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Cause of Bell Hooks’s Death, Bio, Parents, Real Name, Net Worth 2022

Cause of Bell Hooks’s Death, Bio, Parents, Real Name, Net Worth 2022

Facts of Bell Hooks

Full Name:Bell Hooks
Birth Date:September 25, 1952
Age:71 years
Death Date:December 15, 2021
Country:United States
Net Worth$10 million
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorBlack
Birth PlaceHopkinsville, Kentucky
EducationHopkinsville High School, Stanford University, University of Wisconsin–Madison
FatherVeodis Watkins
MotherRosa Bell Watkins
SiblingsAngela Watkins, Valeria Watkins, Gwenda Watkins, Theresa Watkins, Kenneth Watkins, Sarah Watkins.
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Bell Hooks was an American author, professor, feminist, and social activist who is famous for her pen name Bell Hool.

Where was Bell Hooks born?

Bell came to this beautiful world on September 25, 1952. She was born in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, United States. Her real name was Gloria Jean Watkins. According to her date of birth, her sun sign is Libra. Bell was 69 years old when she died. She used to celebrate her birthday on the 25th of September. She was born to Veodis Watkins (father) and Rosa Bell Watkins (mother). It is known that her name, Bell Hooks is borrowed from her maternal great-grandmother, Bell Blair Hooks.

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Caption: Bell Hooks childhood photo (Photo: Cowbird)

She belonged to American nationality while she had an Afro-American ethnic background and follows Christianity as a religion. Bell had six siblings in her family. They are Angela Watkins, Valeria Watkins, Gwenda Watkins, Theresa Watkins, Kenneth Watkins, Sarah Watkins. 

Where did Bell Hooks study?

Bell was educated in racially segregated public schools. Later she moved to an integrated school in the late 1960s. She graduated from Hopkinsville High School before obtaining her BA in English from Stanford University in 1973, and her MA in English from the University of Wisconsin–Madison in 1976 and, Hopkinsville High School.

Who was Bell Hooks married to?

Bell was living a single life during her death. She never had a relationship with anyone. Bell described her sexual identity as a queer-pas-gay.

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Caption: Bell Hook with Emma Watson (Photo: Watson uncensored)

Bell is a smart man with a dasing personality. Because of her good personality, many people would have loved to be in a relationship with her.

How much is Bell Hooks’s Net Worth?

Bell was a millionaire. She was successful in collecting a decent sum of fortune. She had an estimated net worth of around $10 million at the time of her death. It seems that she was a wealthy writer. However, there is no information about her salary. Her net worth includes all her assets, Property, and salary.

Likewise, Bell was able to collect this decent sum of fortune from her successful long-term career as an American author, professor, feminist, and social activist. From her career, she had gained both name and fame at the same time.

What is the Cause of Bell Hooks’s Death?

On December 15, 2021, she died at the age of 69The American intellectual had been sick for some time and died from kidney failure at her home in Berea, surrounded by relatives and friends.

Career Line of Bell Hooks

  • As an English professor and senior lecturer in ethnic studies at the University of Southern California, her academic career began in 1976.
  •  Los Angeles publisher, released her first published work, a chapbook of poems titled And There We Wept during her three years there in Polemics.
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Caption: Bell Hooks giving a lecture (Photo: Fandom)
  • Bell took her grandma’s name as her pen name because her great-grandmother was known for her snappy and bold tongue, which she greatly admired.
  • South End Press published her first major work, Ain’t I a Woman? Black Women and Feminism, in 1981 though it was written years earlier while she was an undergraduate student.