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John McAfee Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : June 24, 2021

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Short Biography

John McAfee was born on 18-09-1945 in Cinderford, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom. He was a British-American Computer Programmer, Businessperson, Politician, Activist & Founder of McAfee Corp., an American global computer security software company.

Other Name: John David McAfee, John
Other Professions: Businessperson Politician Activist Founder

John McAfee Complete Bio & Career

McAfee received his bachelor's degree from Roanoke College, Virginia. He spent his childhood in Salem, Virginia. In 1968, he joined NASA'S Institute for space studies, New York for Apollo Program. after it, he joined Univac as a software designer. He worked as a software consultant at a Computer Sciences Corporation. He was the first developer to develop software to tackle the Virus.  
To further elaborate his work, he founded McAfee Associations, an antivirus developing company. The company was based in Delaware and start operating in 1992. He remained part of the company for 2 years and sold his stake in the company after two years. McAfee was later acquired by Intel. In 200, he bought some stake in Zone Labs and became the board of directors. The company was the maker of forewall Software. 
In 2013 John started Future Tense Central company aiming to provide secure computer networks. This device was named as D-Central. This company helps startup companies and entrepreneurs to start their businesses. Later on, Cognizant, a smartphone application was renamed Dcentral1. This application was available on the Google Play store for free. In 2016, a security startup company hired him as a chief evangelist. In 2016, he joined MGT capital investments as executive chairman and CEO. To increase the specialty of MGT in cyber securities, John moved it in the mining of Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies.
McAfee also worked for the awareness of the cyber threat and the actions that must be taken against cybercrime. He stated that every business person must have religious liberty and could not be forced to operate in the area where he finds his religious right violated. He was suspected to have an illegal drug-producing company and keeping the illegal weapon in 2012. later on, he was released by the police without booked for any charge. he was also booked for the murder of Gregory Fall an American Expatriate. 

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

On 23-06-2021, he had authorized the extradition of McAfee by the Spanish National Court. After a few hours of declaration, John McAfee suicide in a prison cell in Sant Esteve Sesrovires, Spain. He died at the age of 75.

DEATHDAY 23 June,2021 (Friday)
DEATH PLACE Sant Esteve Sesrovires, Barcelona

John McAfee Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to a British mother and an American father. His father committed suicide by a gunshot when John was 15 years old. He was married to Janice Dyson McAfee in 2013. He was the father of more than 47 children through his relationships. He was also a step-father of three children of Janice Dyson. Previously, he was married twice. He was first married to his student, name and other information not available about her. He was married second-time to a former flight attendant Judy McAfee and they got divorced in 2002.

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Body Measurements

Chest Size 40
Biceps Size 16
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Brown

Personal Info

Home Town Cinderford, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Nationality American , British
Religion Christain
Address Cinderford, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
School N/A
College Roanoke College, Virginia
Qualification Graduate
Hobbies Reading and travelling
Marital Status Married
Net Worth 289 million $


Favorite Color Black
Favorite Brand Vans, Levi's
Favorite Place Paris
Favorite Dress Suits
Favorite Food Sea food
Favorite Accessories Watches

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About John McAfee

  • John McAfee was a successful software programmer and business person.
  • He supported Libertarian Party in the United States Presidental elections 2016 and 2020.
  • He gets arrested by the Spain police for illegal evasion of tax charges.
  • On June 23, McAfee was found dead at Barcelona prison cell. It was suspected that he has taken his own life.
  • He has written many books such as Computer Viruses, Worms, The secret of Yamas, Into the Heart of Truth.

John McAfee Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

John McAfee was 75 years 9 months & 5 days old age.