Alex Ortega, a resident of Mexicali, Mexico, has been officially recognized as the number one fan of The Simpsons by creator Matt Groening and showrunner Al Jean. Ortega’s extensive collection of Simpsons collectibles has gained him a following on social media platforms like Twitter and Instagram. He became a fan of the show in 1995 when he was just four years old, and his favorite episode is “And Maggie Makes Three” from Season Six. Ortega’s favorite character is Homer Simpson, and his favorite non-Simpson citizen of Springfield is Comic Book Guy. He also possesses rare and valuable Simpsons memorabilia, including two rare Save Blinky Bart figures. Despite being recognized as the number one fan, Ortega humbly acknowledges that all fans of The Simpsons are important.