Julian Castro

Julian Castro

Who is Julian Castro?

An American politician who has served as the 16th United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development for three years from 2014 to 2017 is named for Julian Castro. He launched his campaign for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States in 2020 in San Antonio on 12th January 2019. Overall, he is a very talented politician. 

How old is Julian Castro?

Julian Castro celebrated his 44th birthday on 16 September as of 2018. 

When and Where was Julian Castro born?

Julian Castro was born on 16th September 1974 in San Antonio, Texas, US. 

What is the nationality and ethnicity of Julian Castro?

His nationality is American and his ethnicity is White. 

What is the horoscope sign and religion of Julian Castro?

Virgo is his zodiac sign and his religion is Catholic.

Who are the father and mother of Julian Castro?

Julian Castro was born to Maria Castro (mother) and Jessie Guzman (father). His father was a teacher while his mother was a politician. He also 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.

What is the educational qualification of Julian Castro?

As per his education, he did his schooling from 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.

Who is Julian Castro's wife?

Julian Castro is a married person. He was married to Erica Lira. They tied a knot with each other in the year 2007.  Erica Lira is a school teacher. The couple is blessed with one son and one daughter. As of today, the couple is living a happy life without any kind of disturbances. 

How much is the net worth of Julian Castro?

Julian Castro has an estimated net worth of $7 million as of 2019. His major source of earning is from his political career. His other source of income is from his book career as an author. His salary has not been disclosed yet. 

How tall is Julian Castro?

Being at the age of 44 Julian Castro still looks very handsome. He stands tall with a height of 5 ft 9 in. He has a body weight of 72 kg. He has a fair complexion with black eyes and black hair. His other body measurements will be added soon. 

What makes Julian Castro famous?

  • In the year 2001, Julian Castro was elected in the position of San Antonio City Council.
  • 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 reelected 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 it's "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 and 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.
  • He is the first Texan in the 2020 race and would be third-youngest president if elected.
Julian Castro
Quick Facts of Julian Castro
Celebrated Name Julian Castro
Age 45 years old
Nick Name Castro
Birth Name Julian Castro
Birth Date 1974-10-16
Gender Male
Profession Politician
Birth Nation USA
Place of Birth San Antonio, Texas
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Horoscope Virgo
Religion Christian
Father Jessie Guzman
Mother Maria Castro
Brother Joaquin Castro
Education Thomas Jefferson High School, Standford University
Marital Status Married
Wife Erica Lira
Net Worth $7 Million
Height 5 ft 9 in.
Weight 72 kg
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