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Pete Buttigieg Biography

Birth Name:
Peter Paul Montgomery Buttigieg
Birth Place:
South Bend, Indiana, United States

Fast Facts

  • Was his high school senior class valedictorian
  • In 2000, won the JFK Profiles in Courage Essay Contest
  • Former president of the Harvard Institute of Politics Student Advisory Committee
  • Was elected Mayor of South Bend, Indiana, in 2011 and 2015
  • Served in Afghanistan
  • Met Chasten Glezman, his husband, on a dating app
  • In January 2019, announced his candidacy for the presidential election


  • Joseph Buttigieg -- Father
  • Chasten Glezman -- Husband
  • Jennifer Anne (née Montgomery) -- Mother