Carolyn Jeanne Bessette-Kennedy (January 7, 1966 – July 16, 1999) was an American socialite and the wife of John F. Kennedy, Jr. She worked with Calvin Klein.
Bessette and Kennedy, Jr. were married on September 21, 1996.
Bessette was born in White Plains, New York. Bessette, along with sister Lauren and Kennedy, Jr. were killed in an airplane crash on July 16, 1999.
Carolyn and John Kennedy at the White House Correspondents' Dinner, 1997