John F. Kennedy, Jr.

John F. Kennedy, Jr.

Lawyer + Journalist
Born Nov 25, 1960
Hometown District of Columbia
Died Jul 16, 1999
Death Place Atlantic Ocean
Religion Roman Catholic
Height 6' 1" (185 cm)
Nationality American

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1960 Birth Born on November 25, 1960.
Kennedy had an older sister, Caroline, and an infant brother, Patrick, who died two days after his birth in 1963. … Read More


1975 14 Years Old Their marriage lasted up until Onassis' death in 1975.


1983 22 Years Old Kennedy attended the Collegiate School in New York City from third through tenth grades, and later graduated from Phillips Academy (also known as Andover). Kennedy graduated from Brown University in 1983 with a bachelor's degree in history. … Read More
1984 23 Years Old From 1984–86 he worked for the New York City Office of Business Development.
1986 25 Years Old He served as deputy director of the 42nd Street Development Corporation in 1986. … Read More
1988 27 Years Old Generally considered handsome and athletic, Kennedy was dubbed People magazine's "Sexiest Man Alive" in 1988, and was the only person so named who was not a working actor.
1989 28 Years Old In 1989, Kennedy earned a J.D. degree from the New York University School of Law.
1990 29 Years Old He failed the New York bar exam twice before passing on the third try in July 1990. … Read More


1995 34 Years Old In 1995, Kennedy and New York public relations magnate Michael J. Berman founded George, a glossy politics-as-lifestyle monthly which sometimes took editorial aim even at members of his own family. … Read More
1996 35 Years Old Kennedy married Carolyn Bessette on September 21, 1996, on Cumberland Island, Georgia. … Read More
Kennedy was born at Georgetown University Hospital sixteen days after his father was elected to the presidency. He was in the public spotlight up until his death in 1999.
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