David Miles Hogg (born April 12, 2000) is a gun control activist in the United States. As a student survivor of the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, he became famous during the 2018 United States gun violence protests, helping to lead high-profile rallies, marches, and boycotts, including the boycott of The Ingraham Angle. Several conspiracy theories have made him a target and scapegoat.
He co-wrote the New York Times bestseller #NeverAgain: A New Generation Draws the Line with his sister Lauren Hogg. They agreed to give all profits from the book to charity. Hogg is a student at Harvard University as of September 2019.
Hogg was named one of Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People in 2018. He is a co-founder of Good Pillow, a pillow manufacturing company.
David Hogg's: Early Life And Education
Hogg formerly resided in Los Angeles, California, before enrolling at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. He is the progeny of former Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Kevin Hogg. His mother is Rebecca Boldrick, a teacher for the Broward County Public Schools in Broward County, Florida, born in San Diego County, California.
Hogg picked Stoneman Douglas because it has courses in television production. He worked as a Sun Sentinel Teenlink reporter. On June 3, 2018, he earned his diploma. Hogg has post-traumatic stress disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and dyslexia.
Hogg had received acceptances from several colleges, but he chose to delay entering college for a year to work on the 2018 mid-term elections. He revealed in December 2018 that Harvard University had accepted him, and he would begin classes there in the fall of 2019. Hogg earned a 4.2 weighted GPA and a 1270 SAT score.
Hogg and his family moved to Washington, D.C., after Lauren Hogg graduated from Stoneman Douglas in 2021.
David Hogg's Net Worth
David Hogg is one of the wealthiest and most well-known celebrities. According to Forbes and Business Insider, David Hogg has a net worth of about $1.5 million.
He was born in Los Angeles and moved to Florida at the start of high school with his family. The television production courses at Stoneman Douglas were a factor in his decision.
Hogg received a threat in April 2018 from Jamie Allman, a Sinclair Broadcast Group TV personality from station KDNL in St. Louis. Allman posted a tweet threatening to stick a hot poker in Hogg's nose. On The Allman Report, Hogg started a boycott of sponsors, which resulted in Allman's resignation and the cancellation of his program.
Shortly after the shooting, erroneous accusations that it had never actually occurred surfaced on social media, and some charged Hogg and other students with acting like “crisis actors.” Following a series of television interviews about the shooting, conspiracy theorists and members of the far-right attacked Hogg on internet media.
David's mother and some conspiracy theorists have made murder threats against the Hogg family. Posts criticizing the pupils or calling them actors have reportedly been removed from Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram. According to PolitiFact, the 2018 Lie of the Year was the hoax allegations against Hogg and other Parkland activists.
David Hogg's: Personal Life
The names of David Hogg's mother and father are currently unknown. Here, we'll keep you updated on David Hogg's parents, siblings, and other relatives.
He made a joint appearance on The Dr. Phil Show with his sister Lauren. While his mother, Rebecca, worked as a teacher for the Broward County Public Schools, his father, Kevin, worked for the FBI.
David Miles Hogg, a student and gun control advocate from the United States, was born on April 12, 2000. He survived the attack at Stoneman Douglas High School in 2018. He is a founder of Never Again MSD, a group for change run by students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School (MSD). He has taken the helm of some well-known boycotts, marches, and protests. Many right-wing charges and conspiracy theories have made him the victim and scapegoat.
A fake complaint of a hostage crisis in Hogg's family home was made to the Broward County Sheriff's Office on June 5, 2018, by an unidentified caller. Hogg, numerous media outlets and the sheriff's department called the swatting harassment technique a hoax.
A survivor of Parkland, David Hogg, was expelled from a House hearing on gun reform on Wednesday after claiming that GOP Rep. Andy Biggs was using the same talking points used by shooters in mass killings.