Miguel Diaz-Canel Elected As A President Of Cuba! Explore His Married Life, Wife, Net worth, And Wiki-Bio

Miguel Diaz-Canel is the 19th and current President of Cuba. He was elected to succeed Raúl Castro as President of Cuba on 18th of April 2018 and was sworn into office the next day. Miguel has been waiting in the wings since 2013 when Castro said that he would leave the Cuban presidency on 24th of February but later postponed to 19th of April.

The National Assembly announced that Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Bermudez is approved as the sole candidate for president. The ex-president, Castro will remain head of the Communist Party. Members of the National Assembly opened the crucial session a day after voting on Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Bermudez’s nomination as the sole candidate for president. The result was to be officially announced on Thursday morning, but the result was clear because the assembly approves all executive branch proposals by margins of 95 percent or higher.

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Caption: Newly elected president Miguel Diaz-Canel with Ex-President, Paul Castro. Photo Credit: The Cuban Economy


Miguel was previously First Vice President of the Council of State and Council of Ministers from 2013 to earlier 2018. He has been a member of the Politburo of the Communist Party of Cuba since 2003, and served as Minister of Higher Education from 2009 to 3 years; he was even promoted to the post of Vice President of the Council of Ministers in 2012. On 24 February 2013, Miguel was again elected as First Vice President of the Council of State.


Miguel Diaz-Canel Married Life; Wife, Divorce, and Children

After being the President of Cuba, people concerning political activities have started hovering around the internet to find out Miguel Diaz-Canel married life. So, who is Miguel Diaz-Canel wife? Is he blessed with children and does he live a happily married life with his family? Let’s unveil the facts of Miguel Diaz-Canel married life including his wife, divorce, and children.

Newly elected President of Cuba, Miguel Diaz has married twice. Yes, he has already divorced his first wife with whom he shares two children. But when and where Miguel Diaz-Canel married his now ex-wife, it’s still unknown. After living together and sharing children for many years, the ex-couple divorced each other and walked separate ways. No any information about Miguel Diaz-Canel divorce has been released. Both of Miguel Diaz-Canel children have appeared in a well-known Cuban rock band called ‘Polaroid.’

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Caption: Miguel Diaz-Canel with his wife, Lis Cuesta Peraza. Photo credit: Twitter

After the divorce with his first wife, Miguel Diaz-Canel married his now-wife, Lis Cuesta Peraza. He currently resides with his second wife, Lis Cuesta.

Who is Miguel Diaz-Canel Wife, Lis Cuesta Peraza?

As we all know, Lis Cuesta Peraza is a happily married woman, living her life as Miguel Diaz-Canel wife. Want to know more about Miguel Diaz-Canel wife?

Miguel Diaz-Canel wife, Lis Cuesta Peraza works at the Paradiso Agency of the Ministry of Culture where she serves as the director of the Academic Services Department. Recently, Lis joined her husband, Miguel to cast his vote. In 2005, they even traveled to North Korea and met Kim Jong-un. Miguel Diaz-Canel wife, Lis also received ‘first lady’ honors.

Miguel Diaz-Canel Career and Her Net worth

In 1993, Miguel started working with the Communist Party of Cuba, and a year later, he was elected as the First Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee of Villa Clara Province. He then championed LGBT rights in a country which frowned upon homosexuality. In 2003, Miguel Diaz was elected to the same position in Holguín Province. Miguel was co-opted as a member of the Politburo of the Communist Party of Cuba, the same year.

Net worth

Being active in the political field since 1993, Miguel has earned a handsome amount of salary. No doubt, Miguel lives a lavish lifestyle with the aid of his enormous net worth. As his wife, Lis is also active in the politics; she even earns a sound amount of salary.

Miguel Diaz prefers to keep his personal life details very low-key. He has never gushed about his earnings, salary, and net worth to the media. As of 2018, Miguel Diaz-Canel net worth is under review. Once reviewed; the exact figure of Miguel Diaz-Canel net worth will be available.

Miguel Diaz-Canel Wiki-Bio Facts

Miguel Diaz was born in the year 1960 in the city of Placetas in Villa Clara. He celebrates his birthday on 20th of April, which makes his age 58. He was born to parents Aída Bermúdez and Miguel Díaz-Canel. His father, Miguel was a mechanical plant worker in Santa Clara.

Miguel graduated from Central University of Las Villas in 1982 as an electronics engineer, at the time when he joined the Cuban Revolutionary Armed Forces. In April 1985, Miguel taught at his alma mater. In 1987, he completed an international mission as First Secretary of the Young Communist League of Villa Clara in Nicaragua.