Eric Garcetti : Net Worth, Family, Wife, Education, Children, Age, Biography and Political Career

Eric Garcetti is us mayor of Los Angeles since 2013 know all about him in this article as like his Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children , Education and Career Earnings

Eric Garcetti : Net Worth, Family, Wife, Education, Children, Age, Biography and Political Career
Eric Garcetti

Quick Facts


Eric Garcetti




February 4, 1971


Amy Wakeland ​(m. 2009)​


Columbia University (BA, MIA)

Country / Nationality

United States

State / Province



Democratic Party

Net Worth

$ 3 Million

Eric Michael Garcetti is an American politician and diplomat serving as the 42nd and current mayor of Los Angeles since 2013. A member of the Democratic Party, he was first elected in the 2013 election and reelected in 2017. A former member of the Los Angeles City Council, Garcetti served as City Council President from 2006 to 2012. He is the city's first elected Jewish mayor, and its second consecutive Mexican American mayor. He was elected as the youngest mayor in over 100 years, having been 42 at the time of his inauguration. In July 2021, President Biden announced he will nominate Garcetti to the position of United States Ambassador to India.

Eric Garcetti Net Worth

Eric Garcetti Net Worth is $ 3 Million in 2021.

Eric Garcetti Family

Garcetti was born on February 4, 1971 in Los Angeles, and was raised in Encino in the San Fernando Valley. He is the son of Sukey and Gil Garcetti, the former Los Angeles County District Attorney.

Garcetti's paternal grandfather, Salvador, was born in Parral, Chihuahua, Mexico. Salvador was brought by his family to the United States as a child after his father, Massimo "Max" Garcetti, was murdered by hanging during the Mexican Revolution. Max had immigrated to Mexico from Italy. He married a Mexican woman and became a judge. His paternal grandmother, Juanita Iberri, was born in Arizona, one of 19 children born to an immigrant father from Sonora, Mexico, and an Arizona-born mother whose father and mother were both Mexican.

Garcetti's maternal grandparents were Russian Jewish immigrants. His maternal grandfather, Harry Roth, founded and ran the clothing brand Louis Roth Clothes. Garcetti's family celebrated Passover and Chanukah, and he attended a Jewish camp.

Eric Garcetti Wife and Children

On January 4, 2009, he married his longtime girlfriend Amy Elaine Wakeland. A Rhodes Scholar herself, the couple first met while studying at Oxford. They have one daughter, Maya Juanita, who is adopted. Her godfather is actor Evan Arnold, who has been a friend of Garcetti's since junior high school. Garcetti and his wife have also fostered seven children. Before being elected mayor, he and his family lived in Echo Park.

Eric Garcetti Career and Achievement

Prior to his election to the Los Angeles City Council, Garcetti was a visiting instructor of international affairs at the University of Southern California, and an assistant professor of diplomacy and world affairs at Occidental College. His academic work focused on ethnic conflict and nationalism in Southeast Asia and Northeast Africa. During this time, he published articles and chapters of books on post-conflict societies, Eritrean nationalism, and non-violent action. He has served on the California board of Human Rights Watch and currently serves on the advisory board for Young Storytellers, an arts education nonprofit organization based in Los Angeles. Garcetti is a member of the Inter-American Dialogue.

Los Angeles City Council (2001–2013)


City Council District 13 was left vacant after incumbent Jackie Goldberg was elected to the State Assembly in 2000. Garcetti ran for the open seat and was elected in 2001, narrowly defeating former city council member Michael Woo 52-48%. He was re-elected again in 2005 (unopposed) and 2009 (with 72% of the vote).

Mayor of Los Angeles (2013–Present)


With incumbent mayor Antonio Villaraigosa ineligible to run again because of term limits, Garcetti declared his candidacy on September 8, 2011. The election was held on March 5, 2013. As no candidate received a majority of the primary votes to be elected outright, the top two finishers (Garcetti and City Controller Wendy Greuel) advanced to a runoff vote. Bolstered by the Los Angeles Teachers Union's endorsement, Garcetti was elected on May 21 with 53.9% of votes, defeating Greuel. The next day, he met with Villaraigosa, who worked with him over the rest of his own tenure to better the transition. His term began on July 1, 2013.

Garcetti was re-elected with 81.4% of the vote on March 7, 2017. Although he avoided a runoff election this time, voter turnout was relatively low at 20%. Due to a change in the city's election calendar to align mayoral elections with statewide elections, his second term will last for five years and six months instead of the usual four years.