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X González is a gun control activist and advocate from the United States. X González survived the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in 2018, the deadliest high school shooting in US history, and co-founded the gun-control advocacy group Never Again MSD in response.

Early Life and Childhood

X Gonzalez was born on November 11, 1999, in Florida, the United States age is 22 years old as of 2022 and Gonzalez is a naturalized American citizen who practices Christianity.

Similarly, her birth name is Emma González, and her birth sign is Scorpio currently, she is living in Florida. González grew up in Parkland, Florida, a Miami-Dade County suburb.

Her mother is a math tutor, and her father is a cybersecurity attorney who moved to New York City from Cuba in 1968. Gonzalez has two older brothers and sisters.


In the spring of 2018, González graduated from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. She was president of the gay-straight alliance. González was also the tracking team leader on Project Aquila in high school, a mission to send a school-made weather balloon “to the edge of space,” which was documented by fellow student David Hogg.

Moreover, she is interested in creative writing and astronomy but not in mathematics. González was in the auditorium with dozens of other students on the day of the shooting when the fire alarm went off.

They attempted to leave through the hallway but were told to take cover, so they returned to the auditorium and were held for two hours until the police let them out. González was a student at New College of Florida in 2018.

X Gonzalez – Net Worth 2023

X Gonzalez is an American activist and advocate who has earned a considerable income from her work. Gonzalez’s estimated net worth is around $200k. Also, Gonzalez’s annual salary is $40k per year.

Career and Professional Life

X González gave a viral speech against gun violence, declaring, “We call B.S.” on politicians funded by the NRA’s lack of action. González went on to be an outspoken gun control activist, making high-profile media appearances and helping to organize the March for Our Lives.

Moreover, González led a moment of silence for the victims of the massacre while speaking at the protest. Gonzalez promised in her speech to work with their peers to put pressure on lawmakers to change the law.

González met with James Shaw Jr. in May 2018, a man who saved more lives during a mass shooting at a Waffle House restaurant by rushing the attacker and taking away his AR-15 rifle.

Furthermore, on March 24, 2018, González and other students, including fellow Parkland survivors Hogg, Kasky, and Sarah Chadwick, organized and participated in the nationwide March for Our Lives protest.

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Caption: Gonzalez giving a speech. Source: Reuters

In addition, González spoke for six minutes, the length of the Parkland shooting, and paid tribute to the victims by naming each one and giving examples of things they would never be able to do again. González announced the use of a new personal name, X, in May 2021, citing dissociation from their previous personal name and feminine pronouns.

Brand Endorsements

X Gonzalez has not endorsed any brand, nor has she promoted anything, nor has she been seen in any brand collaborations.

Awards and Nomination

X González was named one of Time magazine’s 2018 100 Most Influential People. Similarly, González was named the face of the #NeverAgain movement and a recognizable icon by Glamour Magazine,

Moreover, The Washington Post dubbed her  “The new face of Florida Latinx” and drew comparisons to the revolutionary José Marti. Also, according to NBC News, they were one of the most visible student activists to emerge from the shooting.

Relationship Status

Gonzalez may be single and not dating anyone right now. Also, Gonzalez hasn’t been married before and doesn’t have any past relationships or previous engagements.

Moreover, Gonzalez has no children and it is seen that Gonzalez is quite happy being single at the moment. Moreover, there is no indication on Gonzalez’s social media that she is in a relationship


Many on the political right wing of American politics and the press attacked González for her Fort Lauderdale speech. She has also received derogatory comments about her sexual orientation, short hair, and skin color from internet trolls.

Since the shooting, González has been the subject of numerous far-right conspiracy theories and hoaxes. Students, including González, have been falsely accused of being crisis actors by conspiracy theorists.

Following González’s widely publicized speech at the March for Our Lives, pro-gun activists doctored fake photos and video of her ripping up a copy of the United States Constitution and circulated them widely on internet forums and social media.

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Caption: Gonzalez giving an interview. Source: CNN

Body Measurements

Talking about her height Gonzalez is 5 Feet 5 inches tall and weighs 52kg. Similarly, Gonzalez’s body measurement is 33-26-33 inches and her eye color is brown and her hair color is black. Also, Gonzalez’s dress size is 5 and her shoe size is 7(US).

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Caption: Gonzalez in a show. Source: Teen Vogue

X Gonzalez – Social Media

Gonzalez is very active on Instagram. She has 126k followers on Instagram and owns an Insta account @emmawise18. Similarly, her Twitter handle @callmex is followed by 1.4M followers. Moreover, X Gonzalez is not active on any other social media sites including Facebook.