Born on August 3, 1971 in Coamo, Puerto Rico (United States territory). Puerto Rican politician, Alejandro Garcia Padilla, who is the 11th and current Governor of Puerto Rico, has an estimated net worth of $800 thousand. Before he was elected governor, Padilla held various postions in Puerto Rico’s politics; initially as Secretary of Consumer Affairs, then as member of the 24th Senate of Puerto Rico and finally as President of the Popular Democratic Party. At the national level, he is part of the Democratic Party of the United States. As governor, Padilla shares his legislative power with the 25th Senate and 29th House of Representatives. He started off his law career working at Puerto Rico’s Court of Appeals as a clerk then worked as an attorney and as a law professor at the Interamerican University. Later on, he served as a legislative aide for the committees on Internal Affairs and Women’s Affairs and Agriculture, among others. In January 2005, he was confirmed as Secretary of the Puerto Rico Department of Consumer Affairs under the administration of Aníbal Acevedo Vilá. In 2007, he was selected by José Dalmau Santiago, Senate Minority Leader, to work as the ranking member on several committees, including Governmental Affairs, Public Safety and Judicial Affairs. He now serves as governor with the 16th Cabinet of Puerto Rico and in parallel with the 17th Legislative Assembly of Puerto Rico, the 25th Senate of Puerto Rico and the 29th House of Representatives of Puerto Rico.