John Sidney McCain III, also known as John McCain was born on 29th August 1936 at a United States Navy hospital at Coco Solo Naval Air Station, Panama Canal Zone, United States of America which makes John McCain age of 81 years old now. He is the son of naval officer John S. McCain Jr. and Roberta McCain. His grandfather was also in the United States Navy. According to John McCain bio, he has two siblings, an older sister named Sandy and a younger brother named Joe. American nationality McCain belongs to Scots-Irish and English ancestry. John McCain height is five feet and eight inches.
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Due to the posting of his father in various places, his family had to move from one place to another so he got enrolled in around 20 schools to complete his education. Later in 1951, his family settled in Northern Virginia and completed his graduate degree from Episcopal High School, a private high school in the year 1954. McCain followed the footsteps of his father and grandfather so he joined at United States Naval Academy. He became the lightweight boxer during that time and used to stand up against bullying. He did not use to obey the rules for which he got low ranking in the university despite high IQ and was graduated from the Academy in the year 1958.
By profession, John McCain is an American politician who is currently working as the senior United States Senator from Arizona since 1987. He was the nominee for President from Republican Party for 2000 and 2008 United States presidential election. He is a veteran army who served as a naval aviator in the military, flying ground-attack aircraft from aircraft carriers. He was on a bombing mission during that time and his aircraft was shot down. John got the serious injury and was captured by North Vietnamese. In the year 1982, McCain served as a Republican for an open seat in Arizona’s 1st congressional district. John won the election with the help of local political endorsements, money, and his Washington connections.
In 1983, he was elected as the incoming group of Republican representatives and was assigned to the House Committee on Interior Affairs. In 1987, McCain defeated his Democratic opponent Richard Kimball and became the Senate of United States from Arizona. He became the member of several influencing committees and also made headlines for his works. In the year 2000, McCain gave his candidacy for U.S. presidential election but he was defeated by the leader of Republican nomination George W. Bush. Later in 2008, he again gave his candidacy to run as a President of United States but the election was won by Barack Obama. According to the various sources of 2017, John McCain net worth is estimated to be approximately 21 million dollars. He receives the salary of more than 200,000 annually and also earns from book royalties.
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Moving towards his personal life, John McCain has already married twice. He got married to Carol Shepp, a model in the year 1965. This was her second marriage too and had two sons from her previous marriage. John adopted her two sons. His wife suffered from crippling ordeal due to an automobile accident in 1969. That time, he was the commanding officer of a training squadron stationed in Florida. During this period in Florida, he had an extra-marital affair.
In 1979, McCain met Cindy Lou Hensley, who was a teacher from Phoenix. The lovebirds began dating and gave divorce to his first wife Carol. She accepted the divorce with the settlement of two houses and financial support to support her ongoing medical treatments caused by the accident. After their divorce in April 1980, McCain got married to Cindy in May 1980. Currently, he is the father of seven children, two adopted children named Andrew and Douglas, and other five children named as Megan McCain, John Sidney McCain IV, James McCain, Bridget McCain and Sidney McCain. Additional information on John McCain wiki can be easily found on the popular site Wikipedia.