Rishi Sunak Biography: Age, Net Worth, Nationality, Wikipedia, Siblings, Children, Wife

January 1, 2024 0 Posted By Johnson Ajiboye

Rishi Sunak was the first British Asian prime minister in the world. With his rise to power, he has drawn the attention and admiration of many.

Known for his astute economic policies and leadership skills, Sunak has gained popularity both within and outside of his party.

His commitment to public service and ability to navigate complex challenges have made him a respected figure.


  • Full Name: Rishi Sunak
  • Date of Birth: May 12, 1980
  • Age: 43 years old
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: Southampton, Hampshire, England
  • Nationality: British
  • Profession: Politician
  • Height: 1.7m
  • Parents: Yashvir Sunak and Usha Sunak
  • Siblings: Sanjay (brother), Raakhi Williams (sister)
  • Spouse: Akshata Murty
  • Children: Krishna (daughter), Anoushka (daughter)
  • Relationship Status: Married
  • Net Worth: £730 million

Early Life & Education

Rishi Sunak, now 43 years old, was born on May 12, 1980, in Southampton, Hampshire, England. He grew up in a family of Indian descent with his parents, Yashvir Sunak and Usha Sunak.

His father, Yashvir, is a general practitioner in the National Health Service, while his mother, Usha, is a pharmacist. Sunak has two siblings: a brother named Sanjay and a sister named Raakhi Williams.

Sunak spent his early years in Southampton, where he attended Stroud School and Winchester College. At Winchester College, he distinguished himself as a bright student and eventually became the head boy of the college.

During his summer holidays, Sunak worked as a waiter in a curry house in Southampton, gaining valuable life experiences.

After completing his secondary education, Sunak studied philosophy, politics, and economics at Lincoln College, Oxford.

During his time at Oxford, he developed a keen interest in politics and joined the Conservative Party. He later pursued further education at Stanford University, earning an MBA as a Fulbright Scholar.

Personal Life

In 2009, Rishi Sunak married Akshata Murty, the daughter of Indian billionaire N. R. Narayana Murthy, the founder of Infosys.

The couple has two daughters, Krishna and Anoushka. Sunak’s wife, Akshata, comes from a prominent family with a huge influence in business, and her father’s success undoubtedly impacted Sunak’s life and career.


Rishi Sunak’s political career began in 2015 when he was elected as the Member of Parliament for Richmond (Yorks).

As a backbencher, he quickly made a name for himself by supporting the successful campaign for Brexit in the 2016 EU membership referendum.

He also held various junior ministerial positions under Prime Minister Theresa May’s government, including the role of Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Local Government.

In July 2019, Sunak was appointed Chief Secretary to the Treasury under Prime Minister Boris Johnson. He played a key role in the government’s financial response to the COVID-19 pandemic as Chancellor of the Exchequer from February 2020 to July 2022.

Sunak introduced various economic support measures, such as the furlough scheme and the Eat Out to Help Out initiative, to mitigate the impact of the pandemic on businesses and individuals.

Net Worth

Rishi Sunak has an estimated net worth of $£730 million.

His wealth comes from his career in politics and his previous finance and investment banking work.

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: @rishisunakmp
  • Twitter handle: @RishiSunak

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