John McCain is a well-known politician from America who is the current United States Senator from the state of Arizona. He has been in the office since 1987. In 2008, he was the Republican nominee for the US President. However, he lost the election to Barack Obama. Before that, McCain was in the US Navy. He became the Senate Armed Services Committee’s chairman in 2015. Now let’s have a close look on John McCain’s net worth in 2019.
John Sidney McCain III was born on August 29, 1936, in Panama Canal Zone to his parents Roberta (Wright) McCain and John S. McCain Jr.
He has attended almost 20 schools and graduated in 1954 from Episcopal High School in Northern Virginia. In his school, he excelled in wrestling. In 1958, he graduated from United States Naval Academy.
In July 1965, John McCain got married to model Carol Shepp. The couple has a daughter, Sidney. He also adopted two young children named Andrew and Douglas. They divorced in 1980. In the same year, he got married to Cindy Lou Hensley, who was a teacher. They have three children named Meghan, John Sidney, and James.
John McCain began his career by getting enrolled in the United States military. During that period, he went to Fort McNair’s National War College. He retired from the Navy in April 1981 and was a captain. He had numerous decorations at the time of his retirement.
In 1982, he deiced to run for the 1st congressional district of Arizona on the Republican seat. He won the election, and in 1983, McCain was assigned to the House Committee on Interior Affairs. During that time, he used to support many of the bills passed by the Reagan administration including the foreign policy.
He was re-elected in 1984 and was included in the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
In 1987, he defeated Democrat Richard Kimball to be the Senator. Following that, he became the Armed Services Committee’s member. McCain also joined the Indian Affairs Committee and Commerce Committee. In 1988, he became one of the main authors of ‘Indian Gaming Regulatory Act’.
He won the re-election handily in 1992. He had a landslide victory over Ed Ranger in 1998. In 2000, he became the Republican presidential nominee against George W. Bush. He was re-elected as a Senator in 2004 and 2008. He became the Republican nomination in the 2008 US Presidential elections.
Awards & Achievements
John McCain has won honorary degrees from several universities in the United States. In 2016, he won the Prize for Civility in Public Life from the Allegheny College. He had received the Order of National Hero from Georgia’s President Mikheil Saakashvili in 2010. The Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs has awarded McCain with the Henry M. Jackson Distinguished Service Award. He has also received the Order of Liberty from the President of Ukraine and Order of Freedom from President of Kosovo.
Net Worth of John McCain
John McCain has an estimated net worth of more than $24 million. He comes from the family which has explored in the military. During his political career, he has held several important portfolios. John McCain’s annual income is an estimated $3 million. In the recent past, there has been an increase of 24% in his annual income. Apart from that, he has also got many car collections and personal investments.
John McCain is considered one of the most popular politicians in the United States. He has received several medals during his military career. He has also won several honours from various countries across the world. His memoir entitled ‘Faith of My Fathers’ was published in 1999. McCain has penned several books and has also written many articles.