Cindy McCain is best-known as the widow of the late Republican politician John McCain but she is also a businesswoman and a philanthropist.
She was his second wife and they were married for almost 4 decades until his death. Late senator John McCain’s wife is also the heiress of the Hensley & Co fortune that her father left behind when he died in 2000. She used her influence and wealth for her late husband’s presidential campaign.
|Birthday||May 20, 1954|
|Parents||Jim Hensley; Marguerite Hensley|
|Net Worth||$400 million|
|Husband||John McCain (late)|
|Education||University of Southern California (BA, MA)|
— Cindy McCain (@cindymccain) November 3, 2020
10 Facts About Cindy McCain
- Cindy McCain has a net worth of more than $400 million as of November 2020 according to this source. As mentioned above, most of her net worth is due to her inheritance.
- At one time, she earned an annual salary of $400,000 from her post at Hensley & Co. This figure might have risen substantially but it has not been verified.
- Cindy McCain’s family, especially her late father, were one of America’s most successful business owners.
- She has also been involved in running the company her father left behind.
- John McCain and Cindy McCain got married in 1980. The politician started an affair with the heiress in 1979 when he was still married to his first wife, Carol Shepp.
- Their affair started after they met at a military reception, at the time (in 1979) late Senator John was a captain in the US navy.
- Cindy and her husband John tied the knot in a wedding ceremony at the Arizona Biltmore Hotel in Phoenix.
- The couple had 3 biological children together and also adopted one daughter.
- Cindy’s late husband was one of the most widely loved Republican leaders who had support from center-right to the left.
- He served in the house and senate for a long time and ran for President in 2008 but lost to President Barack Obama who went on to serve 2 full terms. In 2020, Cindy said that her late husband would have been proud of Vice-President’s Bidens win.