Joaquin Castro

Joaquin Castro is known as a politician. He is most famous for serving Texas in the United States House of Representatives.

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Background and Age

Joaquin Castro was born in San Antonio, Texas on September 16, 1974. A second-generation Mexican American, he was raised on the city's West Side and is a proud product of the government funded educational system. The Castro family ancestry's in the United States started about 100 years back when his grandma, Victoria Castro, came to Texas as a youthful vagrant. In the soul of the American Dream, she frequently worked two and three employments at an opportunity to have the option to give her girl, Joaquin's mom, Rosie and her grandchildren a superior shot throughout everyday life.

Joaquin has worked hard to take advantage of the lucky breaks made by the penances of his grandma. Subsequent to completing high school a year ahead of schedule, Joaquin left San Antonio to graduate with distinction from Stanford University in 1996. He at that point proceeded to go to Harvard Law School where he got his Juris Doctorate certificate in 2000.

Career and Net Worth

Upon his arrival to San Antonio at 28 years of age, Joaquin joined a private law practice and was chosen for the Texas Legislature. He served five terms as state delegate for District 125. In 2012, Joaquin was chosen for service in the U.S. Place of Representatives of Texas' twentieth Congressional District, which covers a huge segment of San Antonio and Bexar County. Joaquin's twin sibling, Julián Castro, was chosen in 2013 for his third term as Mayor of San Antonio. On July 28, 2014, Julian Castro was confirmed as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

In August 2019, Rep. Joaquin Castro, the sibling and campaign director of 2020 presidential candidate Julian Castro, kept on defending his tweet that released the names and businesses of prominent Trump contributors in the San Antonio, Texas zone. In an appearance on MSNBC's "Morning Joe", Castro said, "You're giving money for somebody that's going after a community and people have gotten killed because of that. He said he's not calling for a boycott of the donors but people should be aware of them.

Marriage, Wife and Kids

In July 2014, there was news about Castro and his wife Anna renewing their vows. The news broke when Leticia Van de Putte wished congrats to the Castros on Twitter. A photograph of the couple at a special area, with Flores in a streaming white outfit was posted with the tweet. The Castros first married in a private function in November 2013. They had said then that they arranged a private Catholic function for July.

Quick Facts
Net Worth 2021: 700 thousand
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Last Modified: Oct 15 2020
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