Marc Lamont Hill Biography

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Facts of Marc Lamont Hill
Date of Birth: 1978 , December-17
Age: 42 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Marc Lamont Hill
Birth Name Marc Lamont Hill
Nick Name Marc
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Ethnicity Black
Profession Academic
Net Worth $1 million
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Face Color Mix
Famous for Academic, commentator, activist, television host, author
Affair with Unknown
Married Unknown
Education University of Pennsylvania, Temple University
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Thirty-eight years old Marc Lamont Hill is an American academic, journalist, author, and television personality. He works at CNN as a political commentator and news correspondent for BET News. Marc is a distinguished professor of African American Studies at Morehouse College situated in Atlanta, Georgia. Marc Lamont Hill was born on December 17, 1978, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States America.

Early life and Education

Marc Lamont Hill spent his childhood in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with his graceful family. He graduated from Carver High School, a public school in Philadelphia. After completing his high school studies, he attended Morehouse College, which is a private liberal art college.

In 2000, Marc Lamont Hill completed his ungraduated studies at Temple University, where he earned his B.S. in education and Spanish. After that, he earned a Ph.D. at the University of Pennsylvania.


Marc Lamont Hill was a professor of urban education and American studies at Temple University from 2005 to 2009. In the end of 2009, Hill moved the faculty of Teachers College, Columbia University as an associate professor of education. Marc moves the faculty at Morehouse College as Distinguished Professor of African American Studies after left Teachers College in 2014.

From 2007 to 2009, Marc Lamont Hill worked as a political contributor for the Fox News Channel. At this time, he also appeared on The O’Reilly Factor, Huckabee, and Hannity. Hill worked as a commentator on CNN and MSNBC, as well as Court TV, where he was a weekly contributor to the Star Jones talk show.

Later, Hill replaced ED Gordon, where he was the host of the syndicated television show Our World with Black Enterprise in August 2012. In May 2012, he moved Huffington Post as a host of Huff Post Live.


Marc Lamont Hill is a social justice activist and organizer. Hill is a founding board member of My5th, which is a non-profit organization aiming to educate youth about their legal rights and responsibility. Hill began a literacy project, which uses hip-hop culture to advance school engagement and reading skills among high school students in 2001. Marc also worked with the ACLU Drug Reform Project that focusing on drug informant policy.

Marc Lamont Hill worked with African-American and Latino youth. He argued for the release of Genarlow Wilson, and Shaquanda Cotton for that he organized an internal letter writing campaign. In May 2013, he wrote an article entitled “Why Aren’t We Fighting for CeCe McDonald?” for and won the GLAAD Media Award for ‘Outstanding Digital Journalism Article’. 

Personal life and Affair

According to his personal life, Marc Lamont Hill has one daughter; however, he has not yet talked about his personal life to the media and kept it a secret. His net worth is estimated to be around $1 million.