Bill de Blasio is a vast experienced American Politician who is working as the Mayor of New York City. Before he was appointed to work elected to serve as Mayor, he was working as a New York City public advocate from the year 2010 to 2013. He has a decorated career both as a politician and a civil servant. Here is a quick summary of the net worth, career and earning of Bill de Blasio in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Bill de Blasio was born in 1961 on May 8th in New York City to Mariah Angela and Warren Wilhelm. Bill de Blasio has two brothers, Steve and Donald with whom he has a very close relationship. His father attended Yale Univesity and also served in the world war II.
His family moved to Cambridge where he started attending kindergarten. At first, he was named Warren Willhelm Jr at birth; he grew up being referred to as ‘Bill’ or ‘Billy.’ His parents got divorced when he was seven years old and was raised by his mother and the extended family from his mother’s side.
Bill de Blasio is married to Chirlane McCray, who is an activist and a poet who he met while both of them were working for Mayor Dinkin. They tied the knot in 1991, and their first residence was in Park Slope, Brooklyn before they moved into Gracie Mansion, which is the traditional residence of the New York Mayors. They have been blessed with two children, namely Dante and Chiara.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Bill de Blasio started his career at the Urban Fellows Program which was part of the New York City Department of Juvenile Justice. After a certain period, he joined Quixote Center, where he worked as a political organiser. This organisation was located in Maryland and in 1988 he moved to Nicaragua. The travel was aimed to give foodstuffs.
He got the support he needed from the government that was in power then. In 1989, he joined politics and at this time; he worked as a volunteer coordinator of the mayoral campaign for David Dinkins. After Dinkins won the election and took office, he worked as an assistant in City Hall. Bill de Blasio was the head of campaigns for Charles Rangel, and he got reelected.
Other politicians that he has worked with does include Hillary Clinton during the 2000 elections. His attempt as Mayor of New York City was successful, and he has been serving as the mayor from 2014 to date.
Net Worth & Earnings
Bill de Blasio has a net worth of over $2.5 million. The wealth has been created in his career as a politician. He has managed some of the most successful campaigns for various politicians including Charles Rangel and David Dinkins.
Bill de Blasio has shown a lot of determination when it comes to improving his political career as a politician. His progress has been consistently rising from being a campaign manager to becoming the Mayor of New York City.