Is Kevin de Leon married? No, he isn’t. Despite being in the relationship in the past, he has never been married and therefore has nobody in his life whom he can introduce as his wife. Previously, he was in a serious relationship with Magdalena Carrasco who is better known for being San Jose Vice Mayor. From their love life, the couple welcomed a daughter named Lluvia Carrasco who is now already grown up. Scroll down to explore more interesting personal facts and biography of Kevin:
Who is Kevin de Leon?
Having birth certificate and voter rolls name as “Kevin Alexander Leon”, he is an American politician well noted for being the United States Senate election candidate in California in 2018. He is a Democrat who has served the California State Senate for about eight years starting from 2010. From October 15, 2014, to March 21, 2018, he was contributed as the State Senate President pro tempore. He has also represented the 22nd Senate district and the 24th Senate district as well.
On June 19, 2014, he was elected Senate President Pro Tempore and has set a record to become the first Hispanic American to hold the position of member of the California Latino Legislative Caucus in over 130 days.
Early Life and Education
Kevin de León was born on December 10, 1966, which makes his age be 54 years old as of 2020. His place of birth is in Los Angeles and therefore is an American by nationality. Talking about his parents, de Leon was born to Andrés Leon (father) and Carmen Osorio (mother), both of them were born in Guatemala. His father carries Chinese descent whereas his mother moved to Tijuana, Mexico from Guatemala in the 1960s.
Carmen Osorio was a single mother with two children and after moving to Los Angeles, she met Andrés Leon and finally they entered into the conjugal relationship. De León was born in 1986 but as a child, he has to see his parents getting divorced. His mother later married to a man with surname Núñez belonging to the Mexican descent. They relocated to San Diego where De León was solely raised by his mother. De León has also spent his childhood times in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico due to his step-father’s residence.
Moving to his education and academic achievements, Kevin is the first of his family to complete graduation from high school. For his higher education, he was enrolled at the University of California but dropped out soon. Later, he attended Pitzer College from where he received his bachelor’s degree in 2003. While being enrolled at UC Santa Barbara, he decided to go through the name ‘Kevin de León’ from ‘Kevin Alexander Leon’.
Career and Professional Life
In 2006, De León ran office defeating the granddaughter of labor leader Cesar E. Chavez named Christine Chavez to replace Jackie Goldberg. He became the author of the Statewide Park Development and Community Revitalization Act by being the Assembly member in 2008. This made an investment of 400 million USD in 127 parks. He was defeated in the journey to becoming the Speaker of the California State Assembly in 2009. He later became elected to the California State Senate in the following year and turned as the President pro Tempore in 2014.
He has been considered to be a liberal and describes himself as ‘proud progressive’ as a senator. De León authored SB 350 which was signed into law in 2015. He has also co-chaired Proposition 39 campaign in 2012. He also introduced the California Environmental, Public Health, and Workers Defense Act (2017). He has also supported the high-speed rail project construction and described the Central Valley as tumbleweeds and the middle of nowhere for which he later made an apology. He is also an advocate of gun control where he has contributed to passing the bills intending to prevent gun violence. He was defeated by Senator Dianne Feinstein on November 6, 2018.
De León is an unmarried man and is living a life r=free from a wife. Talking more about his personal life, he didn’t know his biological father from close and remembers the moment in which he saw him during his childhood age. With San Jose Vice Mayor Magdalena Carrasco, he became a parent to a daughter named Lluvia Carrasco. Kevin de Leon is American by nationality although he carries mixed ethnic background and currently resides in Los Angeles.
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Kevin de León has a tall height and has a perfectly well-maintained body structure. He possesses an appealing personality that perfectly suits his political career. However, the exact body statistics of De León including his height, weight, etc. are not available.
Salary and Net worth
The net worth of American democratic politician Kevin de Leon is still under review. We don’t have adequate information regarding Kevin’s financial details. He isn’t a businessman to compete in the race of garnering massive fortune but is dedicated towards the betterment of his State and the nation.
Wiki and Facts
The bio of Kevin de Leon is prepared by most of the demanded wiki sites including Wikipedia. Join him on Instagram @kdeleon where he has amassed over 5k followers now. He is also available on Facebook with more than 31k followers and is also reachable on Twitter @kdeleon.