Before Ghislaine Maxwell’s bond was denied, there were reports that some of Maxwell’s siblings were prepared to pay it. Questions arose as to who they are and why they stand behind their sister. Maxwell’s lawyers say he is close to his family, including many siblings, nieces and nephews.
Ghislaine Maxwell, the ex-girlfriend of convicted sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, was one of nine siblings. Her father, Robert Maxwell, was a media mogul who owned European newspapers such as The Daily Mirror. Epstein’s mother was the French scholar Elizabeth Meynard-Maxwell. Ghislaine Maxwell was the youngest.
Ghislaine Maxwell led a privileged life with her siblings. Oxford graduate Ghislaine Maxwell has become a well-known socialite. She befriended members of the elite such as Prince Andrew, Duke of York. This makes us wonder if her siblings were connected to famous people as well.
Ghislaine Maxwell has successful twins.
Ghislaine Maxwell’s sisters, Christine and Isabel, have made a name for themselves outside of Robert Maxwell’s shadow. Christine Maxwell founded an IT company called Magellan after the death of her father. She sold it for millions of dollars. Christine Maxwell currently lives in Texas with her husband and is a PhD student in philosophy.
Isabel Maxwell began her career making documentaries for television in the 1970s. She founded Magellan with her sister Christine. Isabel Maxwell served as president of Commtouch, pioneered technology at the World Economic Forum, and helped build the Social Entrepreneur Program in Israel.
Tragedy struck Ghislaine Maxwell’s siblings.
Karine Maxwell, one of Ghislaine Maxwell’s sisters, died of leukemia when she was three years old. Unfortunately, this is not the only tragedy that befell the Maxwell siblings. Michael Maxwell was badly injured in a car accident when he was fifteen. He was put on life support. He died seven years later without regaining consciousness.
Ghislaine Maxwell’s brother has filed for bankruptcy.
Kevin Maxwell, the fourth son of Robert Maxwell, worked for his father until Robert’s death in 1991. It was then discovered that Kevin Maxwell helped his father embezzle funds. He was tried and acquitted of fraud charges in 1996.
Kevin Maxwell holds the record for the largest bankruptcy filing in the UK. In 1992 he claimed debts worth over four million pounds.
Currently, this Maxwell sibling runs a think tank with his brother Ian Maxwell. The group, called Combating Jihadist Terrorism, aims to identify the causes of terrorism and prevent terrorist attacks around the world.
Ghislaine Maxwell has other siblings accused of crimes.
Like Kevin, Ian Maxwell worked closely with their father Robert Maxwell. Both served on the board of Maxwell Communication Corporation. When their father died, it was discovered that Kevin and Ian Maxwell had helped their father embezzle funds. Both brothers were arrested for fraud but were acquitted in 1996.
Dr. Fauci is not married to one of Ghislaine Maxwell’s siblings
A rumor spread on the Internet that Dr. Fauci, a leading member of the White House’s coronavirus task force, was married to Ghislaine Maxwell’s sister. The rumor came from QAnon, an online right-wing movement. Christine Grady, Fauci’s wife, is a bioethicist who happens to share a first name with one of Maxwell’s siblings.
Christine Grady was born two years after Christine Maxwell in New Jersey. She received her Ph.D. from Georgetown University and has published hundreds of papers on bioethics in medicine. Currently Dr. Grady researches bioethical responses to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Some of Ghislaine Maxwell’s siblings shun the limelight.
Two of Ghislaine Maxwell’s siblings lead private lives. According to The Independent, Anne Maxwell is said to be a hypnotherapist who is married with a daughter. Philip Maxwell, brother of Ghislaine Maxwell, has avoided the press entirely. No one knows where he is or what he’s doing.