59 years old (Born on November 25, 1960)
Lawyer, journalist; He is famous from Son of John F. Kennedy, Founder of George Magazine.After his birth, the Internal Revenue Service issued a press release announcing that the president could now take an additional $600 deduction on their 1960 tax return. Son of John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Kennedy. Has two neices, Rose and Tatiana. Kennedy and Carolyn Bessette Kennedy's wedding song was "Forever in My Life," by Prince. Has been on over 15 People Magazine covers.
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John, his wife Carolyn Bessette Kennedy, and her sister Lauren were all cremated and their ashes scattered off the coast of Martha's Vineyard from the USS John F. Kennedy Naval ship, where the ship was on training duty.
Learned to speak Greek in the years following his mother's marriage to Aristotle Onassis.
Got his first paying job at the age of 24, as a $20,000-a-year assistant to the New York Commissioner of Business Development.
Was 3/4 Irish and 1/4 French in ethnic descent.
Cousin of Christopher Lawford.
Has two nieces, Rose and Tatiana.
Was delivered by Cesarean section 17 days earlier than his due date of December 12.
Considered America's most eligible bachelor until his marriage.
Graduated from Phillips Academy in Andover.
Before he died, Al Gore was considering him to be his running mate, even though he had no previous political experience.
His father's funeral fell on John's third birthday, November 25, 1963. The historical photograph of John saluting his father's casket was taken that day. When John appeared on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" (1986) in 1996, he told Oprah Winfrey that as an adult, he had no recollection of the funeral.
Is portrayed by Kristoffer Polaha in America's Prince: The John F. Kennedy Jr. Story (2003) (TV)
Dated Madonna, Cindy Crawford, Sarah Jessica Parker.
Once showed up at a Halloween party in Manhattan dressed as Michelangelo's David. He wore skimpy white tights, and his chest, face and hair were completely covered with talcum powder.
Listed in "People Weekly"s "Most Intriguing People" list. (December 25, 1995/January 1, 1996 issue)
Lost one of his front teeth when he banged into a step while playing in a big dollhouse on the White House lawn.
His death caused a permanent change to be made in the premiere episode of Futurama. When it was originally aired, a character referred to "JFK Jr. Memorial Airport," a reference to New York's JFK Airport being named for his father. After his death, the reference was changed to "Radio City Mutant Hall."
Founder and editor-in-chief, George magazine (1995-1999).
Brother of Caroline Kennedy.
Longtime boyfriend of Daryl Hannah.
Researching his role as editor in chief of George, Kennedy attended a three-day seminar called "Starting Your Own Magazine."
Voted "Sexiest Man Alive" by People Magazine in 1988.
Had a pilot's license.
Had a fear of having his pocket picked, so he always attached his wallet to his pants with a chain.
The bodies of John Kennedy Jr., his wife Carolyn and sister-in-law Lauren Bessette were found inside the plane wreck off the coast of Martha's Vineyard. He, his wife Carolyn and sister-in-law Lauren Bessette were on their way to his cousin Rory Kennedy's wedding by plane when it crashed into the Atlantic Ocean near Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts. [21 July 1999]
Nephew of Ethel Kennedy, Ted Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy.
Biography in: "American National Biography". Supplement 1, pp. 314-316. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.
He broke the Kennedy family tradition of attending Harvard when he decided to attend Brown University.
Graduated from Brown University.
Cousin of Maria Shriver.
On September 7, 1995, Cindy Crawford appeared on the first cover of his short-lived magazine "George" attired as George Washington in a white wig and revolutionary garb