Julian Castro who is running for Presidency in the 2020 elections has formerly served as the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development under President Obama.
If elected he will be one of the youngest Presidents in the history of America, and well this man is taken. Yes, that’s right. Julian Castro is married to wife Erica Lira Castro.
Who is Erica Lira Castro?
Erica Lira Castro is also a Texas native like her husband Julian. She was raised in San Antonio and her parents worked hard for getting her educated. Her mother was a secretary while her father was a Mechanic. She studied in the Hallandale High School and went on to graduate by majoring in English from the University of Texas.
Along with that she also has a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership. Erica and Julian met each other almost 20 years ago and have known each other ever since. Julian first met her when she was a college student in 1999. Around this time Julian was pursuing his law degree in Harvard and was home for a summer break.
The two went on to marry in 2007 AD and have two children: Carina Victoria and Cristian Julián Castro.
Carina was born in 2009 and her little brother followed in 2014.
Erica is an education consultant and she has worked as a maths teacher for almost 12 years. Being a teacher was her childhood dream and she even played with her three brothers where she pretended to be a teacher.