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Althea Bernstein Biography

Updated On 21 Jun, 2023 Published On 13 Jul, 2020
Althea Bernstein

Facts of Althea Bernstein

Family Name : Bernstein

Relationship short Statistics of Althea Bernstein

What is Althea Bernstein marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Single
How many children does Althea Bernstein have ? (name): 0 Children
Is Althea Bernstein having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Althea Bernstein Lesbian ? No

Althea Bernstein gained worldwide attention after she claimed she was set on fire by some men because of her race in Madison, Wisconsin.

Althea Bernstein Wiki Bio: Age, Ethnicity, Family, Relationship Status

Althea Bernstein is a 18-year-old woman of Madison, Wisconsin. She identifies as biracial African-American, and the family is culturally Jewish as well as Unitarian.

Althea Bernstein is a 18-year-old biracial woman. IMAGE SOURCE: The Aldo Leopold Foundation

Since Bernstein is not much active on social media hence many aspects of her life are not known primarily related to her lovelife. It is not disclosed in the press if Athea is dating or not. 

Althea Bernstein Claims She was Set on Fire Because of her Race

According to Althea, on June 24, 2020, when she was at a stoplight in her hometown of Madison, Wisconsin, a group of people yelled racial slurs on her. Furthermore, when she turned her head, she claims that they threw lighter fluid at her and then threw a match or lighter at her. 

As a result, Bernstein has second and third-degree burns on her face and neck, and the Madison Police Department has launched a hate crime investigation into the incident. Till now, the police has revealed that it was four white men who attacked Bernstein, but they are not able to identify them till now.

Althea Bernstein suffered burns on the face and neck because of hate crime. IMAGE SOURCE: Good Morning America

Althea's story captured the nation's attention and was seen as yet another attack in an innocent black person. A petition named Justice for Althae Bernstein has started at Change.org, which as of the writing of the article, has gained over 350,000 signature. 

Also, the incident has made Bernstein a household name. She has been interviewed by the various news organization, and even Meghan Markle has reached out to her.

Althea Bernstein's Net Worth

Bernstein is a college student who is studying at Madison College to be a firefighter and paramedic. Hence as of now, she do not have a steady job and significant net worth.

However, with the recent incident, she will likely be approached by various news publications and magazines for interviews and photoshoots, which may help her earn some amount of money.

Quick Facts: Althea Bernstein

Althea Bernstein loves animals. IMAGE  SOURCE: Althea Bernstein's Instagram
  • Bernstein was homeschooled.
  • She loves traveling.
  • In her free time, Althea loves singing, dancing, and volunteer at charities and foundation.
  • She has variety of pets.
  • She recently opened an Instagram account to stop fake accounts.

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