Bill Richardson

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Birthday
15, 1947
Birthplace
Pasadena, CA
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
15, 1947 (age 70)
Birthplace
Pasadena, CA

About

Former US Ambassador to the United Nations and politician from New Mexico, who served the state as its Governor from 2003 to 2011. He made an unsuccessful bid for the 2008 Democratic nomination for the presidency.

Before Fame

He pitched in the amateur Cape Cod Baseball League in 1967.

Trivia

He controversially supported Barack Obama for the Democratic nomination in 2008, despite being longtime friends with Hillary Clinton.

Family Life

His wife, Barbara, formed New Mexico Immunizations Coalition in 2003.

Associated With

He was appointed as the US Ambassador to the United Nations in 1997 by President Bill Clinton, who also appointed him Secretary of Energy in 1998.