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Boris Johnson

British Politician
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Net worth 2018: $185 Million
Residence: New York City
Country: United States
BirthDay: 19 June 1964
Sigh: Cancer
Height: 1.75 m
Education: European School of Brussels I, Ashdown House, East Sussex, Eton College, 1986 - Balliol College, Primrose Hill Primary School
BIOGRAPHY

Boris Johnson was bornon 19 June 1964 in New York City, American, is British Politician. Boris Johnson is a British politician who has served as the Mayor of London since 2008. He previously served as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Henley from 2001 until 2008 and is serving as MP for Uxbridge and South Ruislip since 2015. A member of the Conservative Party, the politician is also a popular historian and journalist. Born in New York City to English parents, he returned to the United Kingdom with his family as a child. Both 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 read Classics at Balliol College, Oxford. He embarked on a career as a journalist with ‘The Times’ and found considerable success in this profession, taking the editorship 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. Soon a popular political figure, he went on to serve on the opposition front bench, first as Shadow Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries and then for Higher Education. He is considered a controversial figure in British politics and journalism due to his enigmatic personality, with his own share of both supporters and detractors.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2018

$185 Million

TIMELINE
2015

In 2015, he was elected as MP for Uxbridge and South Ruislip

2012

The first bus in the service was launched in February 2012

2010

" The scheme was launched in July 2010, with over 90,000 users registering one million cycle rides in the first ten weeks of operation

2008

He assumed office as the Mayor of London in May 2008

2007

In 2007, Boris Johnson announced his candidacy for the position of Mayor of London in the 2008 mayoral election

2001

During this period he also began pursuing his political aspirations seriously and became a Member of Parliament for Henley in 2001

1999

Over the next few years he worked with ‘The Daily Telegraph’ as feature writer, EU Correspondent, and Assistant Editor, before becoming the editor of ‘The Spectator’ in 1999

1987

Boris Johnson began his career as a journalist in 1987 when he began working as a graduate trainee at ‘The Times’

1984

Once again he became a popular figure and was elected Secretary of the Oxford Union in 1984

1964

Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson was born on 19 June 1964 in New York City to English parents Stanley Johnson and Charlotte Johnson Wahl, as the eldest of their four children

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