Chasten Buttigieg is the husband of the current U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg, Chasten is a junior high school teacher at Montessori Academy in Mishawaka, Indiana, is also a writer, LGBTQ rights advocate. In September 2020, Buttigieg released his first journal called I Have Something to Tell You. After Pete Buttigieg who is Chasten Buttigieg’s husband announced he was running for president, Chasten, left his job to support him full-time. Chasten Buttigieg was an advisor, spokesperson, and social media campaigner during his husband Pete Buttigieg’s 2020 presidential campaign.
June 23, 1989
33 years old
5 feet 9 inches tall
Chasten Buttigieg teaches theater and runs a diversity club as well, he soon after his college studies, moved to Milwaukee. Chasten Buttigieg worked as a Teaching Artist for the First Stage as well as in classroom settings in the greater Milwaukee area. Chasten was a substitute teacher in both Chicago and South Bend public schools while doing his graduation. Chasten Buttigieg worked as a junior high humanities teacher at the Montessori Academy in Mishawaka, Indiana in 2017. Chasten was a State Democratic Delegate for St. Joseph County in 2016, he joined as the Director of Curriculum of the Civic Education Team of the South Bend Civic Theatre in January 2019. From June 16, 2018, to January 1, 2020, Chasten Buttigieg was the first gentleman of South Bend, Indiana. Chasten Buttigies showed up as a campaign spokesperson, advisor, and social media campaigner for his husband Pete Buttigieg’s campaign in the 2020 Presidential Election. In 2020, Chasten Buttigieg was a Harvard Institute of Politics Fellow for the virtual semester. On September 1, 2020, Chasten Buttigieg released his debut memoir, I Have Something to Tell You. The couple, who were married in 2018, has an incredibly sweet and supportive relationship that has won them—and their dogs—a devoted following.
In 2015, Chasten Buttigieg and Pete Buttigieg couple met on Hinge, the dating app. They both were living in different states. Pete Buttigieg proposed Chasten Buttigieg in Chicago’s O’Hare Airport as it was in that airport that Chasten first saw Pete’s dating profile on Hinge. In June 2018 Pete Buttigieg and Chasten Buttigieg married at the Episcopal Cathedral of St. James in South Bend. Recently they celebrated their first anniversary of marriage “One year ago I married the love of my life,” Pete wrote on June 16, 2019, Twitter update and also said, “I’m so thankful I found you, Chasten, and can’t wait to spend the rest of our life together.” ABOUT I Have Something to Tell You by Chasten Buttigieg: The Journal is all about the memories Chasten Buttigieg and Pete Buttigieg share about a thrilling moment in Chasten and Pete’s dating history and their tour to the White House’s annual Christmas party, where they met President Obama and the former First Lady. The journal also shows the life of Chasten Buttigieg before he met Pete where Chasten publicly discloses incidents of domestic violence in a past relationship and sexual assault. “I wanted to write my real story. And some of that was being honest about what I thought, what I went through, and what I experienced and navigated and some of it was heartbreaking,” He said.
Chasten Buttigieg is 33 years old and was born on June 23, 1989, Chasten was born in Traverse City, Michigan. Chasten Buttigieg’s parents are Sherri and Terry Gluzman, who owns a landscaping business. He is the youngest of three brothers, Chasten was raised in Chums Corner in a conservative Roman Catholic family. As a teenager, Chasten Buttigieg worked at the Cherry Republic, a cherry-products store, and drove tractors on his grandfather’s cherry farm in Suttons Bay. Chasten Buttigieg went to Traverse City West Senior High School, he also went to Northwestern Michigan College before attending the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire. In 2014, Chasten Buttigies graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in theater and global studies. In 2017, he received a Master of Education degree from DePaul University in Chicago. Same year summer, Chasten Buttigieg began an AMS/MACTEcertificate from Xavier University. Chasten Buttigieg is active on social media. Chasten Buttigieg’s social feeds are positive and his Twitter generally features a mix of fun updates, mindfulness tips.
The estimated Net Worth of Chasten Buttigieg is around $600K USD, Chasten’s wealth is from his current occupation as a teacher. His husband Pete’s net worth is estimated to be about $250 Million dollars.
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