Nayib Bukele Net Worth, Education & Biography – The President of EL Salvador

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Do you know Nayib Bukele Net Worth, which is now nicked named the Bitcoin President? Due to the fact that he announced Bitcoin as a legal tender in his country El Salvador.

President El Salvador
Born1981 El Salvador

Nayib Bukele Biography

Nayib Bukele was born on 24 July 1981 in San Salvador. He is a son of Olga Ortez de Bukele and Armando Bukele Kattán.


As seen in Wikipedia Nayib Bukele’s paternal grandparents were Palestinian Christians from Jerusalem and Bethlehem while his maternal grandmother was Catholic and his maternal grandfather was Greek Orthodox.

Nayib Bukele father later converted to Islam and became an imam.

As seen in Wikipedia Nayib Bukele in 2017, that Bukele owned Yamaha Motors El Salvador, a company that sells and distributes Yamaha products in El Salvador.

He was also the Director and President of OBERMET, S.A. DE C.V. in 2011.

Although Bukele was born into a Christian household, his father converted to Islam later in life.

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Nayib Bukele with his Father

As the son of a Muslim father and a Christian mother, Bukele’s religious beliefs were a controversial subject in the 2019 election, wwith an image surfacing showing Bukele praying at the mosque in Mexico City.

The Times of Israel published an image in February 2018 of Bukele “in deep reflection at the Western Wall in Jerusalem’s Old City.”

Bukele has publicly stated he considers himself a believer in God first rather than religion.

In a 2015 interview he said that “I am not a person who believes much in the liturgy of religions.

However, I believe in God, in Jesus Christ. I believe in his word, I believe in his word revealed in the Holy Bible. And I know that God does not reject anyone because of their origins.”

Nayib Bukele married Gabriela Rodríguez, a psychologist and educator, on 6 December 2014.

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Nayib Bukele and his Wife Gabriela Rodriguez

In 2018, Bukele told the Mayor of Jerusalem, Nir Barkat, that Rodríguez has “Jewish-Sephardic blood”.

The couple has one daughter, Layla, who was born during Bukele’s presidency on 15 August 2019.

Nayib Bukele Education

Nayib Bukele studied law at the Central American University but later ended his studies and founded his first company at age 18.

Nayib Bukele’s strange path to the presidency

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Bukele began his political career in 2012 as the FMLN-backed mayor of the small town of Nuevo Cuscatlán.

In 2015, he won the mayoral elections of San Salvador, defeating a conservative candidate whose party, the Nationalist Republican Alliance (ARENA), had ruled for two terms.


After Bukele became mayor, the political relationship between him and his party began to deteriorate.

Some analysts say the FMLN considered Bukele too harsh a critic of the then-government of Salvador Sánchez Cerén.

In September 2017, municipal comptroller Xóchitl Marchelli accused Bukele of “throwing an apple” and calling her a “witch” during a meeting of the San Salvador City Council, which Bukele denied.

The next month, the FMLN expelled Bukele, citing Marchelli’s allegations and accusing Bukele of promoting divisions within the party.

Bukele took to Facebook Live to announce that he would start a new political party called “New Ideas,” but it turned out to be a short-lived venture.

Struggling to accredit the nascent party with the Supreme Electoral Tribunal while presidential elections loomed, Bukele abandoned New Ideas and joined an existing party called Democratic Change.

Then in July 2018, Democratic Change was shut down along with three other parties for failing to acquire a minimum number of votes in the 2015 election.

Nayib Bukele was forced to find a yet another political party to back his candidacy.

Just six months before the elections, Bukele finally found GANA, a party that could last all the way to the presidency. And indeed it did.

An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated the name of political science professor Mike Allison. This has been corrected.

Nayib Bukele Net Worth

Transparencia.gob.sv Apr 2019: $3,467.43 (monthly compensation) plus $ 1,714.29 monthly for representation expenses.

Elsalvador.com March 2017: The President (Nayib Bukele) has a salary of $ 3,467.43 plus $ 1,714.29 in representation expenses, which adds a monthly salary of $ 5,181.72.

Source: Paycheck.in

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