Alex Haley age

Alex Haley (Autobiographer ) was born in Ithaca on a Thursday, August 11, 1921 . Alex Haley is 99 years old. He is a Leo and was born in the Year of the Rooster .

Author who received a Pulitzer Prize for Roots: The Saga of an American Family. He also received the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award for his work on The Autobiography of Malcolm X.

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FULL NAME: Alex Haley
BIRTH DATE: August 11, 1921
AGE: 99 years old


Alex Haley is a Autobiographer. He was born in Ithaca, New York to Alabama A&M agriculture professor, Simon Haley. He was married three times: to Nannie Branch, Juliette Collins, and Myra Lewis. He had two daughters, Cynthia and Lydia, and a son, William. He began studying at Alcorn State University in his mid-teens and later transferred to Elizabeth City State College. He left school to join the military and he served in the Coast Guard for twenty-one years, first as a mess attendant and later as a Petty Officer Third Class.

DID YOU KNOW He co-wrote Malcolm X ‘s autobiography.

FACT He once interviewed jazz musician Miles Davis for Playboy Magazine.

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Currently, Alex Haley is 99 years old. He will celebrate his 100th birthday on a Thursday, August 11th. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.


Alex Haley’s zodiac sign is Leo. According to astrologers, Leo’s life pursuit is to lead the way and a secret desire to be a star. People of this zodiac sign like theater, taking holidays, being admired, expensive things, bright colors and dislike being ignored, facing difficult reality, not being treated like a king or queen. The strengths of this sign are: creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo are Aquarius, Gemini.

Alex Haley was born in the Year of the Rooster. Rooster people are honest, observant and hardworking. They seldom rely on other people in daily life, which can make them impatient when dealing with others. This year is the year of the .

DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.

Alex Haley is a 99 years old Autobiographer, who was born in August, in the Year of the Rooster (1921) and is a Leo.

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