Boyce Watkins Biography

Updated On Jul 31, 2018 Published On Jul 31, 2018
Facts of Boyce Watkins
Name Boyce Watkins
Father Larry Watkins
Mother Robin Couch
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Louisville, Kentucky
Religion Christian
Ethnicity African-American
Profession Author
Working For Syracuse University
Net Worth $7 million
Eye Color Black
Face Color Black
Children 1
Education University of Kentucky
Books Financial Lovemaking 101: Merging Assets with your Partner in Ways that Feel Good, Black American Money, What if George Bush were a Black Man?
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Boyce D. Watkins is an American, author, political analyst, economist and a social commentator.

Boyce was born on June 20, 1971, in Louisville, Kentucky, to a teen mother. He is of American Nationality and African-American ethnicity. After his birth, his father left the family. His mother Robin Crouch then got married to a young Vietnam veteran Larry Watkins; at the time, Boyce was just 3 years old. The family was struggling and worked hard for economic advancement.

Watkins also had a tough time as a student because of financial problems. To his fate, he received a scholarship to the University of Kentucky.

Watkins won several honors in college, including Freshman of the Year, Sophomore of the Year, and several other scholarships. He finished college with a major in Finance, Economics, and Business Management. He was selected as the Wall Street Journal Outstanding Graduating Senior in Finance and went on to begin pursuing his Ph.D. at Indiana University.

During his academic career, Boyce was a visiting scholar for the Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School Of Public Affairs at Texas Southern University.

Talking about Watkins' love life, Watkins met his girlfriend during his senior years at college. However, just six months after high school graduation, she gave birth to their only child, a daughter. Further, there are no details regarding their married life.

Watkins completed his first book, Everything You Ever Wanted To Know about College: A Guide for Minority Students, in 2004. A few months later, he wrote his second book What if George Bush were a Black Man?, a satirical description of President George W. Bush.

Watkins' other books are Financial Lovemaking 101: Merging Assets with Your Partner in Ways that Feel GoodThe Parental 411: What Every Parent Should Know about Their Child in College, and Quick and Dirty Secrets of College Success: A Professor Tells It All.

Besides, Watkins had an ongoing feud with Bill O'Reilly of Fox News. In the spring of 2008, Watkins formed an online protest through his website YourBlackWorld.com.

He has also been highly critical of hip-hop, Black Entertainment Television, and rap artist Lil Wayne. After reading the lyrics for Wayne's We Be Steady Mobbin, Watkins said that he was completely ditching and that artist the was an enemy of the black community, and also stated that the BET had an agenda similar to that of Ku Klux Klan.

Boyce has also gone against Adidas for its JS Roundhouse Mid Shoe created with a shackle design, claiming it was a slave shoe. Adidas later disbanded that product.

Moving on to Boyce's finances, Dr. Boyce Watkins' net worth as of 2018 is estimated to be more than $7 million, which are all from the sales of his books. There are no details of his height but he looks pretty tall.

Boyce Watkins

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Born in 1971

June 20 , 1971

Boyce was born on June 20, 1971, in Louisville, Kentucky, to a teen mother. He is of American Nationality and of African-American ethnicity.

His mother married a Larry Watkins

1974

His mother, Robin Crouch, got married to a young Vietnam veteran Larry Watkins when Boyce was just 3 years old at that time.

Completed his First book

2004

Watkins completed his first book, Everything You Ever Wanted To Know about College-A Guide for Minority Students in 2004.

Second Book

2004

Soon after the completion of his first book, he released his second book, What if George Bush were a Black Man? a satirical description of President George W. Bush

Protest against Bill O'Reilly

2008

Watkins had an ongoing feud with Bill O'Reilly of Fox News. In the spring of 2008, Watkins formed an online protest through his website YourBlackWorld.com.

Net worth is $7 million

2018

Dr Boyce Watkins net worth as of 2018 is estimated to be more than $7 million which are all from the sales of his books.