Quick Info about Robert F. Kennedy Jr.
- Full NameRobert F. Kennedy Jr.
- First NameRobert
- Middle NameFrancis
- Last NameKennedy Jr.
- Born NameRobert Francis Kennedy Jr.
- Birth date17/01/1954
- Birth PlaceWashington
- ProfessionPolitician, Attorney, Author
- WifeChery Hines
- Net Worth$50 million
- SiblingKerry Kennedy, Joseph P. Kennedy II, Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, Courtney Kennedy Hill, David Kennedy, Rory Kennedy, Max Kennedy, Michael LeMoyne Kennedy, Christopher G. Kennedy, Douglas Harriman Kennedy
- ParentsRobert F. Kennedy and Ethel Kennedy
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is a popular American politician. He is well-known as an environmental attorney and also as an author. Currently, he has been serving as the President of the board of Waterkeeper Alliance. Previously, he used to serve for the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) as their Senior Attorney. He was also an adjunct professor at Pace University School of Law who used to provide his lecture on Environmental Law.
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. was born as Robert Francis Kennedy Jr. on January 17, 1954, in Washington, DC, USA. He is the third child of Robert F. Kennedy and Ethel Kennedy. He has ten siblings- Kerry Kennedy, Joseph P. Kennedy II, Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, Courtney Kennedy Hill, David Kennedy, Rory Kennedy, Max Kennedy, Michael LeMoyne Kennedy, Christopher G. Kennedy, and Douglas Harriman Kennedy. He has been popularly known as the nephew of the former President of the USA, John F. Kennedy. During his father’s presidency, he was just nine years old.
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. completed his high school studies from Palfrey Streets School. In 1976, he completed his BA degree in American History and Literature from Harvard College. Later, he received his JD degree from the University of Virginia. Apart from JD’s degree, he also earned his masters’ degree in Law from Pace University.
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. officially kicked off his professional career after working as a riverkeeper. Then, he provided his services for the Pace Environmental Litigation Clinic. Apart from these, he also served for Waterkeepers Alliance and was involved in the New York City Watershed Agreement. He also got to work with Kevin Madonna. From 1998, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. started serving for Cleantech and Renewable Energy infrastructure Entrepreneurship.
During his lifetime, he helped a lot of minorities as well as poor communities. He also fought for international and indigenous rights. Apart from all these, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. was hugely involved in various different fields like Military and Vieques, Factory Farms, oil gas and pipelines, coal, hydro, nuclear power, cape wind, etc. He used served for the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) as their Senior Attorney. But not only that but also an adjunct professor at Pace University School of Law who used to provide his lecture on Environmental Law. As an author, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. has written as well as edited more than 10 books.
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. married thrice in his lifetime. His first marriage was with Emily Black. The couple married in the year 1982. But, they divorced after 12 years, in 1994. The same year, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. married Mary Richardson. In the year 2012, Mary died which shocked him. Two years later, however, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. again married Chery Hines in 2014. They have currently been enjoying a very happy married life.
From all of his three wives, he has a total number of eight children. From his first marriage, he has three children- Bobby Kennedy III, Kathleen Alexandra Kennedy, Robert Francis Kennedy. Similarly from his second wife he has five children- Kyra Kennedy, John Conor Richardson Kennedy, William Finbar Kennedy, Aiden Caohman Vieques Kennedy, Kyra LeMoyne Kennedy. Though from his third marriage he does not have any children but, Chery Hines has a daughter Catherine Rose Young from her previous husband.
The estimated net worth of Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is approximately $50 million as of 2020. He accumulated his fortune from his different business and services. And also from his current political position.
- Currently, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is a member of the Democratic Party.
- In October 2011, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. co-founded a company named EcoWatch.
- Robert F. Kennedy Jr. has remained a huge critic of Donald Trump.
- He has been suffering from spasmodic dysphonia which makes him very difficult while delivering speeches.
- Lastly, he is an active social user on different social sites like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.