Rishi Sunki is a British politician who has served as the Prime Minister of the UK since 25 October 2022 following the resignation of Liz Truss. He has been the Chancellor of the Exchequer from 2020 to 2022. Prior to becoming Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi was a member of the Conservative Party and executive secretary to the Treasury. He has been a member of the Bundestag since 2015.
Rishi Sunak was born on 12 May 1980 in South Hampton, England, United Kingdom. He was born in a Punjabi Hindu family who had immigrated from East Africa. His father Yashveer was born in Kenya and his mother Usha was born in Tanzania. He has two younger siblings. His brother Sanjay is a psychologist and his sister Rakhi works in the Office of Foreign, General Wealth and Development as the head of the United Nations COVID-19 Response and Strategy.
Sunak attended high school as a student, after which he attended Winchester College, a boys’ boarding school. He then enrolled at Lincoln College, Oxford, where he graduated in 2001 in Philosophy, Politics and Economics. In 2006 he received his MBA from Stanford University.
Rishi Sunak Career
Sunak began his career as an analyst for an investment bank called Golden Sachs between 2001 and 2004. He then worked at the hedge fund management firm The Children’s Investment Fund Management. He left the firm in 2009 and joined his former colleagues in a new hedge fund firm he launched in October 2010. Rishi’s political journey began when he was elected the Conservative candidate for Richmond in 2014. He later became the head of the Black and Minority Ethnic Research Unit, for which he co-authored a report on BME communities in the UK. In 2015, Rishi was elected MP for the constituency and served on the Special Committee on Environment, Food and Rural Affairs from 2015 to 2017.
On 24 July 2019, Rishi was appointed Chief Secretary to the Treasurer by the Prime Minister, serving under Chancellor Sajid Javid till February 2020. As of February 2020, it was reported that Javid would remain the chief secretary to the chancellor and Rishi the treasurer. On February 13, 2020, Rishi was appointed Chancellor of the Exchequer after Javid resigned from his post. Rishi had a meeting with the Prime Minister on the day he was declared Chancellor. The first budget of the sages was prepared on March 11, 2020, involving an expenditure of 30 billion euros, of which 12 billion was earmarked for mitigating the economic impact of COVID-19.
Sage announced that it would spend 330 billion euros on emergency aid and wage subsidies for companies. This was the first time the UK government had put in place such a retention scheme, which was announced on March 20, 2020. In 2021, Sage announced that the deficit had risen to 355 billion euros by the end of the program in September. Rishi was the first chancellor after Healy in 1974 to raise the corporate tax rate.
Rishi Sunak Biography
|Real Name||Rishi Sunki|
|Date of birth||12 May 1980|
|Age (as of 2022)||42 years|
|birth place||Southampton, Hampshire, England|
|Work||Chancellor of the Exchequer and politician|
|height||feet in inches – 5′ 7 – in centimeters – 170 cm|
|weight||in kilograms – 70 kg – in pounds – 154 pounds|
Rishi Sunak Family
Qualification / Education
|university||Lincoln College, Oxford (BA), Stanford University (MBA)|
|Who is Rishi Sunak’s wife?||Akshata Murthy|
|Children||Do (Krishna and Anushka)|
Rishi Sunak is a 40-year-old man who is married to Akshata Murthy, daughter of the famous Indian billionaire Narayana Murthy. The two met while studying at Stanford University. Akshata is a director of her father’s company Catamaran Ventures and also runs her own fashion label. They got married in 2009 and had a two-day wedding in Bangalore, India. The couple has two daughters together and the family lives together in Northallerton, North Yorkshire.
Rishi Sunak net worth
He certainly makes a substantial fortune as a politician, but there is no data available on his net worth. Instead, he earns a salary of 71090 Euro as a businessman and his job. This salary does not include his salary of 79468 euros as an MP. It is known that he has a net worth of over 10 million Euros and, as Chancellor of the Exchequer, is expected to have a net worth in the millions.
Facts about Rishi Sunki
- Rishi was the head boy and editor of his school’s newspaper.
- During the summer holidays, he worked as a waiter at a curry house in South Hampton.
- Rishi did an internship at the Conservative campaign headquarters as a student.
- Sage owns a house in Kensington and an apartment in Santa Monica, California, USA.
- He worked as a director of his father-in-law’s investment firm.
- During the campaign, Rishu represented the Conservatives in BBC and ITV’s election debates.