Boris Johnson born on 19 June 1964 is a British politician who is serving as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party since July 2019. Boris has been the Member of Parliament for South Ruislip and Uxbridge since 2015 and was the MP for Henley from 2001 – 2008. Boris also has served as Mayor of London from 2008 – 2016, and as Foreign Secretary from 2016 – 2018. He identifies as a one-nation conservative and has been associated with both economically & socially liberal policies.
Boris Johnson Family/Parents
Born in New York City, NY, his father’s name is Stanley Johnson who is an author and former politician and his mother’s name is Charlotte Johnson Wahl who is an artist. He has a sister named Rachel Johnson who is an author, journalist, editor and TV presenter. He also has a brother named Jo Johnson who is also a politician.
Boris Johnson Affairs/Girlfriend/Spouse/Wife
In 1987 he got married to Allegra Mostyn-Own but they separated in 1993. Later, he got married to Marina Wheeler. They have five children.
Profile / Wiki / Information
- Name: Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson
- Nickname: Boris
- Birthday: 19 June 1964
- Age: 56 years old
- Gender: Male
- Birthplace: New York City, NY
- Current Residence: 10 Downing Street
- Education: Eton College and Balliol College, Oxford
- Profession: Politician
- Nationality: British
- Ethnicity/Race: White
- Religion: Unknown
- Hair Color: Blonde
- Eye Color: Dark Brown
- Zodiac: Gemini
- Spouse/Wife: Marina Wheeler
- Net Worth: Under Review
- Height: 5 feet 9 inch or 175 cm
- Weight: Coming Soon…
Trivia and Facts, you may not know about Boris Johnson
- Boris started his career in journalism at The Times but he was sacked for falsifying a quotation.
- Later he became The Daily Telegraph‘s Brussels correspondent, with his articles exerting a strong influence on growing Euro-sceptic sentiment among the British right-wing.
- Boris was assistant editor of the Telegraph from 1994 – 1999 and he edited The Spectator from 1999 – 2005.
- In 2001, Boris was elected MP for Henley and served in the Shadow Cabinet under Conservative leaders David Cameron and Michael Howard.
- He mostly adhered to the Conservatives’ party line but adopted a more socially liberal stance on issues such as LGBT rights in parliamentary votes.
- During his first term as Mayor of London in 2008, Boris banned alcohol consumption on much of the capital’s public transport, and introduced the New Route-master buses Thames cable car and cycle hire scheme.
- In 2012 Boris was re-elected, again defeating Livingstone. During his second term, Boris oversaw the 2012 Olympics.
- In 2015, Boris was elected MP for Uxbridge and South Ruislip, stepping down as Mayor the same year.
- In 2016, Boris became a prominent figure in the successful Vote Leave campaign for Brexit. He was appointed Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs by Theresa May, but he resigned in criticism of May’s approach to Brexit and the Chequers Agreement two years later.
- In July 2019, Boris was elected Conservative Leader and appointed Prime Minister.
- Boris is a controversial figure within British journalism and politics. His supporters have praised him as a humorous, entertaining and popular figure, with an appeal stretching beyond traditional Conservative voters. He has been criticized by figures on both the right and the left, who have accused him of cronyism, elitism, laziness, dishonesty and using racist and homophobic language.
- For more information about Boris, contact him on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.