Born on September 25, 1970 Richard Ojeda is an American politician and retired Army Major who served as the West Virginia State Senator from 2016 until his resignation in January 2019. As a member of the Democratic Party, he briefly ran a campaign for President of the United States in the 2020 election but dropped out on January 25, 2019. For more information, read the article below.

richard ojeda

Before Fame: He entered politics in 2014.

Family/ Relationships

Richard Ojeda Ethnicity/Religion

Born in Rochester Minnesota, he was born to Florena and Richard N. Ojeda.

Richard Ojeda Affair/Dating/Married

He is married to Kelly Ojeda and they have 2 children. Visit his twitter.

Profile / Wiki / Information

Personal Information

  • Full Name: Richard Neece Ojeda II
  • Nicknames: Richard Ojeda
  • Birthday: September 25, 1970
  • Age: 48 years old (as of Feb 2019)
  • Birthplace: Rochester, Minnesota,US
  • Current Residence: United Sates
  • Education: West Virginia State University, Webster University
  • Profession: Politician, retired Army major
  • Nationality: American
  • Ethnicity: Mexican, Italian, Italian and German ethnicity
  • Religion: Not Available
  • Zodiac: Libra
  • Spouse/Wife: Kelly Ojeda
  • Children: 2
  • Net Worth: Not Available

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  • Height: Not Available
  • Weight: Not Available

Trivia/ Facts that you probably didn’t know

  • He was born into a Democratic Party and is a Democrat.
  • His paternal grandfather was an undocumented immigrant from Mexico who came to West Virginia and later gained citizenship.
  • He served years in the United States Army and earned two Bronze Stars.
  • He entered politics in 2014, running for Congress in West Virginia’s 3rd district.