Ruby Bridges Bio, Height, Net Worth, Age, Wiki Birthdays


    Ruby Bridges is an iconic figure in American civil rights history, best known for being the first African-American child to attend an all-white elementary school in the South. Born on September 8, 1954, in Tylertown, Mississippi, Ruby’s life took a historic turn in 1960 when, at the age of six, she became a symbol of racial integration.

    In 1960, Ruby was selected to attend William Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans, Louisiana, after the landmark Supreme Court ruling of Brown v. Board of Education in 1954, which declared racial segregation in public schools unconstitutional. This decision triggered intense opposition from white parents and segregationists, leading to protests and threats directed at Ruby and her family.

    Despite facing hostility and encountering immense obstacles, Ruby courageously attended the school, escorted by federal marshals for protection. She became a symbol of bravery, resilience, and the fight for equal rights in the face of adversity.

    Ruby’s pivotal role in advancing the civil rights movement earned her recognition and accolades over the years. She has been honored with numerous awards, and her story has been depicted in books, documentaries, and films.

    Throughout her life, Ruby Bridges has continued to be an advocate for education and equality. She founded the Ruby Bridges Foundation, dedicated to promoting tolerance, respect, and diversity in schools and communities. Her legacy serves as a reminder of the importance of perseverance and the ongoing struggle for equality and justice in society.


    • Real Name: Ruby Nell Bridges Hall
    • Profession: Activist
    • Date of Birth: 8 September 1954
    • Birthplace: Tylertown, Mississippi, United States
    • Nationality: American
    • Zodiac Sign: Virgo

    Body Stats:

    • Height: 5 feet 6 inch (168 cm)
    • Weight: 58 kg (127.8 lbs)
    • Eye Color: Brown
    • Hair Color: Brown


    • Father: Abon Bridges
    • Mother: Lucille Bridges
    • Brother: Not Known
    • Sister: Not Known
    • Spouse: Malcolm Hall (m. 1984)
    • Son: Craig Hall, Sean Hall, Christopher Hall
    • Daughter: Not Known