Victor Ponta

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Birthday
20, 1972
Birthplace
Romania
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
Romania

About

Social Democratic Party politician who took office as Prime Minister of Romania in 2012. He entered the 2014 Romanian presidential election, but lost to National Liberal Party politician Klaus Iohannis.

Before Fame

Before beginning his political career, he earned a law degree from the University of Bucharest and became a prosecutor for Romania's High Court of Cassation and Justice.

Trivia

While serving as Prime Minister, he was accused of having plagiarized his dissertation and was investigated by several organizations.

Family Life

His marriage to Roxana Ponta lasted from 1998 to 2006 and produced a son. He married his second wife, fellow politician Daciana Sarbu, in 2006; they had a son and a daughter together.

Associated With

He served as Prime Minister under the presidency of Traian Basescu.