Amanda Gorman Bio, Age, Family, Education, Books, Poems, Inauguration, IMG Models, Vogue and Net worth

By | August 20, 2021

Amanda Gorman Biography

Amanda Gorman an American poet and activist known for being named National Youth Poet Laureate and the youngest poet in 2021 to perform at a presidential inauguration.

Amanda Gorman Age

Gorman was born on March 7, 1998, in Los Angeles.

Amanda Gorman Activism and Works

Amanda is known as an activist and a poet with her poetry bases on issues of race, feminism, oppression, marginalization, and as well African diaspora. She as well founded One Pen One Page in 2016, a non-profit organization that gives young writers a platform to tell their stories.

She has also penned for the New York Times and performed for Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hillary Clinton, Al Gore, Malala Yousafzai, and others while the Obama White House administration according to her website. She has as well performed commissioned poems for CBS This Morning and wrote Nike’s 2020 Black History Month Campaign. Morgan Library and Museum earned her In This Place, (An American Lyric ) and displayed it near Elizabeth Bishop’s work.

Amanda Gorman Awards and Recognition

  • Genius Grant from OZY Media
  • The Glamour Magazine College Women of the Year Awards
  • Webby Awards
  • Noble Writers for Writers Award
  • National Youth Poet Laureate
  • Amanda Gorman Books, Poems and Website

Amanda Gorman Books

Gorman published a poetry book named The One for Whom Food Is Not Enough (2015). She as well has a book deal with Viking Children’s Books to write two picture books for them. Seh is set to publish her first children’s book, Change Sings in September 2021.

Amanda Gorman Poems

Gorman in her poem This Place ( An American Lyric), was from by the Morgan Library and Museum, in New York City. The poem is put can be viewed near Elizabeth Bishop’s works.

Amanda Gorman Joe Biden Inauguration Ceremony

Gorman performed a poetry reading at the Inauguration ceremony of Joe Biden being the 46th president of America. She became become the youngest poet to perform at a presidential inauguration just at 22 years old. She shared with the press that her poem will be titled ” The Hill We Climb.” Moreover, the poet has performed in the White House during President Obama’s administration. She performed alongg with other poets Maya Angelou and Robert Frost.

Amanda Gorman Vogue

Gorman featured on Vogue Us’s May 2021 cover and on her Twitter account, she penned: “honoured to be the first poet EVER on the cover of Vogue [and] what a joy to do so while wearing a black designer Virgil Abloh.” She as well got signed with IMG Models days after the Joe Biden Inauguration performance shared to Vogue that she has turned down endorsements of “around” $17 million, or about €20 million, worth of deals because the companies do not ” speak to” her. (Ref: The Irish Times)

Amanda Gorman Net worth

Gorman has an estimated net worth range of between $1 million and $8 million.

Amanda Gorman Height and Weight

Gorman’s stands tall at a height of 5 feet and 1 inch (1.549meters) and has an average body weight

Amanda Gorman Family

Gorman was born to a single mother Joan Wicks, is a teacher and was raised up along with her twin sister named Gabrielle who is as well an activist

Amanda Gorman Education

Gorman is a cum laude graduate of Harvard University having studied sociology. She enrolled at New Roads, a private school in Santa Monica for her K-12 level studies.


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