Boris Johnson's Political Rise and Private Life



Boris Johnson's Political Rise and Private Life


 Boris Johnson's Political Rise and Private Life


Boris Johnson is one of the most controversial politicians in the United Kingdom today. Although he was elected as Mayor of London and was previously one of the youngest MPs, he has always been known more for his personal life than his political career. But what do we really know about Boris Johnson? This article provides insight into Boris Johnson’s private life and political rise, as well as insight into some key events in his career so far.


Who is Boris Johnson?

Boris Johnson is a British politician who has served as Prime Minister of United Kingdom since July 2019. He previously served as Mayor of London from 2008 to 2016, and as Member of Parliament for Uxbridge and South Ruislip from 2015 to present. Before entering politics, he worked as a journalist for several major newspapers. He has been described by fellow politicians, journalists, foreign leaders, and diplomats as a breathtakingly charismatic figure with an unbridled ambition. His political career began in September 2007 when he was appointed Shadow Minister for Higher Education; under Conservative leader David Cameron he became Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer in December 2007 before being appointed Secretary of State for Transport in May 2010.


A leader and innovator in politics

Boris Johnson was born on June 19, 1964, in New York City. He received his undergraduate degree from Oxford University. Before entering politics, he worked as a journalist for both The Times and The Daily Telegraph in London. He also served as editor of The Spectator magazine from 1999 to 2005. After serving as Mayor of London for two terms (2008-2016), he was elected Prime Minister of Great Britain in July 2016. During his tenure as mayor, Boris brought positive change to London through an aggressive campaign to repair broken sewer systems that had previously caused frequent flooding in some parts of London; revitalization projects like Cable Street Renewal; efforts to reduce air pollution through initiatives like planting hundreds of thousands of trees; a successful Olympics bid; and better transportation options with bike-sharing programs.


His private life

He is also known for his colourful personal life, including being reported to have had many extra-marital affairs with both men and women. During a television interview in August 2018, after he had been filmed in bed with fellow Conservative MP Mark Menzies, he admitted that he might have kissed one woman a couple of times while separated from his second wife. He has been married to Marina Wheeler since 1993; they have four children together (three boys and one girl). She was formerly a barrister at Matrix Chambers specialising in public law. They met when they were both students at Oxford University.


Best quotes by Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson often makes headlines for his colorful quotes, but it’s what he does as Prime Minister that is being watched. Boris Johnson is credited with swinging the Brexit vote in favor of leaving by using humorous slogans such as Take Back Control and comparing EU officials to Hitler. He served previously as Mayor of London from 2008-2016, has been an MP since 2001, a government minister twice under Prime Minister David Cameron; first at the Department for Education from 2010-2012 before moving to be Foreign Secretary from 2016-2018. He resigned in July 2018 due to disagreements with Prime Minister Theresa May about her Brexit strategy. Boris was born into a wealthy family in New York City on June 19, 1964. His father Stanley worked for The Times of London at one point.


Net worth of boris Johnson   

£1.2 million (2018) Boris Johnson’s early life, education and career: He was born in New York City on 19 June 1964 to British parents, Sir Stanley (1938–2015) and Charlotte Lyon-Bowes. After his father’s death in 2008 he was given a life peerage as Baronet Bowles of Wychwood, in acknowledgement of his role as head of his late father’s estate.. As a result, he is not obliged to declare where or how much money he earns outside Parliament. He was educated at two independent schools: Ashdown House School in Sussex, followed by Eton College.

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