Who is Michelle Wu's husband? New Boston mayor's family explored

Amber Peake September 16, 2021
Who is Michelle Wu's husband? New Boston mayor's family explored
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Michelle Wu has made history as the first woman and person of colour to be elected mayor of Boston. We take a look at her family as voters wonder who Michelle Wu’s husband Conor Pewarski is. 

As reported by The Bay State Banner, Wu was born in Chicago and is the daughter of Taiwanese immigrants who moved to Boston to attend Harvard University

She takes on her role as mayor following eight years on Boston City Council. She was the first Asian-American woman to serve on the council and, in 2016, became the first woman of colour to serve as the council’s president.

Who is Michelle Wu’s husband, Conor Pewarski?

Boston mayor Michelle Wu’s husband Conor Pewarski works in real estate and banking.

As per his LinkedIn profile, Pewarski is a commercial real estate banker for East Boston Savings Bank. He has been at the company since 2013. Before his current role he worked in the same role at Wells Fargo from 2010.

Pewarski can be found on Instagram under the handle @cpewarski, where he often shares sweet family snaps alongside his wife.

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How long have they been together?

It isn’t known how long the couple have been together. However, according to a New York Times article, Pewarski popped the question in December 2011 just before Michelle Wu graduated from Harvard Law School in 2012.

After graduating, Wu went on to pass the bar while planning her wedding, which took place in September 2012. The couple will celebrate their tenth wedding anniversary next year.

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Do they have children?

Yes. Michelle Wu and Conor Pewarski have two sons, Blaise and Cass. Wu welcomed their eldest son Blaise, six, in 2014 and had Cass, four, in 2017.

On her campaign website, Wu mentioned her sons as she talked about the inspiration behind her running for mayor.

In the Meet Michelle section of the site, she wrote: “This work is deeply personal for me. As a mom to Blaise and Cass, every day I feel the urgency of families fighting the system to hear us and to build communities that are healthy, safe and resilient. Now’s the time for us to lead.”

Wu often features her sons on Instagram and posted about Blaise and Cass going back to school.

At the time, she wrote to her 13,800 followers: “Some nerves this morning, but we made it there! Happy first day of school to all the kindergarten and pre-k families today!”

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Amber is an entertainment journalist with a love for anything showbiz, celeb or reality TV. After graduating with a degree in Journalism at Brunel University she became a Showbiz Reporter at Express.co.uk. Having written for both HITC and The Focus, Amber is now a staff writer for The Focus covering the latest celeb and entertainment trends.