Teresa Heinz

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Birthday
5, 1938
Birthplace
Mozambique
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
5, 1938 (age 81)
Birthplace
Mozambique

About

Businesswoman and philanthropist who married the 2004 Democratic Nominee for President, John Kerry, in 1995. She has been a strong advocate for the environmental movement throughout her career.

Before Fame

She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Romance Languages and Literature from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa before moving to the United States to be an interpreter for the U.N.

Trivia

She was awarded the Albert Schweitzer Gold Medal for Humanitarianism in 2003.

Family Life

She was married to U.S. Senator and heir to the H. J. Heinz Company, Henry John Heinz III until he died in a plane crash. She had three children with him.

Associated With

She was a registered Republican until her husband John Kerry ran for President as a Democrat.