NAYIB BUKELE President of El Salvador (2019-2024)
Nayib Bukele was born on 24 July 1981, in San Salvador. He is a son of Olga Ortez de Bukele and Armando Bukele Kattán of Palestinian ancestry.
He has three siblings.
He didn’t professional, but he is a good businessman.
Nayib was recognized for his skills and spirit of entrepreneur. He ran a company at age 18. He is the owner of Yamaha Motors El Salvador.
He has married with Gabriela Rodriguez since 2014 and they have a daughter recently (Layla).
MAYOR OF NUEVO CUSCATLAN
On 11 March 2012, he was elected mayor of Nuevo Cuscatlán, in the department of La Libertad. He was recognized for working ad honorem and turning the town into a clean and safe place.
MAYOR OF SAN SALVADOR
In the municipal elections of 2015, he won the mayoralty of San Salvador, the capital city of El Salvador, representing the left FMLN party. At the end of his period he was expelled by them.
He was popular recognized for recovering the historic center of San Salvador, and also for promoting art and culture.
FIRST STEP AS POLITICIAN
After Bukele's expulsion from the FMLN, his aspirations towards 2019 moved in the direction of participating in the presidential elections as an independent. Nayib Bukele started the movement Nuevas Ideas
Following the announcement of his presidential aspirations, he was opposed by both the ruling FMLN and ARENA’s parties. He eventually joined the centre-right Grand Alliance for National Unity (GANA) party.
On 3 February 2019, Bukele announced that he had won the presidential elections. He won 53% of the vote.
He is the first candidate to win the presidency since the end of the Salvadoran Civil War who did not represent either of the major two parties. Bukele assumed office on 1 June 2019.
BECOME A PRESIDENT
is perceived as a popular millennial politician, although he has been at times criticized for not having concrete political positions to back up his charisma.
is a controversial person and thinks that social networks are the current means of communication to govern, as he said in his recent speech at the ONU.
PERSONAL LIFE AND PUBLIC IMAGE