Richard Montanez Wiki, Age, Bio, Height, Wife, Career, and Net Worth 

Richard Montanez

Richard Montanez is the Vice President (VP) of Multicultural Sales and Community Promotions in PepsiCo’s North American divisions.

Wiki, Bio, Age, Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education

Richard grew up in Guasti, a small town near Ontario, California, after being born in Mexico. Richard shared a one-bedroom apartment with his ten siblings. He speaks Spanish fluently. Richard Montanez could not complete his diploma due to his poor language (writing and reading) skills. He worked several low-wage jobs, including slaughtering chickens and gardening.

One of his friends suggested that he open a Frito-Lay plant in California in 1976. To ensure the best possible execution of the project, he regularly observed machine operations to learn more about the company and its products. Richard showed his creation to all of the plant’s managers. His presentation impressed President Roger Enrico, and thus the flaming hot series of products, including “Flamin’ Hot Cheetos,” was born.

Richard Montanez Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Richard Montanez, born on August 15, 1958, is 63 years old today, July 18, 2022. He stands 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs 75 kg.


Richard Montanez Profession & Career

Currently, Richard is in charge of Multicultural Sales and Marketing for various Pepsi North American divisions. He has held different positions and assignments across all PepsiCo functions and divisions.

In 1976, he began his PepsiCo career at Frito-Rancho Lay’s Cucamonga plant. He rose to prominence as the Flaming product line creator, including Flaming Hot Cheetos. This global fame aided him greatly in influencing Hispanic products and advertising promotions for Taco Bell and KFC.

Richard Montanez’s income And Net Worth

Richard’s salary is unknown to the general public. However, Indra K. Nooyi, PepsiCo’s former President and CEO were paid $1,700,000 in 2017. She was awarded more than $20,000,000 in compensation. His net worth is expected to be around $15 million by July 2022.

Richard Montanez Girlfriend, Marriage & Relationship

Richard and Judy have been married for over 37 years. He is currently residing in Rancho Cucamonga. They have three sons. He also has four grandchildren.

Quick facts

Full Name Richard Montanez
Gender Male
Ages 36 years
Birth Date 15 August 1958
Birth Place Mexico
Nationality Mexican
Height 5 ft 9 inches
Weight 75 kg
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status Married
WifeJudy Montañez
ChildrenThree sons
Profession Multicultural Sales and Marketing Leader
Salary NA
Net Worth$15 million