American businesswoman and wife of former Republican presidential hopeful John McCain. After her husband's presidential campaign, she publicly voiced her support for LGBT rights.
She earned degrees in Education from the University of Southern California. Before taking over her father's beer distributing business in 2000, she taught special education and operated the American Voluntary Medical Team.
She served on the boards of several charities, including Operation Smile, CARE, and the HALO Trust.
Her marriage to John McCain produced three biological children -- Meghan, Jack, and James -- and one adopted daughter, Bridget.
Her oldest daughter, Meghan McCain, became a respected journalist.