Julian Castro - Bio, Net Worth, Wife, Parents, Wiki, Ethnicity, Education, Age, Family, Facts, Height, Brother, Books, Children, Career, Nationality
Julian Castro is an American politician who has served as the 16th United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development for three years from 2014 to 2017. He was also the youngest member of former US president, Obama's Cabinet. At present, he is busy in his 2020 Presidental Campaign.
What is Julian Castro famous for?
- Famous as an American democratic politician.
- Julian Castro is one of the candidates standing in the upcoming 2020 election for President of the United States. The news came out in January 2019 after his twin brother, Joaquin Castro made the announcement.
- Castro is highly supported by the popular politician, Hilary Clinton in the 2020 election.
When was Julian Castro born?
Julian Castro was born on 16th September 1974 in San Antonio, Texas, US. His birth name is Julián Castro. American is his nationality. His ethnicity is Catholic. Virgo is his zodiac sign.
He was born to Maria Castro(mother) and Jessie Guzman(father). His father was a teacher while his mother was a politician. He has an identical twin brother, Joaquin Castro. He is one minute older than his twin brother.
His brother is the present US representative. His father and mother did not marry. When he was 8 years old, his father left his mother. He along with his brother was raised in his hometown staying with his mother.
He did his schooling at Thomas Jefferson High School. He attended Standford University and graduated with a degree in political science and communication. Later in 2000, he graduated with a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law school.
He also worked as an intern at the White House during the presidency of Bill Clinton.
How is Julian Castro's career?
- Julian Castro started his professional political career after being elected in the position of San Antonio City Council in 2001.
- He became the youngest politician to gain the post of Council, which he continued until 2005.
- In the year 2005, he became the candidate for the post of Mayor of San Antonio and got defeated in the election to Phil Hardberger.
- He was elected for the post of Mayor of San Antonio in 2009 after getting 56% of the vote in the election.
- He was the youngest mayor of a top-50 American city for which he was re-elected two times in 2011 and 2013.
- In the year 2010, he created a community-wide visioning effort, SA2020 which listed a list of goals created by the people of San Antonio on their collective decision.
- He was included in the World Economic Forum's list of Young Global Leaders in 2010 and was also placed by Time magazine on its "40 under 40" list.
- He became the US secretary of Housing and Urban Development on 28th July 2014 after winning the election and started working with former Us president, Obama. He stayed in the post until 2017.
- He also helped Hillary Clinton on her 2016 presidential campaign in 2016.
- He published his memoir "An Unlikely Journey: Waking up from my American dream" in October 2018.
- On 12th January 2019, he announced his candidacy for the 2020 presidential election.
- At present, he is busy in his 2020 presidential campaign.
Who is Julian Castro married to?
The American politician, Julian Castro is married to Erica Lira. They tied a knot with each other in 2007. Erica Lira is a school teacher. The couple is blessed with one son and one daughter.
He is also active in social media with 66.2 k followers on Instagram and with 296k followers on Twitter.
What is the net worth of Julian Castro?
The American politician, Julian Castro has an estimated net worth of $7 million USD in 2019. The politician has a great earning from his congressional finance, also from his several books.
Julian Castro is standing as a candidate for the 2020 U.S. presidential campaign and he has been supported by his politician mate, Hillary Clinton. If he gets elected, he'll be crowned as the third-youngest president in history.
How tall is Julian Castro?
The 44 years aged, Julian Castro stands tall with a height of 5ft. 9inches. He has a bodyweight of 72kg. He has a fair complexion with black eyes and black hair.