Born on May 11, 1950, John Kelly(John Francis Kelly) is the current United States Secretary of Homeland Security who is designated to become White House Chief of Staff for President Donald Trump, on July 31, 2017. He recently became center of attraction when Reince Priebus was fired from his post by President Donald Trump and was replaced by John Kelly.

John Kelly

Before Fame: Before fame, he graduated from University of Massachusetts, Boston, National Defense University, and Georgetown University.

John Kelly White House Chief of Staff:

John was appointed to Reince Priebus as White House Chief of Staff.

Reince Priebus Fired by Donald Trump:

Reince Priebus was fired from his post of White House Chief of Staff to be replaced by John Kelly.

Family/ Relationships

John Kelly Family

Born in Boston, Massachusetts, he is from an Irish Catholic family.

John Wife/Children

He is married to Karen Hernest. The couple has 3 children.

Profile / Wiki / Information

Personal Information

  • Full Name: John Francis Kelly
  • Nicknames: John Kelly
  • Birthday: May 11, 1950
  • Age: 67 years old
  • Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Current Residence: United States
  • Education: University of Massachusetts, Georgetown University, National Defense University
  • Profession: Civil Servant, Secretary of Homeland Security
  • Nationality: American
  • Ethnicity/Race: White
  • Religion:  Catholic
  • Zodiac: Taurus
  • Spouse/Wife:  Karen Hernest
  • Children:  3
  • Net Worth: $4 million USD


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Trivia/ Facts that you probably didn’t know

  • He is designated to become White House Chief of Staff for President Donald Trump on July 31, 2017.
  • He is a retired United States Marine Corps general and the former commander of United States Southern Command.
  • Kelly’s term as Secretary of Homeland Security is the shortest in the office’s history.

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