Alexander Vindman (born June 06, 1975) is a Ukrainian-born American Army Officer and Lieutenant Colonel from Kyiv, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union. He is best known as a combat veteran of the Iraq War.
The officer even earned a Purple Heart award in his successful career. Currently, Vindman works as a lieutenant colonel. In 2008, he became an army foreign area officer specializing in Eurasia.
Furthermore, in 2018, he joined the National Security Council staff as Director for European Affairs. Recently, on October 28, 2019, Alexander testified before the US Congress regarding President Donald Trump’s interactions with Ukraine.
According to an official statement, the officer stated that it is not fine to investigate a U.S. citizen by a foreign government. He even said that he is concerned about the implications for the U.S. government’s support of Ukraine.
Early Life, Parents & Education
Army Officer Alexander Vindman was born to his mom & dad on the 6th of June 1975 in Kyiv, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union. Hence, his age is 44 years old, as of 2019. At the young age of 3, his mother passed away and the family moved to New York.
The officer’s father “Semyon Vindman” did multiple jobs to support his kids. He used to learn English at night during his stay in the USA. Semyon later became an engineer. Alexander has a twin-sibling “Yevgeny Vindman” and an older brother Leonid Vindman who works in an investment bank.
According to a source, the officer’s twin-brother currently works as an attorney at the White House. After completing his school education, the lieutenant colonel graduated from the State University of New York at Binghamton in 1998.
In addition, he received a Bachelor of Arts degree from there. Later, the officer earned a Master of Arts degree from Harvard University in Russian, Eastern Europe, and Central Asian studies.
|Real Full Birth Name||Alexander Semyon Vindman.|
|Profession||United States Army Officer and Lieutenant Colonel.|
|In the news for||testified before the US Congress regarding President Donald Trump’s interactions with Ukraine.|
|Age (As of 2018)||44 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||June 06, 1975.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Kyiv, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union (but raised in New York, USA).|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Gemini.|
|House In||The USA.|
|Social Media Account Stats||Instagram: NA.
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 6' 0".
Centimeters: 183 cm.
Meters: 1.83 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 82 Kg.
Pounds: 181 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Chest-waist-hips)||44-34-38.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||9.|
|Parents||Father: Semyon Vindman.
Mother: Name not available.
|Siblings||An older brother named Leonid and twin brother Yevgeny Vindman.|
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Dating History?||name not available.|
|Wife/Spouse Name||Rachel Cartmill.|
|Daughter||Name not revealed.|
|Highest Qualification||Post-Graduate with a Masters's degree.|
|School||West Carleton Secondary School.|
|Alma Mater.||1. Binghamton University.
2. Cornell University.
3. Harvard University.
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Elvis Presley (American singer) and Angelina Jolie (American actress).|
|Dream Holiday Destination||Paris.|
|Love to do||Reading, Theatre Play & Artwork.|
|Favorite Food||Pizza, Fries & Ice Cream.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$500,000 US dollars (As of 2018).|
|Salary, Income & Earnings||--|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Alexander Vindman
- The Vindman family had emigrated from Kyiv to the US in Ukraine in December 1979.
- His older sibling, Leonid Simon Vindman, is the Founder and Managing Partner, Tungsten Capital Advisors.
- Moreover, the army officers’ real full birth name is Alexander Semyon Vindman.
- As of relationship, he is a married man and his wife Rachel Cartmill originally from Oklahoma, USA.
- Their wedding ceremony took place in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on May 18, 2006.
- in January 1999, the colonel received a commission into the Army’s Infantry Branch.
- Furthermore, the officer received various awards such as the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Valorous Unit Award, Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation, and much more.