Alexandria Ocasio Cortez net worth: Alexandria Ocasio Cortez is an American politician and educator who has a net worth of $100 thousand. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez was born in New York City, New York in October 1989. She is a Democrat who graduated from Boston University. Cortez became a Member-elect of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York's 14th district in January 2019 which was her first political office. She defeated incumbent Congressman Joe Crowley in one of the biggest upsets in the 2018 midterm election primaries. At 29 she became the youngest woman to serve in Congress in history. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez worked as a bartender and then established the publishing firm Brook Avenue Press. She worked as a lead educational strategist and then Educational Director of the 2017 Northeast Collegiate World Series. Cortez was an organizer for Bernie Sanders's 2016 presidential campaign. She was named the 2017 National Hispanic Institute Person of the Year.