Quick Info about Joe Carollo
- Full NameJoe Carollo
- First NameJoe
- Last NameCarollo
- Born NameJoe Carollo
- Birth date12/03/1995
- Birth PlaceCaibarien, Cuba
- Zodiac SignPisces
- NationalityAmerican, Cuban
- WifeMaria Ledon Carollo
- Net Worthabove $19 million
Joe Carollo is a Cuban-American politician who is Mayor of Miami. He was from district 3 representative in the Miami Board of Commissioners in Florida. He also won the first term in the runoff election on November 21, 2017. Carollo was from the Republican Party. Once he was arrested for domestic violence after being accused of hurting his wife Maria Ledon Carollo with a terra cotta teapot in 2001.
Joe Carollo was born on March 12, 1995, in Caibarien, Cuba. He immigrated to the United States at the age of 6. Firstly he resided in Chicago. But moved to Miami when he was 15 years old. He did his schooling from Miami Dade College. Finally, he graduated from Florida International University.
Joe Carollo firstly served as the Miami Board of Commissioners from 1979 to 1987. Later on from 1996-1997, he plated up as Mayor of Miami. Again he became Mayor of the city of Miami, Florida for the second tenure from 1998-2001 in 3 years term. Carollo became the candidate again for running the election for the Mayor of Miami 2001. He was defeated in a run-off by former mayor Xavier Suarez.
Since his campaign filed a successful legal change based on voter fraud, he became mayor in 1998 until 2001. He was mayor of Miami during the Elian Gonzalez scandal. As mayor, Carollo supported Elian’s Miami family to keep the boy in the United States and criticized the US and Cuban government to retrieve Elian, though people lost faith towards him. Eventually, Carollo lost his bid for re-election in 2001. Carollo is the district 3 representative on Miami Board of Commissioners in Florida. Carollo won the first term in the run-off election on November 21, 2017. He is serving his tenure from 2017 to date as his tenure is of 3 years till 2021. He defeated his incumbent Alfonso Leon with 52.76% to 47.24%.
Joe Carollo is an immigrant from Cuba to the United States. He had extensive experience in executive management as he was elected as the Miami Board of Commissioner at the age of 24 becoming the youngest Commissioner in the city’s history. Carollo married to a woman named Marjorie. He had many spouses where she is one of them. The information about his spouses and children is not yet disclosed. He also used to take drugs recreationally.
According to various reports, Joe Carollo’s net worth is estimated above $19 million. This estimated net worth includes stocks, properties, and luxury goods such as yachts and private airplanes also. He also has some real estate business known as Carollo Real Estate.
Recent doings of Joe Carollo
Joe Carollo is still serving as the Miami Board of Commissioners. He is still in charge of that position but he gets engaged with various hot news and controversies. Various reports compare him with a car with only one gear. Nevertheless, his political career is coming to a certain end very soon. He has always been controversial. Various articles suggest that he was a real Eczema of Miami Politics. He always had grudges with Suarez that went more than two decades. That grudges with him made Joe always target him and embarrass him publicly.