Elizabeth Edwards

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Birthday
3, 1949
Birthplace
Jacksonville, FL
Death Date
Dec 7, 2010 (61)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
3, 1949
Birthplace
Jacksonville, FL
Death Date
Dec 7, 2010 (61)

About

Deceased wife of former US Senator from North Carolina and the 2004 Democratic Vice-Presidential nominee John Edwards. She was forced to battle cancer and her husband's infidelity in the final years of her life.

Before Fame

She was exposed to death early, as many of her friends' fathers were killed in combat during the Vietnam War.

Trivia

She influenced her husband to be more open-minded, even making him reevaluate his stance on gay marriage and the war in Iraq.

Family Life

She was married to 2004 U.S. Democratic vice-presidential nominee John Edwards from 1977 to 2010 and gave him four children: Wade, Cate, Emma, and Jack.

Associated With

She stood by her husband John Edwards' side after it came to light that he had fathered another woman's child.