Armando Bukele Kattán Net Worth

Armando Bukele Kattán net worth

Read the complete write-up of Armando Bukele Kattán net worth, n ationality, age, children, as well as other information you need to know.


Armando Bukele Kattán was a Salvadoran businessman, intellectual, religious leader and father of the current president of El Salvador, Nayib Bukele. However, Armando Bukele Kattán died on November 30, 2015.

Early Life

Armando Bukele Kattán was born on December 16, 1944(age 70years) in San Salvador. He was the son of Humberto Bukele Salman and Victoria Kattán de Bukele of Palestinian origin, who arrived in El Salvador from Bethlehem at the beginning of the 20th century. He completed his high school studies at the Liceo Salvadoreño.

Armando Bukele Kattán biography

Name Armando Bukele Kattán
Net Worth$20 million
Age70 years (Died in 2015)
Armando Bukele Kattán biografía

In 1967 he graduated as a doctor in Industrial Chemistry from the University of El Salvador with the highest average since the institution was founded.


He founded companies dedicated to the textile industry, commerce, pharmaceuticals, advertising and the media. He also had a philanthropic vision through the work he did at the Kiwanis Club, a community service institution that brings together entrepreneurs and professionals.

For 10 years, he produced the program “Aclarando Conceptos” (Clarifyng Concepts in English) in which he addressed topics such as politics, philosophy, history of El Salvador, Islam, science and, of course, t he daily life of Salvadorans.

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During his time on the air, he managed to give a historical overview of El Salvador and the world in much of the 20th century.

In the field of physics, Bukele Kattán registered more than 20 patents internationally in countries such as El Salvador, the United States, France, Mexico, Brazil, among others.

In 2004, the former president of the United States, George W. Bush, gave him the award for volunteer service, for his philanthropic contribution to Salvadoran society.

Religious leader

He founded the first mosque in El Salvador in 1992, and throughout his life he founded a total of 4. He served as Imam of the Salvadoran Islamic Community and was part of the Islamic Organization for Latin America and the Caribbean. He was a founding member of the Council of Religions for Peace of El Salvador.

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In 2017, the posthumous book “The precise relativity of the point” was published, an extensive compilation of Bukele’s thoughts gathered on his Twitter account and his program “Clarifying Concepts”.

Armando Bukele Kattán net worth

How much is Armando Bukele Kattán worth? Armando Bukele Kattán’s net worth was estimated at around $20 million before he died in November 2015. His businesses he founded are now headed by his sons Nayib and Yamil.