John Edwards
John Edwards
Real Name/Full Name Johnny Reid Edwards
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: John Edwards
Birth Place: Seneca, South Carolina, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 10 June 1953
Age/How Old: 70 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 176 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
Weight: In Kilograms – 75 Kg
In Pounds – 165 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Light brown
Parents Name: Father – Wallace Reid Edwards
Mother – Catharine Juanita Edwards
Siblings: N/A
School: N/A
College: Clemson University
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Elizabeth Edwards (m. 1977–2010)
Kids/Children Name: Wade, Cate, Emma Claire, Jack, and Frances Quinn Hunter
Profession: Lawyer, Politician, and Writer
Net Worth: $60 million
Last Updated: April 2024

A former United States politician and a lawyer John Edwards belongs to North Carolina. He has also worked as a Senator. In 2004, he also got a chance to be a nominee for the vice president of the US. Also, in the years 2004 and 2008, he was nominated for the Democratic Presidential elections.

Well, how well do you know about John Edwards? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about John Edwards’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 Edwards to date.

Biography and Early Life

John Edwards first put his foot on the world on June 10, 1953. He took birth in a city named Seneca, which is located in South Carolina. His father’s name is Wallace Reid Edwards, and his mother’s name is Juanita Edwards. When John was young, his family moved a lot because of his father’s business, but finally, they decided and got settled in Robbins, which is in North Carolina.

By profession, his father was a textile mill floor supervisor. And by profession, his mother was running an Antique fishing business. But his father left his job, and his mother worked as a letter carrier.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is John Edwards in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, John Edwards’s age is 70 years old as of today’s date 17th April 2024 having been born on 10 June 1953. Though, he is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 176 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 165 lbs in Pound and 75 kg in Kilograms.


Edward was the first one of his family to get admission to a college. None of his family members were educated. At first, he has been admitted to Clemson University. But then he got shifted to North Carolina State University. He got his graduation with honors. He has secured his graduation with Bachelor’s degree in Textile Technology. He has also attended the University of North Carolina Law School, from where he has completed his Juris Doctor Degree.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

In 1977, John tied his knot with Elizabeth. They lived a happy couple and a happy family. But Elizabeth was diagnosed with cancer. But unfortunately, Elizabeth died because of cancer. But before that, they had four children named Wade, Cate, Emma Claire, and Jack.

But he also has a daughter named Frances Quinn Hunter, who was born with mistress Rielle Hunter. He also has a law firm named Edwards Kirby. He has set this up with his daughter Cate and his friend David Kirby. He set up this firm in Washington and Raleigh in 2013.

Is John Edwards Gay?

John Edwards tied his bond with Elizabeth in 1977. They have altogether of five children named Wade, Cate, Emma Claire, Jack, and Rielle. So, we can say that he is straight by his sexual orientation.

Professional Career

When Edward has completed his graduation, he has joined as a clerk for a federal judge named Franklin Dupree. This law firm was in North Carolina. Then he moved on to Dearborn & Ewing law firm in 1978. This law firm was in Nashville. He joined this firm as an associate.

Then he joined Tharrington, Smith, and Hargrove in 1981. He has taken a case of a person who used to over-consume anti-alcoholic drugs. He has successfully won a verdict of $3.7 million on behalf of the client. He has fought a case for his client and has won again, resulting in his money of $6.5 million.

After five weeks, the judge continued the verdict but reversed the award on the basis that the evidence was inadequate to support the decision. He has also taken a case where he dealt with a five-year-old child who was born with cerebral palsy. He was also allocated for medical misconduct in 1984.


As of 2024, John Edwards has no notable awards in his name. But he has gained a lot of name and fame in the law world and among other lawyers. With his outstanding skills and arguments, he has also achieved $25 million in a single case which is a big achievement for any prominent lawyer.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of John Edwards in 2024

John Edwards Net Worth
John Edwards Net Worth

As of 2024, A multi-talented person John Edwards has a whooping net worth of around $60 million. He is a politician, writer, lawyer, and shop owner at the same time which helped him increase his wealth. He has also got more than his net worth in few cases which he dealt with. He has also been involved in politics, which is a good source of income for him.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • He also owns a shop of his own.
  • He has been charged with medical misconduct a few years back.

John Edwards is a multi-talented person who can manage different professions at the same time. He has been under many ups and downs in his life but has been able to get through this and achieve success in his life. He has won many cases, which made him a recognizable personality in the law world. He is also involved in politics and was a nominee for the role of Vice President.


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