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Rishi Sunak net worth: New UK prime minister is richer than King Charles III

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Rishi Sunak, who scripted history by becoming Britain’s 57th and first Indian-origin Prime Minister, is richer than King Charles III. 42-year-old Sunak is younger than all his predecessors except William Pitt the Younger, as per media reports.

Rishi Sunak’s parents

He was born in UK’s Southampton in 1980 to an Indian family. His parents had moved to the UK from east Africa. His mother is a pharmacist and father a National Health Service (NHS) general practitioner.

When Sunak met Akshata Murthy

Sunak studied politics, philosophy, and economics at the University of Oxford, where he received a first-class degree. Later, he went on to gain an MBA at Stanford University, where he met Akshata Murthy, his future wife, The Guardian reported.

In 2009, the couple married in Bangalore, Akshata Murthy’s hometown. They have two daughters, Krishna and Anoushka.

Who is Akshata Murthy?

42-year-old Murthy is Indian billionaire NR Narayana Murthy’s daughter. Her dad, the founder of software giant Infosys, is often called the Bill Gates of India.

Her daughter is said to have a 0.91% stake in the company, which is valued at around  700 million pounds.

Rishi Sunak and Akshata Murthy’s combined net worth

The combined net worth of Rishi Sunak and Akshata Murthy is estimated at 730 million pounds. This amount is double the estimated 300 million-350 million pounds fortune of King Charles III and Camilla, Queen Consort.

The couple is the owner of four properties across the world and valued at more than 15 million pounds, The Guardian reported.

ALSO READ: Who is Rishi Sunak? 10 Facts to know about UK’s first Indian-origin prime minister

Bindiya Bhatt
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Founder and Editor-in-Chief at The Vocal News, Bindiya Bhatt is a journalist with over 16 years of experience in the media industry. Having covered nearly all beats in her career, she is an Automobile and Tech enthusiast who loves writing about cars, bikes, gadgets and more. She has done her Masters in Journalism and Mass Communication from IMS Noida.
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