Lula da Silva Net Worth [2022]: Salary, House, Biography, Age, Height, Wife

Lula da Silva net worth [2022]:$3 million

The total net worth of Lula the Silva is $3 million.

Lula da Silva net worth
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Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva A member of the Workers’ Party, he was the 35th President of Brazil from 2003 to 2010. After winning the 2022 Brazilian general election, he will be sworn in as the 39th President of Brazil on 1 January 2023, succeeding Jair Bolsonaro.  

Lula da Silva Biography:

Born in Pernambuco state to sharecropping parents, Luiz Inácio da Silva worked as a shoe-shine boy, street vendor, and factory worker to help supplement the family income. 

Lula da Silva Biography
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Of working-class origin, he migrated as a child from Pernambuco to São Paulo with his family. He began his career as a metalworker and trade unionist. Lula was one of the main leaders of the Diretas Já movement which demanded democratic elections. He was elected in 1986 as a federal deputy in the state of São Paulo with the most votes nationwide. He ran for president twice more, in 1994 and in 1998, losing both elections in the first round to Fernando Henrique Cardoso.

Inacio Lula da Silva was President of the Federative Republic of Brazil from 2003 to 2010, and has continued to have a firm personal and political commitment to democracy, reducing poverty, combating hunger and the eradication of misery.


Coming from a poor area, lacking in employment opportunities and many material aspects, he, along with his family, migrated to Guaruja in the state of Sao Paulo where there were more job opportunities, when he was seven years old.

At Villares he joined the Metalworkers’ Union, and in 1972 he left the factory to work for the union full-time, heading its legal section until 1975 when he was elected union president. The campaign was highlighted by a series of strikes from 1978 to 1980 and culminated in Lula’s arrest and indictment for violations of the National Security Law.

A founding member of the Workers’ Party , Lula first ran for political office as his party’s candidate for governor of the state of São Paulo in 1982, finishing fourth. Lula continued as his party’s presidential candidate in the elections of 1994 and 1998, both times finishing second to Fernando Henrique Cardoso. Lula decisively defeated José Serra, the government-backed candidate, by winning 61.5 percent of the vote.

Lula da Silva Political View:

On 10 February 1980, a group of academics, intellectuals, and union leaders, including Lula, founded the Partido dos Trabalhadores or Workers’ Party, a left-wing party with progressive ideas created in the midst of Brazil’s military government. In 1982, he added the nickname Lula to his legal name. Only four years later, as a direct result of Diretas Já! and after years of popular struggle, the 1989 elections were the first in 29 years to elect a president by direct popular vote.

In the 1986 elections, Lula won a seat in Congress with the most votes nationwide. Under Lula’s leadership, the PT took a stance against the Constitution in the 1988 Constituent Assembly, reluctantly agreeing to sign the agreed draft at a later stage. In 1989, still as a Congressman, Lula ran as the PT candidate in the first democratic elections for president since 1960. Lula and Leonel Brizola, two popular left-wing candidates, were expected to tie for first place.

Lula was viewed as the more left-leaning of the two, advocating immediate land reform and a default on the external debt. A minor candidate, Fernando Collor de Mello, former governor of Alagoas, quickly amassed support among the nation’s elite with a more business-friendly agenda.

Lula da Silva Presidency:

After taking office in January 2003, Lula sought to improve the economy, enact social reforms, and end government corruption. Moreover, Lula’s vow to fight government corruption had come into question in 2005, when members of his party were accused of bribery and illegal campaign financing. Nevertheless, in the second round he easily defeated his opponent, Geraldo Alckmin of the Brazilian Social Democracy Party.

Both the Brazilian economy and Lula’s popularity continued to grow during his second term, and new oil discoveries in the Santos basin held great promise for the country’s future, which looked even brighter when Rio de Janeiro was chosen to host the 2016 Summer Olympic Games.

Lula da Silva Age, Height, Weight

Lula da Silva was born in October 27, 1945 (age 77) and  height 1.68m

Lula da Silva Career:

Lula first ran for office in 1982, for the state government of São Paulo, and lost. In the 1986 elections, Lula won a seat in Congress with the most votes nationwide. Lula served two terms as president from 2003 through 2010 and left office on 1 January 2011. 

Early in 2016, Rousseff appointed Lula Chief of Staff, but Supreme Federal Court Justice Gilmar Mendes vetoed the appointment owing to pending federal investigations. 

Lula was released from prison in November 2019 after the Supreme Federal Court determined that incarcerations with ongoing appeals were illegal. As president, Lula took a significant involvement in foreign affairs, such as the Iranian nuclear program and climate change.

Lula da Silva Childrens:

Lula has had three marriages. In 1969, he wed Maria de Lourdes, who died in 1971 of hepatitis while pregnant with their first child, who likewise perished.

In 1974, Lula and his girlfriend at the time, Miriam Cordeiro, had a daughter named Lurian. They were never married, and he became involved in his daughter’s life when she was a teenager.

In 1974, Lula wed Marisa Letcia Rocco Casa, a widow, and had three kids with her. Additionally, he adopted Marisa’s son from her previous marriage. Lula and Marisa stayed married for 43 years, until her stroke related death on February 2, 2017. He married Rosangela da Silva in 2022.

Lula da Silva Awards & Honours

Lula da Silva Awards

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Lula da Silva Honours:

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