Meet Rishi Sunak parents: Yashvir Sunak and Usha Sunak

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Rishi Sunak is a British politician who has served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party since October 2022.

Rishi Sunak age

He is 42 years old. He was born on 12 May 1980.

Rishi Sunak biography

Sunak was born on May 12, 1980, at Southampton General Hospital in Southampton, Hampshire, to Yashvir and Usha Sunak, Hindu immigrants from the Indian subcontinent of Southeast Africa. He attended the Romsey prep school Stroud School before enrolling as a day student at Winchester College, where he eventually rose to the position of head boy.

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During his summer vacation, he worked as a server in a curry restaurant in Southampton. At Lincoln College in Oxford, he studied philosophy, politics, and economics. In 2001, he received a first-class degree.

He joined the Conservative Party and completed an apprenticeship at the Conservative Party’s headquarters while he was still in college. Sunak graduated with a Master of Business Management from Stanford University in 2006 as a Fulbright Scholar.

He encountered Akshata Murty, the daughter of Infosys billionaire N. R. Narayana Murthy, at Stanford, where they would later get married. His father, Yashvir Sunak, is a general practitioner for the National Health Service and was born and reared in the Colony and Protectorate of Kenya (modern-day Kenya).

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Usha Sunak, his mother, was born in Tanganyika (later incorporated into Tanzania), worked as a chemist, and held ownership of the Sunak Pharmacy in Southampton from 1995 to 2014. She also holds a degree from Aston University.

Of his three brothers, Sunak is the oldest. His sister Raakhi Williams (born 1985) serves as the global fund for education in emergencies’ director of strategy and planning in New York, while his brother Sanjay Williams (born 1982) is a psychologist.

Rishi Sunak children

He and his wife Akshata Murty have two daughters, Krishna (born 2011) and Anoushka (born 2013).

Rishi Sunak wife

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His wife’s name is Akshata Murty. Murty is the daughter of N. R. Narayana Murthy, the founder of the technology company Infosys in which Murty owns a stake.

Rishi Sunak parents

His parents are Yashvir Sunak and Usha Sunak. They are of Hindu and Indian Punjabi heritage and were born in Southeast Africa.


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