John McCain
John McCain
Celebrated Name: John McCain
Real Name/Full Name: John Sidney McCain III
Gender: Male
Age at the time of death: 81 years old
Birth Date: 29 August 1936
Date of Death: 25 August 2018
Birth Place: Coco Solo, Panama
Nationality: American
Height: 1.75 m
Weight: 83 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Cindy McCain (m. 1980–2018), Carol McCain (m. 1965–1980)
Children: Yes (Meghan McCain, Bridget McCain, John Sidney McCain IV, James McCain, Sidney McCain)
Profession: Politician and military officer
Net Worth in 2024: $16 million
Last Updated: April 2024

John McCain was 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.

Maybe you know about John McCain very well But do you know how old was he at the time of his death and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of John McCain’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life

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.

Personal Life

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.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 29 August 1936, John McCain was 81 years old at the time of his death. His height was 1.75 m. tall, and weigh 83 kg.


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 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 the ‘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 had won honorary degrees from several universities in the United States. In 2016, he won the Prize for Civility in Public Life from 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 & Salary of John McCain in 2024

John McCain Net Worth
John McCain Net Worth

As of April 2024, John McCain had an estimated net worth of more than $16 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 was considered one of the most popular politicians in the United States. He has received several medals during his military career. He had also won several honors from various countries across the world. His memoir entitled ‘Faith of My Fathers’ was published in 1999. McCain had penned several books and has also written many articles.


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