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How rich is John Kerry?

John Kerry net worth:
$194 Million

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John Kerry Net Worth, Biography, Wiki 2017-2016

John Forbes Kerry was born 11 December 1943 in the city of Aurora, Colorado USA, into an upper-middle class family descended from immigrants from the Austro-Hungarian empire. A veteran of the Vietnam War and long-standing senator, John Kerry is one of the better known names in the current United States Democratic Party, going as far as being the Democratic presidential candidate in 2004 – when Kerry lost to the Republican candidate, George W. Bush. John Kerry was named the 68th Secretary of State to replace the departing former Secretary, Hillary Rodham Clinton, and is now one of the leading figures in the US government – with his high-profile career and family descent in mind, it won’t be hard to see where Kerry gets his considerable net worth.

So just how rich is John Kerry? Authoritative sources state that Kerry has amassed an estimated net worth of $194 million, partly from inheritance from the Forbes family fortune, and from his long career in public life.

John Kerry Net Worth $194 Million

John Kerry was raised in an upper middle class household. Kerry’s maternal relatives, however, were the Forbes family – his mother was Rosemary Forbes Kerry, descended from one of America’s wealthiest families (and related, for that matter, to former French green party leader and presidential candidate Brice Lalonde – Brice is John Kerry’s first cousin). The Forbes fortune – in addition to boosting Kerry’s net worth when he would eventually inherit large portions of it – enabled John Kerry to pursue a prestigious education from a young age, and it was while studying in one of a series of highly renowned schools that Kerry first became interested in public speaking, and through it – politics. From there, Kerry elected to study political science at Yale University, graduating with a BA in 1966 – he subsequently graduated with a Juris Doctor(JD) from Boston College in 1976 –  after which he joined the US Navy and was deployed to Vietnam. By the time Kerry returned to America in 1970, he had received three Purple Hearts, and earned a Silver Star and a Bronze Star for his valour and performance under fire.

Before he had even begun his true political career, John Kerry had already come to public attention for his prominence in the anti-war group “Vietnam Veterans Against the War”. By 1972, Kerry was already actively partaking in politics and running for office, and though his first attempt to get elected into office failed, Kerry did not give up easily. By 1982, Kerry had secured a place as the Lieutenant Governor of Massachusets, and he was then elected, against the odds, as a Democratic Party senator in 1984, in which position he would remain for more than twenty years. In 2000, Kerry was almost selected to be the vice-presidential candidate alongside the Democrats’ presidential candidate Al Gore. After being defeated in his own presidential campaign in 2004, when he had been accompanied by vice-presidential candidate John Edwards, Kerry remained in the Senate until being nominated for the position of Secretary of State by President Barack Obama in 2013.

In his personal life, John Kerry was married to Julia Thorne(1970-88) with whom he has two daughters. In 1995 he married businesswoman Maria Teresa Ferreira – the widow of Republican Senator Henry John Heinz 111 – who is considerably wealthy in her own right.

John Kerry information

John Kerry information

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

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Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bukowski2015completedSkid Row Drunk
Silent Retreat2015completedDr. Rexif
The Time We're In2015ShortOld Gabriel
American Weapon2014Homeless Man
Criminal Minds2013TV SeriesEli Grohl
Hostage Do or Die2011TV SeriesWilliam Cruse
Big Time Rush2011TV Series
Southland2011TV SeriesArtist
Social Behavior2010ShortRyan's Father
The Lake Effect2010Dex
Searching for Ron Ficus2009The Man
Inside2009TV SeriesMilitary Official
Leverage2009TV SeriesSam
Black Dynamite2009Chief
A Cabin in Time2008Angus
Cold Case2008TV SeriesZip Fellig '08
Frost/Nixon2008Man at Disco
Foreign Body2008TV SeriesRaymond Housman
Getting Away with Murder2007TV SeriesThe Spook
Making the Rules1996Morris
The Chamber1996Death-house guard (uncredited)
Venus Rising1995Man in Lifeboat
Top Dog1995Commander West
Blindsided1993TV MovieBrian O'Malley
Nowhere to Run1993Big Thug John
Double Edge1992TV MovieTynan
Paid to Kill1991Desk Sergeant
Tomcat Angels1991Admiral
Pink Lightning1991TV Movie
Murder, She Wrote1990TV SeriesSecurity Guard
Memorial Valley Massacre1989George Webster
The New Mike Hammer1987TV SeriesPolice Sergent
Running Hot1984
The Fall Guy1981-1983TV SeriesAgent Kane / FBI Agent Wilson
Terror at Alcatraz1982TV MovieFederal Marshal Davis
Deadly Alliance1982Jeff
Sizzle1981TV MovieFBI Agent
Getting Wasted1980Uniformed Cop
The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo1979-1980TV SeriesState Patrolman Price / Mobster
Pale Horse Pale Rider1980ShortBill The Editor
CHiPs1979TV SeriesWebner
B.J. and the Bear1978-1979TV SeriesSecurity Guard / Security
The North Avenue Irregulars1979Roca's Lieutenant
The Rockford Files1975-1978TV SeriesDixon / Lt. Doug Fenton
Grandpa Goes to Washington1978TV SeriesSecretary
Barnaby Jones1977TV SeriesNick Reynolds
Herowork1977Swat #1
Bad Georgia Road1977Larch
Airport '771977Lieutenant Commander
Abar, the First Black Superman1977Killer cop (uncredited)
The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries1977TV SeriesStratton
Black Sheep Squadron1976TV Series
Police Woman1976TV SeriesSgt.Tripp
Trackdown1976Sergeant Miller
Harry O1976TV SeriesDesmond Williams
Switch1975TV SeriesBedford
S.W.A.T.1975TV SeriesSgt. Conover
Baretta1975TV SeriesSteve Desmond
Dolemite1975Mitchell
Kojak1975TV SeriesMickey
Hawaii Five-O1975TV SeriesDix Kercheval
Cannon1975TV SeriesPoliceman #1
Summer School Teachers1974Hiram
The Rookies1974TV SeriesMurderer of priest
Get Christie Love!1974TV MovieCop (uncredited)
Punishment Park1971Policeman

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The Seventies2015TV Series documentary post-productionHimself

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