John P. Coale Wiki, Wife, Children, Family, Net Worth, Cancer, Illness

Date: 16 Oct, 2017

John P. Coale Wiki, Wife, Children, Family, Net Worth, Cancer, Illness

Bhopal Gas Disaster still haunts thousands of people, and the person who gave justice to those people is none other than Master of Disaster, John P. Coale. The trial attorney is known for significant money cases and disaster cases. He called his time from the trail room after the infamous Tobacco Settlement Case which made him millions of fortunes and fame at the same time.

The career of "Master of Disaster":

The retired attorney took his first notable case in 1993 when he represented the victims of Bhopal Gas Disaster in 1984 where almost four thousand people lost their life. After getting the nickname of Master of Disaster, he represented 1986 Dupont Plaza Hotel fire and 1991 North Carolina Chicken processing plant fire.

But amongst his high profile cases, one that became the money magnet was indeed Tobacco Industry’s Settlement. The deal, which worth 368.5 billion over the course of 25-year made him a millionaire overnight. After this case, he retired from his attorney career and focused on the politics.

How much is John’s Net Worth?

The renowned attorney of his time gained millions of fortunes from the Tobacco Settlement Case. Although his net worth is still under evaluation, his expected earnings would surpass the million dollars with ease.

Battle with Illness and Throat Cancer:

The “Master of Disaster” didn’t have the stars on his right side when it comes to health. He battled for good health throughout his life.

In 2013, his wife, Greta Van Susteren revealed that John had been diagnosed with throat cancer, but the cancer was at an early stage. Doctors were able to terminate the cancerous cells through radiation with only 10% chance of cancer returning.

Before that, John already had several illness issues and underwent 4 to 5 surgeries in early 2013. Things were at the end, as he suffered several complications after that as well. He went under the treatment table to have an open-heart surgery in 2015.

 Married Life with Greta Van Susteren!!!

John is married for almost three decades with news anchor, Great Van Susteren, 63. He shared vows with Great in 1988, and both are the member in Scientology.

The couple doesn’t have children of their own, but John is a father to a son from his previous marriage. It is no secret that John was married twice before getting settled with Greta.

Though John hasn’t mentioned about his son a lot, Greta once revealed that her daughter-in-law is a realtor.


Caption: John and his wife, Greta on 14th May 2014 
Source: Heavy.com

The couple is the living proof that true love exists even today. It was back in 1979 when John started dating the beautiful Greta, and their love for each other hasn’t faded away in this many years.

John’s Short Bio and Family:

The American trial attorney was born to parents Joseph I. Coale and Eleanor Howard Jones. According to the wiki sources, he stepped on the world on 21st December 1946 and currently ages 70. He was born to a prominent family of seven siblings as he has three brothers and a same number of sisters. Belonging to white ethnicity, he has beefed up body shape and now leads a healthy life after few scares on the way.