Colin Powell (Politician) Bio, Age, Girlfriend, Net Worth, Height, Weight, Career, Facts, Wiki

Colin Powell Biography, Wikipedia, Age, height, biography

Colin Powell is an American Politician, diplomat, and also retired four-star general. He served as the 65th United States Secretary of State from 2001 to 2005. He was the first African-American Secretary of State. Powell also served as the 16th United States National Security Advisor and also as the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Here is the full information of Bio, Age, Wife, Net Worth, Height, Weight, Career, Facts, Wiki.

Colin Powell Age, Height, Weight, Body Measurements

Colin Powell’s age is 83 years old as of 2020. His date of birth is April 5, 1937. He was born in Harlem, New York City, United States. And he holds the American nationality. His zodiac sign is Aries.

He approximately stands on a height of 5 feet 8 inches (173 cm) tall. He weighs around 75 kg. He has a pair of brown eyes and has white hairs due to age. He wears a shoe size of 8 US. He takes care of his body’s fitness and health. He does daily yoga and follows a strict diet.

Colin Powell Wife, Girlfriend, Relationship

Colin Powell was married to an American audiologist Alma Johnson on August 25, 1962. He has one son named Michael Powell and two daughters named Londa Powell and Annemarie Powell. His son was the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) from 2001 to 2005. And his daughter is an actress.

Colin Powell Biography and Information

Real NameColin Powell
Born83 years old
AgeApril 5, 1937
Famous ForRetired four-star general
BirthplaceHarlem, New York City, United States
Active from1960
Physical Stats
Height/ Tall5 feet 8 inches (173 cm)
Weight75 kg
Body Measurements
Chest SizeNot known
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorWhite
Dress SizeNA
Shoe Size8 US
ParentsFather: Luther Theophilus Powell,
Mother: Maud Arial
Marital StatusMarried
Previous Dating?None
Girlfriend/ DatingNone
Wife/SpouseAlma Johnson
ChildrenMichael Powell,
Londa Powell,
Annemarie Powell
SchoolGeorge Washington University
Social Media Account
Social Media Account LinkFacebook: @GenPowell

Colin Powell Family and Early Life

Colin Powell is from Harlem, New York City, US. His father’s name is Luther Theophilus Powell. And his mother’s name is Maud Arial. Her parents are Jamaican immigrants and both are mixed African and Scottish ancestry. His father was a shipping clerk and his mother worked in a seamstress. He was raised in New York City.


He completed his school education from Morris High School and completed his graduation in 1954. And later received his bachelor of Science degree in Geology from City College of New York in 1958. And later earned an MBA degree from George Washington University in 1971. At that time he was in the Military.


  • Colin Powell worked as an advisor from 1962 to 1963 in the Vietnam War. And later he was wounded by stepping on a punji stake.
  • After the Vietnam War, he served in the White House Fellowship under President Richard Nixon from 1972 to 1973. And in 1975-76 he attended National War College, Washington, D.C.
  • After completing White House fellowship Powell served at Fort Carson, Colorado as the political general. He became senior military assistant to Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger, whom he assisted during the invasion of Grenada and the airstrike on Libya.
  • And later on October 1, 1989, to September 30, 1993, Colin Powell became the 12th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. It is the highest military position in the Department of Defense.
  • And later he became the first youngest and Afro-Caribbean American, to serve in this position.

Colin Powell Net Worth

Colin Powell’s net worth is estimated at around $15 million. His primary source of income is from the business. He gets good amount of money from sponsorship. He gets paid a good amount of money to promote brands on his social media accounts.

Estimated Net Worth in 2020$5 Million - $15 Million
Previous year Net Worth 2019$1 Million - $5 Million
Income SourceVarious (Including professional work)
Annual SalaryUnder Review

Colin Powell Facts

  • His favorite color is blue. He likes to wear coats in the functions.
  • His favorite holiday destination is New Yor, California, Hawaii.
  • His hobbies are reading books, traveling, and like to spend time with his family.
  • He likes to spend his free time with his family and friends.

Social Media Accounts


He is not available on the Instagram.


Powell is available on Facebook with 520,911 likes and 522,759 followers. His Facebook account is available under the username of @GenPowell.

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