John McAfee Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family & More

John McAfee

Biography / Wiki

All dreams can come true, if you have the courage to pursue them, this line is very well proved by John David McAfee who is best known as the most eminent businessperson and Computer Programmer.

Apart from that, he rose to huge fame as the founder of the Software Company named “McAfee Associates”. Furthermore, he has demonstrated to the world how hard work and dedication turned him into an influential person on earth.

Height / Weight / Age

Born on 18 September 1945, John turned 75 years old at the time of death. He is towering tall with a height of 183 centimeters and 6 feet. He possesses a fit and healthy personality with a weight of 79 kilograms and 174 lbs pounds.

He seems attractive with his dark brown eyes and blonde hair. His body measures 40 inches chest, 30 inches waist and 35 inches hips and his biceps size is 14 inches approximately whereas his shoe size is 8 (US).

Net Worth

Working as a former CEO of the anti-virus software company McAfee, John has accumulated a decent amount of net worth $100 million approximately.

Education / Family

Born in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire (United Kingdom, UK), John belongs to the White Caucasian ethnicity. Talking about his family, his father is an American while his mother is British. However, he never disclosed much information about his parents and siblings.

His education, in 1967 he enrolled at Roanoke College to study for Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics. Furthermore, he achieved an honorary Sc.D. degree from the same college.


John David McAfee

Nick Name John McAfee
Birth Place Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire (United Kingdom, UK)
Date of birth 18th of September 1945
Age 75 years old (at the time of death)
Height In feet & inches: 6’

In centimeters: 183 cm

Weight In kilograms: 79 kg

In pounds: 174 lbs

Eye color Dark Brown
Hair color Blonde
Profession Business Person and Politician
Sexual orientation Straight
School High School
College Roanoke College
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Home town Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire (United Kingdom, UK)
Current Residence Lexington, Tennessee (USA)
Fathers name Not Known
Mothers name Not Known
Brothers Not Known
Sisters Not Known

Career / Fashion and Style

McAfee started his career in 1968 by working as a programmer at NASA’s Institute for Space Studies in New York City. Later her moved to Univac to work as a software designer. After working there for some time, he was then employed as an operating system architect at Xerox. Likewise in 1978, he joined Computer Sciences Corporation as a software consultant 1978.

Apart from that, he also worked for a consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton. Throughout this journey, he remained addicted to alcohol and drugs and that could be one of the reasons he was unable to find stability in any job.

Furthermore, he was appointed by defense contractor Lockheed Martin to work on a classified voice-recognition program. During that period, he learned about a self-replicating code that was designed to copy itself onto any floppy disk inserted into affected computers. Such a code was a “Virus”.

Later, he also started developing software to combat viruses as he sensed that the menace of viruses would grow manifold in the coming years. In 1987, he found his own computer anti-virus company.

Till 1989, he left his job at Lockheed and paid his attention wholeheartedly to his fast-growing business. Soon McAfee became a multi-million dollar business as the threat of viruses increased worldwide.

Moreover, in mid-1990, he established a new company, “Tribal Voice” which developed the instant messaging program. Later in the year 2015, he made an announcement that in the 2016 presidential election, he would run for the office of the U.S. President as a newly-formed Cyber Party.

However, he lost the presidential election Gary Jackson, New Mexico. Recently, he announced the plans for the 2020 Presidential Campaign in which he promoted the use of cryptocurrency.

Girlfriend, Affairs, Wife, and More

John first married his partner named Judy McAfee. Unfortunately, their relationship came to an end in the early 1980s. later, He found another love partner named Janice Dyson. The couple got married in 2013 and spends a blissful life with each other.

Girlfriend Janice Dyson
Marital status Married
Wife Judy McAfee (Ex-Wife)

Janice Dyson

John McAfee with his wife Janice
John McAfee with his wife Janice
Children Not known

Favorite Things

Here we are providing the list of favorites of John McAfee:

Favorite Actor Tom Cruise
Favorite Actress Emma Stone
Favorite Destination Paris
Favorite Musical instrument Not known
Favorite singer Not Known
Favorite food Italian Food
Favorite color Blue

John McAfee

Some Interesting Facts About John McAfee

  • His Zodiac sign is Virgo.
  • John is very fond of reading books.
  • He was raised in Salem, Virginia, in the United States.
  • Currently, he resides in Lexington, Tennessee (USA).
  • In Fact, McAfee was also arrested by the police for the possession of an unlicensed weapon and unlicensed drug manufacturing. But later, he was released without any charge.
  • When he was fifteen years old, his father committed suicide and his father was an abusive alcoholic.
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