Sergio Mattarella, who is he? Age, Marisa Chiazzese, his Wife, Family, Height, Religion, and Net Worth

Sergio Mattarella has been the President of Italy since 2015. He is an Italian politician, jurist, scholar, and lawyer.

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Sergio Mattarella Re-elected

After coalition parties failed to agree on a compromise candidate for the job, Italian President Sergio Mattarella consented to serve a second term. After six days of tense voting in Rome, the 80-year-old emerged as the most popular candidate.

He had expressed a wish to resign as During the COVID-19 pandemic in Italy in 2021, President Mattarella announced his unavailability for a second term, which had been sought by several political factions, echoing statements made by his predecessors Antonio Segni and Giovanni Leone. But local media said that Prime Minister Mario Draghi persuaded him to stay for the sake of their nation. And After the eighth round of voting, he was formally re-elected on Saturday.

It was agreed that Mattarella would serve a second term on 29 January 2022 after leading party leaders, Prime Minister Mario Draghi, and the European Commission suggested that he accept their joint nomination.

Sergio Mattarella Age, Family, and Early life

Sergio Mattarella was born on July 23, 1941, in Palermo, Sicily, Kingdom of Italy. He was born to a Sicilian Family. He came from a family of anti-fascists. His father, Bernardo Mattarella, co-founded the Christian Democracy with Alcide De Gasperi and other notable Catholic politicians.

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His father served as minister multiple times during this period. Sergio’s mother Maria Buccellato is from an upper-middle-class family in Trapani. He had two brothers one brother named Piersanti Mattarella was killed by Cosa Nostra whereas another brother named Antonio Mattarella is still alive.

He himself is the father of three In 1966, he married Marisa Chiazzese, daughter of Lauro Chiazzese, a professor of Roman law at Palermo University. They both share three children. They are Bernardo Giorgio, laura and Francesco. Unfortunately, he lost his wife when she died in 2012. Mattarella moved to Rome as a child because of his father’s political commitments. He became a member of Azione Cattolica in Rome.

After the death of his older brother Piersanti Mattarella, a DC politician and president of Sicily since 1978 was assassinated by the Sicilian Mafia in Palermo on January 6, 1980. Mattarella’s life was forever transformed as a result of this occurrence, and he left academia to pursue a career in politics.

Sergio Mattarella Career Highlights

Mattarella first entered politics in 1983, when he was elected to the Chamber of Deputies.

In the governments led by DC prime ministers Giovanni Goria and Ciriaco De Mita, Mattarella was designated Italian Minister for Parliamentary Relations. He became Italian Minister of Education in Giulio Andreotti’s sixth administration in 1989 and resigned along with other ministers after the Italian Parliament passed the Mamm Act, liberalizing the media in Italy, in 1990, which they perceived as a favor to media billionaire Silvio Berlusconi.

Mattarella was appointed Vice-Secretary of DC in 1990. Martinazzoli was re-elected to the Chamber of Deputies in the following 1994 Italian general election, in which the newly formed PPI did poorly.

In the 1996 Italian general election, Mattarella was one of the earliest supporters of Romano Prodi, the economist who led the center-left coalition known as The Olive Tree.

Mattarella was the PPI’s parliamentary group’s president following the center-electoral left’s triumph.

When the Prodi I Cabinet fell apart, Massimo D’Alema named Mattarella as Deputy Prime Minister of Italy, in charge of the secret services, which he attempted to reform.

Mattarella was named Italian Minister of Defense in the D’Alema II Cabinet in December 1999.

In the 2001 and 2006 general elections, Mattarella was re-elected to the Italian Parliament, running as a candidate for The Daisy in two successive center-left coalitions.

Mattarella was one of the Democratic Party’s founders in 2007.

Mattarella was elected to the Italian Constitutional Court by the Italian Parliament on October 5, 2011, with 572 votes. He was sworn in on October 11, 2011, and served until he was sworn in as President of the Italian Republic.

Mattarella was elected President of Italy on January 31, 2015. He took over from Giorgio Napolitano, who had served as President of the Italian Republic for nine years, the longest in the country’s history. Mattarella signed Italicum, the new Italian electoral legislation, on May 6, which establishes a two-round system based on party-list proportional representation, with a majority bonus and a 3% election threshold.

During the COVID-19 pandemic in Italy in 2021, despite his strong popularity, President Mattarella announced his unavailability for a second term, which had been sought by several political factions, echoing statements made by his predecessors Antonio Segni and Giovanni Leone.

However, He accepted the joint nomination of most party leaders and Prime Minister Mario Draghi for a second term on 29 January 2022.

Which school and college did Sergio Mattarella go to? What was his major?

Mattarella studied law at the Sapienza University of Rome, where he participated in the Italian Catholic Federation of University Students.

He completed his thesis The Function of Political Direction in 1964 with distinction.

Sergio Mattarella Net worth, How much does he earn? 

According to media reports,  he has a net worth of $13 million as of 2022.

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In what relationship does Sergio Mattarella currently reside?

He was married to his wife  Marisa Chiazzese with who he shares three children.

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They are Bernardo Giorgio, laura and Francesco.

Does Sergio Mattarella have a social media presence?

He is available on Twitter with more than 3k followers and he also has an Instagram account where he has 4.7k followers.

Sergio Mattarella’s Physical Appearance Height, Weight

HeightIn Feet: 5 Feet 9 Inches
Centimeter: 175 cm
Meter: 1.75 m
WeightKilogram: 73 kgs
Pounds: 161 lbs
Hair ColourGray
Eye colorBlue
Boy typeold
Sexual OrientationStraight

Interesting facts about Sergio Mattarella’s should be known’s

Zodiac SignLeo
Net Worth$13 Million
Single/ In a relationshipMarried
Current SpouseMarisa Chiazzese

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