A Nicaraguan revolutionary and politician serving as President of Nicaragua, Daniel Ortega was leader of Nicaragua from 1979 to 1990.
He has been President of Nicaragua since 2007; previously he was leader of Nicaragua (1979-90), first as Coordinator of the Junta of National Reconstruction and then as president.
Ortega is one of the longest-serving non-royal rulers in the world and the longest serving non-royal leader in the Americas.
He was also imprisoned for bank robbery, but was eventually released and exiled to Cuba, though he returned to Nicaragua in secret.
Daniel Ortega is a Nicaraguan politician who has a net worth of $50 million mostly earned through a career in politics.
Daniel married Rosario Murillio in 1979; they remarried in 2005 and They have three children together and she has three other children from a previous marriage.
Daniel was accused by his stepdaughter of sexual abuse though it was eventually settled out of court. He denied all allegations though the daughter has not withdrawn them.