Paul Pelosi, the 82-year-old longtime husband of U.S. Speaker of the Home Nancy Pelosi, was attacked “violently” by an intruder on the couple’s San Francisco residence early Friday.
He’s at the moment within the hospital, in line with an announcement from Nancy Pelosi, however is predicted to make a full restoration.
Paul Pelosi, who has been married to Nancy Pelosi for extra nearly 60 years, is a longtime investor and developer in San Francisco. He graduated from Georgetown College’s Walsh Faculty of Overseas Service in 1962 and at the moment serves on the college’s Board of Advisors.
The couple share 5 kids and 9 grandchildren.
Most lately, Paul Pelosi made headlines after he was arrested in 2021 in Napa County for DUI, after crashing into one other car and testing a 0.082% blood alcohol content material. He later pleaded responsible to driving drunk inflicting damage and was sentenced earlier this 12 months to 5 days in jail and three years of probation, in line with officers.
However all through his spouse’s high-profile profession, Paul Pelosi has tried to keep away from the general public eye. In a 2009 interview with The Occasions, he spoke about how he didn’t need his enterprise dealings to intervene along with his spouse’s political ambitions, or give the notion that they may.
“I perceive, in fact, that since a lady has had such an outstanding success [people wonder], ‘Who is that this man she’s married to for 47 years and has 5 children?’” he was quoted saying in a 2009 Occasions article. “I perceive the curiosity about that. But it surely’s her movie star. It’s her profession. It’s her accountability. I’m enormously supportive and proud about it however I see completely no share in making an attempt to share the limelight.”
One in all his most public enterprise choices included turning into proprietor of the now-defunct California Redwoods soccer group in 2009, which later grew to become the Sacramento Mountain Lions, within the start-up minor league generally known as the United Soccer League — during which he additionally closely invested. The league finally folded.
In monetary disclosures, Nancy Pelosi has listed 10 properties, price not less than $23 million. Aside from a St. Helena property and winery on Zinfandel Lane on the banks of the Napa River, the remainder are owned by her husband.