How rich is John Kerry?
John Kerry Net Worth:
John Kerry Net Worth:
John Kerry Net Worth $194 Million
John Forbes Kerry (born December 11, 1943) is an American politician who’s the 68th and present United States Secretary of State. He’s served in the United States Senate, and was chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Kerry was the nominee of the Democratic Party in the 2004 presidential election but lost to George W. Bush.
The son of an Army Air Corps veteran, Kerry was born in Aurora, Colorado. For the service, he was given battle medals including the Silver Star, Bronze Star, and three Purple Hearts. Ensuring an early return to America, Kerry joined the Vietnam Veterans Against the War where he served as a nationally recognized spokesman and as an outspoken opponent of the Vietnam War.
After receiving his J.D. from Boston College Law School, Kerry worked as an Assistant District Attorney. He served as Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts under Michael Dukakis from 1983 to 1985. On the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, he directed a string of hearings from 1987 to 1989 which were a forerunner to the Iran–Contra matter. Kerry was reelected to additional periods in 1990, 1996, 2002, and 2008.
In 2002, Kerry voted to authorize the President “to use force, if needed, to disarm Saddam Hussein”, but warned the government should exhaust its diplomatic paths before starting war. In his 2004 presidential campaign, Kerry criticized George W. Bush for the Iraq War. He along with his running mate Senator John Edwards lost the race, completing 35 electoral votes behind Bush-Cheney. Later, he created the Keeping America’s Promise PAC. Kerry became chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in 2009.
|Birth date:||December 11, 1943|
|Birth place:||Aurora, Colorado, United States|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.93 m)|
|Profession:||Politician, Soldier, Lawyer, Military Officer, Prosecutor, Spokesperson|
|Education:||Boston College Law School (1973–1976)|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Spouse:||Teresa Heinz (m. 1995), Julia Thorne (m. 1970–1988)|
|Children:||Alexandra Kerry, Vanessa Kerry|