Why does caroline kennedy look so old?

Why isn’t the mainstream media as obsessed with Caroline Kennedy’s looks as they were with Sarah Palin’s? When Slate’s Susanna Breslin raised this question recently, readers took the bait. “Objectifying women is so 1980s.” “The writer should be ASHAMED.” “What if Chris Wallace had asked this?”

So if a male TV presenter can’t get away with discussing a woman’s face or figure, neither should a female blogger?

There’s an assumption that dissecting and studying a woman’s appearance can only spring from a lack of respect, especially when she’s a political candidate. Even if the verdict is a resounding “phwoar”, we’re supposed to be offended on her behalf because senators and veeps shouldn’t be judged on their looks.

Hillary Clinton, whose pantsuits, headbands, helmet hair and senatorial cleavage preoccupied pundits for years, will soon depart from the Senate floor to head the department of state. Although she never traded explicitly on her looks, she uses her appearance to connect with us.

New York has been atwitter over the possibility that Caroline might fill Hillary’s Senate seat, so why aren’t Caroline’s hair and accessories fodder for the press? Could this mean she’s not being taken seriously? Or that she’s less hated by her detractors than Sarah and Hillary were by theirs? Breslin’s query isn’t as light as it sounds.

Caroline’s looks do matter as much as any politician’s in this visually advanced culture, but she’s rather a special case.

The fashion choices of Sarah or Hillary inspire comment because both were middle-class unknowns who made something of themselves. You probably have only a vague idea what Hillary’s dad looked like, and whatever you know is a result of Hillary putting herself on the map, along with her origins. The same can be said about Sarah – though I’m amazed how much we know in such a short time about the extended Palin clan.

Clothes, hair, nails and lipstick – these bits and pieces of a persona represent some aspect of what Sarah and Hillary have accomplished. They’ve gone out of their way to construct themselves for public life, and we reward them by caring how they look. You can argue that Palin was managed (and dressed) by handlers during the 2008 election, but there’s no doubt she was grooming herself before all that happened.

And since these women were fairly anonymous at one time, we get to know them through their clothes, hair and facial mannerisms, not the family tree. Their looks make us stop, click and listen – even though neither is a world-class beauty and not all who listen are in agreement.

Caroline, of course, tells a different story. When you gaze upon Caroline, you’re not looking at how she invented herself – you’re aware of the forces that made her. She looks less like an actor in America’s unfolding history than a product of it. That’s the fate of many aristocrats or members of a long-running dynasty.

Recently, Caroline staged a very public lunch at Sylvia’s, the Harlem landmark, with Al Sharpton, another self-made pol. I’m curious to hear the woman who wants to be our senator, but it’s hard to concentrate on her interview, recorded by the New York Times. The Kennedy features are distracting. She looks more like her uncle Robert than her mother Jackie, though her profile offers a fleeting reminder of Jackie.

It must take some additional integrity to find your own way as a woman without going insane when your mum is Jackie O.

Manhattan, where Caroline grew up, is populated with women who have been influenced by Jackie’s style. For many years, Kenneth Salon, a cozy townhouse on East 54th Street, was a popular place to get waxed and beautified because of Jackie’s patronage. Even if you aren’t aware of it, you’ve likely done things with a scarf or sunglasses that owe a great deal to the former first lady. And, while Caroline mulls (or flubs) her chances of becoming senator, Michelle Obama’s style is being compared to that of … the potential senator’s mum.

As I study the landscape of Caroline’s face, my first coherent thought is: clearly not another New York salon addict. You may resent (as her critics do) the fact that she’s privileged, but I admire Caroline for choosing not to look like spackled perfection. Sometimes she glows, but she has also appeared in public looking furrowed and wan. Next to Sharpton, she appears unvarnished. Is that a bad thing?

Caroline’s looks are as inconsistent as New York’s weather, but the contrast can be unsettling. Endorsing Barack Obama at American University and the Democratic National Convention last year, Caroline looked girlish and pretty, with a smile that was modest yet contagious. Endorsing herself for senator in front of Sylvia’s, there was no pleasure in her smile. This doesn’t make you want to campaign for her, but the expectation is that, after being appointed to the job, she would have to win an election in 2010.

How can she look so lovely during someone else’s campaign and so unprepared on behalf of herself?

Some women shine in a supportive, cheerleading role. You can’t resist them when they’re doing what makes them happy. In a city inhabited by millions of women who came from nowhere to get a piece of the pie for ourselves, this virtue is hard to find. Caroline is neither a hustler nor a go-getter. We should respect her for being the best Kennedy she can be. The problem isn’t arrogance, as some are suggesting – it’s probably her lack of ambition.

My message to Caroline: If running for office in 2010 doesn’t make your face light up the way it did when you were telling us to vote for Obama, you have got to withdraw from this process. As Senator John McCain demonstrated, there’s nothing more disheartening than a candidate who doesn’t want to win.

Memo to Caroline Kennedy: Stop trying to force your son on America

On Tuesday, New York magazine published an essay by a 24-year-old law student who recently paddleboarded around Manhattan for the first time.

“I signed up for the race because I thought it sounded cool,” writes our participant. “Of course, when I asked around, everyone said it was really hard and I’d better start training.”

The smugness, the entitlement, the painfully obvious observation — one might wonder: Who cares?

Until you look at the byline and realize: Oh, of course. Another Kennedy foisted upon us.

Our diarist is none other than Jack Schlossberg, grandson of JFK, son of Caroline, accomplishment-free save for that 25-mile race around Manhattan — which he curiously notes he lives “on” rather than “in.”

This semi-self-deprecating essay is juxtaposed with 14 portraits of Jack in black-and-white on his big day, muscular and shirtless and smiling, just one of the guys. He resembles no one so much as his late Uncle John F. Kennedy Jr., who, until his untimely death in 1999, was the Kennedy family’s last last great hope.

Is anyone asking for this?

Even with the great goodwill he generated, JFK Jr. was regarded as not terribly bright. He’d never held elected office. At the time of his completely avoidable death — he was piloting a plane carrying his wife and sister-in-law at night, in poor visibility, without being instrument-rated, killing everyone on board — he was editing the poorly conceived and floundering George magazine.

The Kennedy clan hasn’t produced a political star since Ted Kennedy — and Ted literally killed someone and got away with it. In July 1969, he drove right off a bridge and into a pond at Chappaquiddick, leaving his 28-year-old campaign worker Mary Jo Kopechne to drown. Ted swam to shore, walked back to his inn and, just before 2:30 a.m., complained to the front desk about noise from a neighboring party.

Yet somehow, the Kennedy family spun this atrocity into Ted’s tragedy. He, the narrative went, was the sole surviving Kennedy brother, outshone by his smarter, handsomer, more charismatic siblings John and Robert, both martyred for our sake. When Ted finally issued a statement, he made sure to remind the American public of his victimhood. “This past week has been an agonizing one for me,” he said.

Ted Kennedy leaves court in 1969 after pleading guilty to leaving the scene of an auto accident that killed Mary Jo Kopechne.Getty Images

Conventional wisdom holds that Chappaquiddick killed Ted’s chances at the White House, and some believe the Kennedy myth went with it. But has it really? In the decades since, we’ve learned that JFK threw sex parties in the White House, abused drugs, hid serious health issues from the public, wasn’t as far ahead on civil rights as his admirers would believe, and almost started World War III. His father, Joe Kennedy, bought him the 1960 presidential election.

His sainted brother was hardly better. Early in his career, RFK worked for Joe McCarthy, the senator who ruined countless lives and careers with accusations of communism and treason. The two men were so close that McCarthy was godfather to RFK’s first child, Kathleen. Robert, too, was a philanderer who, as JFK had, conducted a sexual relationship with Marilyn Monroe before cruelly discarding her. He also reportedly had an affair with his sister-in-law, Jackie, after JFK’s assassination.

And this is what the Kennedys’ greatest generation had to offer!

Among those known to us as second-generation Kennedys, the children, nieces and nephews of JFK, RFK and Ted are a rogues’ gallery: Michael Kennedy, publicly revealed to be cheating on his wife with the babysitter right before his death, caused by recklessly skiing while playing football, endangering others before he slammed into a tree; William Kennedy Smith, accused of rape after a night drinking with Uncle Ted; Michael Skakel, convicted of the 1975 murder of teenager Martha Moxley; Patrick Kennedy, DUI; Kerry Kennedy, DUI and, as The Post reported in 2016, the unhinged head of Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, which ostensibly helps the poor and oppressed but which she uses as a personal piggy bank to party with celebs; Doug Kennedy, who kicked a maternity nurse while holding his newborn; RFK Jr., known for womanizing and his expulsion this year from environmental nonprofit Riverkeeper.

“He’s a very deceitful, dishonest man,” Riverkeeper founder Bob Boyle told the Daily Mail. “He’ done a great deal of damage to the environment with his various postures.”

And who can forget Jack’s mother’s foray into politics in 2008, when she asked then-Gov. David Paterson for Hillary Clinton’s vacated Senate seat? Caroline, long spoken of as far smarter than her pin-up brother, quickly disabused the electorate of that notion.

In a round of devastating interviews, Caroline couldn’t explain why she hadn’t voted since 1988, couldn’t answer the most rudimentary policy questions, and said the words “you know” 235 times in 41 minutes when talking to this paper. To two journalists from the New York Times who dared to press America’s princess on her candidacy: “Have you guys ever thought about, like, writing for a women’s magazine or something? I thought you were the crack political team.”

Within a month, Caroline withdrew from the race, citing that old Kennedy fallback: Family first. Her Uncle Ted’s health was in decline, and her children didn’t want her to run — even though Hillary’s seat had once been her Uncle Robert’s and so really belonged to her. Never forget.

Caroline Kennedy and Jack Schlossberg at the 2017 Met GalaGetty Images

Now she’s rolling out her son to an unsuspecting public, accompanying him to the most recent Met Gala, appearing with him on the “Today” show, deputizing him to present Barack Obama with the JFK Profiles in Courage award (named for a book JFK won the Pulitzer for but probably didn’t write).

Jack also contributes to outlets such as Time, Politico and the Washington Post and maintains a Twitter feed that’s almost all about his political lineage. He’s flirting with a run for office.

“I’m inspired by my family’s legacy of public service,” Jack said on “Today” last May. “So stay tuned.”

Please, let’s not. Much as the electorate has finally had its fill of the Clintons — you know it’s bad when even Vanity Fair begs Chelsea not to run — so too should we be done, once and for all, with the Kennedys and their myths.

And if the Kennedys truly believe in public service, they should consider their withdrawal from our politics their last great contribution.

Jackie Kennedy’s granddaughter has uncannily similar looks

Rose Schlossberg who looks just like her grandmother gives a lesson in apocalypse survival for girls

Rose Schlossberg, the granddaughter of Jackie Kennedy, launched her comedy web series in March 2016 and the Internet went crazy.

Not over the series but over the uncanny resemblance the 29-year-old has to her grandmother. Schlossberg is the eldest child of Caroline Kennedy, Jackie O and John F Kennedy’s daughter, and her designer husband Edwin Schlossberg.

The budding comedian has her grandmother’s brunette hair, delicate smile, wide-set eyes, and slender frame.

Rose Kennedy Schlossberg bears a striking resemblance to her late grandmother #JackieKennedy. #EndTimesGirlsClub. pic.twitter.com/8aOnl5JFqY

— Dr. David Romei (@DavidRomeiPHD) March 17, 2016

While she certainly shares her grandmother’s good looks the iconic glamor and style the Jackie was known for are not readily evident from her onscreen wardrobe where she wears a messy ponytail, t-shirts, and jeans in the series.

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The Jackie O look-alike, Rose Schlossberg, a Harvard graduated co-launched a six-episode web series, called “End Times Girls Club,” with her friend Mara Nelson-Greenberg. The series, which was inspired by her time at graduate school at New York University, is a satirical web series teaching women how to survive the apocalypse.

承前)John君の姉 Rose Kennedy Schlossberg(画像右)は祖母ジャクリーン・ケネディ・オナシス(画像左)似の美人だね。『恋のベビーカー大作戦』のシャルロット・ルボンみたいに知的で愛くるしい笑顔が素敵。 pic.twitter.com/9kB3esdDdZ

— 雨音 / Amané (@RainyRhythm27) October 18, 2013

Speaking to Mashable, the up-and-coming comedian said “It came up as a response to seeing the way that New York responded to Hurricane Sandy, and how people were grossly underprepared — specifically, girls in damsel in distress mode.

“I thought it would be interesting to create this world where girls have to be survivalists without compromising their cute factor.”

In the series Rose and Mara play the roles of Bee and Lara, two vloggers teaching their viewers how to do everything from a “fun new way to start a fire after the apocalypse” to making mascara using nothing but “ashes and plain old auto grease.”

You can watch the series here:

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* Originally published in 2016.

PRESIDENT John F. Kennedy was assassinated 55 years ago, after being shot twice during a public appearance in Texas.

He and his wife Jacqueline Bouvier, who would one day become known as Jackie O, had four children together. We take a closer look at President Kennedy’s offspring.

8 President John F. Kennedy and John Jr walk together in the West Wing Colonnade of the White House on October 10, 1963Credit: United Press International

Who are John F Kennedy’s children?

JFK and Jackie O had four children – Caroline, John Jr, Patrick and Arabella.

Following a miscarriage in 1955, Jackie gave birth to a stillborn baby girl in 1956.

They named the baby Arabella.

In 1957, she gave birth to Caroline and in late 1960, the couple had son John Fitzgerald Kennedy Jr. – nicknamed “John-John” by the press.

In 1963, months before JFK’s assassination, the couple had son Patrick.

8 Caroline Kennedy served as the US Ambassador to Japan and is the only surviving Kennedy siblingCredit: Getty Images – Getty

Where are the children now?

Caroline is the only surviving child of the couple.

Arabella was stillborn and Patrick died aged two days old due to complications from birth.

John Jr died in 1999 when the small plane he was piloting crashed en route to Martha’s Vineyard.

Who is Caroline and where is she today?

Caroline Bouvier Kennedy was born on November 27, 1957 and is an American author, attorney and diplomat.

She served as the United States Ambassador to Japan from 2013 to 2017 and is the only surviving child of President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy.

Caroline was described as a “remarkably unspoiled” child by her maternal grandmother Janet Lee Auchincloss.

She was just five days away from her 6th birthday when her dad was assassinated.

Two weeks later, the Kennedys moved to Georgetown, with their new home becoming a popular tourist attracton.

8 Caroline Kennedy and Edwin Schlossberg on their wedding day at the Church of Our Lady of Victory on July 19, 1986Credit: Getty – Contributor

The following year, Caroline, her mother and brother relocated to New York, settling in Manhattan’s Upper East Side.

She attended Radcliffe College, and worked at Manhattan’s Metropolitan Museum of Art.

It was while working at the Met that she met her future husband Edwin Schlossberg, an exhibit designer.

She went on to receive a J.D. degree from Columbia Law School.

Most of Caroline Kennedy’s professional life has spanned law and politics, as well as education reform and charitable work.

She has also acted as a spokesperson for her family’s legacy and co-authored two books on civil liberties with Ellen Alderman.

During the 2008 Presidential election, she endorsed Democratic candidate Barack Obama, later serving as co-chair of his Vice Presidential Search Committee.

In 1968, when her mother married Greek shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis, the family relocated to Skorpios – Onassis’ private island.

When she returned to the US a year later for the funeral of her granddad, a then 11-year-old Caroline confided in her cousin David that she did not like her stepfather.

8 Archbishop Richard Cushing blesses Caroline Kennedy after her baptism at St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Holding the baby is her Godmother, Mrs. Michael Canfield, Jackie Kennedy’s sister.Credit: Corbis – Getty

She returned to New York to continue her studies and returned to the White House in 1971 for the first time since her dad’s death following an invitation from President Nixon for the family to view the official portrait of JFK.

In 1975, Caroline was visiting London to complete a year-long art course at the Sotheby’s auction house, when a car bomb placed under the car of her hosts, Conservative MP Sir Hugh Fraser and his wife, Antonia, exploded.

The bomb detonated shortly before she and the Frasers were due to leave for their daily drive to Sotheby’s.

Caroline had not yet left the house, but a neighbour, oncologist Professor Gordon Hamilton-Fairley, was passing with his dog and was killed by the explosion.

8 John Jr was only 38-years-old when he died in a plane crash in 1999Credit: AP:Associated Press

Caroline Kennedy married husband Edwin Schlossber in 1986 at Our Lady of Victory Church in Centerville, Massachusetts.

The couple had three children: Rose Kennedy Schlossberg (born 1988), Tatiana Celia Kennedy Schlossberg (born 1990), and John Bouvier Kennedy Schlossberg, known as Jack (born 1993).

Who was John Jr?

John Jr was born on November 25, 1960 – he was an American lawyer, journalist and magazine publisher.

His dad was assassinated just three days before his third birthday – JFK’s state funeral was held on John Jr’s birthday.

In what became an iconic image of the 1960s, John Jr. stepped forward and rendered a final salute as his father’s flag-draped casket was carried out from St. Matthew’s Cathedral.

The family continued with their plans for his birthday party to demonstrate that the Kennedys would go on despite the death of the President.

8 John F. Kennedy Jr. and his wife Carolyn Bessette both perished when he lost control of his private plane in 1999Credit: EPA

John Jr attended schools in Manhattan and Massachusetts, before going to Brown University to major in American studies.

He took a break from working after his graduation in 1983, and travelled to India where he met Mother Theresa.

He also worked with some of the Kennedy special interest projects, including the East Harlem School at Exodus House and Reaching Up.

Like his sister Caroline, he disliked his stepfather Aristotle Onassis and allegedly considered him to be “a joke”.

In 1976, John Jr and his cousin visited an earthquake disaster zone at Rabinal in Guatemala, helping with heavy building work and distributing food.

The local priest said that they “ate what the people of Rabinal ate and dressed in Guatemalan clothes and slept in tents like most of the earthquake victims,” adding that the two “did more for their country’s image” in Guatemala “than a roomful of ambassadors”.

8 JFK and Jackie are seen here walking arm in arm to watch his inauguration parade in January 1961Credit: Getty – Contributor

On his 16th birthday, Kennedy’s Secret Service protection ended and he spent the summer of 1978 working as a wrangler in Wyoming.

From 1989, Kennedy headed Reaching Up, a nonprofit group which provided educational and other opportunities for workers who helped people with disabilities.

William Ebenstein, executive director of Reaching Up, said, “He was always concerned with the working poor, and his family always had an interest in helping them.”

That same year, he earned a J.D. degree from the New York University School of Law.

He then failed the New York bar exam twice, before passing on his third try in July 1990.

After failing the exam for a second time, Kennedy vowed that he would take it continuously until he was ninety-five years old or passed.

On August 29, 1991, Kennedy won his first case as a prosecutor.

He later went on to work as a journalist.

8 JFK and Jackie had another child named Patrick who died two days after being born in 1963Credit: Rex Features

How did he die and who was he with?

John Jr married Carolyn Bessette in 1996 in a private ceremony on Cumberland Island, Georgia.

In April 1998, he received his pilot’s license, which he had dreamed about since he was a child.

On July 16, 1999, Kennedy departed from Fairfield, New Jersey at the controls of his Piper Saratoga light aircraft.

He was traveling with his wife Carolyn and sister-in-law Lauren Bessette to the wedding of his cousin Rory Kennedy at Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts.

Carolyn and Lauren were passengers sitting in the second row of seats.


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The 38-year-old had checked in with the control tower at the Martha’s Vineyard Airport, but the plane was reported missing after it failed to arrive on schedule.

On July 19, fragments of his plane were recovered from the Atlantic Ocean after being detected by sonar technology.

The next day, divers found part of the shattered plane strewn over a broad area of seabed 120 feet below the surface of the Atlantic Ocean.

On July 21, 1999, three bodies were recovered from the ocean floor by Navy divers.

Divers found Carolyn and Lauren’s bodies near the twisted and broken fuselage while John Jr’s body was still strapped into the pilot’s seat.

They had all died on impact.

His last will and testament stipulated that his personal belongings, property, and holdings were to be “evenly distributed” among his sister Caroline’s three children, who were among fourteen beneficiaries in his will.

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At the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala on Monday, few were bold enough to adhere to this year’s theme, “Rei Kawakubo / Comme des Garçons.” Yet among the handful of fashion vanguards and loyalists, including Rihanna, Tracee Ellis Ross, and Michèle Lamy, was Caroline Kennedy—the former U.S. ambassador to Japan and this year’s honorary chair.

Kennedy took the red carpet in a tiered, geometric floral look from the Comme des Garçons Fall 2016 collection, the same collection Rihanna pulled from. And her look was so on-point, that it was easy to miss the dapper man on her arm that night: Her 24-year-old son, John “Jack” Bouvier Kennedy Schlossberg, who managed to still turn heads in his own way.

Jack Schlossberg is the youngest child of Kennedy and Edwin Schlossberg, the American designer, author, and artist. His oldest sister, Rose Kennedy Schlossberg, is a comedic actress, and Tatiana Celia Kennedy, 26, is an aspiring journalist. Schlossberg himself is the only grandson of John F. Kennedy, the 35th U.S. President, and graduated from Yale University in 2015 with a degree in history with a focus on Japanese history.

Jack Schlossberg speaks before presenting Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy with the 2016 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award at The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library And Museum.

Paul Marotta/Getty Images

Seeing that his mother served as the United States Ambassador to Japan from 2013 to 2017, Schlossberg’s interest in Japanese culture is fitting, and after graduating he worked at the Japanese e-commerce company Rakuten, Inc in Tokyo. However, now he’s focused on following in his family’s footsteps by pursuing a career in politics.

In January 2016, Schlossberg wrote an essay for Politico magazine titled, “Ted Cruz Is No Jack Kennedy,” which was a timely response to Cruz claiming that the late Kennedy would have been a Republican. He wrote definitively:

“Were my grandfather alive today, he’d be excited about how far we have come as a nation since 1963, he would feel a sense of urgency about the challenges that lie ahead and he most certainly would not be a Republican.”

Judging by his charisma on the red carpet, way with words, and overall enthusiasm for American politics—at home and abroad—we can only expect good things from this Kennedy in the future.

Much like Hillary Clinton’s nephew Tyler Clinton caught the attention of discerning viewers at the Democratic National Convention, Schlossberg’s appearance at the Met Gala was his most striking public turn yet.

With the kind of bearing that recalls his late uncle John F. Kennedy Jr.’s good looks and familiarity in a fashion crowd, Schlossberg looked entirely at ease at CDG’s after party at the National Academy Museum on Monday night, even going as far as to pose with pictures with another well-known scion, Anna Cleveland.

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President John F. Kennedy, his wife Jackie and their children John Jr. and Caroline

President John Kennedy and his wife Jackie and their children John Jr. and Caroline in Palm Beach, Florida in 1963. Ms. Kennedy lost two other children early in life, Arabella and Patrick.


Jackie Onassis and Caroline Kennedy

Jackie Onassis and Caroline Kennedy attend Courtney Kennedy’s wedding to Jeff Ruhe at Holy Trinity Church in Georgetown, Washington D.C., in 1980.


Caroline Kennedy and Edwin Schlossberg

Caroline Kennedy married her husband, the designer, author, and artist Edwin Schlossberg in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts in 1986. They had three children together, Rose, Tatiana, and Jack.


Caroline Kennedy and Jack Schlossberg

Caroline Kennedy attends “Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between” Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art with her son, Jack Schlossberg in May 2017. He bears a resemblance to her late brother, John F. Kennedy Jr.


John Jr. and Caroline Kennedy with their mother, Jacqueline Kennedy

John F. Kennedy Jr., his sister Caroline Kennedy, and their mother, Jacqueline Kennedy sit together at an event in the late 1970s.


John Kennedy Jr.

John Kennedy Jr. enjoying a hot Labor Day Weekend in Hyannis Beach, Massachusetts, where the Kennedy clan often spent summers.


John F. Kennedy Jr. and his wife, Carolyn Bessette Kennedy

John F. Kennedy Jr. and his wife, Carolyn Bessette Kennedy at an event in 1998. The couple wed two years earlier in 1996.


John F. Kennedy Jr.

Even as an adult, John F. Kennedy Jr. loved to spend summers in Hyannis Port. Tragically, in 1999 he and his wife died in a plane crash on the way to the wedding of his cousin, Rory Kennedy in Hyannis Port.


John F. Kennedy Jr. and Maria Shriver

John F. Kennedy, Jr. and his sister Caroline are cousins with Maria Shriver, whose parents were Eunice Kennedy and Robert Shriver.


Arnold Schwarzenegger and the Shriver Family

Bobby Shriver, Christopher Shriver, Eunice Shriver, Anthony Shriver, Maria Shriver, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Sargent Shriver pose for a family photo.


Maria Shriver and her children

Patrick Schwarzenegger, Christina Schwarzenegger, Maria Shriver, Katherine Schwarzenegger and Christopher Schwarzenegger pose for a family photo. Patrick dated Miley Cyrus and Christina and Katherine are aspiring models.


John F. Kennedy Jr. with cousins Sydney and Chris Lawford

John Jr. and Caroline Kennedy’s other cousins include Sydney and Chris Lawford, whose parents were Patricia Kennedy and Peter Lawford.


Chris Lawford and Bianca Jagger

Here, Chris Lawford parties with Bianca Jagger at Studio 54 in 1970. Lawford battled with drug abuse problems as a young adult, but the death of his cousin David Kennedy to an overdose forced him to seek help. Today, he’s a philanthropist.


William Kennedy Smith and Brooke Shields

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Edward “Ted” Kennedy, Ted Kennedy, Jr., and Kara Kennedy

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Joseph P. Kennedy II

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Joseph P. Kennedy III

Joseph P. Kennedy’s son, Joseph P. Kennedy III has been serving as the U.S. Representative for Massachusetts’s 4th congressional district since 2013.

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Michaela Kennedy Cuomo and Mariah Kennedy Cuomo

Michaela Kennedy Cuomo and Mariah Kennedy Cuomo are the daughters of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and his ex-wife, Kerry Kennedy, the third daughter of Bobby Kennedy.

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Rory Kennedy

Rory Kennedy, the youngest child Bobby Kennedy, went on to be a successful documentary filmmaker, with titles like Ghosts of Abu Ghraib and Last Days in Vietnam.

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Robert Kennedy Jr. and Cheryl Hines

Robert Kennedy Jr., the other son of Bobby Kennedy, is an environmental activist and attorney, who also went on to marry the actress Cheryl Hines. She is his third wife.

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Kyra Kennedy

Kyra Kennedy, the daughter of Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and his second wife, Mary Richardson, can often be found partying with Gaia Matisse, the great, great granddaughter of Henri Matisse.

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Conor Kennedy

Conor Kennedy is also the son of Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and his second wife, Mary Richardson. He briefly dated Taylor Swift in 2012 and was arrested in 2017 following a bar fight in Aspen, Colorado.

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Bobby Kennedy III

Bobby Kennedy III is the son of Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and his first wife, Emily Ruth Black. He is an aspiring actor and director.

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Kick Kennedy

Kick Kennedy is the daughter of Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and his first wife Emily Ruth Black. She’s made acting appearances on Gossip Girl, Curb Your Enthusiasm, and The Newsroom.

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Patrick Schwarzenegger

Patrick Schwarzenegger is the oldest son of Maria Shriver, a journalist who is a member of the Kennedy family, and Arnold Schwarzenegger. Photo courtesy of Getty Images.

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Katherine Schwarzenegger

Katherine Schwarzenegger is the daughter of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver, and the grand niece of John F. Kennedy. Photo courtesy of Getty Images.

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Camelot Continues! JFK and Jacqueline Kennedy’s Granddaughter Tatiana Schlossberg Is Married

Almost exactly 64 years after John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis exchanged vows, their granddaughter becomes the first of their three grandchildren to say “I do.”

Tatiana Schlossberg, the daughter of Caroline Kennedy and the granddaughter of the former president and first lady, wed fellow Yale alum George Moran at the bride’s family estate in Martha’s Vineyard on Saturday, according to The New York Times.

The 27-year-old is Caroline’s middle child with husband Edwin Schlossberg, who is an artist and founder of interactive design firm ESI Design. Her siblings include older sister (and Jackie Onassis look-alike) Rose, 28, and younger brother Jack, 24, who also attended Yale. Tatiana has lived largely out of the public eye, although her younger brother recently made a splash when he did a rare TV interview with mom Caroline on Today.

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Moran — who hails from Greenwich, Connecticut — is currently a 4th year medical student at Columbia. His mother, Mary J. Penniman, is the treasurer of the board of Natural Resources Defense Council. His father, Garrett M. Moran, is a former executive and found of Year Up in New York, a nonprofit organization that provides technical and professional training to low-income high school graduates who are unemployed and not enrolled in school.

Moran is a Greenwich, Connecticut, native who was a member of Yale’s crew team.

Tatiana previously worked at the The New York Times where she was a reporter covering climate change and the environment for the paper’s Science section. She recently wrote a piece on the dangers of artificial fertilizer, and in May she focused on President Donald Trump‘s rollbacks on environmental rules and regulations for businesses. She left the NYT in July.

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Saturday’s nuptials is the latest in a long line of elegant Kennedy family weddings.

John F. Kennedy wed Jacqueline Bouvier in Newport, Rhode Island on Sept. 12, 1953.

“The whole affair, said one enthusiastic guest, was ‘just like a coronation,’ ” reported LIFE magazine at the time.

It was considered the wedding of the century at the time, with LIFE also reporting that “600 diplomats, senators, social figures crowded into St. Mary’s Church to hear the Archbishop of Boston perform the rites and read a special blessing from the pope. Outside, 2,000 society fans, some come to Newport by chartered bus, cheered the guests and the newlyweds as they left the church. There were 900 guests at the reception and it took Senator and Mrs. Kennedy two hours to shake their hands.”

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Twenty-three years later, their daughter Caroline wed Edwin Schlossberg on July 19, 1986, on Cape Cod. The couple exchanged vows in a small Catholic Church in Centerville, Massachusetts, before retreating to a private reception at the Kennedy Compound in Hyannis Port, per The New York Times, and noted that Jackie Kennedy advocated for privacy.

The bride wore a wedding dress by Carolina Herrera, one of her mother’s favorite designers. Caroline’s first cousin Maria Shriver served as matron of honor, while her brother, John F. Kennedy Jr., was best man.

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JFK Jr. also opted for a private affair when he wed Carolyn Bessette on Sept. 21, 1996 on tiny, isolated Cumberland Island, off the coast of Georgia. The bride wore a dress by Narciso Rodriguez, a friend of hers from her days as a publicist at Calvin Klein, and the groom’s tux was designed by Gordon Henderson, also a friend. The couple married in the island’s tiny First African Baptist Church – there were just eight pews.

The planning of such an affair “required the skill of a James Bond and the whole CIA,” the former first lady’s social secretary, Letitia Baldrige, told PEOPLE at the time. “Jackie must be smiling in heaven.”

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Oh, to be Caroline Bouvier Kennedy. It’s not enough that she’s the only living child of John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis , but she’s also beautiful, well-adjusted, and intelligent. And frankly, for a Kennedy, she seems to have her life together—which is not always the case for offspring from this rich and powerful family, who are renowned for being longtime sufferers of “The Kennedy Curse.”
Like her famous family members, Kennedy is involved in the political world. Besides campaigning from democratic candidates, President Barack Obama recently nominated her for a U.S. ambassadorship to Japan. As a result, Kennedy had to disclose her financial holdings. While we all know she hails from great wealth, we didn’t quite realize how much. The numbers and details will likely surprise you, so read on to see the inside scoop on Kennedy’s net worth!
Estimated Net Worth: Although the exact figure is not known, financial sources like Bloomberg note that Kennedy’s personal net worth could be up to $278 million. Other outlets believe that she could be worth up to $500 million. Either way, it’s not exactly chump change. In 2008 when running for office, she withdrew to avoid having to disclose the information. Since candidates for ambassadorships have to put their assets in very broad categories, which can span tens of millions of dollars, it’s been difficult for anyone to report a precise figure, but CNNMoney’s analysis of the documents reveals that the absolute minimum she could be worth is $80 million.
Salary: For public speaking engagements and royalties on her book, Jacqueline Kennedy: History Conversations on Life With John F. Kennedy, she makes over $1 million a year. If she is to be an ambassador, she will receive a maximum base salary of $179,700.
Real Estate: Kennedy primarily resides in an apartment at the swanky 888 Park Avenue with her hubby Edwin Schlossberg, which is merely a few blocks away from 740 Park Avenue, the world-famous apartment building where her mother was raised. She owns a great deal of waterfront land on Martha’s Vineyard, which her mother had purchased. She currently has two parcels on the market—one for $20 million, and one for $25 million. Whatever it takes to rub elbows with America’s royal family!
Family Real Estate Legacy: Although many Kennedy properties have been sold over the years, the astounding Hyannis Port compound remains, which is said to be worth around $11.5 million. The compound features six acres of waterfront land in the swankiest area of Cape Cod.
Investments and Accounts: Kennedy has a number of bank accounts, including numerous Cayman Island accounts with balances that range from $542,000 to $1.2 million. Additionally, she has a Goldman Sachs retirement account with somewhere between $100,000 and $250,000. She also has interest in Arctic Royalty, a partnership featuring oil and gas leases. She listed between $5 million and $25 million with Park Holdings Group, which also focuses on oil and gas assets.
Trust Fund: Obviously, she has a ton of money in trusts, with The New York Post reporting that she makes somewhere between $12 million and $30 million a year—simply for being a Kennedy. Her mother passed away in 1994, with an estate valued at $43.7 million, a number that only grew once her possessions were auctioned. When her brother John F. Kennedy Jr. and his wife Carolyn Bessette tragically passed away in a small plane crash back in 1999, she was named as a beneficiary of his $50 million estate.
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Quality Mother-Son Time! Jack Schlossberg and Mom Caroline Kennedy Spotted Out Together in N.Y.C.

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Caroline Kennedy was spotted out in New York City alongside her son Jack Schlossberg on Tuesday, taking in the warm weather and stopping for coffee.

Schlossberg, 26, is currently a Harvard Law student in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and is the youngest of Caroline and Edwin Schlossberg’s children.

Kennedy, a former United States Ambassador to Japan under the Obama administration, is the only surviving child of former President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy.

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Both Kennedy and her son wore simple summer outfits — the 61-year-old in black and white dress, and Schlossberg in a polo and navy slacks — while strolling down Park Avenue.

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In May, the Kennedy family awarded the 2019 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award to Nancy Pelosi, where Kennedy and her son presented the Speaker of the House with the prestigious distinction.

Kennedy also recently accompanied space entrepreneur Jeff Bezos in an interview with CBS Evening News, during which the two discussed the future of space travel and exploration. Her father remains the only president to successfully oversee the United States’ trip to the moon in 1969.

“I think he really saw it as a way to mobilize our country in service of something that would advance freedom and benefit humanity,” Kennedy told CBS anchor Norah O’Donnell.

Bezos, whose company Blue Origin is one of several private sector space exploration efforts, cited Kennedy’s father as the impetus for space travel as we know it today.

So much fun to introduce and listen to Jeff Bezos discuss space, Blue Origin and other mindblowing stuff at the #JFKSpaceSummit

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— Jack Schlossberg (@JBKSchlossberg) June 20, 2019

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“The only reason that we can do the things that we can do today is because we are, in fact, standing on the shoulders of giants. Because all of the things that came before make it possible to do these amazing things,” Bezos said of the former president in the interview.

Schlossberg has also kept busy since graduating from college, joining his mother and Bezos last month at the JFK Space Summit after making his acting debut on the television show Blue Bloods last year, all while a student at Harvard Law School.