Born on November 11, 1945 in La Libertad, Nicaragua. The Nicaraguan politician and current President of Nicaragua, Daniel Ortega has an estimated net worth of $50 million. Ortega has been in office since 2007 following his job as the Coordinator of the Junta of National Reconstruction and then as leader of Nicaragua (1979-1990). At the age of 15, he was arrested for political activities and later he joined the then-underground Sandinista National Liberation Front (FSLN). Again, he was sentenced to seven years in prison for robbing a branch of the Bank of America while brandishing a machine gun. During his imprisonment, Ortega was severely tortured before being released and exiled to Cuba, where he received several months of guerrilla training. However, he later returned to Nicaragua. In 1996, he failed in his run for president and again in 2001 before winning the 2006 presidential election. Ortega married his first wife Rosario Murillo in 1979 and remarried Murillo in 2005. He has six children.