Larry Hoover

Larry Hoover is a very famous leader of a gang belonging to America. The known street gang of Chicago called the Gangster Disciples is discovered by Larry. He was convicted for 150-200 years sentence for a 1973 murder case of William Young. In 1997 after repeated crimes such as extortion, laundering of money, and even from the state prison, he continued his gang work and got a life sentence.

Well, how well do you know about Larry Hoover? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Larry Hoover’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Larry Hoover to date.

Biography and Early Life

On the 30 of November of the year 1950, Larry Hoover was born. He was born in a place called Jackson, in Mississippi, of the United States. At the age of 4, he, along with his family, shifted to Illinois of Chicago. From a very young age of about 12, he started unlawful doings and his friends, such as stealing and robbing. He was the leader of the ‘Supreme Gangsters,’ a gang formed by him and his friends who were involved in all sorts of criminal activities.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Larry Hoover in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Larry Hoover’s age is 70 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 30 November 1950. Though, he is 5’ 7” in feet and inches and 175cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 158lbs in Pound and 72kg in Kilograms.


There is no such information given until now or known to date about his childhood education or later higher studies.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Larry Hoover was in a relationship with Bertha Mosby. He later was married to Winndye Jenkins. He had two children with her named Larry Hoover Jr. And Tyree Hoover. He has another son Larry Bernard. Currently, there is no information regarding his marital status. It is unknown whether he is still married or not.

Is Larry Hoover Gay?

Larry Hoover has been in two relations with Bertha Mosby and Winndye Jenkins, respectively. And he has three children too. Thus, we can conclude that he is not gay.

Professional Career

Larry Hoover has been involved in unlawful and criminal activities from a very age, about the age of 12, along with his local friends. The group, ‘Supreme Gangsters’, formed by him and his friends, included all sorts of unlawful affairs such as stealing and robbing, where Larry become the leader after a certain time.

He came in association with another gang which was supposedly his rival gang. The rival gang leader was David Barksdale, and together they were called the ‘Black Gangster Disciple Nation. This newly formed gang started to get involved in much bigger crimes like that of assaulting and shooting.

When he reached his 20s, he was already being taken in prison and came out of prison many times. He has also got through many cases where he has almost been shot down. A person called William Young, who was 19 and was accused of robbing the gang of their drugs and a huge amount of money, was killed by Larry and his gang on February 26 of the year 1973.

Andrew Howard, the very gang member, was the one who kidnapped Young and shot him down. After this incident, Andrew and Larry were accused of murder and were imprisoned for 150 -200 years. Larry was especially taken to a Stateville Correctional Centre located in Crest Hill in Illinois to spend his years of prison.

Even after this, he made sure to continue his criminal activities and led his gang from the prison. David Barksdale died in 1974, and right after that, he was in the power of the South Side of Chicago. His gang was now dealing with that part of the drug business too.


Larry Hoover has not received any awards and achievements for obvious reasons as he was always involved in criminal activities and made no contribution to society. Thus, it is quite clear that he is award-less as of now.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Larry Hoover in 2021

Larry Hoover, career-wise, was a big drug dealer and was involved in many underground activities. As of 2021, He has earned a lot of money, making his net worth approximately $10 million. He has been into crimes from age 12 and even was a gang leader. He was linked with David Barksdale and the leader of their joint group. His involvement in many serious issues made him even eviler.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

Following are some interesting facts about the popular gang leader of America, Larry Hoover:

  • It came into the show in the early years of the 1990s that he left his that life of crimes, and his gang members got involved with good deeds like charity and many protests for political rights. But soon after this, it was discovered that they still were into the crimes. They were trading drugs and were involved in unlawful affairs like laundering of drug money, and they did not help in charities or did not even donate any money for any good cause.
  • Larry got a life sentence in the year 1997 for extortion, laundering of money, drug conspiracy, and handling his gang’s underground affairs even from the prison.
  • He is currently spending his life sentence at the ADX Florence prison situated in Florence, Colorado.

Larry Hoover has been into crimes from a very young age and has made his name in many big criminal activities in a very short time. He was smart enough to merge with his rival group and eventually became their leader. He has also controlled his group from prison. He had a great mind if only he put it into a good cause, and he would have lived a better and simpler life.

  1. Mckenzie Washington June 25, 2021 at 2:23 pm

Facts of Larry Hoover

  • Gender Male
  • full nameLarry Hoover
  • birthplaceJackson, Mississippi, United States
  • Date of Birth November 30, 1950
  • Age 73 years 0 months
  • Horoscope Sagittarius
  • Lucky Number 2
  • Lucky Stone Turquoise
  • Lucky Color Orange
  • Best Match for Marriage Leo, Aquarius
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionChristian
  • net worth$10 million
  • professionDrug dealer and gang leader
  • weightIn Kilograms – 72 kg, In Pounds – 158 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 175 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5’ 7”
  • hair colorBlack
  • eye colorBlack
  • high schoolN/A

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