John Kapoor (Pharmaceutical Entrepreneur) Age, Family, Biography & More

John Kapoor

Full NameJohn Nath Kapoor
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters - 170 cm
in meters - 1.70 m
in feet inches - 5’ 8”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms - 70 kg
in Pounds - 154 lbs
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorSalt & pepper
Personal Life
Date of Birth1943
Age (as in 2017) 74 Years
Birth PlaceAmritsar, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signNot Known
HometownAmritsar, India
SchoolNot Known
College/UniversityInstitute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai
University at Buffalo, USA
Educational QualificationPh.D.
FamilyNot Known
AddressPhoenix, Arizona
HobbiesListening to music, Watching movies
ControversiesIn October 2017, John was arrested for allegedly bribing doctors to prescribe opioid painkillers. According to Fortune, the bribes were used to inflate the sale of a pain medication called Subsys, a fentanyl spray used to help cancer patients dealing with severe pain.
Girlfriends, Affairs and More
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusWidowed
Wife/SpouseEditha Kapoor (deceased)
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.)$1.71 Billion

John Kapoor

Some Lesser Known Facts About John Kapoor

  • Does John Kapoor smoke?: Not Known
  • Does John Kapoor drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • John Kapoor is the founder of Insys Therapeutics. He also owns 70% stakes in the generic drugmaker Akorn.
  • Before being settled in the USA, John completed his graduation from the Institute of Chemical Technology (formerly UDCT) with a degree in pharmacy.
  • John emigrated from India to Lake Forest, Illinois, USA.
  • John founded the “John and Editha Kapoor Charitable Foundation” that helps patients suffering cancer.
  • Before he set up a foundation, John worked at Lyphomed, Inc.
  • John’s wife Editha died of breast cancer.
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