What was John McCain’s net worth and how did he die? – The Sun

What was John McCain’s net worth and how did he die? – The Sun

07/01/2021

THIS year marks the third anniversary of Senator John McCain's passing.

The former United States Senator passed away on August 25, 2018.

What was John McCain's net worth?

John Sidney McCain III was the US Senator for Arizona from 1987-2018.

According to Celebrity Net Worth, McCain's net worth is $16 million.

Born in Panama, he was a Republican political veteran.

During the Vietnam War McCain was shot down and taken prisoner by North Vietnamese forces.

The majority of his net worth comes from his political career, and after returning home from war, he got his start as the Navy's liaison to the US Senate.

McCain represented Arizona in the US House of Representatives between 1983-87 before being elected to the US Senate in 1987 where he served until his death.

In 2008, he ran against former President Barack Obama as the Republican nomination, but ultimately lost the election.

How did John McCain die?

Four days before his 82 birthday, McCain died after a long battle with brain cancer.

“Senator John Sidney McCain III died at 4:28pm on August 25, 2018. With the Senator when he passed were his wife Cindy and their family. At his death, he had served the United States of America faithfully for sixty years,” his office said in statement following his death.

He was diagnosed with brain cancer back in July 2017.

McCain's cancer was discovered after a procedure to remove a blood clot above his left eye led doctors to a glioblastoma brain tumor.

While doctors removed all of the visible tumor, glioblastoma's can spread on a microscopic level and by the time it was discovered, the disease had spread to other parts of his brain.

What did his family say about his brain cancer?

McCain battled brain cancer for over a year before his death.

On Friday, August 24, 2018, his family announced he had decided to stop treatment for the illness.

At the time, his relatives said in a statement: "In the year since, John has surpassed expectations for his survival. But the progress of disease and the inexorable advance of age render their verdict.With his usual strength of will, he has now chosen to discontinue medical treatment."

"Our family is immensely grateful for the support and kindness of all his caregivers over the last year, and for the continuing outpouring of concern and affection from John's many friends and associates, and the many thousands of people who are keeping him in their prayers. God bless and thank you all."

McCain passed away the following day after stopping treatment and was buried at the United States Naval Academy Cemetery in Annapolis Maryland on September 2, 2018.

Was John McCain married?

Throughout his life, McCain was married twice.

He was first married to Carol Shepp from 1965-1980 with whom he had three children with, Douglas, 61, Andrew, 59, and Sidney, 54.

Following his divorce from Carol, McCain married Cindy Lou in 1980 with whom he had another four children with, Meghan McCain, 36, John Sidney IV, 35, James, 33, and Bridget, 29.

McCain's widow is currently the chairwoman for her late father's beer distribution company Hensley & Co.

Cindy McCain has a net worth of $400 million.

His daughter Meghan has also made headlines recently as she announced on July 1, 2021, that she would be leaving The View.

 

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