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Date Of BirthSeptember 8, 1959
SpouseAndrew Cuomo
FactSister of Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, Joseph Kennedy, Robert Kennedy Jr., Michael LeMoyne Kennedy, Maxwell Kennedy, and Rory Kennedy.

Kerry Kennedy was born on September 8, 1959, in Boston, Massachusetts. Her father, Robert F. Kennedy, was a U.S. senator from New York and her mother, Ethel Kennedy, was a human rights activist. Kerry has seven siblings: David, Bobby, Michael, Courtney, Max, Rory and Douglas. She was educated at The Putney School in Vermont and graduated from Brown University in 1982.

Kerry began her career as a journalist, working for the TV station WNET in New York. She then became a lawyer and human rights activist. In 2002, she founded the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights. Kerry has also written several books, including “Being Catholic Now” (2008) and “Speak Truth to Power” (2012).

Kerry has been married three times. Her first husband was Michael Kennedy, with whom she had three children: Max, Grace and Conor. Her second husband was Andrew Cuomo, the current governor of New York. Kerry and Cuomo have one child together, twins Maria and Cara. Kerry’s third husband is actor and director Ralph Fiennes. They have no children together.

Kerry has an estimated net worth of $50 million.

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Full NameKerry Kennedy
Date Of BirthSeptember 8, 1959
ProfessionLawyer, Author, Social activist
EducationBrown University, Boston College Law School


SpouseAndrew Cuomo
ChildrenMichaela Cuomo, Mariah Cuomo, Cara Cuomo
ParentsEthel Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy
SiblingsRobert F. Kennedy, Jr., Rory Kennedy, Michael LeMoyne Kennedy, Courtney Kennedy Hill, David Kennedy, Max Kennedy, Christopher G. Kennedy, Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, Joseph P. Kennedy II, Douglas Harriman Kennedy


MoviesAn Unlikely Weapon: The Eddie Adams Story

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1Release of her book, "Being Catholic Now: Prominent Americans Talk About Change in the Church and the Quest for Meaning". [2008]
2Founder of
3Mother of Cara Ethel, Mariah Matilda (twins, born January 11th 1995) and Michaela Andrea (b. August 26th 1997).
4Sister of Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, Joseph Kennedy, Robert Kennedy Jr., Michael LeMoyne Kennedy, Maxwell Kennedy, and Rory Kennedy.
5Granddaughter of Joseph P. Kennedy & Rose Kennedy.
6Ex-wife of former U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Andrew Cuomo.
7Niece of John F. Kennedy, Patricia Kennedy, Eunice Kennedy Shriver, Ted Kennedy, Rosemary Kennedy, and Rushton Skakel Sr..
8Ex-daughter-in-law of former New York governor Mario Cuomo.
9Cousin of Caroline Kennedy, John Kennedy Jr., Maria Shriver, Patrick Kennedy, Tommy Skakel, Michael Skakel, Robert Shriver, William Kennedy Smith, and Christopher Lawford.
10Daughter of Robert F. Kennedy and Ethel Kennedy.
11Younger sister of environmentalist Robert Kennedy Jr..
12A former Chesterfield Writer's Film Project fellowship winner.




Ripple of Hope Awards2016Video executive producer
The Kennedy Center Presents: Speak Truth to Power2000TV Movie documentary co-executive producer - as Kerry Kennedy Cuomo


Harry Benson: Shoot First2016DocumentaryHerself
Food Chains2014Documentary
Piers Morgan Tonight2012-2013TV SeriesHerself
Jansing & Co.2012TV SeriesHerself
Gomorron2012TV SeriesHerself
Skavlan2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Hardball with Chris Matthews2008TV SeriesHerself
Tavis Smiley2008TV SeriesHerself
An Unlikely Weapon2008DocumentaryHerself
Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment1963DocumentaryHerself - Robert F. Kennedy's Daughter

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Kennedys' Home Movies2011TV Movie documentaryHerself

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