Rishi Sunak : Hidden Facts about the New PM of UK

This post is About Rishi Sunak. We will be discussing early life of Rishi Sunak, Why Rishi Sunak is so famous, especially among Indian community?  where Rishi Sunak is from? What does Rishi Sunak do for living? Let’s also discuss Rishi Sunak’s childhood, Early Life and Education of Rishi Sunak. We will also discuss about the political career of Rishi Sunak. So let’s not wait and try to find everything about Rishi Sunak.

Rishi Sunak

Rishi Sunak has become a household name overnight after he has been declared as the next prime minister of United Kingdom on 24th Oct 2022. After Elected British Prime minister Liz Truss resigned on 20th Oct 2022, after just 45 days as the British Prime minister, Rishi Sunak name along with Penny Mordaunt  were emerged for the party leader of conservative party and hence the British Prime Minister.

However after failed to secure minimum 100 nominations form the conservative party MPs, Penny Mordaunt withdraw leaving the path of Rishi Sunak, to become the next prime minister on 24th Oct 2022.

Here lets us look at the prominent events and facts about Rishi Sunak

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Rishi Sunak History | Rishi Sunak Date of Birth

Rishi Sunak was born on 12th May 1980 in Southampton. He is the first born son in his family and has three siblings.

Rishi Sunak Parents

Rishi Saunak parents name are Yashvir and Usha Sunak. His parents were migrated to United Kingdom from East Africa in 1960 with their parents ( i.e. Grand Father of Rishi Saunak). Is Rishi Sunak a Gujarati? You will heard many people asking this question.

Rishi Sunak Education

Rishi Sunak has done his schooling from Stroud School in Romsey, Hampshire. After basic education Rishi Sunak was admitted to a boarding school named Winchester College. Rishi Saunak was very good with study and has been named as the head boy during his time at Winchester Boarding School.

After finishing his schooling, Rishi Sunak took admission in Lincoln College of Oxford University. His further study was in philosophy, politics and economics. His graduation was completed in 2001. He was awarded an MBA Degree from Stanford University in California under student exchange program in 2006.

Rishi Sunak Business career | Rishi Sunak Professional career

After completing his graduation from Lincoln College of Oxford University, Rishi Sunak has joined investment bank Goldman Sachs in 2001 as an analyst. Rishi Sunak continued to work there for 3 more years and stayed there till 2004. After Goldman Sachs bank, Rishi Sunak joined Children Investment fund management as a hedge fund manager. After two years of working, Rishi Sunak has become the partner of the firm in 2006.

After leaving this in 2009, he has joined another hedge fund management company Theleme Partners. He continued to work their till 2013. In 2013 he has become director of Catamaran Ventures. One thing to be noted here is that Catamaran Ventures owner is Mr. N. R. Narayana Murthy, the founder of Infosys and his future father in law.

Rishi Sunak Political Career

Rishi Sunak Political career was started way back in 2000 when he was completing his graduation.  He undertook his internship from Conservative Campaign Headquarters. This has been considered a major change and liking for political aspiration for Rishi Sunak.

Rishi Sunak first major breakthrough was when he was selected as the Conservative candidate for Richmond (Yorks) in October 2014. This cleared his path for becoming the MP, as the eat is considered a safe haven for conservative part. Conservative party didn’t loose this seat from last 100 years.

In 2015 Rishi Sunak has been elected MP from his constituency and served as a member of was a member of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee. In general election of 2017 Rishi Sunak has been re-elected this time even with better margins. This time Rishi Sunak served as parliamentary under-secretary January 2018 till July 2019.

Later on from July 2019, Rishi Sunak was appointed as the chief secretary to the Treasury by then Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

Rishi Sunak again reelected with even more better votes from his constituency and has been appointed as Chancellor of the Exchequer.

Rishi Sunak later has been promoted as full-fledged Chancellor and delivered his first budget in coming months.

After resigning from his post in On 5 July 2022, Rishi Sunak fought in the Conservative party leadership election to replace Johnson. Rishi Sunak and then Foreign Secretary Liz Truss emerged as the leading members to replace Johnson, the race which Liz Truss ultimately won.

After just 45 days as being the prime minister, Liz Truss resigned. Rishi Sunak, Penny Mordaunt and Boris Johnson (Former Prime minister) were involved in a three horse race to become the conservative party leadership. In the later stages, Boris Johnson ruled himself out and Penny Mordaunt failed to secure the minimum threshold 100 markers, Rishi Sunak has emerged as winner and hence the next prim minister of United Kingdom.

Rishi Sunak Wife

Rishi Sunak wife name is Akshata Murty. She is the daughter of Multibillionaire Indian businessman and founder of Indian Tech Giant Infosys Mr. N.R. Narayana Murthy. Akshata Murty meet Rishi Sunak while she was doing MBA from Stanford University in year 2005-2006. They got married in year 2009 with a relatively low affair marriage party.

Akshata Murty is director and founder in various startup and still holding Indian passport. She owns 0.9% of Infosys shares which is estimating £700m in value.

Rishi Sunak Net Worth

Rishi Sunak net worth is huge and when we are saying huge, it rally huge. Rishi Sunak and his wife Akshata Murty combined net worth is more than £750m. This made him the richest prime minister of United Kingdom of all time. As per an article published in a leading newspaper, Akshata Murty net worth is even more than Queen Elizabeth net worth (which were approx. £450m).

Rishi Sunak Height

Rishi Sunak height is reported to be 1.7 meter. If you converted this into feet, this is 5 feet 6 inches.

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In this section we would like to answer few questions that our users and reader has asked from us. You can also go to his website to know more about him.


What is Rishi Sunak education?

Rishi Sunak has got an MBA Degree from Stanford University in California. Hope this will answer your question regarding Rishi Sunak education.

Who is Rishi Sunak wife?

Akshata Murty is Rishi Sunak wife. She is the daughter of Famous Indian Businessman Mr. N.R. Narayana Murthy, the founder of Indian Tech Giant Infosys.

Rishi Sunak Daughter Name?

Rishi Sunak and his wife Akshata Murty have two Daughters. Rishi Sunak Daughter Name is Krishna and Anushka.

Rishi Sunak Akshata Murthy

Details about Rishi Sunak Akshata Murthy is giving here in this article.

Is Rishi Sunak a Gujarati?

Rishi Sunak is not Gujarati; his Grandparents are hailed from Punjab Rejoin. So you can He is Punjabi, not a Gujarati.

Rishi Sunak parents Name?

Rishi Saunak parents name are Yashvir and Usha Sunak.

What nationality is Rishi Sunak?

Rishi Sunak is a UK citizen; however he holds a green card of USA also.

What religion is Rishi Sunak?

Rishi Sunak follows Hinduism. He is from Hindi Religion.

Is Rishi Sunak Billionaire?

Yes Rishi Sunak billionaire status is described above. He his wife estimated wealth is

Please elaborate Rishi Sunak history.

Rishi Sunak history has been discussed in details in this post.

Please give details about Rishi Sunak family.

Rishi Sunak family comprises of Himself, His wife and two daughters.

Where is Rishi Sunak from originally?

Rishi Sunak is a UK citizen; however he holds a green card of USA also. His parents are from Indian Origin and from Punjab region.

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