Veronica Escobar is a member of the Democratic Party, who is the current U.S. Representative for Texas’s 16th congressional district. She has been in the post since 2019. Before that, she worked as El Paso County Commissioner for four years until 2011. Also, she became the El Paso County Judge until 2017.
Veronica’s journey to politics was inaugurated when she started working for Raymond Caballero’s communications director. at the time, Raymond was handling the post as mayor of El Paso.
|Parents||Benjamin and Isabel Escobar|
|Education||University of Texas at El Paso, New York University|
|Rep. Veronica Escobar|
Since March, El Pasoans Fighting Hunger and an army of hunger warriors have met the needs of a record 8-10K families per day.
— Rep. Veronica Escobar (@RepEscobar) December 11, 2020
10 Facts on Veronica Escobar
- Veronica Escobar’s birthday falls on 15 September. Born in 1969, she is 51 years old, as of now.
- Talking about her family, she was born to parents Benjamin and Isabel Escobar, as confirmed on her website. Likewise, she has four brothers.
- Veronica gained her bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at El Paso. Later, she enrolled at New York University and completed her master’s degree.
- Escobar is a proud mother and a responsible wife. She is married to Michael Pleters, and together, the pair shares two kids.
- Veronica’s son Cristian Diego is 26 years old and has graduated from Harvard. Likewise, her daughter, Eloisa Isabel, is 24 years old and a student at Portland State University.
- On 13 November 2019, she was elected as a freshman class representative in a secret ballot.
- Likewise, Escobar became the first Latina congresswoman from Texas to win the U.S. Representative for Texas’s 16th congressional district.
- Besides, Escobar is currently serving as a member of the Judiciary Committee and the House Armed Services Committee.
- Veronica, being the politician, can be seen in her Twitter account sharing posts related to politics. On her Twitter account @vgescobar, she is verified and has over 34.5 thousand followers.
- As per the report of pensecrets.org, Veronica had a net worth of about $143502 in 2018. And by now, her net worth and salary indeed have risen.