Alonzo Herndon

About Alonzo Herndon

Birth Day: June 26, 1858
Birth Place: Georgia
Birth Sign: Cancer

Alonzo Herndon Net Worth

Alonzo Herndon net worth and salary: Alonzo Herndon is a Entrepreneur who has a net worth of $70 million. Alonzo Herndon was born in in June 26, 1858. Famous for founding and heading the successful Atlanta Family Life Insurance Company, he is also remembered as the city of Atlanta's first African-American millionaire.
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💰 Net worth: $70 million (Updated at 15 March 2019)

About

Famous for founding and heading the successful Atlanta Family Life Insurance Company, he is also remembered as the city of Atlanta's first African-American millionaire.

Before Fame

Before making his fortune in insurance, he established a successful barbershop and pursued a career in real estate investment.

Trivia

His Atlanta homestead, Herndon Home, became a United States National Landmark in the year 2000.

Family Life

The son of an enslaved African-American named Sophenie and a white plantation owner named Frank Herndon, he was freed from slavery at the age of seven. His child Norris B. Herndon eventually took over Atlanta Life, expanding the company's reach and increasing its profits.

Associated With

Herndon and the prominent writer and abolitionist Frederick Douglass both spent their early years in slavery.