|Spouse Anahi (m. 2015)|
Role Governor of Chiapas
|Name Manuel Coello|
Political party PVEM
Born 7 April 1980 (age 43) Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas, Mexico (1980-04-07)
Party Ecologist Green Party of Mexico
Office Governor of Chiapas since 2012
Parents Jose Manuel Velasco Siles, Leticia Velasco Coello
Similar People Anahi, Dulce Maria, Maite Perroni, Alfonso Herrera, Enrique Pena Nieto
Preceded by Juan Sabines Guerrero
Marriage location Chiapas, Mexico
Manuel velasco coello el gobernador de chiapas
Manuel Velasco Coello (born 7 April 1980) is a Mexican politician and a member of PVEM. He has been serving as Governor of Chiapas since 2012. He is the first PVEM politician to become a governor. Prior to his governorship, he served as a state deputy, Federal deputy and Senator, each time becoming the youngest person to ever hold such office.
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Life and career
Velasco was born on 7 April 1980 in Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas' capital. He was elected to Congress of Chiapas in 2001, becoming the youngest person to be ever elected to Chiapas' state legislature.
In 2003, he was elected Deputy of the LIX Legislature of the Mexican Congress representing Chiapas. At the age of 23, he became the youngest person to serve as a federal deputy. He left his Chamber seat to run for Senate, winning Chiapas' seat in the July elections. At the age of 26, Velasco set another history by becoming the youngest Senator in Mexican history.
In 2012, Velasco ran on a PRI-PVEM coalition ticket in the 2012 gubernatorial election and won, becoming Chiapas' governor later that year.
He is the son of Leticia Coello Garrido and José Manuel Velasco Siles and is married to actress and singer Anahí.
He is the grandson of the former Governor of Chiapas, Manuel Velasco Suárez.