Benjamin Solomon Carson Sr. was born in the state of Michigan in 1951. He was born to Sonya Carson and Robert Solomon Carson. When he was only 8 years old, his parents got separated and he and his brother started living with their mother. H completed his early education from series of schools, Hunter Junior High School, Fisher School, Wilson Junior High School, Higgins elementary school and Southwestern High School.
After his schooling, he was admitted in Yale University to complete his B.A in psychology. In 1977 he has done M.D from University of Michigan Medical School. After this, Ben joined Johns Hopkins University School of medicine and got admission in neurosurgery program. There he served as surgical intern initially and then as neurosurgery resident for 5 years and passed out as a chief resident in 1983.
In 1975 he got married to Lacena Candy Rustin. The couple was blessed with 3 beautiful kids. And they are living in Florida. Upon supporting the president of United States of America, Donald Trump, he has been appointed as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. He got the nation’s highest office. After joining the flush cabinet of Trump administration now, he has become the piece of diamond for president.
Ben Carson has made his career both in the field of medicine and also become a part of the political class. Initially, he worked as a supervisor in trash picking business, as biology laboratory assistant, radiology technician, a clerk and as a crane operator.
He has exceptional writing skills that made him the owner of various inspirational books. Some of them are: You Have a Brain: A Teen’s Guide to T.H.I.N.K. B.I.G. in 2015, Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story in 1992 and Think Big: Unleashing Your Potential for Excellence in 1996.
He has worked as a senior registrar in Sir Chares Gairdner Hospital for a year. Then he worked as a director of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins University. Ben has done his specialization in neurological disorders such as brain injuries, brain tumors, and epilepsy. He has been marked in history when he separated the pair of conjoined twins for the first time.
In 2016, he was nominated by republican party as President in 2016 U.S presidential elections but he removed his entry in Super Tuesday Primaries and decided to support President Donald Trump.
Awards & Achievements:
Being a surgeon, Ben Carson won hundreds of awards like 38 honorary doctorate degrees, 2008 US Presidential Medal of Freedom, Spingarn Medal from NAACP, William E. Simon Prize for being Philanthropic Leader and many others.
Dr. Ben Carson Net Worth:
The estimated net worth of Ben Carson is $30 million. He has made this stockpile of money via his media roles which he played in various media houses like Fox News and Washington Times, his occupation as a neurosurgeon is the best seller of books as a place of the author, his investments in Costco and Kellogg. He has been paid more than $50,000 for his speaking gigs.
Though he was born in the very poor house paradoxically he reached to the position of Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. His books are full of lessons and so much inspirational for every person.