John McCain Net Worth, Height, Bio, Facts

John McCain Biography
  • Name: John McCain
  • Age: 81 years old
  • Height: 5ft 8in (173 cm)
  • Occupation: Politician
  • Net Worth: US $21 Million
  • Status: Alive

John McCain is an American politician, U.S. State Senator, 2008 Republican presidential nominee and war veteran. He was born John Sidney McCain III on August 29, 1936 in Coco Solo, Panama. His mother, Roberta, is an oil heiress, and his father, John S. McCain Jr., was a U.S. Navy admiral. He has two siblings, Sandy and Joe. McCain attended Episcopal High School (1954) followed by the United States Naval Academy (1958). He graduated from flight school in 1960 and from the National War College in 1974.

McCain served during the Vietnam War as a naval aviator. He flew ground-attack aircrafts but on October 26, 1967 he was shot down and captured by the North Vietnamese. He was on his 23rd air mission at the time. McCain was held captive and tortured as a prisoner of war from 1967 to 1973. He declined multiple offers of early release in order to stay true to the military code of conduct. McCain spent close to 6 years in various camps before gaining his freedom on March 14, 1973. His release came a few weeks after the Vietnam cease fire took effect. Upon his return, McCain was honored with the Purple Heart, Silver Star and Bronze Star. He retired his post as Navy captain in 1981.

McCain was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1982, a position he held until 1987. He was elected to the United States Senate in 1986, replacing Arizona’s Barry Goldwater. He was re-elected for a fourth term as Senator in 2010. He also served as Chair of the Senate Commerce Committee, and later as Chair of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee. McCain ran but lost the 2000 Republican presidential nomination to George W. Bush. He gained the nomination in 2008 but lost the presidential election to Democratic nominee Barack Obama.

John McCain is 5ft 8in tall and has a net worth of $21 million. He was married to model ‘Carol Shepp’ from 1965 to 1980. They had three children, Douglas, Andrew and Sidney. McCain married second and current wife ‘Cindy Hensley’ in May 1980. They have four children, Meghan, John, James and Bridget. He was diagnosed with brain cancer in July 2017.

John McCain Bio, Net Worth, Facts
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John McCain Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki

  • Birth Name: John Sidney McCain III
  • Birthday: August 29, 1936
  • How Old : Age: 81 years old
  • Place of Birth: Coco Solo, Panama Canal Zone
  • Zodiac Sign: Virgo
  • How Tall : Height: 5ft 8in (173 cm)
  • Occupation: Politician, Military Leader
  • Net Worth & Salary: US $21 Million
  • Marriage(s): Carol Shepp, Cindy Hensley
  • Death-O-Meter: Alive

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