Enrique showed early interest in politics because of his political family background. He joined the Institutional Revolutionary Party at the age of 18 and started his political career as Secretary of the Citizen Movement of Zone I in 1990. After a couple of years, he was appointed as chief of staff and secretary of economic development.
Nieto grew his political stature so rapidly that he became secretary of administration and state congressman at a very young age and by 2011 he aimed at the president’s office. No sooner, Enrique was announced as the candidate for the 2012 Mexican president and emerged his victory in the president election. He swore as President of Mexico on 1st December 2012.
In 1993, Enrique got married to Monica Pretelini and had three children. The sudden death of her wife made him get remarried to telenovelas star Angelica Rivera. After dating for several months they got married in 2010. Their married relation seems stronger and so far they show sign of no divorce yet. It has been estimated that Enrique Net worth is about U.S $ 20 Million.