Who is John Bessler? Amy Klobuchar’s Husband, Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, Daughter and Net Worth

John Bessler is an American attorney and academic who is best known for being the husband of Amy Klobuchar an American lawyer and politician

John Bessler Bio, Wiki

John Bessler is an American attorney and academic who is best known for being the husband of Amy Klobuchar an American lawyer and politician serving as the senior United States Senator from Minnesota.

Bessler is a professor of law at the University of Baltimore School of Law and an adjunct professor at the Georgetown University Law Center.

John Bessler Education

Bessler attended Loyola Catholic School in Mankato, Minnesota. He attended the University of Minnesota where he received his B.A. in political science, J.D. from Indiana University Maurer School of Law, M.F.A. in creative writing from Hamline University, and his M.St. in international human rights law from Oxford University.

He studied international human rights law at Oxford University and wrote articles for the Indiana Law Journal and the Arkansas Law Review.

John Bessler Age

Bessler was born on October 23, 1967, in the United States. He is 54 years old.

John Bessler Wife

Bessler is married to U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar since 1993. The couple is blessed with a daughter, Abigail Klobuchar Bessler, who graduated from Yale College and works as a legislative director for New York councilman Keith Powers.

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In February 2019, his wife, Amy Klobuchar, announced her candidacy for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States in the 2020 election. On January 20, 2020, she was endorsed for president by the New York Times along with Elizabeth Warren.

The New York Times announced late Sunday that its editorial board was breaking “from convention” and will endorse two candidates for president in 2020: Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren.

John Bessler Daughter

Bessler’s daughter, Abigail Klobuchar Bessler, was born in 1995. Like her mother, Abigail attended Yale University, where she wrote for the Yale Daily News and worked on the Undergraduate Admissions podcast before graduating in 2017. She has been seen at plenty of events supporting her mom’s presidential campaign.

John Bessler Net Worth

Bessler has an estimated net worth of $500,000 which he earns from his successful career as an attorney and law professor. His wife has an estimated net worth of $1.2 million.

John Bessler Career

Legal career

John D. Bessler previously taught at the University of Minnesota Law School and The George Washington University Law School, where he specialized in death penalty issues. He also practiced law as a partner at Kelly & Berens, P.A and clerked for U.S. Magistrate Judge John M. Mason of the District of Minnesota.


Bessler is a leading authority on capital punishment, having written five books and various book chapters and articles on the subject. Two of his books, Death in the Dark: Midnight Executions in America and Legacy of Violence: Lynch Mobs and Executions in Minnesota, were Minnesota Book Award finalists.

Additionally, Bessler authored Writing for Life: The Craft of Writing for Everyday Life. Bessler’s most recent book is The Birth of American Law: An Italian Philosopher and the American Revolution (Carolina Academic Press, 2014), which discusses the influence of the Italian jurist and philosopher Cesare Beccaria on the founders of the United States.

He also has contributed to one event, a teleforum entitled “Execution Methods and Deciding Implementation of the Death Penalty,” held by The Federalist Society, a conservative and libertarian organization.

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