Rory Elizabeth Katherine Kennedy is an American documentary filmmaker know all about her in this article as like her Family, Net Worth, Parents, Husband, Children, Education and Career
|Birthdate ( Age)||12 December 1968|
|Place of Birth||Washington, D.C., United States|
|Spouse/Partner||Mark Bailey (m. 1999)|
|Parents||Robert F. Kennedy, Ethel Kennedy|
|Profession||American documentary filmmaker|
|Net Worth||$4 Million|
|Last Update||September 2021|
Rory Elizabeth Katherine Kennedy is an American documentary filmmaker and youngest child of U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy and Ethel Skakel.
Kennedy has made documentary films that center on social issues such as addiction, nuclear radiation, the treatment of prisoners-of-war, and the politics of the Mexican border fence. Her films have been featured on many TV networks.
Early Life and Family
She was born in Washington, D.C., six months after her father was assassinated. Her mother chose the name “Rory” after the last king of Ireland Rory O’Connor who ruled in the 12th century.On December 19, 1968 her mother took her to her father’s grave at Arlington National Cemetery.
Kennedy’s older brother Michael LeMoyne Kennedy was assigned as her godparent by their mother. In December 1997, she tried to resuscitate her brother Michael after a skiing accident in Aspen, Colorado, which was fatal.Friends of the Kennedy family said Rory and Michael spoke almost every day of their lives.
Rory Kennedy Husband
On August 2, 1999, Kennedy married Mark Bailey in Greece at the mansion of shipping tycoon Vardis Vardinoyiannis. Kennedy met Bailey in Washington through mutual friends after graduating from Brown University.Rory and Mark have two daughters, Georgia Elizabeth Kennedy-Bailey (b. 2002) and Bridget Katherine Kennedy-Bailey (b. 2004), and one son, Zachary Corkland Kennedy-Bailey (b. 2007).
Rory Kennedy Net Worth
Rory Elizabeth Katherine Kennedy is an American documentary filmmaker and youngest child of U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy who has an estimated Net Worth of $ 4 Million 2021.
In the 1990s, Rory and fellow Brown classmate Vanessa Vadim (daughter of Roger Vadim and Jane Fonda) formed May Day Media, a non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C., that specializes in the production and distribution of films with a social conscience. Women of Substance was Kennedy’s first documentary. The film was released in 1994, and the idea came out of a paper about female addicts that she wrote while a student at Brown.
She directed and co-produced American Hollow (1999), a film about a struggling Appalachian family that received critical acclaim and many awards. HBO broadcast the film and publisher Little, Brown and Company simultaneously released Kennedy’s companion book.
Kennedy directed and co-produced the Emmy Award-nominated series Pandemic: Facing AIDS (2003), which premiered at the International AIDS Conference in Barcelona, Spain, on July 8, 2002. It was funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and it tells the real stories of AIDS patients outside the Western world. It was broadcast in America as a five-part series on HBO in June 2003.
Kennedy directed and co-produced A Boy’s Life (2004), the story of a young boy and his family in rural Mississippi. The movie premiered to rave reviews at the 2003 Tribeca Film Festival and was awarded the Best Documentary prize at the Woodstock Film Festival; it was later broadcast on HBO.
In 2011, she produced and directed Ethel, which was a documentary about her own mother. The movie premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival and aired on HBO on October 18, 2012.Reviews portrayed the documentary as a moving tribute, but criticized its lack of depth.Kennedy conducted interviews with her siblings over five days at the Kennedy family compound in Hyannis Port. For the finished film, she went through “some 100 hours” of archive footage, photos and home videos.