Rishi Sunak is an Indian-born UK Politician well-known for his witty political moves and campaigns. Rishi Sunak got busy with his campaign for Prime Minister of Britain soon after the resignation of former PM Boris Johnson on July 7th, 2022.
We noticed he got good support from the Deputy Prime Minister of Britain Dominic Raab during his campaigns and transport minister Grant Shapps, who decided to ditch his own leadership bid to back Sunak.
He was born and raised in an Indian Family in Southampton, Southern England. His father, Yashvir Sunak was a Practitioner by profession and his mother Usha Sunak was a Pharmacist. His father was born in Kenya and his mother holds Tanganyika citizenship.
After them, his paternal grandparents were born in Punjab and had an Indian origin. Later in the 1960s, they moved from East Africa to reside in the United Kingdom with their kids.
Rishi Sunak Bio
|Real Name||Rishi Sunak|
|Date of Birth||12th May 1980|
|Age (in years)||42 Years Old (2022)|
|Birth Place||Southampton, Hampshire|
|Profession||Politician, Businessman, Author|
|Home Town||Southampton, Hampshire|
|Family||Father: Yashvir Sunak|
Mother: Usha Sunak
Wife: Akshata Murthy
Children: Krishna and Anoushka
|Siblings||Brother: Sanjay Sunak|
Sister: Rakhi Sunak
|Height||5’7″ (feet & inches)|
170 cm (in centimeters)
1.70 m (in meters)
|Weight||75 kg (in kilograms)|
154 lbs (in pounds)
Education Details & Debut
|A Degree in Electrical engineering & physics (Oxford University)|
An Advanced degree in MBA (Stanford University)
Social Media Info
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Rishi Sunak Instagram : @rishisunakmp
His Twitter: @RishiSunak
Some Lesser Known Facts about Rishi Sunak
- On May 12, 1980, He was born in Southampton. His father worked as a GP in the National Health Service (NHS), and his mother ran her own pharmacy.
- He’s grandparents were from Punjab. He is married to Infosys chief NR Narayana Murthy’s daughter Akshata Murty, and they have two daughters, Anoushka and Krishna.
- Boris Johnson chose and appointed him as Chancellor of the Exchequer, in his first full cabinet position, in February 2020.
- Sunak had a successful business career before entering politics. He previously co-founded a large investment firm. The firm worked with companies based in Silicon Valley, California, and Bengaluru, India’s IT capital.
- Ladbrokes rates him as a joint favorite with former Defence Secretary Penny Mordaunt. During the pandemic, he rose to prominence after putting together a massive package worth tens of billions of pounds to assist businesses and workers.