Pete Buttigieg

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Politician, Former Military Personnel (1982)
Thu Dec 26 2019
By   Pranish

One of the well-known politicians, Pete Paul Montgomery Buttigieg, aka Pete Buttigieg, is best known as the mayor of South Bend, Indiana. He is also former military personnel and also won the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum awards for his work.

The prominent politician, Pete, was born on 19 January 1982, in South Bend, Indiana, the USA. Likewise, he was born under the birth sign, Capricorn, and belongs to white ethnicity. Also, his nationality is American. Because of his secrecy in personal life, people are more curious to know about his private life. So, let's take a sneak peek in his matters.

Relationship Status - Married

Before going towards the relationship status of Pete, Did you know? he openly announced that he is gay. In June 2015, at South Bend Tribune piece, Buttigieg came out of the closet announcing his sexuality. With the news being aired, he became the first publicly gay elected executive and first elected Indiana official.

Pete Buttigieg with his husband at the big speech.
Image: Pete and his husband, Chasten
Source: Elite Daily

Currently, he is a married man as he tied the knot with his long-time boyfriend, Chasten Gluzman, who is a middle school teacher at Montessori Academy in Mishawaka, Indiana. Back on 16 June 2018, the gay couple exchanged their wedding vows, and reportedly, Chasten took Buttigieg's last name. Their marriage was a private ceremony with their close friends and relatives at the Cathedral of St. James.

The two met through a dating app named Hinge since August 2015. Later, they engaged in 2017 and announced his engagement through Instagram. Likewise, he often uploads pictures of them on his Instagram. For now, the married couple is living happily without any divorce rumors and controversies.

With A Super-Supportive Husband

Well, Pete is currently in a marital relation with the supportive love of his life. His spouse has been with him through thick and thin. In an interview, he said,

"Chasten has done a great job of making sure things went well while I was putting in late nights at the office, and he's got a pretty demanding job as a teacher as well."

During the time of the debate, he and Chasten took over $130,000 debt in student loans, which they used to make public college free of liability for low-income students. 

Chasten and Pete posing for a picture
Picture: Chasten, the Supportive husband of Pete (Left one)
Source: Business Insider

For it, many opposed, but Chasten always keeps up with and supports his idea. Recently on the presidential campaign of Pete, Chasten showed his full support.

Pete's Net Worth

The well-known politician, Pete, has a lucrative amount of net worth, which is estimated at around $100,000, according to Forbes. He earned must of his fortune as mayor of South Bend, Indiana. His salary is at $34,000 to $150,000 as per his Tax Returns

Besides, he was previously military personnel. So, he might have made well and added dollars to his net worth from it as well. As of now, the average income of military personnel is around $58,393. So, he might have earned around $60,000 per year in his Army days. 

Moreover, he has over 1 Million followers on his Instagram. Thus, he might be making a decent amount of money through Instagram promotions and advertisements. Being a millionaire, he must be living a lavish lifestyle along with his earnings and net worth.

Military Personnel to Politician

Pete started his career by working as an investigative intern at WMAQ-TV. From 2004 to 2005, he worked as a conference director at The Cohen Group. Similarly, he has also worked as a consultant at the Chicago office of McKinsey & Company

Pete as a politician
Image: Pete giving speech
Source: Instagram @pete.buttigieg

Since 2012, he is serving as the mayor of South Bend, Indiana. For now, he is one of the candidates for president posts and currently involved in the presidential campaign. Before putting his hands in politics, he was in the military, where he volunteered Barack Obama in his presidential campaign. 

Alongside him were other politicians like Rorke Denver and Amy Adams. Likewise, he became an ensign in the U.S. Navy Reserve in 2009. For his dedication and works in the military, he received Joint Service Commendation Medal and the Joint Meritorious Unit Award.

 

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