married and has two children. But he does not offer any other details about his family. He prefers to protect them from the people he constantly annoys with his harsh speeches.
How old is Charleston White?
All we know is that Charleston White was born in 1970, but there is no information about the month or day. This year he would be 53 years old.
How tall is Charleston White?
Charleston White’s height is five feet and eight inches.
How did Charleston White shoot himself?
There was plenty of news on the Internet that in the fall of 2022 Charleston had shot himself. Fortunately, there was only a minor accident in a strip club, when the activist wounded himself. He is safe and still alive.
What is Charleston White’s net worth?
Charleston White has a net worth of approximately $1.5 million by the time this article is written.