William Kennedy Smith is an American physician born on September 4th, 1960, in Brighton, Boston, Massachusetts, in the United States 0f America.
He is one of the wealthiest men in the States. William fought against using landmines and helped the individuals injured by the mines. This led to his Chicago organization being established against Land Mines.
In 1961, William Kennedy founded the Center for International Rehabilitation and lectured as a renowned professor at the Chicago Institute of Rehabilitation and the Northwestern University Medical School.
William Kennedy Smith Net Worth
Williams’ primary profession as a physician helped him amass and accumulate such an impressive amount of wealth. His average salary as a physician is about $90,000. His overall estimated net worth was about $5 million.
Most of his income stems from various business ventures William has undertaken, which are not publicly disclosed. His family background as a Kennedy already guarantees him a good financial standing.
Work and Career
He completed his medical school at Georgetown University and residency at Northwestern University and the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. He worked at the rehab institute of Chicago.
His work in Chicago and overseas led him to create PALM.
Williams founded Physicians Against Land Mines (PALM) on December 8, 1997. He fought for the end of landmines. Some years later, in 1996, he created the Center for International Rehabilitation.
In 2002, William thought about running for Congress. He was employed by MedRed, a medical technology company based in Washington, in 2011.
William was nominated and elected to the Advisory Neighborhood Commission in Foggy Bottom on Tuesday, November 4, 2014, winning 222 votes to lawyer Thomas B. Martin 172 votes.
William was born in Brighton, a neighborhood in Boston, at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital and was the younger son of Jean and Stephen Edward Smith. His mother, Jean, was the youngest daughter of John Patrick ‘J.P.’ Kennedy and Rose Kennedy.
He was also the nephew of the late former president of the U.S., President John F. Kennedy. And also the nephew of Senator and Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy and Senator Ted Kennedy.
William also has siblings: an older brother, Stephen Edward Smith Jr., and two sisters, Kym Maria and Amanda, whom his parent had later adopted.
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One of the most prominent families in the United States of America is the Kennedy family, where William is a grandson.
William Kennedy was accused of rape nationally in 1991. The court gave a trial which exonerated him from the crime.
Stephen Edward Smith and Jean Kennedy Smith were the parents of William Kennedy. The children took after the name of their moms’.
Stephen Edward Smith Jr is William’s older brother, while his two adopted sisters are Kym and Amanda Smith.
His mother, Jean Kennedy, was the youngest daughter of Joseph Kennedy Sr and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy. The former president, John F Kennedy, Senator Ted Kennedy, and Senator Robert Kennedy are Williams’s uncles.
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William Smith lives with his family, Anne Henry, his wife, an Art Fundraising Consultant, and his two children, India and Stephan. He married his wife on May 12, 2011, at Tilghman Island, Maryland.
Rumors and Controversies
One of the major controversies surrounding William Kennedy was a rape charge by a woman named Patricia Bowman. He was tried and later acquitted in 1991 on the trial, and he was represented by a defense attorney based out of Miami.
Again, in 2004, one of his employees, a woman at CIR, came out and said that William had sexually assaulted and abused her five years prior. She then stepped forward, bringing a civil action against him.
This made her file a lawsuit against him. Smith resigned from CIR, and the court dismissed the case in 2005.