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10 Things You May Not Know About Canada’s PM Justin Trudeau



Ever since the charming Canadian Prime Minister assumed office, a lot of spotlights have been thrown on him. From rumors of being the youngest( which isn’t true) to other incredible feats that he has been able to achieve. The prime minister is not just young, and handsome, he is charismatic and full of brilliant ideas. But, apart from his name and the fact that he is Canada’s 23rd prime minister, I’m sure there are a lot of things that you do not know about him. Well, I thought it wise to write down 10 things that you may not know about your Prime Minister so you’ll get to know him better. Here they are.

He is the eldest son of the former Canadian Prime Minister, Pierre Trudeau

Mr. Trudeau was born on December 25th, 1971. He’s the eldest among the former prime minister’s three children and the first son of a prime minister to become a prime minister.

He was born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau was born in Ottawa, Ontario to parents Pierre Trudeau and Margaret Trudeau. He is the first Ottawa-born prime minister in the history of Canada.

His Wife is his Childhood friend

The prime minister’s wife; Sophie Trudeau is a childhood friend of the prime minister. She was a primary school classmate of his younger brother. The two have been friends ever since and they got married in 2005

He is Canada’s Second youngest Prime Minister

Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau is just 43 years old and this makes him the second-youngest Canadian Prime Minister. The youngest prime minister in the history of Canada is Joe Clark who assumed office at the of 39.

He was a School Teacher

He started his teaching career after he finished from the University of British Columbia (1998) with a degree in Education. He taught Math, French, Humanities and Drama. He was adored by his students because he was genuine and nice to them

His Official Residence is His Childhood Home

When Justin Trudeau was born, his father was already prime minister and so, he grew up in Sussex, Ottawa, the official residence of the prime minister. Now that he is the Prime Minister, he lives there.

He has Three Children

He and his wife wedded in 2005 and they have 3 beautiful children. The oldest is Xavier James (2007), the second youngest is Ella-Grace Margaret (2009) and the third youngest child is Hadrien( 2014)

He was born a Roman Catholic

Mr. Trudeau identifies as a Roman Catholic. He holds dear his faith and also sees the goodness in other denominations too.

He has Two Tattoos

Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau has two nice tattoos on his body. The first is a tattoo of the earth on his left shoulder and the second is a tattoo of a raven in a Haida Indian pattern. He got the second tattoo when he was 40 years old.

He was an Actor

In 2007, he starred as Talbot Papineau in the CBC documentary/drama; The Great War. He had to grow a mustache for the movie and he definitely played his role well.

O Canada, our home and native land
True Patriot live in all of us command
With glowing hearts we see thee rise …

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