John Kennedy Jr.

John Kennedy Jr.

Lawyer, journalist, socialite, publisher
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John Kennedy Jr.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy Jr. (November 25, 1960 – July 16, 1999), often referred to as John-John or JFK Jr., was an American lawyer, journalist, and magazine publisher. He was a son of President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy, and a younger brother of Caroline Kennedy. Three days after his father was assassinated, he rendered a final salute during the funeral procession on his third birthday.

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Full name at birth
John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Jr.
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Claim to fame
Son of John F. Kennedy, Founder of George Magazine
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Date of birth
25 November 1960
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Place of birth
Washington, DC, USA
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Date of death
16 July 1999
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Age
38 (age at death)
Place of death
Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of Martha`s Vineyard, Massachusetts, USA
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Cause of death
Plane Crash
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Resting place
Cremated
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Occupation
Journalist, lawyer, magazine publisher
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PERSONAL DETAILS

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6' 1" (185 cm)
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Distinctive feature
Dark Hair, Handsome, Rugged Good Looks
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Net worth
$50,000,000 USD
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High school
Phillips Andover Academy, Andover, MA (1978)
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University
  • History, Brown University (1983)
  • Law, New York University (School of Law) (1989)
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It`s hard for me to talk about a legacy or a mystique. It`s my family. It`s my mother. It`s my sister. It`s my father. We`re a family like any other. We look out for one another. The fact that there have been difficulties and hardships, or obstacles, makes us closer. --Vogue magazine, 1993
  • Lost one of his front teeth when he banged into a step while playing in a big dollhouse on the White House lawn.
  • John, his wife Carolyn Bessette Kennedy, and her sister Lauren were all cremated and their ashes scattered off the coast of Martha's Vineyard from the USS John F. Kennedy Naval ship, where the ship was on training duty.
  • After his birth, the Internal Revenue Service issued a press release announcing that the president could now take an additional $600 deduction on their 1960 tax return.
  • Dated Madonna, Cindy Crawford, Sarah Jessica Parker.
  • Biography in: "American National Biography". Supplement 1, pp. 314-316. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.

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