Gloria Allred is a fighter against violence and cruelty that is happening to women. If you want to know more personal information about this successful lawyer and what is her net worth for the year 2020, keep on reading.
Gloria Rachel Bloom was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, which is located in the United States of America. She was born on July 3, 1941, and her zodiac sign is Cancer. Her father named Morris was a salesman, and her mother Stella was a housewife. After finishing Philadelphia High School, she attended the University of Pennsylvania where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in the English language. After a while working as a teacher, she realized that she wanted to get a master’s degree, so she decided to go to New York and finish it. After graduating from the Loyola University School of Law in 1975, she got an entry in the State Bar of California.
While attending the University of Pennsylvania, Gloria Allred and Peyton Bray started a romantic relationship, which ended in marriage in 1960, and that was the reason Allred had to take a break from college life. One daughter and two years later, they divorced, and Allred went on to finish her graduation. Their daughter’s name is Lisa.
1966 was a terrible year for Gloria Allred. While vacationing in Acapulco, Mexico she, unfortunately, ended up being raped, all at gunpoint. Allred never went to the police to report this terrible event, all because she believed that everyone would think she is lying, and that she made it all up. As a result of this awful tragedy, Allred got pregnant, and she had to go and abort, and that also wasn’t a pleasant event in her life, as she started suffering from hemorrhaging. She luckily recovered after she was brought into the hospital. Two years later, in 1968, Gloria and William Allred got married, and despite their divorce in 1987, Gloria decided to keep his last name. Her daughter, aforementioned Lisa Bloom, went on to obtain a law degree as her mom, and she is Court TV ex-anchor.
After her graduation in 1975, one year later, in 1976, Allred and a couple of her college friends created a law firm called Allred, Maroko & Goldberg. Their company soon rose to fame as they took cases of some very important people and some controversial cases, and that led media to take a closer look at her work, her company, and Allred herself.
Bob Packwood had some severe sexual allegations from various women filed against him, and in 1992 Allred pressured the Senate Ethics Committee to take some action. In the end, Bob Packwood resigned from his job position. Allred is also known to the world as an attorney who defended Kelly Fisher in her case against Dodi Fayed. Dodi ended their engagement so that he can be in a romantic relationship with Princess Diana, and that prompted Fisher to sue him. Some of the most famous cases this successful women rights activist had in her career were cases against Arnold Schwarzenegger, Michael Jackson, Roman Polanski, Herman Cain, and Esai Morales, amongst others. She was also on the O. J. Simpson case in 1995, and she represented Nicole Brown Simpson’s family.
Gloria Allred is most recognizable as a lawyer who is always on the side of women. Today she is a figure for the rights and justice of women and their right treatment in the community.
Gloria Allred also appeared on TV and on radio, she even co-hosted a radio talk show alongside Mark Taylor, and they worked together for 14 years. She was one of the panelists of To Tell The Truth in 1990. Allred appeared as herself in the movie “Rat Race” in 2001, and she was parodied in cartoons like “Family Guy,” “The Simpsons,” and “South Park.”
Gloria Allred Net Worth 2020
Gloria Allred is today 78 years old, and she is still in a full working force. She is the voice for many assaulted women, and the cruelty they go through every day. There is also a Netflix documentary about her work and her personal life, and it is called “Seeing Allred.” Her estimated net worth in the year 2020 is around $25 million.