John Glenn (Astronaut) Age, Biography, Wife, Family, Death Cause & More

John Glenn

Real NameJohn Herschel Glenn Jr.
NicknameNot Known
ProfessionAviator, Engineer, Astronaut, Politician
Awards and HonorsAir Medal
World War II Victory Medal
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Navy Occupation Service Medal
Hubbard Medal
Navy Unit Commendation
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
China Service Medal
United Nations Korea Medal
Distinguished Flying Cross
Congressional Space Medal of Honor
NASA Distinguished Service Medal
Presidential Medal of Freedom
Congressional Gold Medal
Asiatic–Pacific Campaign Medal
American Campaign Medal
Presidential Unit Citation
Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 9”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 74 kg
in Pounds- 163 lbs
Eye ColorGreyish
Hair ColorWhite (Old age) and
Brown (Young age)
Personal Life
Date of Birth18 July 1921
Date of Death8 December 2016
Death CauseNot Known
Age (as in 2016)95 Years
Birth PlaceCambridge, Ohio, U.S.
Zodiac sign/Sun signCancer
HometownCambridge, Ohio, USA
SchoolNot Known
CollegeNew Concord High School, Muskingum College
Educational QualificationsGraduation and Engineering degree
FamilyFather- John Herschel Glenn, Sr.
Mother- Clara Teresa Glenn
Brothers- Not Known
Sisters- Not Known
HobbiesStudying Science
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
Wife/SpouseAnnie Glenn (m. 1943)
ChildrenSon- John David Glenn
Daughter- Carolyn Ann Glenn
Money Factor
Net Worth$5 million

John Glenn

Some Lesser Known Facts About John Glenn

  • Does John Glenn smoke?: Not Known
  • Does John Glenn drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • After the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, John entered the Naval Aviation Cadet Program, and ultimately flew 59 combat missions in the Pacific during World War II.
  • He is the 1st US senator to orbit the Earth, the 3rd American in space and 5th person in space.
  • He orbited the Earth in Friendship 7 on February 20, 1962. Friendship 7
  • From 1974 to 1999, he represented Ohio in the United States Senate.