Birth Name: Ritchie John Torres
Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: March 12, 1988
*Puerto Rican (father)
Ritchie Torres is an American politician. A member of the Democratic Party, he has served as a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York, since January 3, 2021.
Ritchie was raised by his mother in Throggs Neck Houses, a public housing project in the East Bronx.
With Mondaire Jones, he is one of the first two openly gay black men elected to congress.