Rishi Sunak- Biography, First Indian Prime Minister, Wealth, Life, Facts

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Rishi Sunak

British politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom 

Net worth in 2022: $750 million (combined with his wife)

Personal Stats

Age: 42 in 2022

Birth: 12 May 1980 in Southampton, Hampshire, England

Elected as Prime Minister: 25 October 2022

Political Party: Conservative party

Source of Wealth: Career, Marriage 

Citizenship:  Britain


10 Downing Street London

Chequers, Aylesbury

Kirby Sigston Manor, Kirby

Sigston, North Yorkshire

Children: 2

Salary: £164,080, as he receives an extra £79,936 for his new role

Monthly Income: up to 15k


Winchester College

Lincoln College, Oxford (BA)

Stanford University (MBA)

Religion: Hindu

Height: 170 cm (5´7´´)

Weight: 70 kg (154 Ibs)

Shoe Size: 9,5 (US),  42 EU, 9 UK

Eye Color: Brown

Hair Color:  Black

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

Hobbies: video games, spaceships


Source: https://www.theoldtownhall.co.uk/assets/img/Letter%20from%20Rishi%20Sunak.jpg

Summary: He is an Entrepreneur, Politician and the new Primer Minister of England 

HM Treasury and The Rt Hon Rishi Sunak MP, OGL 3 http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence/version/3, via Wikimedia Commons

Interesting facts:

  • He is the first Prime Minister of South Asian heritage
  • Sunak and his wife are the 222nd richest people in Britain, with a combined fortune of £730 million as of 2022
  • He attended both the University of Oxford and Stanford University 
  • He is the MP for Richmond (Yorks) 
  • He is known as ‘the richest MP’
  • Sunak worked as an analyst for the investment bank Goldman Sachs between 2001 and 2004 
    • He was also a director of the investment firm Catamaran Ventures, owned by his father-in-law, the Indian businessman N. R. Narayana Murthy between 2013 and 2015  
    • He is a massive Southampton FC fan
  • Sunak was selected as the Conservative candidate for Richmond (Yorks) in October 2014 
  • Sunak was appointed as chief secretary to the Treasury by Prime Minister Boris Johnson on 24 July 2019  
  • He said he never wanted to be Prime Minister
  • In April 2022, he ordered the Royal Mint to create a UK government-backed non-fungible token (NFT) to be issued by the summer 2022.

Social Meida:

  • Website: rishisunak.com


  • “Right now our country is facing a profound economic crisis, the aftermath of Covid still lingers, Putin’s war in Ukraine has destabilised energy markets and supply chains the world over.“   – Rishi Sunak
  • „I have been elected as leader of my party — your prime minister — in part to fix them (Truss’ mistakes), and that work begins immediately.“  – Rishi Sunak
  • „I will unite our country not with words but action. I will work day in and day out to deliver. Trust is earned, and I will earn it.“  – Rishi Sunak

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