Akshata Murty

Akshata Murty

Akshata Murty
Quick Facts About Akshata Murthy
Celebrated Name Akshata Murty
Age 44 years old
Nick Name Akshata
Birth Name Akshata Narayan Murthy
Birth Date 1980-04-00
Gender Female
Profession Businesswoman
Nationality Indian
Place of Birth Hubli, Karnataka, India
Ethnicity Kannada Brahman
Religion Hinduism
Active Years N. R. Narayana Murthy
Mother Sudha Murty
Brother Rohan Murty
High School Baldwin Girls' High School
University Stanford University
Sexualorientation Straight
Marital Status married
Husband Rishi Sunak
Children 2
Net Worth £730 million
Salary £100 million
Height 5 ft 4 inches
Weight 58 kg
Body Measurement 35-26-36 inches
Hair Color black
Eye Color black

Akshata Murty, a British-based businesswoman, is well-known as the wife of the current prime minister of the United Kingdom, Rishi Sunak. In India, She is recognized as the daughter of Indian Billionaire N. R. Narayana Murthy, a founder of the Indian multi-national IT company Infosys, and Sudha Murty. She holds a 0.93% stake in Infosys, making her one of the wealthiest women in the UK, along with shares in several other businesses in the UK.

Akshata Murty: Who is Rishi Sunak's wife?

Akshata Murty is a British-based Indian heiress, businesswoman, fashion designer, and venture capitalist. She is the daughter of N. R. Narayana Murthy, a founder of the Indian multi-national IT company Infosys, and Sudha Murty. She is a director of Digme Fitness and digital transformation company Soroco which her brother Rohan Murty co-founded.

Akshata Murty began her career in 2007 as an investor. The same year, Murty joined Dutch cleantech firm Tendrils as its marketing director, where she worked for two years, before leaving to start her own fashion firm. Her fashion label closed in 2012. In 2013, she became the director of the venture capital fund Catamaran Ventures.

She has also co-founded, with her husband Rishi Sunak, the London branch of the Indian firm owned by her father. Since 2015, She owns shares in two of Jamie Oliver's restaurant businesses, Wendy's in India, Koro Kids, and Digme Fitness. In April 2022 it was reported that she is a non-domiciled resident of the United Kingdom, which entitles her to pay no tax on her income outside Britain. 

Where was Akshata Murty born?

Akshata Murty was born in April 1980 in Hubli, a city in the Indian state of Karnataka. Her birthname is Akshata Narayan Murty. She holds Indian nationality and belongs to the Kannada Brahman ethnic group. She is a follower of Hinduism. 

Murty was born into a middle-class family. At the time of her birth, her parents were in the process of making their own IT company which will later emerge as the second-largest IT company in India called "Infosys". Her father, N. R. Narayana Murthy, is an Indian billionaire businessman while her mother Sudha Murty is a philanthropist. She has a younger brother named Rohan Murty. 

Murty attended Baldwin Girls' High School in Bangalore. Then, she attended Claremont McKenna College in California where she studied economics and French. Later, she enrolled at Stanford University where she received her Master's degree in Business Administration. 

Who is Akshata Murty married to? 

Akshata Murty has been married to his longtime husband Rishi Sunak. Sunak is a British politician who has served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom since 25 October 2022 and Leader of the Conservative Party since 24 October 2022. An Oxford University graduate, he is a former banker. 

Sunak and Murty met while studying at Stanford University in the mid-2000s. After dating for several years, the couple married in August 2009. Together, the couple has two daughters, Krishna (born in 2011) and Anoushka (born in 2013). 

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What is Akshata Murty's net worth?

Akshata Murty is almost a billionaire, with a net worth twice that of King Charles. Murty owns a 0.91% stake—valued at about $900 million (£690 m) in April 2022—in Infosys, making her one of the wealthiest women in Britain. As of October 2022, the combined net worth of Akshata and her husband Sunak is estimated to be £730 million ($830 million).

Her husband is also one of the richest men in the House of Commons and also among the richest people in the UK. They own Kirby Sigston Manor in the village of Kirby Sigston, North Yorkshire, as well as a mews house in Earl's Court in central London worth millions of pounds in real estate value. 

How tall is Akshata Murty?

Akshata Murty is 5 ft 4 inches tall and weighs around 58 Kg. She wears a bra of size 40C (US) and a shoe size 6 (US). She has a perfect body measurement of 35-26-36 inches that resembles hourglass-shaped. She has a beautiful face with a brown complexion and has got black eyes. She looks elegant in her long straight hair which is black in color as well.

Facts About Akshata Murty

  • #1She had no birthday parties or much pocket money.
  • #2Her mother was the first female engineer to work for India's then-largest car maker.
  • #3She did a diploma in fashion from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, California.
  • #4 Akshata Murthy is richer than the Queen Elizabeth of the United Kingdom.
  • #5She has a pet Labrador.
  • #6She is vegan.
  • #7Her favorite holiday destination is Paris.
  • #8She supports LGBT.
  • #9She is very religious.
  • #10She is a fashion enthusiast.