Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson

Who is Boris Johnson?

Boris Johnson is a British politician, serving as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party since July 2019. He has been Member of Parliament (MP) for Uxbridge and South Ruislip since 2015 and was previously MP for Henley from 2001 to 2008. He also served as Mayor of London from 2008 to 2016 and Foreign Secretary from 2016 to 2018. Johnson identifies as a one-nation conservative and has been associated with both economically and socially liberal policies. 

What is Boris Johnson Famous for?

Boris Johnson is best famous for being a British politician, serving as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party since July 2019. Prior to that, he was famous as Mayor of London from 2008 to 2016 and Foreign Secretary from 2016 to 2018.

Where was Boris Johnson Born?

Boris Johnson was born as Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson on 19 June 1964 in New York City, USA to parents Stanley Johnson, a former member of the European Parliament and Charlotte Johnson Wahl Boris is the eldest among four children, Jo Johnson, Leo Johnson, Rachel Johnson. The family moved to the U.K in September 1964. In February 1966, they relocated to Washington D.C. Johnson holds both British and American citizenship and belongs to Turkish, English, German and French Ancestory. His religion is Christianity and zodiac is Gemini. Johnson was educated at the European School, Brussels I, Ashdown House, and Eton College. He read Classics at Balliol College, Oxford, where he was elected President of the Oxford Union in 1986. 

How is Boris Johnson's Career?

He began his career in journalism at The Times in 1987 but was dismissed for falsifying a quotation. He later became The Daily Telegraph's Brussels correspondent. He was an assistant editor of the Telegraph from 1994 to 1999 and edited The Spectator from 1999 to 2005. He was elected MP for Henley in 2001 and served in the Shadow Cabinet under Conservative leaders Michael Howard and David Cameron. He largely adhered to the Conservatives' party line but adopted a more socially liberal stance on issues such as LGBT rights in parliamentary votes. He elected as the Conservative candidate for the 2008 London mayoral election. During his first term as Mayor of London, he banned alcohol consumption on much of the capital's public transport and introduced the New Routemaster buses, cycle hire scheme, and Thames cable car. In 2012, he was re-elected, In 2015, he was elected MP for Uxbridge and South Ruislip, stepping down as Mayor the following year.

In 2016, Johnson became a prominent figure in the successful Vote Leave campaign for Brexit as part of the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union. He was subsequently appointed Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth and served two years. In 2019, he was elected Conservative Leader and appointed Prime Minister. Besides, Johnson is taken as a controversial figure within British politics and journalism. Supporters have praised him as an entertaining, humorous, and popular figure, with an appeal stretching beyond traditional conservative voters. On the other hand, He has been criticized by figures on both the left and the right for using racist and homophobic language, as well as alleged elitism, cronyism, dishonesty, and laziness. Johnson is the subject of several biographies and a number of fictionalized portrayals.

What are Boris Johnson's Achievements?

In 1997 he was voted “What the Papers Say” Political Commentator of the Year. He was named Pagan Federation of Great Britain National Journalist of the Year in 1998. He was voted Editors’ Editor of the Year in 2003. In 2019, he was elected Conservative Leader and appointed Prime Minister. 

What is Boris Johnson's Net Worth?

Johnson has an estimated net worth of $2 million his major source of income is his political career. Her average salary is still unknown. Boris owns the cars that include, Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, Tesla Roadster, and Toyota Previa. Boris Johnson’s sold his £3.75 million Islington Islington with ex-wife Wheeler, cinched a new property in South East London with new beau Symonds.

How is Boris Johnson's Personal Life?

In 1987, he married Allegra Mostyn-Owen, daughter of the art historian William Mostyn-Owen. The couple divorced in 1993 and twelve days later Johnson married Marina Wheeler, a barrister. This marriage produced two daughters and three sons, namely, Cassia Peaches Johnson, Lara Lettice Johnson, Milo Arthur Johnson, and Theodore Apollo Johnson. In September 2018, Johnson and Wheeler issued a statement confirming that after 25 years of marriage. Johnson's current girlfriend is Carrie Symonds, daughter of Matthew Symonds, a co-founder of The Independent newspaper, and Josephine Mcaffee. a lawyer.

How Tall is Boris Johnson?

She has a height of 5 ft. 9 inches and weighs 78 kg. Boris Johnson has light brown eyes and light brown hair. But, information regarding Boris Johnson’s body measurement, shoe size, dress size, are not available. She has a straight sexual orientation.

Johnson is active on social media like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has a Facebook profile, @borisjohnson, and Instagram profile is borisjohnsonmp where she has 630.2K and 173K followers respectively. He also has a Twitter profile, @BorisJohnson where He has over 967K followers.

Facts to be known about Boris Johnson:

  1. He started as a reporter for The Times in 1987 but was fired for fabricating a quotation.
  2. In February 2015, he announced his intention to renounce his US citizenship to demonstrate his loyalty to the UK, which he did in 2016.
  3. Johnson has a knowledge of French, Italian, German, Spanish, and Latin.
  4. Johnson's paternal great-grandfather was Circassian-Turkish journalist Ali Kemal who was a secular Muslim.
  5. In 2007, he said he had smoked cannabis before he went to university. He has also admitted to using cocaine.
  6. In April 2006, the News of the World alleged that Johnson was having an affair with The Guardian journalist Anna Fazackerley. 
  7. The pair refused to comment and shortly afterward Johnson began employing Fazackerley.
  8. In 2009, Johnson fathered a daughter with Helen MacIntyre, an art consultant.
  9. He holds ancient Greek statesman and orator Pericles as a personal hero.
  10. Johnson was portrayed by Will Barton in the 2017 BBC-produced drama Theresa vs. Boris: How May Became PM, and by Richard Goulding in the 2019 HBO and Channel 4 drama Brexit: The Uncivil War.
Boris Johnson
Quick Facts of Alexander Johnson
Celebrated Name Boris Johnson
Age 56 years old
Nick Name Boris Johnson
Birth Name Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson
Birth Date 1964-06-19
Gender Male
Profession British Prime Minister
Nationality American and British
Place of Birth Upper East Side, New York, United States
Education Eton College
Mother Charlotte Johnson Wahl
Father Stanley Johnson
Sister Rachel Johnson
Brother Jo Johnson and Leo Johnson
Ethnicity Turkish, English, German and French Ancestory
Religion Christanity
Horoscope Gemini
Net Worth $2 million
Marital Status Divorced
Wife Ex-Marina Wheeler (1993) and Allegra Mostyn-Owen (1987–1993)
Height 5 ft. 9 inches
Weight 78 kg
Eye Color light brown
Hair Color light brown
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