Kerry Kennedy Biography

(Human Rights Activist)

Kerry Kennedy is a President of @rfkhumanrights, lawyer, and activist. Bestselling author. She is a proud mom of three mighty women.

More about the relationship

Kerry Kennedy’s current relationship status is divorced and possibly single.

Previously, she was married to a former U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Andrew Cuomo.

Their marriage took place on 9 June 1990 at St. Matthew’s Cathedral in Washington, D.C. Kerry was seen wearing a white satin gown and holding bouquet of gardenias and white roses.

This wedding was attended by 300 guests and has 15 bridesmaids with 11 flower girls and boys.

This couple was blessed with three daughters. Their twins Cara Ethel Kennedy-Cuomo and Mariah Matilda Kennedy-Cuomo were born in 1995. Then in the year 1997, their third child Andrea Kennedy-Cuomo was born.

But Kerry and Andrew’s marriage lasted only for 15 years as they divorced in 2015.

Relationship Facts of Kerry Kennedy

  • Kerry Kennedy is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Kerry Kennedy?

Kerry Kennedy is an American human rights activist who is the seventh child of Robert F. Kennedy. She is also a writer.

Kerry Kennedy: Birth, Age, Siblings, Parents, Ethnicity

She was born Mary Kerry Kennedy on Sep 08, 1959, in Washington DC, USA.

Her father’s name was Robert F. Kennedy a Politician and Lawyer. Her mother was Ethel Skakel a Human Rights Advocate.

She holds Caucasian ethnicity and has ten brothers and sisters. Their names are Courtney Kennedy Hill, Rory Kennedy, Joseph P. Kennedy II, Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Kathleen Kennedy, David Kennedy, Michael LeMoyne Kennedy, Christopher G. Kennedy, Douglas Harriman Kennedy, and Max Kennedy.


About her educational background, she attended The Putney School and Brown University and graduated from there.

Later, she enrolled in Boston College Law School and gained a degree of Doctor of Jurisprudence.

Kerry Kennedy: Professional Life, Career

Kerry Kennedy is an active human rights activist. She has visited several countries like El Salvador, Gaza, Haiti, Kenya, Northern Ireland, etc, and led human rights delegations.

Kerry mainly focuses on issues like children’s rights, child labor, indigenous land rights, judicial independence, freedom of expression, ethnic violence, impunity, and the environment.

She has also fought for women’s rights, sexual slavery, domestic violence, workplace discrimination, and sexual assault. She also appeared in networks like ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, and PBS.

Kerry established the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Human Rights in 1988. It is an organization that supports human rights defenders around the world.

As a writer, she has written a book titled Being Catholic Now: Prominent Americans Talk About Change in the Church and the Quest for Meaning. This book was published in the year 2008.

She is also the author of another book named Speak Truth to Power: Human Rights Defenders Who Are Changing Our World.


Due to Kennedy’s noble works, she has been honored with several titles. In the year 2001, by Save the Children, South Asian Media Awards Foundation, and  Montalcino Vineyards, Kerry was awarded Woman of the Year, Humanitarian of the Year Award, and the Prima Donna Award respectively.

Similarly, her other titles are the Eleanor Roosevelt Medal of Honor (2008), the Thomas More Award (2008), and the Human Rights Award (2009).

Kerry Kennedy: Net Worth, Salary

This activist has an estimated net worth of $10 million. An American actress’s average salary is between $19k-$210k.

Body Features- Height, Weight

Kerry Kennedy has light brown eyes and light brown hair. She has a decent height and weight.

Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram

Kerry Kennedy’s Twitter has around 35.5k followers and was created in June 2010. Her Instagram has around 18.6k followers with around 1015 posts.

Moreover, Kerry has a Facebook account made on Jan 30, 2010. In this, she is followed by more than 19k followers.


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