Cindy McCain Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Cindy McCain Quick Info
Height 5 ft 6 in
Weight 63 kg
Date of Birth May 20, 1954
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Eye Color Blue

Cindy McCain is an American businesswoman, philanthropist, and humanitarian who had inherited, in 2000, majority control of Hensley & Co., one of the largest beer distributors in the United States. She is, however, better known for being a key figure in her late husband John McCain’s presidential election campaign in 2008. She has been active in the field of philanthropy and has served on the boards of several charitable institutions such as Operation Smile, CARE, and HALO Trust.

Born Name

Cindy Lou Hensley

Nick Name

Cindy

Cindy McCain as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2017
Cindy McCain as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2017 (Cindy McCain / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Taurus

Born Place

Phoenix, Arizona, United States

Residence

Arizona, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

Cindy had graduated, in 1972, from the Central High School in Phoenix. She had then joined the University of Southern California and had graduated from there, in 1976, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in education. 2 years later, from the same university, she had earned a Master of Arts degree in special education.

Occupation

Businesswoman, Philanthropist, Humanitarian

Cindy McCain as seen in an Instagram Post in September 2020
Cindy McCain as seen in an Instagram Post in September 2020 (Cindy McCain / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – James ‘Jim’ Willis Hensley (Businessman, Founder of Hensley & Co., Former Soldier, World War II Veteran) (d. June 21, 2000)
  • Mother – Marguerite ‘Smitty’ Hensley (née Johnson) (d. October 11, 2006)
  • Others – Jessie Hensley (Paternal Grandmother), James L. Hensley (Paternal Grandfather), Kathleen Ann Hensley Portalski (Older Half-Sister), Dixie L. Burd (Older Half-Sister), Joseph ‘Joe’ Pinckney McCain II (Brother-in-Law) (Stage Actor), Jean Alexandra ‘Sandy’ McCain (Sister-in-Law) (d. November 6, 2019), John Sidney ‘Jack’ McCain Jr. (Father-in-Law) (Admiral in the US Navy) (d. March 22, 1981), Roberta McCain (née Wright) (Mother-in-Law) (d. October 12, 2020), Ben Domenech (Son-in-Law) (Writer, Editor, Political Commentator), Renee Swift McCain (Daughter-in-Law)

Build

Average

Height

5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm

Weight

63 kg or 139 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Cindy has dated –

  1. John McCain (1979–2018) – Cindy had first met American politician and former US Navy officer John McCain in April 1979, at a military reception in Hawaii, and they began dating soon after. They got married on May 17, 1980, at the Arizona Biltmore Hotel in Phoenix. They had 3 children together – a daughter named Meghan McCain (b. October 23, 1984) (Columnist, Author, TV Personality), and 2 sons named John ‘Jack’ Sidney McCain IV (b. May 2, 1986) (Navy Lieutenant) and James ‘Jimmy’ McCain (b. May 21, 1988). They had adopted a girl, later named Bridget McCain, in 1991, during a visit to Bangladesh. Through Meghan, she has a granddaughter named Liberty Sage McCain Domenech (b. September 2020). She has 3 step-children from John’s previous marriage – a stepdaughter named Sidney McCain and 2 stepsons named Andrew McCain and Douglas McCain. Cindy and John were together until his death on August 25, 2018, due to brain cancer.
Cindy McCain and John McCain, as seen in November 2017
Cindy McCain and John McCain, as seen in November 2017 (Cindy McCain / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Caucasian

She is of Swedish descent on her mother’s side.

Hair Color

Blonde

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Affable smile
  • Side-parted, neck-length hair
  • Radiant face
Cindy McCain as seen in an Instagram Post in May 2020
Cindy McCain as seen in an Instagram Post in May 2020 (Cindy McCain / Instagram)

Cindy McCain Facts

  1. While Cindy was studying at the University of Southern California, she had participated in a movement therapy pilot program that eventually paved the way for a standard methodology to treat children with severe disabilities. Influenced by this, she had chosen to work for about a year as a special education teacher, instead of joining her family business.
  2. In 1988, she had founded a non-profit organization called ‘American Voluntary Medical Team’ which would help organize trips by medical professionals to disaster/war-affected areas.
  3. She was inducted into the ‘Arizona Women’s Hall of Fame’ in 2019.

Featured Image by Cindy McCain / Instagram

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