Teresa Heinz Kerry Net Worth
Teresa Heinz Kerry net worth: Teresa Heinz Kerry is a Portuguese-American philanthropist, heiress and businesswoman who has a net worth of $750 million. Teresa Heinz Kerry gained her net worth as an Heiress of H.J. Heinz company and as a successful businesswoman in her own right. Born in Portuguese Mozambique Heinz Kerry, graduated from a School of Translation and Interpretation then moved to the US to become an interpreter for the United Nations. Teresa Heinz Kerry married Henry John Heinz in 1966 and became a naturalized citizen five years later. The couple had three children. She became the chair of Heinz Endowments and The Heinz Family Philanthropies, distributing money to social and environmental causes. Through the Heinz endowments, she co-founded the Alliance of Healthy Home in 1990. The program advocates children's health. 1993, she also co-founded Second Nature, which bring education sustainability to college campuses and in 1995 she founded the Heinz awards. In additional to her hard work, Heinz Kerry put $20 million, from Heinz endowments, to develop the Heinz Center, an institution dedicated to improving scientific and economic issues. For her efforts, Heinz Kerry received the Albert Schweitzer Gold Metal for Humanitarian in 2003. After Henry John Heinz died in a helicopter crash in 1991, Teresa married former Democratic Senator and current Secretary of State John Kerry in 1995.