Juan Manuel Santos Height, Weight, Age, Family, Biography & More

Juan Manuel Santos

Real NameJuan Manuel Santos Calderón
NicknameNot Known
ProfessionColombian Politician
PartyLiberal Party (Before 2005)
Logo of Liberal Party of Colombia
Social Party of National Unity (2005–present)
Social unity Party
Political Journey • He was appointed as Colombia's first Minister of Foreign Trade by the President César Gaviria Trujillo, in 1991.
• In 2000, he was appointed as the 64th Minister of Finance and Public Credit by President Andrés Pastrana Arango.
• Santos also set up the Social National Unity Party (Party of the U) to support the presidency of Álvaro Uribe.
• On 19 July 2006, he was appointed the Minister of Defence.
• After two rounds of voting in the Presidential election in 2010, Juan Manuel was elected the 32nd President of Colombia.
Biggest RivalAntanas Mockus
Antanas Mockus
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 172 cm
in meters- 1.72 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 8”(approx.)
Weightin Kilograms- 69 kg(approx.)
in Pounds- 152 lbs
Eye ColourHazel
Hair ColourBrown
Personal Life
Date of Birth10 August 1951
Age (as in 2017)66 Years
Birth PlaceBogotá, Colombia
Zodiac sign/Sun signLeo
HometownBogotá, Colombia
SchoolColegio San Carlos
CollegeAdmiral Padilla Naval Cadet School, University of Kansas, US. London School of Economics and Political Science, John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University
Educational QualificationsMaster of Science in Economic Development,
Master of Public Administration
FamilyGrandfather- Enrique Santos Montejo (Colombian Journalist)
Former Journalist of Colombia Eduardo Santos Montejo
Father- Enrique Santos Castillo
Father of Santos
Mother- Clemencia Calderón Nieto
Santos with his Parents
Brothers- Enrique Santos Calderón,
Enrique Santos Calderon with his Wife
Luis Fernando Santos,
Luis Fernandes
Felipe Santos
Sister- N/A
ReligionRoman Catholicism
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
WifeSilvia Amaya Londoño (Divorced)
Former Spouse of Santos
María Clemencia Rodríguez Múnera (1987–present)
Juan Manuel Santos with his current wife
ChildrenSons- Esteban Santos,
Esteban Santos
Martín Santos
Juan Manuel with his son Martin
Daughter- María Antonia Santos
Money Factor
SalaryNot Known
Net Worth (approx.)$75 Million
Awards and NominationNobel Peace Prize 2016

Jaun Manuel Santos

Some Lesser Known Facts About Juan Manuel Santos

  • Does Juan Manuel Santos smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Juan Manuel Santos drink Alcohol?: Not Known
  • Santos was born in very influential political and well-off family. His great-uncle Eduardo Santos Montejo was Colombia’s president from 1938 to 1942, and his cousin, Francisco Santos Calderón served as vice president (2002–10) under the presidency of Álvaro Uribe Vélez.
  • El Tiempo, one of the largest News Papers in the country, was founded by his Family in January 1911.                    El Tiempo Newspaper
  • In 2005 Santos did assistance found the Social Party of National Unity, a coalition of lawmakers and officials from various parties who supported President Uribe’s agenda.
  • Santos resigned his cabinet post in 2009 to run for the presidency.
  • On 20 June 2010, he defeated Antanas Mockus in presidential election by winning 69% ballot.
  • Santos first married Silvia Amaya Londoño, a film director and television presenter, but after three years, they divorced, having no children together.
  • He then married María Clemencia Rodríguez Múnera, an industrial designer he had met while she worked as a private secretary at the Ministry of Communications and he was Deputy Director of El Tiempo.
  • Santos was given Nobel Peace Prize 2016 for his peace deal with Farc guerillas, the result of four years of negotiations, was narrowly rejected in a referendum in the country. But the Nobel committee said despite the shock result of the referendum, Mr Santos “has brought the bloody conflict significantly closer to a peaceful resolution”.