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Carlos Alvarado Wiki 2021: Age, Height, Career, Net Worth and Full Bio

Who is Carlos Alvarado?

Carlos Alvarado Quesada (born 1980, January 14) is a 48th President of Costa Rica. He also worked as a writer, journalist, and also as political scientist.

Carlos was also a member of the center-left Citizens’ Action Party (PAC) and also was a minister of Labor and Social Security during the Presidency of Luis Guillermo Solís.

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Carlos was only 38 years old when the presidential inauguration actually happened.

Furthermore, it made him one of the youngest presidents of his time after Alfredo González Flores. At the time he was 36 years old when he became the President in the year 1914.

Incidentally, he is quite active on social media as well. Carlos has over 1 million social media followers worldwide due to his astronomical work all around.

Carlos Alvarado Facts

Quick Bio

Real Name Carlos Andrés Alvarado Quesada
Nick Name Carlo
Gender Male
Date of Birth born 1980, January 14
Birth Place San José, Costa Rica
Age 41 years old
Birth Sign Capricorn
Nationality Costa Rican
Profession Politician
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Net Worth $5 Million

Early Life

Where was Carlos Alvarado born?

Carlos Andrés Alvarado Quesada was born in San José, Costa Rica.

He has actually completed his bachelor’s degree in communication and also has completed his master’s degree in political science from the University of Costa Rica itself.

Carlos was a very smart and intelligent student. He also achieved Chevening Scholarship from the year 2008 to 2009.

He also got a master’s degree in development studies from the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex in a place called Falmer, England.


What are the works of Carlos Alvarado?

Literary Career

In the year 2016, Carlos published the anthology of stories called Transcripciones Infieles, with Perro Azul.

In the same year, he was honored with the Young Creation Award of Editorial Costa Rica with one of his amazing novels called La Historia de Cornelius Brown.

The year 2012, he again published another historical novel called Las Posesiones, which actually portrays a historical period in Costa Rica.

It was full of violence, during which the government confiscated the properties of Germans and Italians during the time of World War II.

Early Political Career

From the year 2006-2010 period, Carlos actually served as an advisor to the Citizen Action Party’s group in the Legislative Assembly of Costa Rica.

He then contributes to work as a consultant in the Institute of Development Studies located in the United Kingdom in financing SMEs.

Also, Carlos acquires his tenure as a Department Manager of Dish Care and Air Care. Carlos Alvarado worked as the Director of Communication for the Presidential campaign of Luis Guillermo Solis.

Furthermore, he even worked as a professor in the School of Sciences of Collective Communication of the University of Costa Rica and also in the school of Journalism in the Universidad Latina de Costa Rica.

Carlos Andrés Alvarado served as a Minister of Human Development and Social Inclusion and also an Executive President of the Joint Social Welfare Institute.

During the Solís Rivera administration, the institution also charged him with combating poverty and giving state aid to the population of scarce resources.

Also after his resignation as a minister of Victor Morales Mora, Alvarado was appointed as a minister of Labor.

It was then noted just for minimizing the advantage of state collective agreements of the Bank of Costa Rica, JAPDEVA, and RECOPE in one of the successful negotiations with the unions.

No, other past government had ever negotiated about the collective agreements which were on the downside.

Carlos Alvarado

Work as Minister

One of Carlos’s best contributions was to reverse the formula of the private sector wage in an anonymous agreement which was between the workers, employers, and government, also it was a tripartite agreement between the same sectors.

He also contributed to the implementation of the laws, as a labor minister,  in the constitutional court after the appeal was filed by several former members.

Alvarado also made sure that the Ministry of labor will have a budget to make an entry to new places into force of reform process of labor, in the year 2017 July.

President of Costa Rica

On the year 2018, April 1 Carlos was nominated for President of Costa Rica, defeating Fabricio Alvarado Muñoz.

Carlos was in the favor of  Same-sex marriage stating that we must respect the court’s ruling. While on the other side, Fabricio was a campaign against it.

Also, Carlos won the election, defying polls that predicted a close election and he was also on oath into the office in the year 2018, May 8.

After being a President, Carlos has also focused and pointed out his efforts on decarbonizing Costa Rica’s economy.

Carlos has then set his goals for the country to achieve zero net emissions by the year 2050 and is also implementing different measures to achieve his goals.

Because 40% of the country’s greenhouse gas emissions come from transportation, Carlos is focusing on building the electrical public transit system for the capital city of Costa Rica.

In the year 2019, February 24, he officially launched a plan to fully decarbonize the country’s economy.

In one of the ceremonies besides Christiana Figueres, the Costa Rican former UNFCCC head.

He even described decarbonization as one of the greatest challenges of our generation. Carlos also declared that Costa Rica must be the first country to achieve this.

Personal Information

What is the height of Carlos Alvarado?

Carlos Alvarado stands at the height of 5ft. 8 inches tall and weighs around 70Kg. Alvarado has black color hair and his eye color is also black. Carlos’s zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Alvarado has Costa Rica nationality and he belongs to Costa Rican ethnicity. Carlos follows Christianity as his religion.


Who did Carlos Alvarado marry?

Carlos is a married man. He already met his future wife when he was a student, they both used to travel in the same school bus while going to the school.

Carlos got married to his childhood love Claudia Dobles Camargo, who currently works as an architect in the year 2010. Carlos and Claudia both have a beautiful son together.


Carlos Alvarado Quesada parents name are Alejandro Alvarado Induni and Adelia Quesada Alvarado.

Carlos paternal grandfather name was Manuel Francisco de Jesús Alvarado Salazar and his grandmother name was María Berta del Camen Induni.

Similarly, his maternal grandfather’s name was Manuel de Jesús Quesada Castro and his maternal grandmother’s name was Noemi Dominga del Rosario Alvarado Romero.

He has a wife named Claudia Dobles Camargo and has a son named Gabriel together.

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Social Media

The President of Costa Rica has over 243K Instagram followers, 191.3K Twitter followers, and over 535K followers on his Facebook account.

Net Worth

What is the net worth of Carlos Alvarado?

According to some of our Internet sources, the annual salary of Carlos Alvarado Quesada is over 100K USD which leads us to his net worth estimated between $1 million $5million.

Carlos Alvarado


  • Carlos Alvarado is the 48th President of the country named Costa Rica.
  • Carlos Alvarado got married to his childhood love.
  • He has a son named Gabriel with his wife, Claudia.
  • Carlos Alvarado is the youngest President of Costa Rica after Alfredo González Flores.
  • He became President of Costa Rica when he was 38 years old.
  • Currently, Alvarado is 41 years old as of 2021.




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