John Forbes Kerry is a famous American Politician who used to be the Secretary of the United States. He served for the 68th Secretary of State from the year 2013 to the year 2017. He was also chosen as the nominee for the presidential election in the year 2004. He is a highly influential and respectful person in the United States. For knowing more about life and the net worth of John Kerry in 2020, you can read this article further.
Early Life & Biography
He was born on 11th December in the year 1943 in Aurora in Colorado. He is the son of Richard Kerry and Rosemary. His father was a Foreign Service officer while his mother was a social activist and nurse. He spent his childhood along with his sister named Margaret, Diana and Brother Cameron. His father used to work in Army Air Corps, and he used to live at the military brat till his father was discharged from there.
They shifted to Washington, D.C. in the year 1949. He used to go to Fessenden School at first which was in Newton, Massachusetts. Later on, he shifted to St. Paul’s School in New Hampshire. He started taking an interest in politics and public speaking when he was in school and then he founded John Winant Society. In the year 1962, he used to go to Yale University and did majors in the Political Science.
He got married to Julia Stimson Thorne in the year 1970 and had two daughters. In the year 1982, his wife asked for a separation, and they got divorced in the year 1988. Later on, she got married to Richard Charles worth who was an architect and then shifted to Bozeman along with him. She died because of cancer in the year 2006. John Kerry’s second wife was a businesswoman & philanthropist named Teresa Hein. Both got married in the year 1995.
Career, Awards & Nominations
He used to Janet Auchincloss, and with the help of her, he got the chance to meet the family of John F. Kennedy who was President. He has completed his graduation from the political science subject in the year 1966. He got himself enlisted in the Naval Reserved in the year 1966. He also got combat medals for his awesome performance. John has even served as an Assistant District Attorney in Massachusetts.
He is a famous person who has worked hard to reach this platform. In the year 2004, he has also criticized the former president, George W. Bush because of the Iraq War. He lost elections from him, and then he returned to Senate work.
Net Worth & Earnings
John Kerry has an estimated net worth of more than $260 million. He has been able to earn this much amount of wealth by working as a politician. He had served Hillary Clinton during the period when US President was Obama. He remained the secretary of her until Donald Trump held the position of President in the United States.
In the year 2003, it was found that he has got prostate cancer, but he got treated for it soon. In the year 2015, he got an accident and broke his leg and at that time knee replacement was done along with MGH Hip. In the year 2013, he was nominated for the post of Outgoing secretary of none other than Hillary Clinton by President Obama. He held this position till Obama’s tenure finished in the year 2017.