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Julian Castro is an American Democratic politician who served as the United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development while working with President Barack Obama from 2014 to 2017. He was the youngest member in the Obama Cabinet then.

Julian Castro was the youngest member in the Obama Cabinet then.
Julian Castro was the youngest member in the Obama Cabinet then.

He is the identical twin brother of Joaquin Castro who is currently the United States Representative. Julian is one minute older than Joaquin. They were born at 2:40 and 2:41 am subsequently.

Julian Castro is the identical twin brother of Joaquin Castro who is currently the United States Representative.
Julian Castro is the identical twin brother of Joaquin Castro who is currently the United States Representative.

Julian Castro personal life and family

Maria “Rosia” Castro and Jessie Guzman are the parents of Julian and Joaquin Castro. Both the siblings have taken a huge inspiration from their mother who was a Chicana political activist. She helped establish the Chicano political party La Raza Unida. His father Jessie Guzman is a retired mathematics teacher and political activists. Parents of Julian Castro were never married, but however, Rosie and Jessie got separated from each other when Julian and Joquian were eight years old.

Julian Castro with his mother and brother.
Julian Castro with his mother and brother.

Julian Castro was born in San Antonio in Texas on September 16, 1974.s. He is a Democrat who graduated from the reputed Stanford University with a degree in POlical Science and Communications. After that, he entered the Harvard Law School and graduated with a Juris Doctor in 2000.

After law school, his brother and Julian worked for the law firm Akin Gump Strauss Hauer and Feld and together the brothers went on to start their own firm in 2005.

Julian Castro net-worth

According to his 2014 Congressional finance disclosure, Julian’s net worth was $587,000. He earned $100-250,000 from a book advance and has around $100,000 in his cash/checking accounts.

Julian Castro Political Career

On January 2019, Castro launched his campaign in the Democratic nomination of President of United States from his hometown San Antonio. He also served as the Mayor of San Antonio from 2009 until 2014. After that, he went on to join the cabinet of Barrack Obama. He was also a possible running mate for Hillary Clinton during the 2016 elections, however, that did not happen.

Julian Castro announced his Presidential campaign on January 12, 2019. His campaign manager is Maya Rupert and chairman is his brother Joquain Castro
Julian Castro announced his Presidential campaign on January 12, 2019. His campaign manager is Maya Rupert and chairman is his brother Joquain Castro

Julian Castro 2020 Presidential Campaign – One Nation, One Destiny

Julian has now launched a Presidential campaign on January 12 , 2019. His mother and brother introduced him to his campaign rally. With the campaign slogan-” One nation, One Destiny” Julian began his journey.

Julian Castro's mother, Rosie Castro introduced him in his presidential campaign.
Julian Castro’s mother, Rosie Castro introduced him in his presidential campaign.

If elected he will be the first Hispanic or Latin president of USA and also one of the youngest. His campaign manager is Maya Rupert while his brother Joquain is his campaign chairman.

Julian Castro launched his campaign "One Nation, One Destiny" on January 12, 2019.
Julian Castro launched his campaign “One Nation, One Destiny” on January 12, 2019.

His campaign website like is HERE.

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