|January 20, 1959
|Rocky Gerung age
|65 YEARS OLD
Rocky Gerung, widely recognized as a philosopher in Indonesia, is reported to have a net worth ranging between $100,000 and $1 million by the year 2024. His valuable contributions to the field of philosophy have earned him both acclaim and financial success. With his thought-provoking insights and intellectual prowess, Rocky Gerung has captivated audiences and influenced countless individuals. As a renowned figure in philosophical discourse, his net worth is a reflection of his influential stature and continued dedication to sharing his wisdom with the world.
Indonesian philosopher, academic, and public intellectual. He has 1.4 million subscribers on YouTube.
He studied political science at the University of Indonesia and graduated in 1986. He taught in the department as a non-permanent lecturer until the beginning of 2015. He stopped teaching due to the issuance of Law No. 14 of 2005 which requires a lecturer to have a minimum of a master's degree; whereas Rocky only holds a bachelor's degree.
In December 2021, the Movement of Nusantara Advocates reported him and four other opposition figures to the Indonesian National Police on charges of hate speech. Gerung responded by saying that Indonesian president Joko Widodo, had failed to embody the equality of all Indonesian citizens.
He was born in Manodo, North Sulawesi, Indonesia. One of his students included the actress Dian Sastrowardoyo.
In 2005, he co-founded the Setara Institute, a think tank in the field of democracy and human rights, with Abdurrahman Wahid and Azyumardi Azra.