|Celebrated Name:||Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez|
|Age:||31 years old|
|Birth Date:||13 October 1989|
|Birth Place:||New York City, New York, U.S.|
|Marital Status:||In a relationship|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||No|
|Dating/Boyfriend (Name):||Yes (Riley Roberts)|
|Is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Lesbian/Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Politician and activist|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$200 Thousand|
|Last Updated:||April 2021|
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is an American politician, political activist, and educator. She is a member of New York’s 14th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives. She is a member of the Democratic Party, and she is the youngest woman to serve in the United Nations Congress. As an activist, Alexandria has been very vocal on issues like health, environment immigration, education, and tax policies, among others.
Maybe you know about Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez very well, but do you know how old and tall is she and what is her net worth in 2021? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.
Early Life & Biography
Alexandria was born in New York City, on 13 October 1989, to Blanca Ocasio-Cortez and Sergio Ocasio. She has a brother named Gabriel, and the two were brought up in the Catholic faith. Both her parents were of Puerto Rican descent, and she has often referred her community as amalgamation. At the age of five, her family relocated to Yorktown Heights.
She attained her early education from Yorktown High School, from where she graduated in 2007. During her time in high school, she excelled in a microbiology project, and as a way of showing appreciation, a small asteroid was named after her by the MIT Lincoln Laboratory. The asteroid goes by the name of 23238 Ocasio-Cortez. She attended Boston University from where she graduated with a BA in international relations and economics as well.
In 2008, the father of Alexandria died after a long battle with lung cancer, and following the death, her mother and her grandmother faced a lot of financial hardships, and this prompted them to move to Florida. She has discussed the impact of her Catholic faith on her criminal justice reforms, and this is a result of being born and raised in the catholic faith.
After completing her studies, Ocasio worked as a bartender and waitress in the Bronx. This was in an attempt to help her mother, who was then working as a school bus driver and a house cleaner with the bills. So far, Alexandria is not married. She is currently dating Riley Roberts, who is a web developer. The two have been dating for a while now, and maybe they might take their relationship to the next level soon.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 13 October 1989, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is 31 years old as of today’s date 16th April 2021. Her height is 1.63m tall, and her weight is 50kg.
The political career of Ocasio began in 2016 after she landed a job as the organizer for Bernie Sanders on his 2016 presidential campaigns. She got interested in becoming a politician after visiting North Dakota, where she reported realizing that to run an office, it does not require wealth, power, and social influence.
She began her campaigns while she was still working as a waitress and bartender at Flats Fix. She challenged Joe Crowley, becoming his first challenger since 2004. Though she was at a financial disadvantage, she was determined to use a different game to capture the seat. She received endorsements from different civil rights organizations as well as individuals.
She gained national wide attention after overthrowing the incumbent by close to 15% points in the primaries. She went ahead and won the general election against Anthony Pappas. After this, she received very wide media coverage that included talk shows and articles.
Upon the return of the 116th Congress in January 2019, Ocasio had no seniority, but her social media presence was very large. She had millions and millions of followers on her social media accounts. She made her maiden speech on the floor in January 2019, and after the video was tweeted, it received a very big number of viewers. Ever since, the contributions she makes have been highly recommended.
Awards & Achievements
After finishing high school and excelling in a science and engineering fair, Alexandria was honored by the MIT Lincoln Laboratory, by naming an asteroid after her. They called it 23238 Ocasio-Cortez. She was named the National Hispanic Institute Person of the Year in 2017.
Net Worth & Salary of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in 2021
As of April 2021, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has a net worth of $200 Thousand. This may not seem much, but with her election as a Congresswoman on the 116th House of Representatives, her net value is bound to increase in the future. Her finances were said to have been greatly affected by a student loan she had during her days at the university.
At the very young age of 31, Alexandria is a member of the House of Representatives for the 14th Congressional district. She has done what many people her age would not even dream of. She broke the records as the youngest woman to serve in the United States Congress, and she has proved that age is nothing but a number.