Charles Manson was a renowned American Criminal as well as a former cult leader who usually had followers in the late 1960s who used to carry out some notorious murders. He is known to be the founder of the Manson Family. In four locations at a period of five weeks, he was reported to have committed a series of a total of 9 murders in the year 1969. Keep reading this article to know more about the net worth of Charles Manson in 2020.
Early Life & Biography
Charles Manson was born on 12th November in the year 1934 in Cincinnati, Ohio in the United States. He got married to his mother known as Kathleen Maddox who was then 16 years old and was not yet married. His mother was then married to William Eugene Manson who was a laborer who made Charles Manson get his new name as Charles Milles Maddox.
His mother filed a suit against his biological father known as Colonel Walker Scott that led to a judgment in the year 1937. Her mother was also later detained due to robbery hence Charles went to live to his aunt’s home. He then grew in streets from which he committed several crimes while he was still a child. Though he was placed in a school, he ran back to his mother.
On his personal life, Charles Manson tied knots with Rosalie Jean Wills in 1955 but separated in 1958. He then married Leona who was a prostitute in 1959 and separated in 1963. He had three children in total and died on 19th November in 2017.
Career, Awards & Nominations
His career was much of negative things, and within the age of 32 years, he had spent more than half of his life behind bars. He later moved to San Francisco in the late 1960s after which he attracted many people who followed him in which he had become a mentor as well as a leader by the year 1968. He then dubbed his communal religious cult as ‘The Family.’ During this time, he would use to feed his followers with the apocalyptic race war prophecies. With this, the Family then carried several notorious murders on his request between the year 1969 and 1969 with famous people being the victims.
Following this, Manson was then found guilty of the first-degree murder in the year 1971 and as a result was offered a death penalty though it got commuted into life in prison in the year 1972 where he spent it in California State Prison located in Corcoran, California. Some several books were written concerning his story. In addition to this, he was also a songwriter and also a singer who had sung some songs such as Look Your Game among others. He has not won any awards in his career, and we don’t expect him to have won any following his bad character
Net Worth & Earnings
Charles Manson had an estimated net worth of $500 thousand. This was from his career which to some extent he was successful though later got imprisoned. He had gained much influence in which he had started mentoring several people to the point of giving orders of murders.
Despite coming from a very poor background, Charles Manson believed in himself which led him to have much influence. However, his character could not take him to greater levels as he considered murder as a usual thing in which on his orders, he led to the murder of an actress with her unborn baby together with visitors and friends who became the victims.