John McAfee
John McAfee

John McAfee, is a British American businessman, computer programmer, and the founder of McAfee Associates. At some time, he saw his net worth fall from $100 Million at one time.

Quick Biography

On September 18, 1945, John McAfee was born in the United Kingdom, to an English mother and an American father who was serving as a soldier in the World War II when he met his mother. His father, later on, started working as a road surveyor. When he was young, His parents moved to Roanoke, Virginia.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: John McAfee
Age: 75 years old
Birth Date: September 18, 1945
Birth Place: United Kingdom
Nationality: American
Religion: Christianity
Parents: N/A
Spouse: Janice Dyson (m. 2013), Judy McAfee (m. ?–2002)
Children: N/A
Height: 1.83 m
Weight: 79 kg
Profession: businessman, computer programmer, and the founder of McAfee Associates
Net Worth: $5 million

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

John McAfee is 75 years old. His height is 1.83 m, and his weight is 79kg.

Education, School/College University

In spite of his addictions, John managed to excel academically.

In 1967, He received his bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Roanoke College and later accepted into the Northeast State Louisiana State College for his PhD in mathematics. His degree was, however, terminated because of his unacceptable sexual behavior.

Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views

His father was an abusive alcoholic hence had a difficult childhood. When his father shot himself dead, Things took a turn for the worse. John was haunted forever by this incident.

He started drinking and taking drugs because e was affected by the problems in his family.

Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children

John McAfee With Wife Janice Dyson
John McAfee With Wife Janice Dyson

John McAfee married twice, His first wife being Judy, who left him in the early 1980s because of his drug addiction and drinking problems. Currently, He is married to Janice Dyson.

He has been involved with several other women as well.

Relationship Statistics

marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): married
When did he get married? (married date): (m. 2013)
Does he have any relationship affair? No
Is John McAfee Gay? No
Wife/Spouse? (name): Janice Dyson
Kids: N/A

Professional Life and Career

Being a highly intelligent young man, he had an uncanny knack for programming and was able to get jobs in reputed organizations in spite of his drug addiction and alcoholism.

In 1968, at NASA’s Institute for Space Studies in New York City, He found work as a programmer, after which he moved to Univac to work as a software designer.

He was employed as an operating system architect at Xerox In the mid-1970s and then joined Computer Sciences Corporation as a software consultant in 1978.

He worked for the consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton From 1980 to 1982 and remained addicted to alcohol and drugs all along. This is why he was unable to find stability in any job.

By 1983 His drug dependency had grown too much, and the problem had become too severe. He was often found drinking and taking drugs in his office while working for Omex, and His employers were very angry at the irresponsible behavior that they fired him. He joined Alcoholics Anonymous afterward to help him recover from the drug.

The defense contractor Lockheed Martin employed him and worked on a classified voice-recognition program. He learned about “Virus,” a self-replicating code designed to copy itself on to any floppy disk inserted into affected computers.

To combat viruses, he started developing software as he intuitively sensed that the menace of viruses would grow manifold in the coming years. In 1987, He found his own computer anti-virus company McAfee Associates.

He had quit his job at Lockheed By 1989 and devoted himself wholeheartedly to his fast-growing business. Soon McAfee became a multi-million dollar business because of the threat of viruses worldwide. John McAfee sold off his stake in the business during the mid-1990s.

He founded Tribal Voice In the mid-1990s, a company that developed the instant messaging program.

He announced that he would run for the office of the U.S in September 2015.

Awards & Nominations

There scanty information about John McAfee Award & Nominations

John McAfee Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020

John McAfee Net Worth
John McAfee Net Worth

At one time, he enjoyed a wealth of around $100 Million in his life since he has been a part of multiple companies and organizations. However, in the global financial crisis, he ended up losing a large part of his wealth, and his net worth is just $5 million October 2020.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

John McAfee has had several Controversy with the law and was arrested for unlicensed drug manufacturing and possession of an unlicensed weapon.

Gregory Viant Faull, his neighbor, was found dead with a bullet wound In November 2012, and McAfee was classified as a “person of interest” by the police. McAfee, however, fled to Guatemala and was arrested a few days later.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

John McAfee Facebook page has around 85426 fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 1.06M followers. John McAfee does not have an Instagram account, while on YouTube, John McAfee has around 95k subscribers.

McAfee has not just seen success in life but also a great downfall, having faced multiple hardships in terms of losing his wealth as well as a house. However, this still did not make him lose his spirit.

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