Pete Buttigieg: Wiki, Bio, Age, Wife, Children, Net Worth, Family

Pete Buttigieg: Wiki, Bio, Age, Wife, Children, Net Worth, Family, Twitter, Instagram: Pete Buttigieg is an American Politician, Democratic Party Leader, and Famous Media Personality. He was born on January 19, 1982, in South Bend, Indiana, USA. He served as the Mayor of South Bend in 2012. Pete was first elected for the Mayor position in 2011. Again, he was re-elected in 2015. He is running for the Democratic Party nomination in the 2020 United States presidential election.

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Pete Buttigieg Early Life and Family

Pete was born and raised into a modest family in a neighborhood of South Bend, Indiana. His father, Joseph Buttigieg, was an immigrant from Malta and was a professor of literature at The University of Notre Dame at South Bend. Pete’s mother, Jennifer Anne, was also a professor. She taught at Notre Dame for 29 years.

In June 2015, Mr. Buttigieg wrote an essay in the South Bend Tribune, in which he disclosed his sexual identity as gay. A few months later, in August he met his future partner/husband, Chasten Glezman, on the dating app Hinge. He is a Junior High School Teacher.

After dating for two years, they got engaged in December 2017. On June 16, 2018, the couple exchanged wedding vows. Now they live in the neighborhood of South Bend with their two rescue dogs, Truman and Buddy.

Pete with his husband Chasten

Pete Buttigieg Education

He studied at Stanley Clark School in South Bend till 8th standard. In 2000, while studying at St. Joseph High School, Buttigieg became the recipient of a first prize for the JFK Profiles in Courage Essay Contest awarded by the John F. Kennedy Library in Boston. To receive the prize, he traveled to Boston where he met Caroline Kennedy and other members of President Kennedy’s family.

After his schooling, Pete went to Harvard where he majored in History and Literature in 2005. He was also the president of the Harvard Institute of Politics Student Advisory Committee. While studying at Harvard, Mr. Buttigieg wrote his undergraduate thesis on “the influence of Puritanism on U.S. foreign policy as reflected in Graham Greene’s novel The Quiet American”. After graduating from Harvard,  he was awarded a Rhodes Scholarship.

Pete Buttigieg Early Career

Before graduating from Pembroke College, Oxford, Mr. Buttigieg worked as an investigative intern at WMAQ-TV, Chicago’s NBC news affiliate. He was also an intern for Jill Long Thompson’s unsuccessful congressional campaign in 2002. Later, Pete served as an adviser to Jill Long Thompson’s unsuccessful gubernatorial campaign in 2008.

From 2004 to 2005, he worked in Washington, D.C., as a conference director for The Cohen Group, an international strategic consulting firm of former U.S. Secretary of Defense William Cohen. Mr. Pete spent several months as a policy and research specialist for Senator John Kerry’s 2004 presidential campaign.

After graduating from Oxford, Mr. Buttigieg started working as a consultant at McKinsey & Company, where he worked from 2007 to 2010. In 2009, Mr. Pete has also served in the United States Navy Reserve unit of the US Navy as a Lieutenant. He served till 2017.

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Pete Buttigieg Political Career

2010: The Democratic Party nominee for State Treasurer of Indiana; defeated by Republican incumbent Richard Mourdock

2011: Elected Mayor of South Bend in November; took office in January 2012 at age 29

2015: Elected to his second term as mayor of South Bend in November; defeating Republican Kelly Jones

2017: He announced his candidacy for Chair of the Democratic National Committee; however, he withdrew from the race on the day of the election

2018: In December, Buttigieg announced that he would not seek a third term as mayor of South Bend

2019: On April 14, 2019, Buttigieg officially launched his campaign for candidacy for President of the United States in the 2020 election

2020: Pete was nominated as Secretary of Transportation by Joe Biden in December 2020.

2021: On February 2, 2021, he was confirmed as United States Secretary of Transportation.

Pete Buttigieg Awards, Honors, and Achievements

The popular American Politician was honored with Aspen Institute Rodel Fellow in 2014. A year later, he received the John F. Kennedy New Frontier Fenn Award (2015). He got the ‘Golden Heart Award’ in 2019 for his Outstanding Leadership and Public Service. In 2020, he was named “Person of the Year” by a British Gay magazine- Attitude.

Pete Buttigieg News

Recently, Secretary Pete made it to the headlines after a sudden outage in the Federal Aviation Administration which led to the temporary grounding of all US flights. It happened for the first time after the 9/11 attacks and has created a buzz all over the media. Being the Secretary of Transportation, Biden ordered Pete to conduct an investigation and look into the matter.

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Pete Buttigieg Information Table

Name Peter Paul Montgomery Buttigieg
Political Party Democratic
Gender Male
Profession Politician
Height (approx.) in centimeters– 173 cm

in meters– 1.73 m

in feet inches– 5ft 8in

Weight (approx.) in kilograms– 70 kg

in pounds– 154 lbs

Figure Measurements Not Available
Eye Colour Lavender Gray
Hair Colour Dark Brown
Date of Birth January 19, 1982
Age (as of 2022) 40 years
Birth Place South Bend, Indiana, United States
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Capricorn
Nationality American
Hometown South Bend, Indiana, United States
School Stanley Clark School in South Bend (1998)

St. Joseph High School in South Bend (2000)

College/University Harvard University

Pembroke College, Oxford

Educational Qualification Post-Graduate
Religion Christianity
Ethnicity Maltese
Caste Not Applicable
Address South Bend, Indiana, United States
Hobbies/Interests Reading, Writing, Playing the Guitar and Piano, Listening to Music
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Boyfriends/Girlfriends Chasten Glezman (August 2015-December 2017)
Sexuality Gay
Parents Father: Joseph Buttigieg

Mother: Jennifer Anne

Siblings  None
Husband/Wife/Spouse Chasten Glezman (Married 2018)
Children 2 (Subhashini Raj Rao and Shantanu Bundela)
Net Worth $250 thousand

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Pete Buttigieg

  • In January 2012, at age 29, Mr. Pete Buttigieg became the second-youngest mayor in South Bend’s history (Schuyler Colfax III became mayor at age 28 in 1898).
  • During his first stint as the Mayor of South Bend, he took various strict initiatives against corrupt officials including the demotion of South Bend police chief Darryl Boykins and the termination of the police department’s communications director.
  • GovFresh.com named Pete Buttigieg as Mayor of The Year for 2013; he tied with third-term New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg.
  • For his youth, education, and military background, in 2014, The Washington Post termed Pete Buttigieg “the most interesting mayor you’ve ever heard of.”
  • In 2016, the New York Times columnist Frank Bruni did a story on Pete Buttigieg’s work and asked in the headline if he could eventually be elected as “the first gay president.”
  • Mr. Buttigieg is very popular for his signature program- “Vacant and Abandoned Properties Initiative” (known locally as “1,000 Properties in 1,000 Days”), a project to demolish or repair blighted properties across the city.

FAQs

1. Who is Pete Buttigieg?

He is an American Politician and current United States Secretary of Transportation.

2. How old is Pete?

As of January 2022, he is 40 years old.

3. Who is Pete’s husband?

Pete is married to  Chasten Glezman since 2018.

4. Which political party does Pete belongs to?

He is associated with the Democratic Party in the United States.

5. When was Pete born?

He was born on January 19, 1982, in South Bend, Indiana, USA.

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