John Hinckley Jr. is an American citizen with a long and infamous history. He attempted to assassinate Ronald Reagan, then the president of the United States in 1981. He was born in Ardmore, Oklahoma on May 29,1955. Since then, he has been in and out mental institutions. This article will examine the life of John Hinckley Jr., starting with his early years, his career, achievements, his current networth and personal life.
John Hinckley Jr.: Early Years
John Hinckley Jr. was born in Ardmore, Oklahoma to a wealthy family. His mother was also a homemaker. His father was an executive at a large oil firm. Hinckley graduated with a degree from Texas Tech University in mass communication. He was an excellent student. He was known to be fascinated by actress and singer Jodie Foster. Lynyrd Skynyrd was another band he liked.
Career and Achievements
John Hinckley Jr. attempted to assassinate Ronald Reagan, the then-president of the United States on March 30, 1980. He fired six bullets, injuring Reagan, his Press Secretary, and two other people. He was immediately arrested and brought to court. He was found innocent due to insanity, and was then committed to St. Elizabeth’s Mental Institution in Washington D.C.
Net Worth and Personal life
John Hinckley Jr.’s net wealth is estimated at around $2 million by 2021. His wealth is largely derived from the fortune and investments of his family. He has now been released from the mental hospital and lives in Williamsburg with his parents. He is married twice, and his second marriage has produced two children.
John Hinckley Jr. is an American citizen who tried to assassinate Ronald Reagan, then president of the United States in 1981. He has spent time in and out mental institutions. His net worth is around $2 million. He has now left the mental institution, and lives in Virginia with his parents.