|Net Worth:||$1,2 Million|
|Birthday:||Nov 12, 1977|
|Age:||43 years old|
|Height:||5.4 feet (165cm)|
|Birthplace:||United States of America|
|Last Updated:||October, 2021|
Rachel Dolezal is a black people activist and a former college instructor and currently a hairdresser. Her net worth is 1.2 million US dollars. She had a rough childhood due to her parents’ religious beliefs and her body color. She worked hard to earn money and also has a lot of claims that she cheated a lot to earn money. Some of them were proved right and some of them were not proved right. Rachel Dolezal is now having a low-profile life.
How Did Rachel Dolezal Become Rich?
Rachel Anne Dolezal was born on the 12th of November 1977. She was born in Lincoln Country, Montana, US. Rachel did not go to school but studied in the home under the instructions of Cristian Liberty Academy. After graduation, she got admitted to the Belhaven University of Jackson. She won a 2,000 US dollars scholarship by winning an art competition. Finally, she completed her MA degree from Howard University. According to the claims of Rachel Dolezal, they lived in teepees and hunted animals for food by arrows. Her another claiming was that her parents used to abuse her due to religious beliefs and skin complexion.
Due to everything that happened to her during her earlier life, Rachel Dolezal became an artist and protested against those discriminative actions by her art. Her first piece of artwork was a fountain sculpture. She gave it the title “Triumph of the Human Spirit” which represented human rights and discrimination. The sculpture was later on sold on an auction in 2005 to the Human Rights Education Institute at 100,000 US dollars. After that in 2007, Rachel Dolezal joined an art school named School Indigo and made 5 artworks titled “Rights of the Child” and earned 120,000 US dollars after it got exhibited by the Human Rights Education Institute.
In 2014, Rachel Dolezal became the president of the Spokane Chapter in the NAACP. She worked there for one year and earned nearly 80,000 US dollars. But she had to leave the position in June of 2015 because of the controversy. At the same time, Rachel Dolezal also applied for the chairperson of the Police Ombudsman Commission. She worked there for 1 year as well. But during the time of her authority, many breaches of Laws were reported against her and she got resigned from the chair in 2015.
It is also reported that Rachel is a teacher at Eastern Washington University since 2010. Over the years, she earned more than 200,000 US dollars. She is also a contributor in The Inlander Newspaper and has written many articles. She earned around 120,500 US dollars from this source.
The major source of her earning was when there raised a controversy against her and she published a memoir about her racial identity in the Belbella Book titled “In Full Color: Finding My Place in a Black and White World.” She earned a total of 300,000 US dollars from this source and it decreased the controversy regarding Rachel Dolezal.
Now, She is working as a hairdresser since 2015 and earns nearly 30,000 US dollars per year.
What Is Rachel Dolezal Net Worth?
Rachel Dolezal is not that rich compared to other celebrities but still, she has a decent worth. She earned a total of 100,000 US dollars while working in the Human Rights Education Institute and 120,000 US dollars from her artwork in School Indigo. She also earned 80,000 US dollars as the president of the Spokane Chapter in the NAACP and 90,000 Us dollars as the chairperson of the Police Ombudsman Commission. After that, her earnings as an instructor of the university were 200,000 US dollars and 120,500 US dollars as a contributor in the newspaper. Her largest earning was from her memoir where she reported earning was more than 300,000 US dollars. Finally, her earnings as a hairdresser are 180,000 in the past 6 years.
Rachel Dolezal has a house that has a net worth of 250,000 US dollars and a simple car worth of 10,000 US dollars.
It is reported that Rachel Dolezal owes the legal forces around 200,000 US dollars. So, her net worth is nearly 1.2 million US dollars.
How Rachel Dolezal Spends Her Money?
According to the reports, Rachel Dolezal spent a lot of the money to fight the controversy against her. Naturally, the bank balance will go down when there are legal charges against that person even if they are celebrities. She also spends money on her artwork. As she is divorced, she spends money for raising her child. She bears all of the education expenses of the boy.
Rachel Dolezal spent a portion of her earnings in buying her car and the house where she currently lives in.
- Rachel Dolezal charged a claim against the Howard university for race discrimination in 2002. She claimed that the university deprived her of many facilities and rewards. She was denied scholarship as she was not an African-American and also, her artwork was removed from the student exhibition because of discrimination. But the claim was not proven so, the case was unsuccessful.
- Rachel Dolezal has a major controversy about her race as her parents reject her claims and say that both of them are from White-American background. Her parents also deny a lot of her claims such as her and childhood. But Rachel Dolezal rejects their claims as well and says that her white stepdad and mother used to punish her for religion and body color.
- Rachel Dolezal was charged with welfare fraud in 2017. According to the claim of Rachel Dolezal, she was about to be homeless and earned only 500 US dollars per month but after investigating her bank accounts, it was found that her bank accounts have transactions of thousands of dollars. So, she was charged for fraud but avoided punishment by agreeing that she will repay the benefits and do 120 hours of community service.
- She got married to her husband Kevin Moore in 2000. He was also a student of Howard University and a black man. But in 2004, Rachel Dolezal and her husband got divorced after having a son named Franklin Moore.