Very few young people think of fighting for what is right, but for David Hogg, he chose a different path. David is a student but also a gun control activist who was among the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting that took place in 2018. This might be the reason that he decided to become an activist.
David is among the founders of Never Again MSD, which is an advocacy group that is led by (MSD) students Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. He has been in the frontline of several high-profile protests, boycotts, and marches.
Maybe you know about David Hogg very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2021? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of David Hogg’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.
Early Life & Biography
David was born on the 12th of April 2000 to Kevin Hogg and Rebecca Boldrick in Los Angeles, CA. His father was a Federal Bureau of Investigation while his mother is a teacher in Broward County Public Schools, which is situated in Broward County, Florida. The main reason why David chose to study at Stoneman Douglas High School as it offered television production classes.
David loves being on the TV, and he is currently working at Sun-Sentinel as a Teenlink reporter. He graduated from high school on 3rd June in 2018. David has received several universities offers one of them being the University of California in Irvine. He has, however, decided to take a one year break before joining college and spend some time working on the 2018 mid-term elections.
In December 2018, Hogg announced his acceptance at Harvard University, and he joined the University in the fall of 2019. He managed to get a 1270 SAT score with a 4.2 weighted GPA, which led to criticism from conservatives.
On 14th February 2018, David was a senior student at Stoneman Douglas High School when the shooting took place. A 19-yr old former student entered Building 12 with a semi-automatic rifle and started shooting after pulling the fire alarm. At that time, David was in class (his AP environmental science class). He immediately told the teacher that the pop sound they heard sounded like gunshots.
Junior and other senior students thought of exiting the building, but they were instructed to go back to class by a janitor. Hogg is always grateful to this janitor as he says he is the one who saved their lives. This is because; they wanted to run to the direction of the shooter. A culinary arts teacher then hid them in a closet.
After learning that the shooting was taking place in his school from the social media, he decided to leave footage behind just in case they die. He, therefore, recorded the scene, and at the same time, he interviewed the other students he was within the closet and had planned to leave the recording behind in case they didn’t survive the shooting. He was in constant contact with his sister named Lauren Hogg and was a freshman student at that time. Luckily they were evacuated from the scene by SWAT one hour later, and he was reunited with his father and sister.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 12th April 2000, David Hogg is 20 years old as of today’s date 2nd January 2021. His height is 178 cm tall, and his weight is 75 kg.
After the incident, HHogg became the leader of United States gun violence protests in 2018. He led the protests alongside Sarah Chadwick, Alfonso Calderon, Emma González, and Cameron Kasky, among other students. Hogg turned to the media and talked about his experience and the role as survivors in the shooting.
He and the other leaders voiced their opinion on gun violence and gun control. He called on all elected officials to pass measures controlling the use of guns. He has also been vocally criticizing officials who accept donations from the NRA. He urges them to compromise on the legislation of saving lives.
Awards & Achievements
Hogg might be young, but he has managed to achieve a lot since 2018 after the shooting incident. For that reason, Hogg appeared as the cover feature of an edition of Time in April 2018.
Net Worth & Salary of David Hogg in 2021
As of January 2021, he has an estimated net worth of more than $2 million. What David Hogg does is not to make money. He is far much concerned with the welfare of the citizens of America than anything else. For that reason, he hasn’t been able to make any income so far as he is still a student. However, we wish him all the best as he prepares for his future by being committed to his school work.
David Hogg is one young man who is ready to give up everything to fight for people’s lives. He has had great opportunities of receiving offers from influential people, including US President Donald Trump, but he turns it all down for what he believes in.