Peter Kent Navarro is an economist and an author who works for the Trump Administration as an Assistant to the President and the Director of Trade and Manufacturing Policy. He is also the National Defense Production Act policy coordinator.
Peter Navarro is also someone who is a critic of both Germany and China and he has also gone on record to accuse both the nations of currency manipulation. He is also an open opponent of free trade agreements like NAFTA and the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement.
Net Worth of Peter Navarro is around $3 Million
According to networthpost.com, Peter Navarro has an estimated net worth of approximately $3 Million for the year 2020. His salary, however, for this year is still under review.
Peter Navarro’s Take on Hydroxychloroquine
Hydroxychloroquine is a drug that is used in the treatment of people who suffer from the coronavirus and is politicized in the United States of America. Peter Navarro went on record to speak about the drug and in his speech to the reporters he said,
“It’s the politicization of this medicine by the mainstream media and portions of the medical community that somehow made this a battle between President Trump and them and created this undue fear and hysteria over a drug, a medicine that has been used for over 60 years relatively safely and is regularly prescribed to pregnant women if they are going to a malaria zone.”
He also went on to tell the reporters how he said that the claims that this drug is harmful and dangerous is a silly assumption based of what people say and how the media covers it.
Peter Navarro early life and his life as a Student
Peter Navarro was born on the 15th of July in the year 1949 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. His father, Alfred Navarro was a saxophonist and a clarinetist. His mother, Evelyn LittleJohn, was a Saks Fifth Avenue secretary. He lived with his mother and his brother in Bethesda Maryland after his parents got a divorce.
Peter Navarro was a student at Bethesda Chevy Chase High School and he got an academic scholarship to Tufts University. In the year 1979, he went on to earn a Master of Public Administration from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. Under the supervision of Richard E. Caves in the year 1986, he earned a Ph.D. in Economics.
Lesser known facts about Peter Navarro
He is a book author and has written about 13 books. Donald Trump, Ex-President of USA, declared “The Coming China Wars” as one of his favourites. He also made his first documentary film, “Death By China”, which bagged numerous Awards. His second Documentary was loosely based on the book called “Crouching Tiger: What China’s Militarism Means for the World.”
Peter Navarro’s Rocky Marriage
In the year 2001, Peter Navarro got married to the Californian architect, Leslie Lebon. However, in the year 2018, Leslie Lebon filed for divorce from Peter Navarro in Orange County.