Well-known for his leadership from the Brazilian Sociable Democracy Party, Neves kept office from 2003 until 2010 as Governor of Brazil’s Minas Gerais state and continued to serve in the Brazilian Federal government Senate. After their studies at the Pontifical Catholic College or university of Minas Gerais, he came into politics as an associate to his politician grandfather, Tancredo Neves. For quite some time, he penned a column for Brazil’s Folha de S.Paulo newspapers. His dad and maternal and paternal grandfathers had been all prominent politicians in Brazil. His 1st marriage, to lawyer Andrea Falcao, led to a daughter called Gabriel; his second relationship, to style model Leticia Weber, created fraternal twins called Julia and Bernardo. He dropped the 2014 Brazilian presidential election to Employees’ Party applicant Dilma Rousseff. Rousseff became the 1st female to ascend towards the Brazilian presidency.