Jacinda Ardern

Jacinda Ardern

Who is Jacinda Ardern?

Jacinda  Ardern is a New Zealand politician serving since 26 October 2017 as the 40th Prime Minister of New Zealand. She has also served as the Leader of the Labour Party since 1 August 2017. Ardern has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for the Mount Albert electorate since 8 March 2017; she was first elected to the House of Representatives as a list MP at the 2008 general election

What is Jacinda Ardern Famous for?

Jacinda Ardern is best known as the 40th Prime Minister of New Zealand  and also for having of history of serving as the Leader of the Labour Party since 1 August 2017, as Member of Parliament (MP) for the Mount Albert electorate since 8 March 2017 and was first elected to the House of Representatives as a list MP at the 2008 general election

Where was Jacinda Ardern Born?

Jacinda was Born as Jacinda Kate Laurell Ardern in Hamilton, New Zealand, on July 26, 1980, in a Mormon family. Her father, Ross Ardern, worked as a police officer in Murupara, who later became the New Zealand government’s high commissioner to the island of Niue and moved to Morrinsville, where she was raised. Her mother, Laurell Ardern, was a school catering assistant. She also has one sister, Louis Ardern, as a sibling. She holds Kiwis nationality and belongs to White ethnicity. She is an Agnostic and her zodiac is Leo. She obtained her higher education in Morrinsville College, where she was the student representative on the school's Board of Trustees. Then she attended the University of Waikato and graduated with a Bachelor of Communication Studies (BCS) in politics and public relations in 2001.

How is Jacinda Ardern's Career?

Ardern began her career working as a researcher in the office of Prime Minister Helen Clark, after graduating from the University of Waikato in 2001,  In 2005 Ardern worked for two and a  half years in the cabinet office of British Prime Minister Tony Blair, serving as an associate director for Better Regulation Executive with the primary responsibility of improving the ways in which local authorities interact with small businesses. In 2008, she was elected President of the International Union of Socialist Youth, a position that took her to destinations such as Algeria, China, India,  Israel, Jordan, and Lebanon. Ardern became a list MP in 2008, a position she held for almost ten years until her election to the Mount Albert electorate in the 2017 by-election, held on 25 February. She was unanimously elected as Deputy Leader of the Labour Party on 1 March 2017, following the resignation of Annette King. Ardern became Leader of the Labour Party on 1 August 2017, In the general election of 23 September 2017, the Labour Party won 46 seats (a net gain of 14), putting it behind the National Party, which won 56 seats. After negotiations with National and Labour, the New Zealand First party chose to enter into a minority coalition government with Labour, supported by the Greens, with Ardern as Prime Minister. Ardern's government has focused particularly on the New Zealand housing crisis, child poverty, and social inequality.

In March 2019, she led the country through the aftermath of the Christchurch mosque shootings, and her government introduced strict gun laws in response. Ardern describes herself as a social democrat and a progressive. She is the world's youngest female head of government, having taken office at age 37. Ardern became the world's second elected head of government to give birth while in office when her daughter was born on 21 June 2018. For her global outreach, leadership skills, and the fact that New Zealand's global ratings of approval and importance significantly improving under her premiership, Ardern has been widely described as the most powerful woman in the Southern Hemisphere and one of the most powerful women in the world.

What are Jacinda Ardern's Achievements?

At 37, Ardern became the youngest Prime Minister of New Zealand; since 1856. She was one of fifteen women selected to appear on the cover of the September 2019 issue of British Vogue, by guest editor Meghan, Duchess of Sussex.

What is Jacinda Ardern's Net Worth?

Jacinda's exact net worth is not estimated yet. She garners her net income from her professional political career. As per newshub.co.nz, she is the fifth highest-paid leader among all the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) countries. She is entitled to the annual wage of $339,862 as of 2018  report. Besides that, her annual salary as being the Prime Minister of New Zealand is over $470,000. Information regarding her houses, cars, businesses and their worths are not still under review.

How is Jacinda Ardern's Personal Life?

Jacinda is still to be married. She is engaged to her longtime boyfriend Clarke Gayford on April 28, 2019. They have a daughter together, Neve Te Aroha Gayford  ( June 21, 2018). She met her partner, Clarke Gayford, in 2012 at the Metro Restaurant Awards who is a broadcast personality. As of now, the couple is reportedly together along with their daughter and has maintained a healthy and smooth relationship.

How Tall is Jacinda Ardern?

Jacinda stands 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs around 55kg. She has light brown eye color and dark brown hair color. Dimensions Jones' body is still not available. She has a straight sexual orientation. 

Jacinda Ardern is active on social media. Till now, She has more than 419K followers on Twitter with id @jacindaardern.In addition, She has over 693.2K followers on Instagram that goes by id @jacindaardern. She has a facebook profile with id @jacindaardern where she has over 640k fans.

Facts About Jacinda Ardern

  • #1Jacinda is opposed to the "Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ " and stands on homosexuality and same-sex marriage, Ardern became a lapsed Mormon.
  • #2She is the world's youngest female head of government, having taken office at age 37.
  • #3Even before earning a bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies (2001), Ardern began her association with the Labour Party. In 1999, at age 17, she joined the party and, with the help of an aunt, became involved in the reelection campaign of Harry Duynhoven, a Labour member of parliament (MP) in the New Plymouth district.
  • #4On 15 May 2019, Ardern and French President Emmanuel Macron co-chaired the Christchurch Call summit, which aimed to "bring together countries and tech companies in an attempt to bring to an end the ability to use social media to organize and promote terrorism and violent extremism
  • #5On 19 January 2018, Ardern announced that she was expecting her first child in June, making her New Zealand's first prime minister to be pregnant in office.
  • #6First world leader to attend a United Nations assembly with her infant child (September 2018).
  • #7She was once turned down for a role in fellow New Zealander Peter Jackson's "Lord of the Rings" films.
  • #8In 2013, Ardern voted in favor of Marriage Equality Bill, a bill which allowed same-sex couples to marry in New Zealand legally.
  • #9In September 2017, Ardern has said she wants New Zealand to have a debate on removing the monarch of New Zealand as its head of state.
  • #10Ardern was raised a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. But she left the church in 2005 due to the conflictions with her personal views. As per her, she is not religious.
  • #11At 37, Ardern became the youngest Prime Minister of New Zealand; since 1856.
Jacinda Ardern
Quick Facts of Jacindal Ardern
Celebrated Name Jacinda Ardern
Age 39 years old
Nick Name Jacinda Ardern
Birth Name Jacinda Kate Laurell Ardern
Birth Date 1980 -07-26
Gender Female
Profession Prime Minister of New Zealand
Nationality New Zealand
Place of Birth Hamilton, New Zealand
Mother Laurell Ardern
Father Ross Ardern
Sister Louise Ardern
Education Morrinsville College and University of Waikato
Religion Agnostic
Ethnicity White
Horoscope Leo
Marital Status Married
Husband Clarke Gayford
Height 5 feet 6 inches
Weight 55 kg
Eye Color light brown
Hair Color Dark Brown
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