Peter Paul Montgomery Buttigieg is a popular American politician who formerly served as U.S. Navy officer. He is also the president-elect Joe Biden’s nominee for the United States Secretary of Transportation position. From 2012 to 2020 he served as the mayor of South Bend, Indiana. Moreover, he is also called with the nickname “Mayor Pete”. He also ran as a president of 2020 Democratic Party presidential primaries. He is the first openly gay nominee of the cabinet in US history. Pete Buttigieg age is thirty-two.
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The birth date of Pete Buttigieg is January 19, 1982, and his birthplace is South Bend, Indiana. The names of his parents are Jennifer Anne and Joseph A. Buttigieg. St. Pete Buttigieg education started at Joseph High School. Also, he was the year 2000 valedictorian in his class. He was also one of the delegates chosen to take part in the United States Senate Youth Program.
Then he went to Harvard University where he majored in history and literature. After that, he studied at the University of Oxford.
– Early career
While he was at college Buttigieg served as the investigative intern of WMAQ-TV. Furthermore, he worked on the 2004 presidential campaign of John Kerry. After getting his Oxford degree he became a consultant for McKinsey & Company. For three years he worked on economic, retail and logistics. On 2005 he was a part of Truman National Security Project where he served in Afghanistan and Pakistan. He became the board of advisors of the organisation. These are some high profile careers of Buttigieg.
– Military career
Buttigieg became part of U.S. Navy Reserve with the direct commission officer (DCO) program in 2009. He was part of the unit that helped to identify and stop the financial networks of terrorists. He worked in the Bagram Air Base. On 2017 he resigned from the U.S. Navy Reserve.
– Mayor of South Bend, Indiana
Buttigieg became the mayor of South Bend in 2011 election. He started to serve in the office from age 29. He worked on urban development in his position. Pete Buttigieg policies include immigration where he supported the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. Moreover he also in 2018 supported Medicare for All.
– Pete Buttigieg presidential campaign
After the end of Pete Buttigieg presidential campaign 2020, he got considered as the possible candidate for Joe Biden’s administration. Later Biden announced that he is choosing Buttigieg as the Secretary of Transportation. After lots of Pete Buttigieg platform, he is going to serve under President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris.
Pete Buttigieg husband is Chasten Glezman whom he married on June 16, 2018, who is a junior high school teacher. He is one of the Pride 50 because he is a personality who is helping the society ride towards acceptance and equality.
He came out as gay in 2015. Pete Buttigieg is a Christian and his faith has a good influence on his life.
The networth of Pete Buttigieg
Pete Buttigieg lives in a middle-class neighbourhood in the American Midwest. Pete Buttigieg net worth is $100,000. His position as the mayor of South Bend, Indiana helped him to be financially independent. But he is not one of the wealthy people in the 2020 presidential candidates. But he has been a part of many high paying jobs.
Moreover, he has received his book advance worth $30,000. He spent $125,000 for a neoclassical house and he used the money to refurbish it. This is a comfortable house where he and his husband occupy.
Pete Buttigieg is a politician with good experience. He also has many plans for the future.