Advocate for Vulnerable Children Dies: Gus Barreiro Biography, Wiki, Age, Family, Net Worth, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Cause of Death, Fast Facts You Need to Know

Gus Barreiro Biography

Gus Barreiro Biography

Gustavo “Gus” A. Barreiro was a Republican politician from Florida. He served four terms in the Florida House of Representatives, representing the 107th district in Miami-Dade County from 1998 to 2006. His district encompassed parts of Miami, Miami Beach, and Coral Gables.

Gus Barreiro Age

He was 60 years old.

Gus Barreiro Wife

He is a married man and there is not much information about his wife and kids.

Gus Barreiro Net Worth

Estimated Net Worth of him is $5 Million USD as of 2019.

Gus Barreiro Family

How old was Gus Barreiro? was born on July 12, 1959, and from Matanzas, Cuba and he was 61 years old as of 2019. Furthermore, there is not much information about his father, mother, and siblings.

Moreover, half-brother Bruno is a former Miami-Dade County Commissioner and his sister-in-law has also tried her hat at politics.

Gus Barreiro Career

He served four terms in the Florida House of Representatives, representing the 107th district in Miami-Dade County from 1998 to 2006. Later, he ran for the Florida House again in 2012 but lost the Republican primary in the 112th district to Alex Díaz de la Portilla, 59 to 41%.

In 2018, he ran for the position of District 8 member of the Miami-Dade County Commission but lost in a primary. Addtianly, he was a criminal justice major at Mt. Scenario College in Wisconsin.

Recently, he was listed as Public Policy and Community Engagement Liaison for the Children’s Trust.


Barreiro was terminated from his position as director of residential facilities for the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice in 2009 after an investigation revealed that he had downloaded 300 to 400 sexually explicit adult porn images onto his state-issued laptop. He also used his computer to log on to the sex hookup site using the screen name “CubanCigar107.” Barreiro claimed he was set up.

Gus Barreiro Death, Gus Barreiro Cause of Death

His death was confirmed by Marc Caputo, a journalist for Politico on Twitter. The Children’s Trust, where Barreiro worked, then confirmed the news: “We are heartbroken to inform the entire Trust community that our dear colleague and friend Gus Barreiro, a former member of the Florida House of Representatives and lifelong advocate for South Florida, passed away today. Our deepest condolences to his family. Rest in peace Gus.”

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