Robert F Kennedy Bio, Affair, Married, Wife, Net Worth, Ethnicity, Age, Nationality, Height

(Politician and Lawer)

Politician Robert Kennedy is married and a father of eleven.

Relationship Facts of Robert F Kennedy

  • Robert F Kennedy is married to Ethel Skakel.
  • 💑 Anniversary in 1 day 💑
  • He is father of Eleven (Joseph , Robert Jr., David, Courtney, Michael, Kerry, Christopher, Max , Douglas and Rory).
  • Robert F Kennedy is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

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Robert Kennedy was married to socialite Ethel Skakel. The couple married on June 17, 1950, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Greenwich, Connecticut. Ethel was the third daughter of businessman George and Ann Skakel.

The couple had eleven children. First Kathleen was born in 1951, Joseph (1952), Robert Jr. (1954), David (1955–1984), Courtney (1956), Michael (1958–1997), Kerry ( 1959), Christopher (1963), Max (1965), Douglas (1967).

Rory was born in December 1968, after her father’s death.

Who was Robert F Kennedy?

Robert F Kennedy was an American politician and lawyer who served as the 64th United States Attorney General and also as a U.S. Senator from New York.

Robert F Kennedy: Assassination

In the year 1968, he was against Eugene McCarthy in the presidential election primaries.

At the California Democratic Primary at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles delivering his victory speech, he was shot several times by gunman Sirhan Sirhan on June 5, 1968, and passed away the next day.


After his death, Kennedy’s body was taken to St. Patrick’s Cathedral in NYC on June 6.  The next morning a line of mourners extending 25 blocks long waited to pay their respects.

By the afternoon hundreds of thousands more people bid farewell to Kennedy as they watched his coffin pass via funeral train en route to Washington, D.C. Kennedy was buried near his brother, John, at Arlington Cemetery.

Robert F Kennedy: Age, Parent, Ethnicity

Robert was born in Brookline, Massachusetts, on November 20, 1925.

His father’s name is Joseph P. Kennedy who was a rich businessman. Likely, his mother’s name was and Rose Kennedy who was the daughter of the mayor of Boston.

His father became a U.S. ambassador to Britain. The Kennedy family members are one of the most handsome, charismatic, and powerful families of ages. The family returned to the States in 1939 as the threat of World War II was rapidly approaching.

Growing as a devout Roman Catholic, Robert enjoyed a life of wealth and privilege. Robert has seven siblings. Among Kennedy’s older brothers was future U.S. President John F. Kennedy.

He is of American nationality and mixed (Irish and  Scottish) ethnicity.


Robert graduated from Milton Academy prep school and then enrolled in Harvard. After his older brother, Joseph was killed during World War II, Robert left Harvard to join the Navy.

In 1946, he went back to Harvard and graduated with a degree in government two years later. Robert spent the next three years pursuing a law degree at the University of Virginia Law School.

In 1951, the same year he graduated from law school.

Robert F Kennedy: Career, Professional life

Political Career

After finishing law school, Robert F Kennedy joined the U.S. Department of Justice’s Criminal Division in the year 1951. In 1952 he resigned from the position to lead his older brother John’s senatorial campaign.

A year later, Kennedy was an advisor to the Senate Subcommittee on Investigations. But he left that position just six months later.

Civil Rights

Taking about his civil rights career, he joined the Senate’s Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations as chief counsel for the Democratic minority in 1954. Kennedy, there have various approaches to helping minorities achieve their equal rights in a speech to South African students.

In 1957 Kennedy was appointed chief counsel to Senate Select Committee on Improper Activities in the Labor or Management Field. Kennedy also uncovered the corruption of Teamsters union leader Jimmy Hoffa.

In 1960 Kennedy managed brother John’s presidential campaign. When JFK was elected, Robert was made U.S. attorney general and became one of JFK’s closest cabinet advisors.

When JFK was assassinated in 1963, Robert resigned as attorney general the following September and announced his intent to run for a senate seat.

Kennedy ran successfully for senator of New York, and during his time in office, he continued to advocate for the poor and human rights and oppose racial discrimination and the escalation of involvement in the Vietnam War. He also set his sights on becoming a U.S. presidential candidate.


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Caption: Robert F. Kennedy and Mary Kennedy (Source: The New York Times)

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Robert F Kennedy: Salary, Net Worth

Being a part of America’s royalty, The Kennedy family has always been rich. So Robert also had a good earning and had a net worth of $50 million.

Kennedy owned a home at the well-known Kennedy compound on Cape Cod, in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts; however, he spent most of his time at his estate in McLean, Virginia, known as Hickory Hill (located west of Washington, D.C.).

His widow, Ethel, and their children continued to live at Hickory Hill after his death. Ethel Kennedy sold Hickory Hill for $8.25 million in 2009.

Body Measurement: Height, Weight

Robert had an athlete-type body standing with a height of 5 ft 10 in weighing 71 kg. He had thick eyebrows with blue-colored eyes and light brown colored hair.

Social media

Robert F Kennedy was active on social sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. She has more than 323.3k followers on Facebook, more than 13.8k followers on Instagram, and around 311.4k followers on Twitter.


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