Erica Lira Castro

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School Teacher (1978)
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Relationship Timeline Of Erica Lira Castro

Husband : Julián Castro
Erica Lira Castro Married To Julián Castro In 2007.

Erica Lira Castro is the spouse of the American politician and former mayor of San Antonio Julián Castro. He became the youngest councilman in San Antonio's history. Erica is married to Julian since 2007, and the couple shares two kids.

Erica was born on August 25, 1978, in San Antonio, Texas, and is of Mexican descent and belongs to Hispanic ethnicity. Like her mother-in-law Marie Rosie Castro, she is an educator by profession. Raised in Texas, she later attended the University of Texas at San Antonio. After that, she went on to pursue her master's degree in Educational Leadership.

Erica and Her Husband Both Grew up in Texas

Both being a native of San Antonio, the couple's happiness in being together couldn't match any other happiness. Erica and Julian tied the marital knot 13 years ago on July 1, 2007. At that, time Julian was 33 years old and was already a member of the San Antonio City Council. 

Erica and Julian are both hispanics
Image: Erica and Julian are married for more than 12 years.
Source: Julian Castro/Instagram

The pair had exchanged the wedding rings in a Catholic ceremony. As the devout catholic Christian, Erica and her partner are devoted to making their marital life strong. Tiffany Ortiz is another celebrity wife who is married to NBA star David Ortiz.

The couple are fans of San Antonio Spurs
Image: Erica Lira Castro and Julian Castro at AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas, during Game Five of the 2013 NBA Finals on June 16, 2013.
Source: D. Clarke Evans/NBAE via Getty Images

Although Erica worked as an elementary school teacher during her early marital life, she spared her time to join Julian's political campaigns. To this day, she still accompanies him in every step he takes. Furthermore, Julian always tells that he couldn't do anything without Erica and is always thankful for her support and love. 

Blessed with Two Kids 

After two years in March 2009, Erica and her husband welcome their first baby girl Carina Victoria Castro. Shortly after her birth, Julian was elected as the Mayor of San Antonio in May 2009. Carina's birth was followed by the pair's second child- a son Cristian Julian Castro in December 2014. When Cristian was born, Erica's spouse was already appointed a job at the Department of Housing and Urban Development. 

Erica and Julian never hesitate to take their kids to the public events
Image: Erica Lira Castro, Julian Castro and their child Cristian Castro, and Carina Castro waving at the supporters, after announcing his candidacy for president in 2020, at Plaza Guadalupe on January 12, 2019, in San Antonio, Texas.
Source: Edward A. Ornelas/Getty Images

Erica and Julian are known for sharing their kids' special moments and achievements with the public. Whether it be their first day of school or vacation days, the Castro kids always beam with joy in their parents' social media sites. American singer Tony Bennett and his ex-wife Patricia Beech also share two kids.

She is a Millionaire

Erica's net worth is no less than $1 million. She makes the most of her earning through her teaching profession. Earlier, Erica was an elementary school teacher for 12 years, but now she is a mentor at pre-service teachers at the university level.

As a teacher's mentor, Erica makes an average yearly salary of $48, 507. Besides, she has also penned her autobiography. For your information, her spouse, Julian, has a net worth of $700,000.

Erica and her daughter Carina joined Julian at DNC Convention:

In 2015, Erica collaborated for a promotional video with former second-lady Jill Biden. The video was made for as a campaign by the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics. The campaign was launched to encourage more Hispanic Americans to pursue careers in the education field. 

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