Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.
Robert Francis Kennedy, Jr.

(1954-01-17) January 17, 1954 (age 66)
Washington, D.C.
EducationBA in American History and Literature (Harvard University)
JD (University of Virginia School of Law)
LLM (Pace University School of Law)
OccupationRadio Host, Attorney, Environmental Activist
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Emily Ruth Black
(m. 1982–1994; divorced)
Mary Kathleen Richardson
(m. 1994–2012; her death)
ChildrenTemplate:Plain list
Parent(s)Robert Francis Kennedy, Sr.
Ethel Skakel
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Robert Francis Kennedy, Jr., (born January 17, 1954) is an American radio host, activist, and attorney in environmental law. He now hosts the radio program Ring of Fire.

Early life

Kennedy was born on January 17, 1954 in Washington, D.C. to Ethel Skakel Kennedy and Robert F. Kennedy.[1] He is the nephew of John F. Kennedy and Ted Kennedy. Kennedy studied at Harvard University, University of Virginia School of Law, and at Pace University School of Law.

Personal life

Kennedy was married to Emily Ruth Black from 1982 until they divorced in 1994. He was married to Mary Richardson from 1994 until her death in 2012. He has six children.


  1. Robert F. Kennedy Jr., The Huffington Post.

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