Who is Rishi Sunak? Daughters, Wife, Net Worth, Height, Age, Height, Parents, Biography

Rishi Sunak Daughters, Wife, Net Worth, Height
Rishi Sunak

Rishi Sunak Daughters, Wife, Net Worth, Height: Rishi Sunak is a notable and aspiring British politician and entrepreneur who recently made the political world stunned by announcing himself as a candidate for the British Prime Minister, after the resignation of former PM Boris Johnson. He is an Indian-origin British Conservative Party Politician, who served as a Member of Parliament (MP) for Richmond (Yorks) since the 2015 UK general election. He also has worked as Chancellor of the Exchequer from 2020 to 2022 and as Chief Secretary to the Treasury between 2019 to 2020. 

Rishi Sunak Biography / Wiki

Rishi Sunak was born on 12 May 1980, in Southampton, Hampshire, England. He did his schooling at Stroud School, a preparatory school in Romsey, Hampshire. Then he moved to Winchester College, a boys’ independent boarding school, where he was head boy and the editor of the school paper. 

Afterward, he received a graduate degree in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics(PPE) from Lincoln College, Oxford. Additionally, he has done MBA from Stanford University in 2006, where he was a Fulbright scholarship holder. While studying at university, Rishi worked as an intern at Conservative Campaign Headquarters.

Real NameRishi Sunak
Nick NameRishi 
Birth PlaceSouthampton, Hampshire, England
Date of Birth12 May 1980
Zodiac SignTaurus
NationalityBritish
ProfessionPolitician and Entrepreneur

Rishi Sunak Age / Birthday

Rishi Sunak’s age is 42 years old (as of 2022). His zodiac sign is Taurus

Rishi Sunak Daughters, Wife, Net Worth, Height, Age, Height, Parents, Biography
Rishi Sunak

Rishi Sunak Height and Weight

Talking about Rishi Sunak’s physical appearance, he is about 5 feet 8 inches in height and 60 kg in weight. His hair color is black and his eyes color is hazel.

Rishi Sunak Bussiness Career

Soon after finishing graduation, in 2001, Rishi join the investment bank, Goldman Sachs, as an analyst. He worked there till 2004 and began serving for the hedge fund management firm The Children’s Investment Fund Management. By September 2009, he become one of its partners. Though, in November of the same year, he left the company for joining his former colleagues at a new hedge fund firm, Theleme Partners, which was launched in October 2010 with an initial investment of $700 million.

Besides this, in 2013, Rishi alongside his wife Murthy were appointed as the director of a  major investment firm “Catamaran Ventures UK Ltd” owned by his father-in-law and Indian businessman N. R. Narayana Murthy. Later he resigned from the firm and join politics. While his wife is still holding the directorate post.

Rishi Sunak giving speech at an economic event
Rishi Sunak giving speech at an economic event

Rishi Sunak Political Journey

In October 2014, Rishi began his political career as an MP candidate for the Conservative party for Richmond. The seat was the safest seat for the Conservative party United Kingdon, as it is held by the party for over 100 years. He got the seat after the announcement of MP William Hague to not to fight the next general election. In the same year, he headed the Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) Research Unit of center-right think tank Policy Exchange, and for which he co-wrote a report on BME communities in the UK. 

In 2015, UK general election was held, in which Rishi won the Richmond constituency with a majority of 36.5% votes. As a result, he became a member of Parliament and also served as a member of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee. In 2016, he supported the exit of the UK from the European Union as well as campaigned, and also held many Public Q&A sessions for the Brexit referendum.

Rishi Sunak with former UK PM Boris Jhonson
Rishi Sunak with former UK PM Boris Jhonson

In the 2017 general election, he was re-elected as MP with 23,108 (40.5%) votes. Between January 2018 to 2019, he was appointed as Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Local Government. In the 2019 Conservative Party leadership election, he supported Boris Johnson. He alongside fellow MP’s Robert Jenrick and Oliver Dowden wrote an article in The Times newspaper in the support of Johnson in his June campaign for PM seat.

Afterward, he was appointed by Jhonson as Chief Secretary to the Treasury on 24 July 2019 and following the day, become a member of the Privy Council. He won the 2019 general election for the third time in 2019 with an increased majority of 27,210 (47.2%) votes. 

Rishi Sunak with one of his supporters
Rishi Sunak with one of his supporters

Rishi Sunak Chancellor of the Exchequer (2020–2022)

After the step down of former Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sajid Javid, Rishi was appointed as the new Chancellor of the Exchequer (finance minister) on 13 February 2020, which is considered the second most powerful political job in Britain. As a finance minister, he introduced his first budget on 11 March 2020 which included an announcement of £30 billion of additional spending, of which £12 billion was allocated for mitigation of the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

In March 2021, he announced his second budget. During his tenure (2020-2022), Rishi has introduced and taken some major decisions including the Job retention scheme, Eat Out to Help Out scheme, G7 tax reform, Cryptocurrencies and NFTs, and the Proposed green levy. Though on 5 July 2022, Rishi resigned as chancellor, after begging the controversy surrounding the sexual harassment allegations against Chris Pincher MP.

Rishi Sunak at the Andrew Marr Show
Rishi Sunak at the Andrew Marr Show

In his resignation letter, Sunak wrote, 

“… the public rightly expect government to be conducted properly, competently and seriously. I recognise this may be my last ministerial job, but I believe these standards are worth fighting for and that is why I am resigning… In preparation for our proposed joint speech on the economy next week, it has become clear to me that our approaches are fundamentally too different.”

After 2 days of resigning from the chancellor seat, Rishi through his Twitter handle wished to be a PM candidate. In his decision, many Jhonson supporters started criticizing him as “leading the charge in bringing down the prime minister”. Jacob Rees-Mogg called him a “high tax chancellor”.

 Rishi Sunak received Beer Champion Award from the British Beer and Pub Association
Rishi Sunak received Beer Champion Award from the British Beer and Pub Association

Rishi Sunak Net Worth

The British politician and entrepreneur Rishi Sunak is how rich? As per our research and the sources available on the internet, it is said that Rishi Sunak’s current net worth is approx $350 Million USD. His major sources of income are business ventures, politics, etc. As per the Sunday Times Rich List 2022, Rishi and his wife Murty togetherly were placed in 222nd position, with an estimated combined wealth of £730 million, which made him the “first frontline politician to join the rich list”.

Net Worth$350 Million USD

Rishi Sunak Family / Siblings

Rishi belongs to a well-settled Hindu family in Southampton, Hampshire, England. His father’s name is Yashvir Sunak, who is a physician and his mother’s name is Usha Sunak, who served as a pharmacist at her own pharmacy. He has two siblings. His brother Sanjay Sunak is a professional psychologist and his sister Rakhi Sunak served in the United Nations’ global fund for education department as the Chief of Strategy and Planning at Education Cannot Wait.

Rishi is the son-in-law of Billionaire N. R. Narayana Murthy and Sudha Murthy, who is an educator, philanthropist, and author. 

Rishi Sunak spending time with kids
Rishi Sunak spending time with kids

Rishi Sunak Wife / Daughters 

In August 2009, Rishi tied his knot with Akshata Murthy, who is the daughter of the Indian billionaire N. R. Narayana Murthy, the founder of Infosys. She holds a 0.91% stake in Infosys, which is valued at about $900m (£690m), as of April 2022, making her one of the wealthiest women in Britain. Besides this, Murthy served as a director in her father’s investment firm, Catamaran Ventures. 

Rishi and Murthy first met while they studying MBA at Stanford University. By the time they fall in love and got married. Currently, the duo is blessed with two daughters named Anoushka Sunak and Krishna Sunak. He has shared his pictures with his wife and daughters on his social media accounts.

Rishi Sunak with his pet dog
Rishi Sunak with his pet dog

Associated With

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Rishi Sunak, both were politicians.

Facts

  • Rishi Sunak hails from Southampton, Hampshire, England.
  • He is a prominent politician and entrepreneur.
  • He was interviewed along with his parents in 2011 for the BBC, during which he said “I have friends who are aristocrats, I have friends who are upper class, I have friends who are working class… well, not working class”.
  • Rishi and James Forsyth, the political editor of The Spectator magazine are good friends since school days.
  • Rishi represented the Conservatives in both the BBC’s and ITV’s seven-way election debates.
  • He has gathered thousands of followers on his @rishisunakmp Instagram account for uploading pictures and videos mostly with other politicians and leaders.
  • Rishi Sunak looks handsome and attractive.
  • He loves traveling and has traveled to many exotic places such as Russia, Italy, London, and Paris.
  • He is an animal lover, especially likes dogs and cats.

Social Media

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LifeStyle

Does Rishi Sunak, Consume Alcohol?Not Revealed
Does he, Smoke?Not Revealed
Does he, Drive?Yes
Does Rishi Sunak, Swims?Yes
Does he know cooking?No
Is he a Yoga Practitioner?No
Does Gym?Yes
Is Rishi Sunak a Jogger?Yes
Eating Habit?Not Disclosed

FAQ

Who is Rishi Sunak?

Rishi Sunak is n Indian-origin British politician and entrepreneur who is widely known as a Member of Parliament (MP) for Richmond (Yorks) since the 2015 UK general election. He has served as Chancellor of the Exchequer from 2020 to 2022 and as Chief Secretary to the Treasury between 2019 to 2020. Recently he made the political world stunned by announcing himself as a candidate for the British Prime Minister, after the resignation of former PM Boris Johnson. 

Is Rishi Sunak Married?

Yes, in August 2009, Rishi Sunak tied his knot with Akshata Murthy, who is the daughter of the Indian billionaire N. R. Narayana Murthy, the founder of Infosys. 

What is the age of Rishi Sunak?

The age of Rishi Sunak is 42 years (as of 2022).

When is the Birthday of Rishi Sunak?

Rishi Sunak’s birthday is on 12 May 1980.

What is the zodiac sign of Rishi Sunak?

The zodiac sign of Rishi Sunak is Taurus.

How tall is Rishi Sunak?

Rishi Sunak is 5′ 8” tall.

Where is Rishi Sunak from Originally?

Rishi Sunak is from Southampton, Hampshire, England.

How much is the net worth of Rishi Sunak?

Rishi Sunak’s net worth in 2022 is thought to be $350 Million USD

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