Boris Johnson serves as the current Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 2019. He is an American born who holds the citizenship of the UK and US, both. His name in full is Alexander Boris De Pfeffel Johnson. He started his professional career as a journalist in The Times British newspaper. He was, however, discharged of his duties due to false allegations. His journey from being a journalist to the Prime Minister of the UK has been commendable and inspiring for many.
Boris Johnson Wiki/Biography
Boris was born in New York City in the United States on 19 June 1964. He belongs to Manhattan there. Presently, he is 55 years in age and was born to a politically suited family in the USA.
He has been a journalist, an author and is the current Prime Minister of the UK. He completed his studies from the Balliol College under Oxford University. During his graduation, he was also elected as the president of the Oxford Union society which initiated his career as a politician.
Soon after completing his graduation and obtaining the degree, he went to The Times newspaper and worked as a journalist. He also worked as a correspondent for The Daily Telegraph.
He joined the Parliament in 2001 and fought for the LGBT rights. His popularity rose among the public and he served the Henley constituency as a Member of Parliament from 2001-2008. He was elected as the Mayor of London in the year 2016.
Johnson was born to a politically rich background to an elite class family in Manhattan, New York. His father’s name is Stanley Johnson who also is a former British politician and an author. His mother, a painter by profession, carries the name Charlotte Johnson Wahl.
He completes his schooling from a European School l, Brussels. He decided later to pursue Literature from Eton College in Berkshire, England.
Boris married the daughter of British famous artist William Mostyn Owen, Allegra Mostyn in 1987. However, their relationship couldn’t last for a long time and the couple got divorced in 1993. After his divorce, he was married to a British Lawyer and columnist, Marina Wheeler. He had two daughters and two sons with her.
Soon, his second marriage also fell apart and he is now sighted with Carrie Symonds at several events and occasions lately. Boris and Carrie have been sharing a special bond. Carrie is a Communication and PR professional and is just 31 years old.
Boris has four children named Lara Lettuce Johnson, the eldest. She is 26 and is a writer, editor and broadcaster. Cassia Peaches, the second child of Boris, is just 22 and has graduated in Earth and Environmental Sciences. He also has two sons, Milo Arthur Johnson and Theodore Apollo Johnson who have their ages 22 and 20 respectively.
When, in 1986, Boris was completing his higher studies from Balliol college, he was chosen as the President of Oxford Union Society. After completing his studies, he joined The Times Newspaper. The following year he also joined The Spectator, a political and cultural magazine, as an editor.
In year 2001, Boris was elected as a Member of Parliament for Henley constituency. In 2008, he contested elections for becoming London Mayor and as a result he served the timeline till 2016.
He also launched several campaigns for alcohol consumption in public transport and Thames Cable Car Project after becoming the Mayor.
The year 2015 saw him coming down from the position of Mayor and joining the Parliament again by becoming the MP for South Ruislip and Uxbridge.
Under the rule of Theresa May, Boris was made the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs. This was the time when Boris acquired nationwide acclaim.
Recently, on 23rd July 2019, Boris Johnson became the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.