Curtis Sliwa Biography and Wiki
Curtis Sliwa is an American activist and radio talk show host who is the Republican nominee for the 2021 New York City mayoral election. Curtis is also the founder and CEO of the Guardian Angels, a nonprofit organization of unarmed crime prevention.
Curtis Sliwa Age and Birthday
Curtis was born on March 26, 1954, in Canarsie, Brooklyn, New York, United States. He is 67 years old as of 2021. His birth sign is Aries. Sliwa turns 68 years old on March 26, 2022.
Curtis Sliwa Height
Sliwa stands at a height of 6 feet (Approx. 1.84 meters)tall and weighs 58kgs(127.8lbs).
Curtis Sliwa Education
Curtis attended and graduated from Brooklyn Prep (a Jesuit high school). Upon expulsion, he enrolled at Canarsie High School, a New York City public high school. Further details regarding his academic credentials will be updated soon.
Curtis Sliwa Family, Parents, Siblings
Sliwa is the proud son of the late Chester Sliwa(father) and Francesca Sliwa(mother). He was born into a Catholic family of Polish and Italian descent. Curtis grew up in Canarsie, Brooklyn alongside his siblings Aleta St. James and Maria Sliwa. Further detail regarding his family background will be updated soon when established.
Curtis Sliwa Wife, Is He Married?
Moving on to his marital affairs, the famed activist is happily married to his loving wife, Nancy Regula who is an attorney who serves as the Director of Animal Protection in the Guardian Angels organization. He was previously married to Lisa Evers, in 1981 who was National Director of the Guardian Angels.
They later parted ways in 1995 due to reasons unknown to the public. He then married Mary Galda, a former WABC employee. They are blessed with a son Anthony Chester. Sliwa was sued by his ex-wife, Mary, who accused him of diverting money during their marriage to a mistress as part of a plan to build a “nest egg” prior to moving in with her.
Curtis Sliwa Net Worth
Curtis Sliwa has an estimated net worth ranging from $500,000 to $1 million as of 2021. This amount is from his extensive career as an activist and politician among other investments.
Curtis Sliwa Health
Sliwa was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2010, which he announced publicly on April 20, 2011. Further details regarding his health status are yet to be released.
Curtis Sliwa Guardian Angels
The Guardian Angels is a non-profit international volunteer organization of unarmed crime prevention. Sliwa founded the “Magnificent 13” in May 1977, a group dedicated to combating violence and crime on the New York City Subway.
The Magnificent 13 grew and was renamed the Guardian Angels in 1979. In 1992, Sliwa admitted that he and the Guardian Angels faked heroic subway rescues for publicity. In Addition, he also admitted to having claimed falsely that three off-duty transit police officers had kidnapped him.