This post talks about British Politician, Boris Johnson, and in this post you will get to find out his life story, how his journey started, and where it started from as well as his Biography & Net Worth (who is Boris Johnson?).
Boris Johnson born with his legal name is full Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson is a British politician serving as prime minister of the United Kingdom and leader of the Conservative Party since 2019.
Date Of Birth (DOB): He was born on June 19, 1964 (Friday) at Upper East Side, New York, United States, so he is an American-born British journalist before coming into office as Prime Minister.
He was Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs from 2016 to 2018 and mayor of London from 2008 to 2016. Johnson has been member of Parliament (MP) for Uxbridge and South Ruislip since 2015 and was previously MP for Henley from 2001 to 2008.
He was born in 1964 to Stanley Johnson (father), and Charlotte Fawcett (Mother). His dad Stanley Johnson was at age 23-year-old when the young lad was born, then studying economics at Columbia University, and 22-year-old Charlotte Fawcett, an artist from a family of liberal intellectuals.
Johnson’s parents had married in 1963 before moving to the US. In September 1964, they returned to their native England, so that Charlotte could study at the University of Oxford.
Early life and career as a journalist, and Politician
England and settled into West Nethercote Farm, near Winsford in Somerset, Stanley’s remote family home on Exmoor in the West Country. in 1969 and that was where Johnson claimed his first experience in of fox hunting.
Was mostly raised by his mother since his father was at the time regularly absent from Nethercote. He and his siblings were encouraged to engage in high-brow activities from a young age, with high achievement being greatly valued.
In 1970, Charlotte and the children briefly returned to Nethercote, where Johnson attended Winsford Village School, before returning to London to settle in Primrose Hill, where they were educated at Primrose Hill Primary School.
Journalist: He won a scholarship to Eton College and later studied classics at Balliol College, Oxford, where he was president of the Oxford Union. After briefly working as a management consultant, Johnson embarked on a career in journalism.
He started as a reporter for The Times in 1987 but was fired for fabricating a quotation. He then began working for The Daily Telegraph, where he served as a correspondent covering the European Community (1989–94) and later as an assistant editor (1994–99).
In 1994 Johnson became a political columnist for The Spectator, and in 1999 he was named the magazine’s editor, continuing in that role until 2005.
Politics: he was one of a generation of Oxford undergraduates who were later to dominate British politics and media in the second decade of the 21st century; among them David Cameron, William Hague, Michael Gove, Jeremy Hunt and Nick Boles all went on to become senior Conservative Party politicians.
In 2001, Boris Johnson was elected an MP for Henley on Thames, replacing Michael Heseltine. In 2004 he was appointed shadow minister for the arts. However, in November 2004, he was forced to resign over allegations of an extramarital affair with Petronella Wyatt.
In 2005, he was reprieved and given the position of shadow minister for education. In 2006, allegations of another extramarital affair arose, but David Cameron did not consider it sufficient to deserve a sacking. In 2015, he was elected MP for Uxbridge and South Ruislip.
Mayor Of London: Johnson entered into the London mayoral election in July 2007, challenging Labour incumbent Ken Livingstone.
During the tightly contested election, he overcame perceptions that he was a gaffe-prone and insubstantial politician by focusing on issues of crime and transportation.
On May 1, 2008, Johnson won a narrow victory, seen by many as a repudiation of the national Labour government led by Gordon Brown. Early the following month, Johnson fulfilled a campaign promise by stepping down as MP.
In 2012 Johnson was reelected mayor, besting Livingstone again. His win was one of the few bright spots for the Conservative Party in the midterm local elections in which it lost more than 800 seats in England, Scotland, and Wales.
Boris Johnson’s Net Worth
Boris Johnson’s Net Worth is $89 Million (£67 Million UK Pounds). Boris Johnson is currently serving as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party and has been since 2019, according to Caknowledge.com
Whiles Celebritynetworth.com also claims as of the time of this post, that Boris has a net worth of $2 million.
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