Peter Pellegrini Net Worth 2024, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Salary

Peter Pellegrini net worth

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Peter Pellegrini is a Slovak politician who is the president-elect of Slovakia. He currently serves as the Speaker of the National Council since September 2023 and was the prime minister of Slovakia from 2018 to 2020.

Pellegrini also served as the Minister of Health from December 2019 to March 2020, deputy prime minister (2016–2018) and minister for Education and Science (2014), as well as spending two years as speaker of the National Council (2014–2016). Previously a member member of Direction – Social Democracy, he left the party and co-founded and has led Voice – Social Democracy since June 2020.

In January 2024, Pellegrini announced his candidacy in the 2024 Slovak presidential election. He finished in second behind Ivan Korčok in the first round of voting. However, He defeated Korčok in the second round held on 6 April with 53% of the vote and is scheduled to be inaugurated as the 6th president of Slovakia on 15 June 2024.

Early life

NamePeter Pellegrini
Net Worth$1 million
Age48 years
Peter Pellegrini net worth

Peter Pellegrini was born on October 6, 1975 (age 48 years) in Banská Bystrica, Czechoslovakia (now Slovakia). He studied at the Faculty of Economics of Matej Bel University and the Technical University of Košice, focusing on banking, investment and finance at the latter. Between 2002 and 2006, he worked as an economist and later as advisor to National Council member for Privatization and Economy Ľubomír Vážny, supported by ĽS-HZDS, SNS and Smer-SD.


Peter Pellegrini was elected to the National Council for Direction – Social Democracy (Smer-SD) in the 2006 parliamentary election. He was reelected in the 2010 and 2012 elections. Between 2012 and 3 July 2014 he was State Secretary for Finance. He later briefly became Minister for Education and Science.

On 25 November 2014, he was elected Speaker of the National Council, succeeding Pavol Paška. In 2015, he was appointed Digital Champion of Slovakia, a European Union appointed position to promote the benefits of an inclusive digital society.

Made Deputy Prime Minister for Investments in 2016, under Prime Minister Robert Fico, Pellegrini was sworn in as head of government after his predecessor resigned on 15 March 2018 in the wake of the murder of journalist Ján Kuciak. President Andrej Kiska approved of Pellegrini’s Cabinet on 21 March 2018; 81 members of the National Council voted in favour of approving the cabinet the next week.

After serving as Acting Interior Minister in April 2018, Pellegrini temporarily took on the role of Finance Minister when Peter Kažimír left to become Governor of the National Bank of Slovakia in 2019. Later, in December 2019, he assumed the office of Minister of Health after Andrea Kalavská resigned.

His party lost the 2020 parliamentary election to the populist, anti-corruption party Ordinary People led by Igor Matovič. During the COVID-19 pandemic, as medical supplies began to dwindle, nations began competing for supplies outside their jurisdictions, either paying companies to reroute or seizing equipment intended for other countries.

Pellegrini said he booked two million masks from Ukraine, the requirement was payment in cash. However, a German agent appeared, paid more for the masks, and bought them. Ukraine Foreign Affairs Minister Dmytro Kuleba responded to the situation by saying there was no country in Europe that would not hunt medical masks and respirators around the world.

On 25 October 2023, he was re-elected Speaker of the National Council with 131 votes. On 19 January 2024, after popularity by supporters and support by his party Voice – Social Democracy as well as coalition partners Direction – Social Democracy, he announced his candidacy for the presidency.

On 23 March 2024, he came second in the first round with 37.03% with career diplomat Ivan Korčok winning with 42.52% and retired lawyer and judge Štefan Harabin claiming third with 11.74%. Soon after being second, he had claimed support from coalition partners SNS, whose leader Andrej Danko, withdrew from the first round, as well as unsuccessful candidates Krisztián Forró and Ján Kubiš.

On 6 April 2024, in the second round, he won with 53.12% defeating Ivan Korčok with 46.88%. On the day after the election, he confirmed that he will resign as leader of HLAS-SD and withdraw his membership of the party to honour the unwritten political tradition of the president being a nonpartisan officeholder.

In April 2024, Pellegrini stated if another NATO member state were attacked by Russia, he would oppose sending Slovak Armed Forces to assist that member state, as required by Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty.

Pellegrini has Italian ancestors. His great-grandfather Leopoldo Pellegrini came to Austria-Hungary to participate in the construction of the railway between Levice and Zvolen. In 2019, he described himself as a non-practicing Catholic.

Pellegrini is a bachelor. In a 2020 interview with tabloid magazine Plus 7 dní, Pellegrini was asked whether he was gay, which he denied. The incident led to the resignation of the magazine’s editor, who alleged that Pellegrini had intervened to stop the question from being published.


Peter Pellegrini is single. He has no ex-wife and childrne. He owns a dog Gery, named after Geralt of Rivia from The Witcher.

Peter Pellegrini net worth

How much is Peter Pellegrini worth? Peter Pellegrini net worth is estimated at around $1 million. His main source of income is from his primary work as a politician. Peter Pellegrini’s salary per month and other career earning are over $110,000 dollars annually. His remarkable achievements have earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy cars trips. He is one of the richest and influential politicians in Slovakia. He stands at an appealing height of 1.75m and has a good body weight which suits his personality.