Who Is Derrick Van Orden? Learn Everything About The Politician

Politician-author Derrick Van Orden, who is not yet on Wikipedia, is running for the seat of Wisconsin’s 3rd Congressional District. 

Derrick Van Orden is a former Navy officer, author, actor, and politician. 

He joined the Navy SEAL when he was only 18 years old and served 26 years in the military. He had around five combat deployments during his time in the military including Afghanistan, Iraq, Asia, Europe, and the Horn of Africa. 

Currently, he is a Republican candidate for Wisconsin’s 3rd congressional district. Former President Donald Trump has officially endorsed him for his congressional run, according to

He is a Trump supporter and a loyal ally. He decided to run for Congress after Rep. Ron Kind impeached Trump in 2019. It is believed he was also present at the Capitol in January at the ‘Stop the Steal’ rally. 

The rally was organized to support Trump’s attempts to overturn the 2020 election but soon turned ugly and violent. But, Derrick denied his presence in the rally. 

Who Is Derrick Van Orden? Wikipedia Bio

Derrick Van Orden is a Republican and Christain. He and his brother grew up in poverty so he understands the importance of hard work and self-reliance. 

During his days in the military, he also ventured into acting and has appeared in the motion picture Act of Valor. His IMDb mentioned he also worked in the 2018 film ‘Surviving the Wild’ and the 2015 film ‘Azadah’. 

He published his first book, A Book of Man: A Navy SEAL’s Guide to the Lost Art of Manhood in 2015. The book was a hit and was on the bestseller’s list for many weeks. 

Moreover, Derrick is a Jurist Doctorate student at Mitchell Hamline School of Law and has an undergraduate degree from Excelsior College. 

How Old Is Derrick Van Orden? Age Revealed

Derrick Van Orden’s age is 51 years old. 

He was born on September 15, 1969, in Hennepin County, Minnesota. He is just a month away from his 52nd birthday. 

Derrick Van Orden Wife & Family: Who Is He Married To?

Derrick Van Orden is married to his wife, Sara Jane. They have been together for almost three decades now. 

He is four children and six grandchildren. But, their names are not yet revealed in public.

Derrick and his wife later retired to a small farm. They opened a village cafe with the intention to do something good for the village and established Butternut Cafe. 

They ran the cafe for two successful years before he decided to join law school and ran for Congress. 

Derrick Van Orden Salary And Net Worth Explored

Derrick Van Orden has a net worth of $1.5 million, according to

He is a best-selling author, actor, retired Navy officer, and politician. There’s no doubt he has earned a sound salary and racked up a sizable net worth over the years. 

Yet, he has not disclosed his verified met worth. If he wins the congressional election, he will earn a government-specified salary.