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Murad Kevorkian (Doctor Death, Jack The Dripper) was born on 26 May, 1928 in Pontiac, Michigan, USA, is an Actor. Discover Jack Kevorkian's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of Jack Kevorkian networth?

Popular As Murad Kevorkian (Doctor Death, Jack The Dripper)
Occupation actor
Age 83 years old
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Born 26 May 1928
Birthday 26 May
Birthplace Pontiac, Michigan, USA
Date of death 3 June, 2011
Died Place Royal Oak, Michigan, USA
Nationality USA

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Jack Kevorkian Height, Weight & Measurements

At 83 years old, Jack Kevorkian height is 5' 8" (1.73 m) .

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He is currently single. He is not dating anyone. We don't have much information about He's past relationship and any previous engaged. According to our Database, He has no children.

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Jack Kevorkian Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Jack Kevorkian worth at the age of 83 years old? Jack Kevorkian’s income source is mostly from being a successful Actor. He is from USA. We have estimated Jack Kevorkian's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2021 $1 Million - $5 Million
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1998

By 1998 he hed committed over 100 medicides. Relatives of some of his clients claimed that he had continued despite protests from his 'victims'. He was now charged with 2nd degree murder. During his trial he was defended by the flamboyant lawyer Geoffrey Fieger.

1994

Kevorkian went on a liquid only fast for 18 days and was acquitted in May 1994. By now he had even gained several supporters in the general community.

1993

On August 17, 1993 he was formally charged with violating the law. By then he had already helped 20 clients to their peaceful deaths.

He was jailed first in November 1993 and then again in December 1993.

1990

On June 4, 1990 he performed the first of his 'medicides' as he liked to call physician-assisted suicide. His 'client' was a 54 year old woman suffering from Alzheimer's. She had contacted him herself after reading his ads in the papers. It was performed in the back of his VW van. She received sodium pentothal (an anesthetic) and potassium chloride (to stop the heart). By the time of this 3rd medicide his medical licemse was revoked for violating Michigan state laws regarding euthanasia. One of his 'clients' was even found on autopsy not to have any major pathology. He continued to do his medicides by giving his clients carbon-monoxide. There were reports that one patient had asked her mask to be removed twice (maybe a change of mind) but Kevorkian had continued with his task.

1989

In 1989 after reading about a patient who had asked for euthanasia he began working on a lethal-injection machine that would be able to do the task at the 'flip of a switch'. It was called the Thanatron (and later Mercitron). He got a lot of publicity because of this.

1988

In 1988, even the pro-suicide Hemlock Society founder, Derek humphry rebuffed his methods as "too perilous and risky".

1984

In 1984, he supported a bill in California that would enable death row prisoners to donate their organs and die by anesthesia instead of poison gas or the electric chair.

1982

Between 1982 to 86 he mainly did his writing and research.

1976

In 1976 he moved to Los Angeles, California. He changed jobs frequently.

1960

By 1960 he was licensed in Pathological Anatomy and in 1965 in Clinical Pathology.

In April 1960 he testified before a Joint Judicial Committee in Columbus, Ohio to revise the death penalty and to legalize medical experimentation on condemned inmates.

1958

In 1958 he presented a paper on 'Capital Punishment or Capital Gain' at the American Association for the Advancement of Science' at Washington, DC. He suggested the harvesting of organs from death row prisoners. This was considered controversial because death row inmates don't necessarily have any rights.

1957

In 1957 he obtained his California medical license.

1956

Death' in 1956 when he started photographing the retinas of patients at the moment of death to differentiate between coma and death.

From 1956-57 he did research in West Germany.

1953

In 1953 he got his medical license for Michighan state. He then did a 15 month stint in Korea as an Army Medical Officer during the Korean War. He returned and completed his residency at Pontiac General Hospital, Michigan. He got his nickname 'Dr.

1952

He then enrolled at the University of Michigan from where he graduated from Medical school in 1952. Kevorkian completed an internship in Pathology at Henry Ford hospital in Detroit, during which period he had an epiphany when he saw a woman who was dying of cancer. It was then that he began to think of ways to alleviate suffering in his patients.

1945

Controversial pathologist, writer and inventor, Jack Kevorkian was the only son of Levon Kevorkian a former auto-factory worker who owned an excavating company and his homemaker wife. He had 2 sisters. Kevorkian's parents were Armenian refugees, whose relatives were among the 1. 5 millon victims of Turkish atrocities in World War I. As a young boy he quit Sunday school because he did not believe in Armenian Orthodox teachings. He taught himself German and Japanese in high school during World war II. Kevorkian graduated from Pontiac High School with honors in 1945 at 17.