Last Updated: 14 Oct, 2023 | Views: 196
Famous For: 109th Mayor of New York City
Higher Education: New York University (BA), Columbia University (MIA)
Net Worth: $8 Million Approx.
Bill de Blasio — a known political leader and the 109th Mayor of New York City. He was born in Manhattan, New York, United States on May 8th, 1961. There he went to the University of New York and received his bachelor’s degree in Metropolitan Studies. Before becoming mayor, De Blasio was a member of the New York City Council and then served as Public Advocate for New York City itself. While being mayor, De Blasio often criticized the current administration and implemented policies that aimed to improve life for all New Yorkers like universal pre-kindergarten and police reform.
Bill de Blasio Career :
During the time of the Dinkins administration, Bill de Blasio worked as a junior staffer for Mayor David Dinkins starting in 1989.
In 1997: Bill de Blasio was appointed the Regional Director of the "Urban Development" program by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
2001 - 2009: As a member of the New York City Council for the Brooklyn district, Bill de Blasio served 9 years.
In 2010: Bill de Blasio was elected as the Public Advocate of New York. He was serving as Mayor of the city of New York.
In 2013: During the 2013 election, Bill de Blasio was re-elected as the Mayor of New York City with the support of the public.
A presidential bid by Bill de Blasio was launched in 2020, but the campaign turned out to be short-lived and he later endorsed Joe Biden in the Democratic primary.
Bill de Blasio Political Party:
Bill de Blasio is a Democratic Party member.
Bill de Blasio Awards:
2017: 100 Most Influential People in the World by Time magazine
Bill de Blasio Unknown Facts:
A native of the United States, Bill de Blasio was born in Italy and grew up in Germany.
In a city with a majority of Yankees fans, Bill de Blasio refers to himself as a Red Sox fan.
While Bill de Blasio's first mayoral campaign, his son Dante gained national attention because he wore an afro.