Pete Buttigieg

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Full Name Pete Buttigieg
Age 38 Years Old
Nick Name Pete
Gender Other
Famous As Politician
Birth Date January 19th, 1982
Birth Place South Bend, Indiana

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Peter Paul Montgomery Buttigieg famed as Pete Buttigieg is an American politician and former Naval Intelligence Officer. He has served as the 32nd mayor of the city of South Bend, Indiana since 2012. He also served as an intelligence officer in the United States Navy Reserve from 2009 to 2017. He officially announced on 14th April 2019 that he was running for the Democratic nomination for president of the United States in 2020. He was elected Mayor of South Bend in 2011 and was re-elected in 2015. Overall, he is a very talented politician. 

Pete Buttigieg Got Yelled At After Leaving A Detention Facility For Children

Pete Buttigieg, who came to the Homestead detention facility for child immigrants Friday, was shouted at by protesters as his car drove away begging him to come to a cluster of ladders in order to see the children detained beyond the fence, as other candidates had. “I’m very disappointed,” said Alessandra Mondolfi, an activist who had screamed into Buttigieg’s black SUV, after Buttigieg left. “Because this is about them. This isn’t a press conference. This is about them.” “Was that Mayor Pete who didn’t see the kids?” one woman asked, running up to Mondolfi. She made a sound of frustration as Buttigieg’s car disappeared down the road. 

What is the age of Pete Buttigieg?

Pete celebrated his 37th birthday on 19 January as of 2018. 

What is the birth name of Pete Buttigieg?

His birth name is Peter Paul Montgomery Buttigieg. 

When and Where was Pete Buttigieg born?

Pete Buttigieg was born on 19th January 1982 in South Bend, Indiana in the United States. He was born to a father, Joseph Buttigieg, and a mother, Jennifer Anne. He holds American nationality and his ethnicity is White. His zodiac sign is Capricorn and his religion is Christian. As per his education, he attended St. Joseph High School in South Bend, where he was a valedictorian of his high school senior class. He was awarded the first prize for the JFK Profiles in Courage Essay Content by the John F. Kennedy and other members of President Kennedy's Family in 2000. He then attended Harvard College, where he majored in history and literature. He was president of the Harvard Institute of Politics Student Advisory Committee and worked on the Institute's annual study of youth attitudes on politics. He graduated from Harvard in 2005. He was awarded a Rhodes Scholarship following his graduation from Harvard. He received first-class honors in philosophy, politics, and economics from Pembroke College, Oxford in 2007. His other early life information will be added soon. 

How tall is Pete Buttigieg?

Pete is a very handsome person with an attractive personality. His other body measurements including his height, weight, and others will be added soon.  

Who is Pete Buttigieg's partner?

Pete is a married person. His sexual orientation is gay. He came out as gay in an essay in the South Bend Tribune in June 2015. He announced his engagement to a junior high school teacher Chasten Glezman in December 2017. They started dating after meeting on the dating app Hinge in August 2015. The couple got married on 16th June 2018 in a private ceremony at the Cathedral of St. James. As of today, the couple is living a happy life without any disturbances. 

What is the net worth of Pete Buttigieg?

Pete Buttigieg is a very successful politician and he has earn serving in the government positions. His exact net worth has not been disclosed yet as of 2019. His annual salary is estimated at $104,000 as of 2019.

What makes Pete famous?

  • Pete Buttigieg worked as an investigative intern at Chicago's NBC news affiliate, WMAQ-TV before graduating from college. 
  • He also worked as an intern for Jill Long Thompson's unsuccessful 2002 congressional campaign.
  • He then served as an adviser to Jill Long Thompson's unsuccessful 2008 gubernatorial campaign.
  • He also worked as conference director for former US Secretary of Defense William Cohen's international strategic consulting firm, The Cohen Group from 2004 to 2005.
  • After that, he worked as a policy and research specialist for Senator John Kerry's 2004 presidential campaign. 
  • He worked as a consultant at McKinsey & Company from 2007 through 2010 after earning his Oxford degree. 
  • He was commissioned as a naval intelligence officer in the Navy Reserve in the year 2009. 
  • He was deployed to Afghanistan in 2014. 
  • He was assigned to the Afghan Threat Finance Cell, counterterrorism until that targeted Taliban insurgency financing. 
  • He returned to South Bend after a seven-month deployment. 
  • He remained a lieutenant in the Naval Reserve until 2017.
  • He was elected mayor of South Bend in November 2011 where he won by 74% vote. 
  • He took office in January 2012 becoming the second-youngest mayor in South Bend history after Schuyler Colfax III. 
  • He was also the youngest mayor at a US city with at least 100,000 residents. 
  • He demoted South Bend police chief Darryl Boykins in 2012 after a federal investigation found that the police department had improperly recorded telephone calls. 
  • He fired the police department's communications director who had "discovered the recordings but continued to record the line at Boykins' command". 
  • A federal judge ruled in 2015 that Boykins's recordings violated the Federal Wiretap Act. 
  • Political opponents pressured him to release the tapes. 
  • An Indian court is currently hearing a case for the release of the tapes. 
  • He appointed Ron Teachman, formerly the police chief of New Bedford, Massachusetts, as the new police chief of South Bend.
  • GovFresh.com named him mayor of the year for 2013. 
  • The Washington Post called him "the most interesting mayor you've never heard of" in 2014. 
  • One of his signature programs has been the "Vacant and Abandoned Properties Initiative", a project to repair or demolish blighted properties across the city. 
  • The goal was reached by the program's scheduled end date in November 2015. 
  • He was deployed to Afghanistan in 2014. 
  • He was assigned to the Afghan Threat Finance Cell, counterterrorism until that targeted Taliban insurgency financing. 
  • He returned to South Bend after a seven-month deployment. 
  • In his absence, Deputy Mayor Mark Neal served in the role of the executive from February 2014 until Buttigieg returned to his role as mayor in October 2014. 
  • He won his second term as mayor of South Bend in November 2015 with over 80% of the vote.
  • He opposed the Indiana Senate Bill 101 allowing discrimination against LGBT people in 2015 and he came out as gay shortly afterward.
  • He proposed a "Smart Streets" urban development program to improve South Bend's Downton area in 2013. 
  • He secured a bond issue for the program in early 2015.
  • "Smart Streets" was aimed at improving economic development and urban vibrancy as well as road safety. 
  • The project involved the conversion of one-way sidewalks. streetside beautification, the addition of bike lanes, and the introduction of roundabouts.
  • The project was officially completed in 2017. 
  • He was the leading figure behind the creation of a nightly laser lighting display along downtown South Bend's St. Joseph River trail as public art. 
  • The "River Lights" installation was unveiled as part of the city's 150th-anniversary celebrations in May 2015. 
  • South Bend launched a $50 million investment in the city's parks under him. 
  • He announced in December 2018 that he would not seek a third term as mayor of South Bend. 
  • He announced his candidacy for Chair of the Democratic National Committee in its 2017 chairmanship election. However, he withdrew from the race on the day of the election. 
  • He announced in January 2019 that he was creating an exploratory committee as a possible candidate for President of the United States in 2020.
  • He officially announced for the 2020 presidential campaign on 14th April 2019. 
  • If elected, he would be the youngest as well as the first openly LGBT American president.