Chasten Buttigieg is an American teacher based in South Bend, Indiana. He is the husband of Mayor Pete Buttigieg, who is exploring a campaign for the Democratic Party's nomination in the 2020 presidential election .   
Buttigieg graduated from the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire in 2011 with a degree in theatre arts and Global studies. He later attended DePaul University, graduating in 2017 with a Master's degree in teacher education and curriculum studies. 
Buttigieg is currently on leave from his day job as an educator in South Bend to help with Pete Buttigieg's campaign.