Carolyn Bryant - Updated Jul 2024

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Carolyn Bryant

Carolyn Bryant is an American citizen and owner of Bryant’s Grocery in Money, Mississippi. Carolyn Bryant is best known for her involvement in the kidnapping and murder of 14 years old Emmet Till.

Early Life

Carolyn Bryant was born in 1934 in her birthplace, Indianola, Mississippi, United States, and her age is currently 89 years old.

Her real birth name is Carolyn Bryant Donham. Likewise, she was born into an Irish family. From a religious point of view, she is a Christian.

Bryant’s father was a  plantation manager and her mother was a nurse.

However, there is no information available regarding Bryant’s father’s name and her mother’s name. We will update our database on Bryant’s family details very shortly.

Moreover, talking about her educational background, Bryant dropped out of school at a very young age.  Bryant was so obsessed with her beauty.

Moreover, she even managed to win two local beauty pageants. Later Bryant married her husband Roy Bryant at a young age.

Carolyn Bryant – Net Worth 2024

Talking about her earnings and expenses, Bryant runs a grocery store as a primary source of income.

However, Bryant has not revealed her annual income to the media yet. Nevertheless, according to some online sources, she is expected to have a net worth of $10k as of 2022.

Kidnapping and Murder

Carolyn Bryant is best known for her involvement in the kidnapping and murder of 14 years old Emmet Till.

In 1955, her husband Roy and his half-brother J. W. Milam Kidnapped a 14 years old boy Emmet Till. After that, Roy and his brother tortured him cruelly in a secret place out of reach from local people.

Further after torturing him to extreme levels, Roy and his half-brother murdered the 14 years old Emmet.

This inhuman crime by Royleds to the wild spread of protests all over the country and gave rise to the African-American Civil Rights Movement(1954-68).

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Caption: Emmet Till alive and death(source: facing south)

She revealed that the incident happened in seek of revenge from Emmet for his misbehaving toward her.

On her trial,l Bryant claimed that during the 14-year-old Till grabbed her and flirted with her, further, he threatened her.

This all happened when the boy came to her store to buy bubble gum. After that, when her husband found out about such misbehavior on his wife, Roy decided to take revenge on Emmet.

On the 28th of August, Roy and his stepbrother kidnapped Emmet from his house at 2:30 am while he was sleeping. And after that, the rest is history.

Later in 2017, she revealed that she lied about everything on her trial that day. Moreover, all of her stories were far more fabricated than the real truth.

However, the true story behind the case has not been revealed yet. We will let you know when further information regarding the case is revealed.

Relationship Status

Moving into her relationship, Bryant married her husband Roy Bryant at a young age. Roy is an ex-army.

After their marriage, they started their grocery store. Furthermore, the Bryant couple gave birth to their two sons.

However, Bryant has kept her son’s name secret from the media. Carolyn and Roy had a very complex relationship.

In addition, the couple divorced once but later they remarried again. Talking about her past relationships, Bryant has not revealed anything about her past relationships.

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Caption: Carolyn Bryant with her husband and children(source: Everipedia)

Social Media

Carolyn Bryant is not active on social media. Moreover, considering her age, she is not interested in social media and stuff. Bryant has not created any accounts on social media platforms either.

Carolyn Bryant – Body Measurements

Talking about body measurement, Carolyn Bryant has a pretty well-shaped and healthy body. She stood tall at a height of around 5 feet and 7 inches. Likewise, Bryant has a total body weight of around 55 kg or 121 lbs.

Further, she has beautiful blue eyes and greyish-white hair. Similarly, Carolyn uses a bra of size 33B and shoes of size 7. Moreover, she has a body measurement of around 34-27-36 inches.