Tommy Robinson

Tommy Robinson

Who is Tommy Robinson?

Tommy Robinson whose real name is Stephen Christopher Yaxley-Lennon is a British far-right and anti-Islam activist. He is the co-founder and former leader of the English Defence League and later served as a political advisor to former UKIP leader Gerard Batten. He is widely famous for hiding his real name which holds numerous criminal records under the fake name "Tommy Robinson" Robinson has numerous criminal records that include convictions for violence, financial and immigration frauds, drug possession, and public order offences. He had previously served at least three separate custodial sentences: in 2005 for assault, in 2012 for using false travel documents, and in 2014 for mortgage fraud.

What is Tommy Robinson famous for?

Tommy Robinson is best known as the Co-founder and former leader of the English Defence League in 2009 and as an anti-Islam activist. He is widely famous for hiding his real name which holds numerous criminal records under the fake name "Tommy Robinson" Robinson has numerous criminal records that include convictions for violence, financial and immigration frauds, drug possession, and public order offences. He had previously served at least three separate custodial sentences: in 2005 for assault, in 2012 for using false travel documents, and in 2014 for mortgage fraud.

What nationality is Tommy Robinson?

Tommy is a British by nationality and he belongs to Irish ethnicity. His zodiac is Sagittarius and his religion is Christianity. Robinson was born as Stephen Christopher Yaxley in Luton, England on 27 November 1982. His mother was a local bakery worker who remarried when Robinson was still young. His stepfather, Thomas Lennon, worked at the Vauxhall car plant in Luton. Names of his biological father, mother and siblings are not revealed by him yet. His parents were Irish immigrants to this country. Regarding his education, he attended school in his hometown. He applied to study aircraft engineering at Luton Airport. He qualified in 2003 after five years of study, but then lost his job when he was convicted of assaulting an off-duty police officer in a drunken argument. He served a 12-month prison sentence.

Robinson's birth name is Stephen Christopher Yaxley. The name Tommy Robinson is a pseudonym taken from a prominent member of the "Men In Gear" (MIG) football hooligan crew, which follows Luton Town Football Club. The nom de guerre successfully hid Robinson's true identity and his criminal history, until uncovered in July 2010 by Searchlight magazine. Additionally, Robinson also used the names Andrew McMaster, Paul Harris, Wayne King, and Stephen Lennon. Robinson has numerous criminal records that include convictions for violence, financial and immigration frauds, drug possession, and public order offences. He had previously served at least three separate custodial sentences: in 2005 for assault, in 2012 for using false travel documents, and in 2014  for mortgage fraud.

How much does Tommy Robinson earn?

Robinson mostly earned from his political career as the co-founder and former leader of the English Defence League, and later served as a political advisor to former UKIP leader Gerard Batten. Also, He managed a tanning salon in Luton. In 2017, American billionaire Robert Shillman funded a paid fellowship at the rightwing Canadian website Rebel Media, with Robinson receiving over $6,000 (£5,000) per month. In 2018, Robinson received £2m in donations that were sought by opponents of his imprisonment. So taking account of all these, his net worth is estimated at $600,000 as of 2020. Further information regarding his cars and houses are currently under review.

What does Tommy Robinson do?

Robinson started his involvement in politics he became a member of British National Party (BNP) from 2004 where he stayed for a year. For a short time in 2012, he was joint vice-chairman of the British Freedom Party (BFP). Robinson led the EDL from 2009 until 8 October 2013. He continued as an activist, and in 2015 became involved with the development of Pegida UK, a now-defunct British chapter of the German-based far-right organisation Pegida. From 2017 to 2018, Robinson wrote for and appeared in online videos for The Rebel Media, a Canadian far-right political website. Throughout his life and career, Robinson has been tagged with several criminal convictions and has served three terms of imprisonment. His criminal record includes convictions for violence, financial and immigration frauds, drug possession and public order offences. He has been committed to prison for contempt of court. He has served at least three separate custodial sentences: in 2005 for assault, in 2012 for using false travel documents to enter the United States, and in 2014 for mortgage fraud.

In May 2018, Robinson was committed to prison for 13 months for contempt of court after publishing a Facebook Live video of defendants entering a law court, contravening a court order that disallows reporting on such trials while proceedings are ongoing. He served part of his sentence at HM Prison Hull in Kingston upon Hull before being transferred to HM Prison Onley in Warwickshire. On 1 August 2018, due to procedural errors, he was released on bail pending a new hearing of the case. In February 2019, Facebook and Instagram banned him from their platforms citing violations of their hate speech rules including "calls for violence targeted at Muslims". In April 2019, YouTube restricted Robinson's account due to its "borderline content", placing its content "behind an interstitial [warning page. On 5 April 2019, Snapchat terminated Robinson's account for violating their community guidelines. On 5 July 2019, Robinson was again found guilty of contempt of court at the retrial and was committed at the Old Bailey to nine months in prison on 11 July. Before his sentencing, Robinson appeared on InfoWars and appealed for political asylum in the United States. He was released from prison on 13 September 2019 after serving 9 weeks.

Who is Tommy Robinson wife?

Robinson is a married man. He married in 2011 and is the father of three children. He currently resides in Luton, Bedfordshire, England with his family. Further information regarding his wife's and children details currently under review. Also, there is no information regarding his previous relationships.

How tall is Tommy Robinson?

The Co-founder and former leader of the English Defence League, Tommy stands a decent height of 5ft and 7inches tall. He has a bodyweight of around 70kg. Robinson has Black coloured eyes and hair. His body measurements are (chest-waist-hips) 40-30-37 inches. His biceps Size is 13 inches. He puts on shoe Size of 8(US). His dress size is not known. Tommy has a straight sexual orientation.

Facts About Tommy Robinson

  • #1The Co-founder and former leader of the English Defence League, Tommy stands a decent height of 5ft and 7inches tall.
  • #2He married in 2011 and is the father of three children.
  • #3obinson started his involvement in politics he became a member of British National Party (BNP) from 2004 where he stayed for a year.
  • #4Robinson mostly earned from his political career as the co-founder and former leader of the English Defence League, and later served as a political advisor to former UKIP leader Gerard Batten.
  • #5Robinson's birth name is Stephen Christopher Yaxley.
  • #6ommy is a British by nationality and he belongs to Irish ethnicity
  • #7Tommy Robinson is best known as the Co-founder and former leader of the English Defence League in 2009 and as an anti-Islam activist.
Tommy Robinson
Quick Facts of Stephen Yaxley-Lennon
Celebrated Name Tommy Robinson
Age 38 years old
Nick Name Tommy Robinson
Birth Name Stephen Christopher Yaxley-Lennon
Birth Date 1982-11-27
Gender Male
Profession British-English political activist
Nationality English and British
Place of Birth Luton, United Kingdom
Famous for the Co-founder and former leader of the English Defence League in 2009 and as an anti-Islam activist.
Ethnicity Irish
Horoscope Sagittarius
Religion Christianity
Net Worth $600,000
Marital Status married
Height 5ft and 7inches
Weight 70 kg
Hair Color black
Eye Color black
Shoe Size 8(US)
Body Measurement 40-30-37 inches
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