John Bolton
John Bolton
Real Name/Full Name John Robert Bolton
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: John Bolton
Birth Place: Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 20 November 1948
Age/How Old: 75 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 171 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″
Weight: In Kilograms – 67 Kg
In Pounds – 148 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Gray
Parents Name: Father –Edward Jackson Jack Bolton
Mother –Virginia Clara Ginny
Siblings: 1
School: McDonogh School
College: Yale University
Yale Law School
Religion: Christianity
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Christine Bolton (m. 1972–1983), Gretchen Smith Bolton
Kids/Children Name: Jennifer Sarah Bolton
Profession: Lawyer, Diplomat, Writer, Consultant, Commentator, Civil Servant
Net Worth: $7 million
Last Updated: July 2024

John Bolton is a man with multiple professional identities. He is a Lawyer, Diplomat, Writer, Consultant, Commentator, and Civil servant. He had last served as the 27th United States National Security Advisor from 2018 to 2019. This indeed seems to be a story of inspiration.

Well, how well do you know about John Bolton? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about John Bolton’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about John Bolton to date.

Biography and Early Life

Bolton was born to their father, Edward Jackson Jack Bolton, and mother, Virginia Clara Ginny, on the 20th of November 1948 in Baltimore, Maryland. His father was a fireman in the same city, and his mother was a housewife. He has a younger sister, Joni Enos. His struggle and perseverance fetched him a scholarship in his school for education. This paved the way for his career opportunities.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is John Bolton in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, John Bolton’s age is 75 years old as of today’s date 22nd July 2024 having been born on 20 November 1948. Though, he is 5′ 7″ in feet and inches and 171 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 148 lbs in Pound and 67kg in Kilograms.


Bolton attended the McDonogh School in Owings Mills, Maryland, under a scholarship. Here he graduated with flying colors and often took part in extracurricular activities like campaigns, etc. From here, he was clear that he wanted something related to public affairs. Hence, he went on to join Yale University to earn a bachelor’s in Arts degree. Later, he attended Yale Law School to emerge as a successful law graduate.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Christine Bolton was John Bolton’s first wife. The duo was married in the year 1972 for eleven years. Unfortunately, they separated due to mutual differences. They announced their divorce in 1983. Later in 1986, John remarried Gretchen Smith Bolton. Their marriage has been a successful one to date, and the couple has a daughter together named Jennifer Sarah Bolton. Gretchen was serving as a financial advisor to the AXA Advisors when she met with John. She was also a divorcee.

Is John Bolton Gay?

No, John Bolton is not gay. He was first married to Christine Bolton, with whom he had to end his relationship due to unavoidable misunderstandings. Later he found love again in Gretchen Smith Bolton, who went on to become his second wife. They have a daughter named Jennifer Sarah Bolton.

Professional Career

When he was pursuing law from Yale Law School, he did a summer internship for Vice President Spiro Agnew. This opened doors for him in various administrative areas. Initially, he served as the Assistant Administrator of USAID for Program and Policy Coordination in the year 1982 under President Ronald Reagan. Then he succeeded Robert McConnell as the United States Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Legislative Affairs from 1985 to 1988 under the same leader.

This streak of acquiring prominent diplomatic positions went on until he was the 27th United States National Security Advisor.


This man with multiple designations has shown the world a different level of dedication and achievements. To add a feather to his already adorned cap, he has been included in the lists of various prestigious titles and has been awarded several famous awards for his contribution in his sphere.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of John Bolton in 2024

John Bolton Net Worth
John Bolton Net Worth

John Bolton has an estimated net worth of $7 million as of 2024. This diplomat comes under the top earners in the administrative sector in his country. Besides his salary, since he is a government official, he is entitled to the perks associated with one. He gets almost all types of government from the government, such as a mansion, car, and other services, making his salary complete savings.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • John Bolton has served as the 25th United States Ambassador to the United Nations under President George W. Bush.
  • He is also a writer. One of his most famous books includes “Surrender Is Not an Option.”
  • His paternal grandfather always wanted to be a lawyer, and he was the happiest when John graduated in Law.
  • His younger sibling, Joni Enos, is his best friend and never misses a moment to shower his gratitude to her.
  • He believes that the pre-emptive war that was declared against Iran and North Korea was a correct decision.
  • He also believes that the decision to invade Iraq was the right call of the moment.
  • During a keynote speech at the American Freedom Alliance in 2016, he joked about the fact that Barack Obama is both “Muslim” and monarch.

John Bolton is one of the most followed public figures all over Twitter as well as Instagram. His frequent posts regarding his administrative affairs and sometimes his personal life is what have kept him afloat. Even though he is a significant person today, his down-to-earth and generous attitude has appealed to his followers. He is one of those persons whose footprints can never fade away from the sands of life.


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