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Cecilia Moreau is an Argentine politician who is currently serving as National Deputy representing Buenos Aires Province since 2015 and as President of the Chamber of Deputies since 2022. She is the first woman to hold that position. Previously, from 2007 to 2011 and again in 2015, Moreau served as a member of the Buenos Aires Province Chamber of Deputies elected in the First Electoral Section.
Moreau is a longtime member of the Radical Civic Union (UCR), Moreau left and joined the Renewal Front in 2014. Since 2019, she has sat in the Frente de Todos parliamentary bloc in the Chamber of Deputies. She is the daughter of prominent UCR leader Leopoldo Moreau, a former President of the Chamber of Deputies.
|Net Worth||$2 million|
Cecilia Moreau was born on December 5, 1976 (age 46 years) in Olivos, a suburb in the Greater Buenos Aires conurbation, Argentina. She is the daughter of Leopoldo Moreau, a prominent Radical Civic Union leader who served as president of the Argentine Chamber of Deputies and as the UCR’s presidential candidate in 2003. She has four siblings, one of whom, Carmela, is also active in politics.
Moreau became politically involved from a young age. She followed her father’s footsteps in joining the UCR, and in 2001, she was appointed secretary general of the Juventud Radical. From 2005 to 2008, she was secretary of political action in the Radical Committee of Buenos Aires Province.
Cecilia Moreau was elected to the Buenos Aires Province Chamber of Deputies at the 2007 provincial elections; she ran in the UCR list in the First Electoral Section.
Moreau finished her mandate in 2011 and later served in the Provincial Chamber briefly between August and December 2015. Between 2012 and 2014, Moreau was secretary general of the Radical Civic Union committee in Buenos Aires Province.
In 2014, she left the UCR and joined the Renewal Front, led by former Cabinet Chief Sergio Massa. Media attention centered around the apparent split between Moreau and her father, both of whom had defected from the UCR, but to different parties.
At the 2015 general election, Moreau was the eighth candidate in the United for a New Alternative list to the Argentine Chamber of Deputies in Buenos Aires; the list received 20.98% of the vote, and Moreau was elected.
Moreau r an again for a second term in 2019, this time as the sixth candidate in the Frente de Todos list, following the agreement between the Renewal Front and other sectors of Peronism. The list received 51.64% of the vote, and Moreau was comfortably elected.
Since 2020, she has been the vice president of the Frente de Todos parliamentary bloc in the Chamber, deputizing for Máximo Kirchner.
On 2 August 2022, following the appointment of Sergio Massa as minister of economy, Moreau was elected to succeed him as president of the Chamber of Deputies. She became the first woman to ever hold the position.
In addition, her election marked the first time that all authorities of the Argentine Congress were women (alongside Cristina Fernández de Kirchner as president of the Senate and Claudia Ledesma Abdala as provisional president of the Senate).
Cecilia Moreau was a vocal supporter of the legalization of abortion in Argentina, and voted consistently in favor of the two Voluntary Interruption of Pregnancy bills, in 2018 and 2020.
During the 2020 debate in the Parliamentary Commission on general legislation, Moreau spoke on how she carried out a clandestine abortion when she was 16, and how the experience motivated her to vote in favor of the bill.
Her remarkable achievements have earned her some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips. She is one of the richest and most influential politicians in Argentina. She stands at an appealing height of 1.68m and has a good body weight which suits her personality.
Cecilia Moreau was married to Leandro Santoro. Her ex-husband is a fellow politician and a political protegé of her father’s. The couple had a daughter together. Since 2021, Santoro has served in the Chamber of Deputies alongside both Moreaus.
Cecilia Moreau net worth
How much is Cecilia Moreau worth? Cecilia Moreau net worth is estimated at around $2 million. Her main source of income is from her primary work as a politician. Cecilia Moreau’s salary per month and other career earnings are over $230,000 dollars annually.