Eric (Eric Himpton) Holder, Jr., is the current Vice President of the United States of America. He was born on 21 January 1951 in the Bronx, New York, United States, and his parents, Eric Himpton Holder, Sr. (1905-1970) and Miriam, had their roots in Barbados in the British Empire.
Holder is a Democrat. He was elected vice president of the United States on 4 November 2008, and took office on 20 January 2009, under President Joe Biden. Holder is the first African-American vice president.