Paul Pelosi, business tycoon, and husband of popular politician Nancy Pelosi is indeed a force to reckon with in the field of entrepreneurship. With several business ventures to his name, he definitely sits on a befitting pedestal among his counterparts and is still on his way to the top. Among his many business ventures is the reputable Financial Leasing Services Inc, a real estate and capital investment company.
His wife Nancy became the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives in January 2019. With tons of achievements to her name, she has been an inspirational and motivational figure in American politics. The couple who have stayed married for over five decades has become a power couple in contemporary society as well as a model for many younger aspirants across the globe. Here is everything you need to know about Paul Pelosi.
Paul Pelosi – Bio, Age
He was born on April 15, 1940, in San Francisco, California to his parents. So much attention has been given to his business endeavors that not much can be said about his family background or parents. Paul Pelosi too has not shared any information of the sort to the media. But with regards to his educational background, he attended Georgetown University where he studied foreign service. His desire to go into business also took him to New York University’s Stern School of business where he groomed himself in the field. He also attended Harvard Business School.
Paul Pelosi has always been inclined to do business from his early days. Although this did not stop him from getting educated, it became a greater part of his life. As mentioned earlier, he established a real estate and venture capital investment firm called Finanacial Leasing Services, Inc. The company based in San Francisco is also into business consulting. He was a known investor at the Oakland Invaders of the United States Football League (USFL). He, however, ceased to be a shareholder after the team folded in 1985.
Still interested in sports, Paul took his million dollar investment to the United Football League’s California Redwoods which later became the Sacramento Mountain Lions. Again the team hit the rocks in 2012, but the business mogul did not give up. He further explored the business field and invested in more establishments.
Paul Pelosi is known for his million dollar investments with notable establishments like Facebook, Walt Disney, Apple, and many others. He chaired the Foreign Service Board at Georgetown in 2009.
His Net Worth
Paul Pelosi is obviously not below average when it comes to his financial status. The business mogul counts in millions as proceeds from his gigantic real estate businesses. It was discovered that Paul Pelosi owns over $25 million in real estate assets, after his wife Nancy declared their joint assets.
With so many properties scattered across the country, the millionaire businessman has indeed qualified to be a mentor to upcoming businesses. Nancy has over $15 million as her estimated net worth.
Family – Wife, Children
Paul and Nancy Pelosi became sweethearts as early as in the 60s. The couple tied the knot in September 1963 in Baltimore, Maryland. Their family and friends were present to witness the wedding at the Cathedral of Mary our Queen where it took place. It has been more than five decades since they exchanged their nuptial vows, and the couple has been together since then. They have five children together; four daughters, Nancy Corinne, Christine, Alexandra, Jacqueline and a son, Paul, and also have eight grandchildren.
Like her mother, Christine is also into politics and is a strategist for the Democratic party. She is the author of the book ‘Campaign Boot Camp: Basic Training for Future Leaders’ which sheds light on political strategies for aspirants.
In 1969 Paul and Nancy Pelosi moved to San Francisco where Nancy built her political career. Her career started with the Democratic Party and she has remained with the party for so many years, recording great achievements and significant strides. Paul Pelosi has been quite supportive of his wife’s political career. He walked that path with her and threw his weight behind her despite his business commitments. In 1986 when Nancy was campaigning to win a sit at the Congress, her husband was right beside her every step of the way.