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Full Name Gary Yourofsky
Profession Activist
Date of Birth August 19 , 1970
Current Age 53 years
Place of Birth Detroit
Birth Country United States
Birth Sign Leo
Dead or Alive Alive ( 53 years old)

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Gary Yourofsky age, height, net worth, birthday, biography, facts! In this article, we will discover how old is Gary Yourofsky? Who is Gary Yourofsky dating now & how much money does Gary Yourofsky have?

Gary Yourofsky Biography

Gary Yourofsky is one of the famous Activist, who was born on the memorable day of August 19 in the year 1970. Hailing from the vibrant city of Michigan, Gary Yourofsky is a proud citizen of United States.

Animal rights activist who rose to international renown after video of one of his speeches, called “Best Speech You Will Ever Hear,” went viral in 2010. His video, published in December 2010, has earned more than 3 million views as of June 2016.

Over the years, not only have skills been honed, but a significant impact has also been made in the professional field. Whether it's through work, public appearances, or contributions to the community, Gary Yourofsky continues to be an inspiration for many.

Gary Yourofsky Wiki

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Education Specs Howard School of Media Arts; Berkley High School; Oakland University


He was born in Detroit, Michigan, and raised in the suburban Oak Park.

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He was offered a job with PETA in 2002 by Ingrid Newkirk.


He earned his undergraduate degree in journalism from Oakland University. He founded the Animals Deserve Absolute Protection Today and Tomorrow (ADAPTT) in 1996 at the beginning of his career as an activist.


Between 2002 and 2005, he served as PETA’s official national lecturer. His speech to students at Georgia Institute of Technology that went viral in 2010 has been translated into over 30 languages.

Net Worth & Salary

Gary Yourofsky net worth is $5 Million (2022).

Gary Yourofsky Timeline

In 1996, Yourofsky founded Animals Deserve Absolute Protection Today and Tomorrow (ADAPTT), a vegan organization opposed to any usage of animals.
He was arrested 13 times between 1997 and 2001, and spent 77 days in a Canadian maximum security prison in 1999 after raiding a fur farm in Canada and releasing 1,542 minks in 1997.
Yourofsky was arrested, tried, and sentenced to six months in a Canadian maximum-security prison in 1999.
In the fall of 2000, Yourofsky received $10,000 from PETA to fund the broadcasting of a commercial against "the animal slavery enterprise known as the circus".
By 2001, the organization had around 2,200 members.
Yourofsky was sponsored by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) between 2002 and 2005, and has given many public lectures promoting veganism.