Al Sharpton Dating A 20 Years Younger Girl While Still Married to Wife Kathy Jordan. Details About His Children And Married Life!

News by Saburo Published on 01 Dec,2017 Updated on 01 Dec,2017

Former President Barack Obama's "go-to black leader", Al Sharpton is currently legally married to his former wife, Kathy Jordan, but they officially separated in 2004.  However, they are yet to get a divorce.

After separating from Jordan, the Baptist minister was romantically connected to several beautiful women. But, who is Sharpton currently dating? Does he have a girlfriend?

Who Is Al Sharpton Dating currently?

Currently, the 63-year-old American civil rights activist Al Sharpton is in a romantic relationship with Aisha McShaw who is around 20 years younger than him. McShaw is a stylist from Westchester, New York.

The couple has been spotted together at several high-profile events including White House Correspondents Dinner in April 2013 and President Obama’s holiday party in December 2012 but they didn't make their relationship official until July of 2013. 

Al Sharpton with his girlfriendAisha McShaw inthe New York County Democratic Committee Award Ceremony

Al Sharpton with girlfriend Aisha McShaw ar NYC Democratic Committee Award

When asked about her relationship with the Baptist minister, McShaw confirmed of being his girlfriend saying

 I’m his girlfriend.

McShaw is the most serious relationship Sharpton has had after his separation with wife Kathy Jordan in 2004. The couple, however, hasn't announced their divorce officially. Soon after his separation with Jordan, Sharpton was romantically linked to singer Foxy Brown and actress LisaRaye.

Al Sharpton's Married Life With Kathy Jordan

Sharpton and his wife Kathy Jordan tied the knot in 1980. According to some sources, the former couple first met when Jordan was a backup singer for James Brown.

The couple has two daughters; Dominique and Ashley. His eldest daughter Dominique tied the knot with Marcus Bright in October 2017 at the Greater Allen AME Cathedral in Jamaica.

Al Sharpton and his Wife Kathy Jordan

Al Sharpton and his Wife Kathy Jordan

Source: Daily Mail

Al Sharpton and Kathy Jordan called it quits after 24 years of married life. They separated amicably in 2004, but neither Sharpton nor Jordan has filed for divorce till date. 

After his separation from wife Jordan, he made lost a significant amount; 125lb in 2010.

Al Sharpton's drastic weight loss

Al Sharpton's drastic weight loss

Source: Today Show

Talking about his drastic change in weight to Roland Martin in 2010, he said:

I don't evolve, I'm "reinvented." Like it's part of some slick strategy.

He also explained that he left meat, but has fish twice a week along with fruit and vegetables. Life is going well for Sharpton; healthy weight and a young new girlfriend. 

Al Sharpton: Quick Facts

  • Sharpton was born Alfred Charles Sharpton Jr.
  • He was born on October 3, 1954, in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
  • He attended Samuel J. Tilden High School in Brooklyn and Brooklyn College.
  • Sharpton's birth sign is Libra.
  • Al Sharpton's nickname is Rev.
  • During his early career, he worked as James Brown's tour manager.
  • He is a co-writer of books like, "Go and Tell Pharaoh", with Nick Chiles, "Al on America", and "The Rejected Stone: Al Sharpton and the Path to American Leadership".
  • Sharpton's estimated net worth is around $5 million.