Barnaby Joyce

Barnaby Joyce

Who is Barnaby Joyce?

Barnaby Thomas Gerard Joyce is an Australian politician. He served as the leader of the National Party from February 2016 to February 2018. He was Deputy Prime Minister of Australia from February 2016 to October 2017 and from December 2017 to February 2018.

What is Barnaby Joyce Famous for?

Barnaby Joyce is famous for a politician. He served as the leader of the National Party and was Deputy Prime Minister of Australia. He set up an accountancy practice in St. George, Queensland. He was elected through it subsequently emerged in 2017 that he was not eligible for election to the senate at the 2004 federal election taking office in 2005. He became the National Party's Senate leader in 2008. At the 2013 election, he transferred to the House of Representatives, winning the rural seat of New England in New South Wales. He replaced Nigel Scullion as deputy leader of the National Party. He succeeded Warren Truss as party leader and deputy prime minister in 2016. He served as Minister for Agriculture in 2013 to 2015, Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources in 2015 to 2017, Minister for Resources and Northern Australia in 2017, and Minister for Infrastructure and Transport in 2017 to 2018. He was confirmed to be a dual citizen of New Zealand, during the 2017 parliamentary eligibility crisis. The High Court of Australia ruled that he had been ineligible to be a candidate for the House of Representatives at the time of the 2016 election. He re-entered Parliament in 2017 after winning the New England by-election with a large swing against low-profile opposition. In February 2018, he resigned his ministerial and leadership roles after acknowledging that he was in a relationship and expecting a child with a former staffer. He was succeeded by Michael McCormack. On June 1, 2019, a second son, Thomas was born in Armidale.

Where did Barnaby Joyce Grow Up?

Barnaby Joyce was born on April 17, 1967, in Tamworth, New South Wales. He holds Australian nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. His birth sign is Aries. He was born to James Michael Joyce and a mother named Marie Roche. His father was injured in World War II and moved to Australia in 1947 to study veterinary science at the University of Sydney, where he met Joyce' mother who was studying physiotherapy. His parents married and made their living as farmers. Barnaby was raised as one of six children on a sheep and cattle property about sixty km north-east at Danglemah near Woolbrook. He attended Woolbrook Public School, boarded at St Ignatius' College, Riverview in Sydney. He graduated from the University of New England (UNE) Armidale with a Bachelor of Financial Administration in 1989.

What is Barnaby Joyce Body Features?

Barnaby Joyce height of 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m) tall and body weight is unknown. There is no information about his body measurements.

Is Barnaby Joyce Married?

Barnaby Joyce is a married man. He married Natalie Abberfield in 1993. He met his wife Natalie Abberfield at the University of New England. The couple had four daughters named Julia, Caroline, Odette, and Bridgette. In December 2017, Joyce announced that he and his wife had separated. On February 6, 2018, The Daily Telegraph reported that he was expecting a child with his former communications staffer Vikki Campion. On April 16, 2018, Campin gave birth to Sebastian at Armidale Hospital in Armidale, New South Wales. On June 1, 2019, a second son, Thomas was born in Armidale.

How much is Barnaby Joyce's Net Worth?

Barnaby Joyce estimated net worth of $18 million and his salary is unknown. He earns a good amount of money from his profession.

Some other facts:

1. He was elected as a Senator for Queensland at the 2004 federal election.

2. He announced to the House of Representatives that he might hold New Zealand citizenship by descent and was confirmed New Zealand government.

3. His identifies as a Roman Catholic.

Barnaby Joyce
Quick Facts of Barnaby Gerard Joyce
Celebrated Name Barnaby Joyce
Age 53 years old
Nick Name Barnaby Joyce
Birth Name Barnaby Thomas Gerard Joyce
Birth Date 1967-04-17
Gender Male
Profession Politician
Birth Nation Australia
Nationality Australian/New Zealander
Place of Birth Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia
Horoscope Aries
Ethnicity White
Education University of New England
Father James Michael Joyce
Mother Marie Roche
Marital Status Married
Wife Natalie Abberfield
Height 1.85 M
Net Worth $ 18 million
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