Growing up in Atlanta, he doctorate in Philosophy and started leading the mass from his college life. After being humiliated and much affected by the racial segregation, he felt himself a need to carry out the protest against the bias law in America. For this, he met Mahatma Gandhi and committed to non-violence approach. He was arrested and kept in Birmingham Jail but he eloquently spelled out for Nonviolence campaign.
After being released from the jail, he delivered an iconic speech “I Had a Dream” at the massive demonstration composed of multiple organization held in the capital city, Washington DC. His skillful rhetoric put a new energy into the civil rights struggle in America and finally got a victory on it.
As he spends most of his time struggling for the welfare of African –Ameican people. He got no time to be engaged in a relationship and affairs with different girls. He got married to Coretta Scot, in Heiberger, Alabama and has four children: Yolanda Denise King, Martin Luther King III, Dexter Scott King, and Bernice Albertine King with her.
King's 1964 Nobel Peace Price is estimated worth $5 million - $10 million.
As an activist, King is well known among many people around the globe. For his honor, United States has established an annual holiday and named it Martin Luther King Jr. Day.