Mario Rafael DazBalart Caballero is a Republican U.S. Representative from Florida. He has represented a district in the Miami area since 2003, currently numbered as the 25th district. His current district includes much of southwestern MiamiDade County, including the city of Hialeah, as well as much of the northern portion of the Everglades.
DazBalart was born in 1961 in Fort Lauderdale, to Cuban parents, the late Cuban politician Rafael DazBalart, and his wife, Hilda Caballero Brunet. His aunt, Mirta DazBalart, was the first wife of Fidel Castro. Her son, and his cousin, is Fidel ngel Fidelito Castro DazBalart. His uncle is the CubanSpanish painter, Waldo DazBalart. His brother, Lincoln DazBalart, represented Floridas 21st District from 1993 to 2011. He has two other brothers, Jos DazBalart, a journalist, and Rafael DazBalart, a banker.