Teresa Heinz
Teresa Heinz
Celebrated Name: Teresa Heinz
Real Name/Full Name: Maria Teresa Thierstein
Gender: Female
Age: 85 years old
Birth Date: 5th October 1938
Birth Place: Maputo Mozambique
Nationality: Portuguese and American
Height: 5ft 7inch
Weight: 70kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Husband/Spouse (Name): John Heinz, John Kerry
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Christopher Drake, Henry John and Andre Thierstein
Dating/Boyfriend (Name): N/A
Is Teresa Heinz Lesbian?: No
Profession: Businesswoman, philanthropist
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $1 billion
Last Updated: July 2024

Teresa Heinz is an American based business woman and philanthropist. Apart being a businesswoman she is also well known as the wife of the late John Kerry, currently the wife of former U.S Secretary of State, long-time U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential nominee John Kerry. For most of her voting life, she was a registered Republican. In the early 2000s, Teresa changed her registration to Democrat.

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Early Life & Biography

Heinz got married on 5th February 1966 to her first husband future U.S. Senator John Heinz as well as an heir to the H.J. Heinz Company. The couple were blessed with three adult’s children namely Henry John Heinz born on 4th November 1966, Andre Thierstein Heinz born on 9th December 1969 and their last born Christopher Drake Heinz born 20th March 1973.

Teresa Heinz was born as Maria Teresa Thierstein Simoes-Ferreire. Maria was born on 5th October 1938 in the city of Lourenco Marques. In the African colony of Portuguese Mozambique it later became the nation of Mozambique.

Her parents were the late Jose Simoes-Ferreire Jr and Irene Thierstein a Portuguese and British national. Teresa’s father was the scion of a Swiss-German family that was living in Malta.

Teresa siblings are Jose Pedro Simoes-Firreira and Margarida Helena Simoes-Ferreira. Teresa earned a Bachelor of Arts in Romance Languages and Literature from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.

In 1963, she graduated from University of Geneva from the school of Translation and interpretation. She then moved to the United States where she became an interpreter at the United Nations.

Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Being born on 5 October 1938, Teresa Heinz is 85 years old as of today’s date 20th July 2024. Her height is 5ft 7inc tall, and weight is 70 kg.

Personal Life: husband, boyfriend, dating, divorce, kids

Her husband died in a plane crash on APRIL 4TH 1991. Teresa met Kerry at the Earth Summit inj Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. They began courting in 1993 they got married on May 1995. Teresa got treated for breast cancer.

Teresa Heinz was critically ill was flown to Massachusetts General Hospital. She was later discharged she recovered at home after some limited out-patient treatment.

When you’re threatened or something hard hits you, Teresa believe don’t pretend that you are doing and inside you are crying think about it and let it go and try something else. In life you have to take risks, there is a value in taking a stand whether anybody may be noticing it or not it is a risky thing to do.


Heinz like her first husband was registered Republican for most of her voting life. She remained a registered Republican despite being married to Kerry. Teresa changed her registration to the Democratic Party. Teresa has contributed to the environmental movement through many programs and outreach efforts. Teresa was encouraged to run for her husband’s vacant Senate seat after his death.

But she declined to endorse Republican Congressman Rick Santorum’s. It was expected she would challenge Santorum in 2006, to race for the Democratic nomination but she did not. Teresa has a good reputation in the media as a direct personality. Teresa is the chair of the Heinz Endowments and Heinz Family Philanthropies.

Awards & Achievements

Teresa has been a role model for many decades. She has received awards and titles as well. Heinz was awarded the Albert Schweitzer Gold Medal for Humanitarianism. Teresa was elected a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Science. Heinz has been a trustee of St. Paul’s School. She is also the Board of Selectors of Jefferson Awards for Public Service.

Net Worth & Salary of Teresa Heinz in 2024

Teresa Heinz Net Worth
Teresa Heinz Net Worth

Teresa has done so well in her career, she owns multiple properties. She loves to travel in her private jet with her lovely family. Heinz is a proud owner of a six floor 7 million townhouse in Boston’s Beacon Hill. Teresa and her husband own a ski retreat in Idaho worth million and million.

They also own an Estate worth millions in Pennsylvania near their home base in Pittsburgh. Teresa is a multi-millionaire. She owns a 5 million dollar home in Washington. Her net worth is estimated to be around $1 billion as of July 2024.

Teresa is a giver and devoted woman to help the needy. When she managed her family’s charitable foundation, she gave away millions of dollars to support scientific research. Teresa has also contributed to the environmental movement through many programs and outreach efforts.

Heinz is the co-founder of the Alliance to End Childhood Lead Poisoning. Teresa said politics is a dirty game and if you want to be loved by many don’t go into politics.



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