About Teresa Heinz Kerry
It has been stated that the total amount of Teresa Heinz Kerry net worth is as much as 200 million dollars, which makes her one of the richest females in the world. Teresa Heinz Kerry is known as a philanthropist, humanitarian, businesswoman and heiress. These sources are all important when it comes to increasing Teresa Heinz Kerry net worth. A huge part of her net worth was earned because of her being an heiress of H. J. Heinz company.
In addition to being a heiress, another part of her net worth was earned through her own efforts, as being a successful businesswoman. Thus, not only being a heiress of a wealthy company, but also because of her own efforts Teresa Heinz Kerry net worth has increased to a high current sum.
She was born in Portugal in 1938 where she was a student at a School of Translation and Interpretation. After graduation, Teresa Heinz Kerry moved to live to the United States, where she was hired as an interpreter by the United Nations. In 1966, her wedding ceremony happened, when she married Henry John Heinz. Five years after she moved to the United States, she became its naturalized citizen.
With her husband, Teresa Heinz Kerry is a parent of three kids.
Teresa Heinz Kerry is also known as a chairwoman of the Heinz Endowments and The Heinz Family Philanthropies. The firm is known to be a distributor of money to support environmental and social issues. In 1990, Teresa Heinz Kerry became one of the founders of the Alliance of Healthy Home. The aim of this program is to strengthen children’s health. In 1993, Teresa Heinz Kerry founded another company called Second Nature. The company is aiming to strengthen education at colleges. In 1995, Teresa Heinz Kerry became a founder of Heinz Awards. All of these establishments have brought her not only success but also increased the total size of Teresa Heinz Kerry net worth.
In addition to that, Teresa Heinz Kerry has donated 20 million dollars to the Heinz Center, which is a company that aims at improving economic as well as scientific problems and research. In 2003, for her humanitarian work she was awarded with the Albert Schweitzer Gold Medal. After her husband passed away, Teresa Heinz Kerry married John Kerry, who is a former Democratic Senator. Currently, he is serving as the Secretary of State. The couple married in 1995.