Pete Buttigieg age, spouse, children, career, books, worth.

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Pete Buttigieg is an American politician. He is work in the office of transportation, a position he has held in the office since 2021. Apart from being in the transportation office, he has held other offices like the naval office. Also, he served as a mayor in South Bend in Indiana from the year 2012 to 2020. He operates under the democratic party .

Family, and age

The former Naval Officer was born on 19 January 1982 at Indiana, US. Therefore, he is 42 years old. However, his parents are Joseph Buttigieg and Jennifer Ann Montgomery. His father was a professor of English as well as a translator. Unfortunately, he died while surrounded by his family over an undisclosed disease. His mother was equally a professor in the university of Notre Dame. Pete was very close to his parents, particularly his father. He was their only child .

Pete’s Early life

His classmates nicknamed him as the serious minded kid. He loved playing the clew game. However, he studied history and literature at Harvard University. Also, he studied Bachelor of Arts at Oxford University. Pete was always an honest and caring student. Pete got involved in politics when still in Harvard. However, he was suspected to be gay but it was not easily noticeable because he then had a girlfriend .

Spouse and children of Pete Buttigieg

However, he is married to a man by the name of Chasten Buttigieg. He is a writer and a teacher. Despite being in the same gender marriage the two are legally married. They got married in the year 2018. He and his husband adopted twins Joseph August and Penelope Rose. The children were born prematurely. One of them, Rose used to fall ill from time to time .


He worked as an intelligent officer at a lieutenant in the year 2009 to 2017. While still in office, he was deployed for seven months in war against Afghanistan. Later, he got elected as South Bend mayor in 2011. He run for presidential candidature in 2020. He used eight different languages during his campaigns. So, he is recorded in history for being the first gay man to vie for presidency. However, he gave up the race and joined hands with Joe Biden. He was nominated as the secretary for transportation in the year 2020. Also ,he became the youngest and first gay man to be in the US administration .

Pete Buttigieg books

Apart from being active in politics, he has authored two books which are Shortest way home and America’s best chance.

Net worth

He has an estimated net worth of $100,000 from his salary and other businesses .

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