Born in San José, Costa Rica in 1958. Costa Rican politician, Luis Guillermo Solís has an estimated net worth of $500 thousand. He has been President of Costa Rica since 2014.
He worked as an associate professor at the University of Costa Rica between 1981-1987 and a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Michigan from 1983 to 1985. Solís joined the Arias administration and ultimately climbed the ladder to become the director of the Center for Peace and Reconciliation. He worked at the Academic Council of the United Nations System and the International University. He was also a researcher for the Latin American and Caribbean Center where he examined political and social events in Latin America. In ’90s, he wrote for La República about civil society, international relations and trade, which were distributed by Foreign Affairs Latinoamérica, Frontera Norte, Espacios and Global Governance. Since then, he has released a number of essays and books denoting of domestic and global affairs. In 2012, Solís confirmed his candidacy for president. In 2014, he ran and won the presidential election by default following the runner-up in the first round, San José mayor Johnny Araya Monge’s relinquishment. He currently serves as a member of the PAC and President of Costa Rica.