Daniel Quintero

Mayor of Medellín

Daniel Quintero

Facts of Daniel Quintero

Name Daniel Quintero
Birth Name Daniel Quintero Calle
Date of Birth 26 July 1980
Zodiac Sign Leo
Gender Male
Birth Country Medellín, Colombia
Nationality Colombian
Ethnicity White
Profession Political Activist
Net worth $13 Million
Salary $5,303,186
Marital Status Married
Spouse Diana Marcela Osorio (m. 2015)
Children Maia and Aleia Calle
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Brown
Siblings Miguel and Juan David
Education University of The Andes


The Mayor of Medellin, Daniel Quintero decided to wipe out the social inequality from people’s thoughts while bringing development opportunities for millions of Columbians. He is also putting his hands into the productivity of the government for financial and innovation projects in the future.

Daniel was born as Daniel Quintero Calle on 26th July 1980 in Medellin, Antioquia, Columbia. He is the oldest child of Orlando Quintero, a car mechanic, and Stella Calle Quintero, a hard-working self-employed woman, who suffered from a fatal heart stroke and later died due to financial hardships.

After the death of Daniel’s mother, he and his two brothers, Miguel Andres Quintero and Juan David Quintero started doing all kinds of self-employed works, including street vending, home delivery of cooked-deserts. Besides, he has one step-brother, Diego Quintero from his father’s second marriage.

After high school graduation, Quintero enrolled at the National University of Columbia, Medellin, but dropped out because of financial problems. A few years later, he again resumed his studies after one of the fellow employees at the University of Antioquia, Medellin showed pity and decided to pay all of his college fees in 1999

Daniel then earned a Bachelor in Electronic Engineering degree in 2004. He then went to study finance at the University of The Andes, Bogota following post-graduation. He also completed a course in Public Financial Management at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government in 2009. Furthermore, he received a Master in Business Administration degree from Boston University, Massachusetts in 2012

Salary & Net Worth

Daniel Quintero established a software development company, Instrasoft S.A. in 2004, which he runned for overall 8 years until 2012. He then served as the CEO of a government bank, INNpulsa Colombia in 2015. Furthermore, he worked as a deputy minister of the digital economy at Technologies and Communications (TIC) in 2016.

Quintero is serving as a political activist and engineer for the upcoming development projects after becoming the Mayor of Medellin since 2019. So, his annual salary might be comparable to the Mayor of Medellin’s per annul income, which is $5,303,186 from $5,051,000 to $5,541,000. As of now, he maintains a total fortune of $13 Million in 2020. Also, read about Pamela Brown‘s net worth and status.

Relationship Status

The 39-year-old, Quintero is living a happy conjugal relationship with his beloved wife, Diana Marcela Osorio. The pair exchanged their wedding vows in a intimate nuptial near a beach on 8th May 2015, where the bride wore a white Christian feather ball gown, and the groom stunned in a white tuxedo as well.

Daniel Quintero Family
Daniel Quintero Family
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After two years of marriage, the couple finally welcomed their first child, Maia Calle on 6th October 2017. Following the birth of their first daughter, they again found the bundle of joy when they welcomed their second baby girl, Aleia Calle on 8th December 2019. So, the Quintero family currently lives in Medellin, Colombia.


Former deputy minister of the digital economy of Colombia, Daniel is fond of loving animals whenever she goes around in the wild or staying at home. She adopted an English Cocker Spaniel dog breed, Chavela as her pet.

Daniel Quintero Pet, dog breed, Chavela
Daniel Quintero Pet, dog breed, Chavela
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Do you know how much is an English Cocker Spaniel dog breed costs? Well, this type of breed’s price ranges from $800 to $1,200. Nevertheless, it can be found at an average cost of $1,000 from a good breeder.

Received Death Threats after Becoming Mayor of Medellin

The youngest elected Mayor of Medellin, Quintero started facing death threats from the underground criminal organizations after he became elected in the Medellin’s mayor election in October 2019. It was found that he received threats messages to assign him during his campaign tours, and black propaganda to destroy his political career.

When things were going more problematic, Daniel and his team issued the on-going problems, including death threats to the Prosecutor’s Office and the Electoral Guarantees Committee. After they filed complaints, the authority of the Human Rights of Medellin decided to give him and his campaign good protection from the bad peoples.


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