Cindy McCain Biography, Age, Net worth, Husband (John McCain), Children, Twitter, Instagram
Cindy McCain Biography
Cindy McCain Bio
Cindy McCain (Cindy Lou Hensley McCain) is an American businesswoman, philanthropist and humanitarian born on 20th May 1954 in Phoenix, Arizona, U.S. She is the widow of the late senator John McCain. She is the chair of Hensley & Co., a beer distributor company. She is the founder of the American Voluntary Medical Team (1988-1995)
|Cindy McCaine Age||64 years as of 2018; born on 20th May 1954|
|Cindy McCain Parents||Jim Hensley and Marguerite Johnson. Her father Jim was a wealth beer distributor|
|Cindy McCain Education||USC Rossier School of Education, University of Southern California, Central High School|
|Cindy McCain Husband||John McCain (1980 – 2018)|
|Cindy McCain Children||Meghan (1984), Jack McCain (b.1986), James McCain (b.1988) and Bridget (adopted)|
|Cindy McCain Net worth||$200 million|
|Cindy McCain Siblings||Dixie L. Burd, Kathleen Hensely Portalski|
|Cindy McCain||Rev. C.L. Franklin Masters Award, the NAACP Award, and the Award of Excellence conferred by the Gospel Music Workshop of America.|
Cindy McCain Husband (John McCain)
Cindy met McCain in April 1979 at a military reception in Hawaii, at the time John was married to Carol McCain and divorced in February 1980. On 17th May 1980 Carol and John McCain got married at the Arizona Biltmore Hotel in Phoenix. They signed a prenuptial agreement that kept most of her family’s assets under her name; they kept their finances apart and filed separate income tax returns.
During McCains 1982 U.S. Congress she was heavily involved in campaign strategy and even provided significant loans to the campaign. Once John McCain was elected, the couple moved to Alexandria, Virginia. She spent two months in late 1983 writing handwritten notes on over 4,000 Christmas cards to be sent to constituents and others.
In 1984 she moved back to Arizona as grew homesick and had several miscarriages. When she moved to Arizona she gave birth to their daughter Meghan McCain later that year. In 1986 she gave birth to John Sidney IV (known as “Jack” and James (known as “Jimmy”) in 1988.
In July 2017 McCain was diagnosed with glioblastoma, an aggressive brain tumor. In July 2018 Cindy McCain issued a public statement one year after the initial diagnosis, saying that “Though this diagnosis has brought many challenges, our hearts are nevertheless filled with gratitude” towards caregivers, colleagues, and friends.John McCain died at age 81 on August 25, 2018.
Cindy McCain – American Voluntary Medical Team
In 1988 Cindy founded he American Voluntary Medical Team (AVMT). In 1991, the AVMT went to Dhaka, Bangladesh, to provide assistance following the 1991 Bangladesh cyclone. While at Mother Teresa’s Dhaka orphanage, the Sisters of Charity of Mother Teresa Children’s Home, McCain met two infant girls she felt needed to be brought to the United States for medical treatment. She decided to adopt one of the girls, later named Bridget, with her husband readily agreeing; the adoption became final in 1993. She helped coordinate the adoption of the other little girl for family friend Wes Gullett
Prescription Drug Addiction
In 1989 she developed an addiction to Percocet and Vicodin which she initially took to alleviate pain after two spinal surgeries for ruptured discs. She also used the drugs as stress relievers. The addiction progressed to where she was taking upwards of twenty pills a day, and she resorted to having an AVMT physician write illegal prescriptions in the names of three AVMT employees without their knowledge.
In 1992 her parents staged an intervention to force her to get help; she told her husband about her problem, attended a drug treatment facility, began outpatient sessions and ended her three years of addiction. In 1993, she underwent surgery, which resolved her back pain.
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