Chasten Buttigieg Biography

(American teacher, Author, LGBTQ rights advocate, Spokeperson)

Chasten Buttigieg is an American teacher, advisor, spokesperson, social media campaigner, author, and LGBTQ rights advocate. He is married and a father of two kids.

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Chasten Buttigieg is openly gay. After completing high school, he informed his parents of his homosexuality at the age of 18.

At first, his parents were against it but later accepted his decision. On June 16, 2018, he gets married to Pete Buttigieg in St. James Episcopal Church Cathedral in America. Pete is a politician and former Naval Intelligence Officer.

The couple met through a dating app, Hinge in 2015. After two years of relationship, they got engaged in December 2017 at O’Hare International Airport. In September 2021, they welcome their twin children named Joseph August and Penelope Rose.

Pete became the first openly gay cabinet secretary to become a parent while in office.

Relationship Facts of Chasten Buttigieg

  • Chasten Buttigieg is married to Pete Bittigieg.
  • Chasten Buttigieg married on June 16, 2018.
  • 💑 Anniversary in 24 days 💑
  • He is father of Two (Penelope Rose and Joseph August).
  • Chasten Buttigieg is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is not straight and is gay.

Who is Chasten Buttigieg?

Chasten Buttigieg is an American teacher, advisor, spokesperson, social media campaigner, author, and LGBTQ rights advocate.

He is better recognized as the spouse of Pete Buttigieg who is currently serving as the U.S. secretary of transportation.

Chasten Buttigieg: Age, Family, Siblings, Ethnicity

Chasten was born in Traverse City, Michigan, U.S. on June 23, 1989. His full name is Chasten James Glezman.

He is the youngest child of Terry Glezman (father) and Sherri Pelon (mother). His father is an owner of a landscaping business whereas his mother is a nurse by profession.

He was raised in Chums Corner in a conservative Roman Catholic family along with two older brothers named Rhyan Edward Glezman and Dustin Mckenzie Glezman.

Further, he holds an American nationality whereas he belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity.

Education, Early Life

Chasten attended Traverse City West Senior High School. He then enrolled at Northwestern Michigan College and later went to the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

In 2014, he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in theater and global studies. He obtained a master of education degree in 2017 from DePaul University in Chicago.

During his teenage, he worked at a cherry products store, Cherry Republic, and also drove tractors on his grandfather’s cherry farm in Suttons Bay.

Chasten Buttigieg: Professional Life, Career

  • Chasten initially worked as a Teaching Artist for the First Stage, a children’s theater in Milwaukee. He also taught as a substitute teacher in both Chicago and South Bend public schools.
  • In late 2017, he joined the Montessori Academy in Mishawaka, Indiana as a  junior high humanities teacher.
  • He later joined the Civic Education Team of the South Bend Civic Theatre as the Director of Curriculum in January 2019.
  • Buttigieg fully supports his husband’s 2020 presidential campaign as a spokesperson, advisor, and social media campaigner. He was a State Democratic Delegate for St. Joseph County in 2016.
  • From June 16, 2018, to January 1, 2020, he was the first gentleman of South Bend, Indiana.
  • He published his first memoir, I Have Something to Tell You on the 1st of September 2020. Its hardcover edition is listed at number 12 on The New York Times Best Seller list.

Rumors, Controversy

When he was 18 years old, he was sexually assaulted by a friend of a friend which he shared in his memoir.

Chasten Buttigieg: Net Worth, Salary

Chasten is estimated to have a net worth of around $600 thousand as of 2022. His salary and other earning are still under review.

Talking about his partner’s income, Pete has an estimated net worth of around $250 thousand. His salary is around $104 thousand per year.

Body Measurement: Height, Weight

Talking about Chasten’s physical appearance, he has a fair complexion. He stands at the height of 5 feet 10 inches tall and his weight is about 78 kg.

Likewise, he has a blue pair of eyes and his hair color is light brown.

Social Media

Chasten has verified social media sites. He has more than 347k followers on his Instagram account, 607.5k followers on Twitter, and 27k followers on Facebook.

He has also a self-titled YouTube channel with nearly 3.96k subscribers.

Trivia

  • Presently, he resides in Washington, D.C.
  • He has two dogs named Buddy and Truman.

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