There was sad news from John McCain’s camp today, with the announcement that he was recently diagnosed with brain cancer, specifically glioblastoma.
John McCain has had a long-running political career with a number of noteworthy bills that he’s passed and even a significant bid for presidency several years ago. Given the longstanding nature of his career, however, one question that’s worth answering is what is John McCain net worth and how much money has he accumulated?
John McCain currently serves as a US senator from Arizona. John McCain was part of a several generation family to enter into the navy. Both his father and grandfather entered the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis. John McCain reportedly had a reputation for being a partying man in his time in the academy. However, it didn’t keep him from having a remarkable career as a naval pilot.
In his career, John McCain also came to be known for becoming a prisoner of war in the Vietnam war. He was a prisoner of war for 5 years.
John McCain began his political career in the 1980s with a highly successful run as a house representative from Arizona. McCain married Cindy Hensley, whose father had founded a large beer distributorship. Although he signed a prenuptial agreement and the two always kept their finances separate, McCain did benefit from a large donation from his wife to his campaign, as well as the important contacts he’d made as vice-president of public relations for his father-in-law’s distributorship.
Although John McCain did not win the bid for Republican nominee for president in the 2000 presidential election, he did win it in 2008 but did not run a successful campaign.
So what’s John McCain net worth at this time? Given his longstanding political career, investments, and close connection to his wife Cindy McCain, John McCain net worth in 2018 is $25 million.