Born In: Upper East Side, New York, United States
Boris Johnson is a British conservative politician. He became the prime minister of the United Kingdom in July 2019. He served as the mayor of London from 2008 to 2016. He previously served as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Henley from 2001 to 2008 and is serving as the MP for Uxbridge and South Ruislip since 2015. He also served as foreign secretary from 2016 to 2018. A member of the ‘Conservative Party,’ Johnson is also a popular historian and journalist. Born in New York City to English parents, he returned to the United Kingdom during his early childhood. His parents valued high-achievers and the young boy was raised to be competitive from a young age. A good student, he was awarded a ‘King's Scholarship’ to study at the prestigious ‘Eton College’ following which he studied Classics at ‘Balliol College,’ Oxford. He began his career as a journalist with ‘The Times’ and found considerable success in this profession. He went on to work as the editor of ‘The Spectator’ from 1999 to 2005. Along with journalism, he was also deeply interested in politics and was elected to the House of Commons as MP for Henley in 2001. He went on to serve on the opposition frontbench, first as Shadow Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries, and then for Higher Education. He is considered a controversial figure in British politics due to his enigmatic personality. Johnson has his own share of supporters and detractors in the world of politics.
Also Known As: Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson
father: Stanley Johnson
mother: Charlotte Johnson Wahl
siblings: Jo Johnson, Leo Johnson, Rachel Johnson
children: Cassia Peaches Johnson, Lara Lettice Johnson, Milo Arthur Johnson, Theodore Apollo Johnson
Born Country: United States
political ideology: Political party - Conservative
City: New York City
U.S. State: New Yorkers
education: Balliol College, Oxford
Boris Johnson married Allegra Mostyn-Owen in 1987. The marriage was dissolved in 1993.
He tied the knot for the second time with Marina Wheeler, a barrister, in 1993. This marriage produced two daughters and two sons. The couple separated and filed for divorce in 2018 after 25 years of marriage.
Boris Johnson, who was accused of marital infidelity, has a daughter with Helen MacIntyre, an arts consultant. He has also been linked with Jennifer Arcuri, a former DJ and model.
In 2019, he started living with Carrie Symonds. On 29 February 2020, Symonds and Johnson announced their engagement. They also said that Symonds was expecting a baby in summer.
Boris Johnson married Carrie Symonds on 29 May 2021, in a secret ceremony at Westminster Cathedral.
Boris Johnson is the first prime minister to marry in office since Lord Liverpool tied the knot with�Mary Chester in 1822.
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