Biography of Gustavo Petro: Age, full name, wife, children, net worth
Born Gustavo Francisco Petro Urrego on April 19th 1960, is a Colombian politician and economist who currently serve as senator of the Republic of Colombia. A Gustavo Petro of just 17 years joined the guerrilla group 19th of April Movement that eventually advanced into the M-19 Democratic Alliance.
Gustavo Petro served as a senator and a member of the Alternative Democratic Pole party following the 2006 Colombian parliamentary election with the second-largest vote in the country. In 2009, he resigned his position to aspire to the presidency of Colombia in the 2010 Colombian presidential election, finishing 4th in the race.
Birth and family background
Gustavo Petro was born in rural Ciénaga de Oro, in the Córdoba Department, in 1960 to farmer parents mother Clara Nubia Urrego and father Gustavo Petro Sierra. Petro’s family moved to a more serene environment called Zipaquirá, north of Bogotá, during the 1970s
Gustavo Petro attended the Universidad Externado de Colombia, Escuela Superior de Administración Pública (ESAP), Universidad Javeriana, Université catholique de Louvain, University of Salamanca, Spain where he achieved several honors like graduated in economics, graduated in administration, master’s degree in economics, doctoral degree in public administration and others
Gustavo Petro has often reported threats on his life and the lives of his family, as well as persecution by government-run security organisations.
2018 and 2022 Presidential campaign
Gustavo Petro got the 2nd highest voting results in the 1st round which eventually saw him progress to the 2nd round which he lost to incumbent president Iván Duque of Democratic Center in 2018. Gustavo Petro is once again seeking to be voted into power in the upcoming presidential election on May 29, 2022 representing the Humane Colombia party
Wife and children
Gustavo Petro have been to the alter three times with three different women in the past, two of them have been divorced already; katia Burgos (divorced), Mary Luz Herran married in 1992 divorced in 2003 and Veronica Alcocer married in 2003 and still married. Gustavo Petro has five children namely Andrea Petro, Antonella Sofia, Nicholas Petro and others.
Estimated Net Worth: $1 million dollars
Estimated Salary: $300,000 dollars
Gustavo Petro is estimated to be worth around $2 million dollars largely based on the estimated salary and income of $300,000 dollars Gustavo is estimated to have earned as a Politician.