Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Quick Info
Height5 ft 4 in
Weight55 kg
Date of BirthOctober 13, 1989
Zodiac SignLibra
Eye ColorDark Brown

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is an American politician who is known for having served as the U.S. Representative for New York’s 14th congressional district. She has also been included amongst the first female members of the Democratic Socialists of America elected to serve in Congress.

Born Name

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Nick Name

AOC, Sandy

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as seen in November 2018
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as seen in November 2018 (Franmarie Metzler / U.S. House Office of Photography / Public Domain)

Sun Sign

Libra

Born Place

New York City, New York, United States

Residence

She divides her time between –

  • The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States
  • Queens, New York City, New York, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez graduated from the Yorktown High School in the year 2007. Later, she got enrolled at Boston University College of Arts and Sciences and graduated cum laude in 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in International Relations and Economics.

Occupation

Politician

Family

  • Father – Sergio Ocasio (Architect)
  • Mother – Blanca Ocasio-Cortez (née Cortez)
  • Sibling – Gabriel (Younger Brother)
  • Others – Sergio Ocasio (Paternal Grandfather), Thamar Roman (Paternal Grandmother)

Build

Slim

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Bernie Sanders at a rally in Council Bluffs, Iowa in November 2019
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Bernie Sanders at a rally in Council Bluffs, Iowa in November 2019 (Matt Johnson / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Height

5 ft 4 in or 162.5 cm

Weight

55 kg or 121 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has dated –

  1. Riley Roberts

Race / Ethnicity

Hispanic

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is of Puerto Rican descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Pierced ears
  • Lean physique

Religion

Catholicism

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (Left) as seen while talking with Kerri Evelyn Harris in September 2018
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (Left) as seen while talking with Kerri Evelyn Harris in September 2018 (Corey Torpie / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Facts

  1. During her academic years, she participated in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in the Microbiology category and presented a microbiology research project on the effect of antioxidants on the lifespan of the nematode C. elegans and came in second. As a token of appreciation, the MIT Lincoln Laboratory named a small asteroid after her: 23238 Ocasio-Cortez.
  2. Her father died of lung cancer. After his death, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez got involved in a lengthy probate battle to settle his estate and she once said that the experience helped her learn “firsthand how attorneys appointed by the court to administer an estate can enrich themselves at the expense of the families struggling to make sense of the bureaucracy”.
  3. She has described climate change as “the single biggest national security threat for the United States and the single biggest threat to worldwide industrialized civilization” and has proposed the environmental plan named the Green New Deal.
  4. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez supports the LGBTQ community. Moreover, she once said, “It’s a no-brainer … trans rights are civil rights are human rights.”
  5. She endorsed Bernie Sanders in the 2020 presidential election.
  6. She has also appeared on shows like Late Night with Seth MeyersThe Late Show with Stephen ColbertState of the Union with Jake TapperJimmy Kimmel Live!, and The Rachel Maddow Show.
  7. She has accumulated an impressive fan base on social media and enjoys more than 7 million followers on Twitter, more than 5 million followers on Instagram, and more than 1.5 million followers on Facebook.

Featured Image by Franmarie Metzler / U.S. House Office of Photography / Public Domain

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