Matteo Renzi is the current Italian Prime Minister. He has been Prime Minister since 22nd February 2014-almost three years ago. He has previously served in lesser political capacities before he moved up to attain the highest political office of his country. Analysts came to the conclusion after observing his approach to governance that he is a centrist.
He holds the record of being the youngest Prime Minister ever in the history of Italy; he is 52 days younger than Benito Mussolini. He is the first serving Mayor to become Prime Minister. He is the de facto leader of the Party of European Socialists. Looking at the leadership of G7 today, he is the youngest among them. It has also been ascertained that he is the world’s highest paid politician. He comes with a lot of firsts.
Since he assumed power over two years ago, his government had implemented a lot of reforms in government viz: change in electoral system; boost to economic growth by relaxing labor and economic laws; deep rooted reformation of economic laws; simplification of civil trial and lots more. He has indeed justified his stay as Prime Minister.
Renzi was not comfortable with some aspects of the country’s constitution, hence he moved for a change in the constitution; he failed in his attempt. On 5 December 2016, he announced his resignation from office; it takes effect when Mattarella appoints a successor.
Renzi was born on 11 January 1975 in Florence, Italy. He is the son of Tiziano Renzi. He is married to Agnese Landini in 1999 and they have three children. He is tall and has an athletic body.
Classical Lyceum Dante Alighieri; University of Florence
His estimated net worth is $245 million dollars. He is ranked as the highest paid politician by Mediamass.
He is the Prime Minister of Italy
- Occupation: Politician
- Political Party: The Democratic Party
- Date of Birth: 11 January 1975
- Age: 41
- Place of Birth: Florence, Italy
- Gender: Male
- in ft: 5’ 9”
- in cm: 180
- in m: 1.8
- Parents: Tiziano Renzi (father)
- Sibling: Samuele Renzi, Matilde Renzi, Benedetta Renzi
- Girl Friend/Spouse: Agnese Landini
- Children: Ester Renzi, Emanuele Renzi, Francesco Renzi
- Ethnicity: White
- Nationality: Italian