What is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s net worth and salary?
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is an American politician and educator who has a net worth of $100 thousand. In 2018 she was elected as a member of the United States Congress. Also known by her initialized acronym “AOC”, she began serving in January 2019. She represents New York’s 14th Congressional district.
AOC’s annual Congressional salary is $174,000.
Early Life and Career
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was born in New York City, New York on October 13, 1989. Her father, who died in 2012, was a small business owner and her mother cleans homes. Her parents sold their family home in Yorktown, NY for $355,000 in 2016. She graduated from Boston University cum laude in 2011.
Prior (and during) her political campaign, AOC worked as a bartender and then established the publishing firm Brook Avenue Press. She worked as a lead educational strategist and then Educational Director of the 2017 Northeast Collegiate World Series. Cortez was an organizer for Bernie Sanders’s 2016 presidential campaign. She was named the 2017 National Hispanic Institute Person of the Year.