Peter Navarro Biography
Peter Kent Navarro is an American political figure who served in the Trump administration as the Assistant to the President, Director of Trade and Manufacturing Policy, and the national Defense Production Act policy coordinator.
How Old is Peter Navarro? – Age
Navarro is 74 years old as of 2023, He was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States on 15 July 1949.
How Tall Is Peter Navarro? – Height
The political figure stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 meters).
Peter Navarro Mother, Father, Siblings – Family
He was born of Albert “Al” Navarro, who is a saxophonist and clarinetist, led a house band, which played summers in New Hampshire and winters in Florida. Later, his parents divorced when he was 9 or 10 years, he later lived with his mother, Evelyn Littlejohn, who is a Saks Fifth Avenue secretary, in Palm Beach, Florida.
As a teen, he resided in Bethesda, Maryland in a one-bedroom apartment together with his mother and brother. Navarro went to Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School.
Navarro went to Tufts University on an academic scholarship, graduating in 1972 holding a Bachelor of Arts degree. Later, he spent three years in the U.S. Peace Corps, working in Thailand. Furthermore, he received a Master of Public Administration from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government in 1979, and also a PhD in economics from Harvard under the supervision of Richard E. Caves in 1986.
Is Peter Navarro Married? – Wife
In 2001 Navarro married Leslie Lebon, who is a California architect. Likewise, the couple lived in Laguna Beach together with Lebon’s son from a previous marriage while Navarro became a professor at UC Irvine. Lebon filed for divorce in Orange County in late 2018. Later, their divorce became final in December 2020.
Peter Navarro’s Career
From 1981 through 1985, he became a research associate at Harvard’s Energy and also Environmental Policy Center. From 1985 to 1988, he as well taught at the University of California, San Diego and also the University of San Diego. Later in 1989 he moved to the University of California, Irvine known as a professor of economics and public policy.
Furthermore, he continued on the UC Irvine faculty for more than 20 years and is currently a professor emeritus. Besides, he has worked on energy issues and the relationship between the United States and Asia. Moreover, he has received multiple teaching awards for MBA courses he has taught.
Navarro unsuccessfully ran for office five times in San Diego, California while teaching at UC Irvine. Likewise in 1992, he ran for mayor, finishing first (38.2%) in the primary, but later lost with 48% to Susan Golding in the runoff. Through his mayoral campaign, Navarro ran on a no-growth platform. In addition, he paid $4,000 in fines and court costs for violating city and also state election laws.
Peter Navarro’s Net Worth
Navarro has an estimated net worth of approximately $6 million as of 2023 from his successful career.
Peter Navarro Twitter
You can follow him on Twitter @RealPNavarro