Martin Luther King and Coretta Scott King were married for 14 years before Martin Luther King died, leaving behind his partner and 4 children.
They had 4 children, Yolanda Denise (65), Martin Luther III (63), Dexter Scott (60) and Bernice Albertine (58).
American Activist Martin Luther King was born Michael Luther King Jr. on 15th January, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA and passed away on 4th Apr 1968 Memphis, Tennessee, USA aged 39. He is most remembered for Civil rights activist. His zodiac sign is Capricorn.
American Activist Coretta Scott King was born on 27th April, 1927 in Heiberger, Alabama, USA and passed away on 30th Jan 2006 Rosarito Beach, Baja California, Mexico aged 78. She is most remembered for Wife of Martin Luther King Jr.. Her zodiac sign is Taurus.
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|Dating||1953 - 18th Jun 1953||
5 months, 18 days
|Married||18th Jun 1953 - 4th Apr 1968||
14 years, 9 months
4th Apr 1968
15 years, 3 months
King married Coretta Scott on June 18, 1953, on the lawn of her parents' house in her hometown of Heiberger, Alabama; he was 24 and she was 26. They became the parents of four children: Yolanda King (b. 1955), Martin Luther King III (b. 1957), Dexter Scott King (b. 1961), and Bernice King (b. 1963). During their marriage, King limited Coretta's role in the Civil Rights Movement, expecting her to be a housewife and mother.
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