JOHN Tory has been married to his wife for over 40 years and has been by his side during his political career.
He had to resign from his position in February 2023 because of an extramarital affair.
Who is John Tory’s wife Barbara Hackett?
John Tory and Barbara Hackett tied the knot in 1978.
The couple met at York University in 1976 where they both studied law. Barbara also studied business during that time.
Barbara is currently a renovator and homebuilder by profession.
The couple has four children together: Susan Tory, John Tory, Jr., George Tory, and Christopher Tory.
Is John Tory still the mayor of Toronto?
As of the time of writing, John Tory is no longer the mayor of Toronto.
On February 10, 2023, the Toronto Star broke the news that John, 68, had a relationship with a 31-year-old female aide that started during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Toronto mayor said that the affair had “ended mutually by consent this year.”
“I am deeply sorry, and I apologize unreservedly to the people of Toronto and to all of those hurt by my actions,” Tory said in his statement.
“Most of all, I apologize to my wife, Barb, and to my family who I’ve let down more than anyone else.”
He was elected mayor of Toronto in 2014.
He was then re-elected in 2018, and again last year.
What is John Tory’s net worth?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, John Tory has an estimated net worth of approximately $50million, as of February 2023.
His main source of wealth is said to be his career as a lawyer, political strategist, and businessman.
After completing high school and getting a law degree during the 1970s, Tory worked for radio stations owned by Rogers Communications before he got into politics.
From there, he allegedly wavered in and out of politics through the 1980s.
In the 1990s, he even served as the commissioner of the Canadian Football League before getting back into politics once again.