Following the resignation of Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Kemi Badenoch, who has served as a member of the Parliament steadily since 2017, has started her campaign for the position of Prime Minister.
|Full Name||Olukemi Olufunto Adegoke|
|Popularly known as||Kemi Badenoch|
|Date of birth||January 2, 1980|
|Age||42years in 2022|
Born is London, to parents of Nigerian origin, Femi and Feyi Adegoke
|Children||2 daughters and a son|
|Educational qualification||She studied systems engineering at Sussex University and also studied law part-time at Birkbeck, University of London.|
|Political party||Conservative Party|
|Net Worth||$4 million|
Who is Kemi Badenoch?
Olukemi Olufunto Badenoch is a British politician who has served as Member of Parliament for Saffron Walden since 2017. A member of the Conservative Party, she served as Minister of State for Local Government, Faith and Communities and Minister of State for Equalities between 2021 and 2022.
Is Kemi Badenoch married?
Kemi Badenoch is married to her darling husband, Hamish Badenoch, who is estimated to have a net worth of approximately $3 million as a result of his work in the banking industry and as a former Conservative councilor.
How old is Kemi Badenoch?
Kemi was born in January 1980 in Wimbledon, London, she’s 42years old in 2022.
Kemi Badenoch Ethnicity
She was born is London, to parents of Nigerian origin, Femi and Feyi Adegoke. Although she spent her childhood days in the US and in Lagos, Nigeria, she returned to the United Kingdom at the age of 16.
In 2015, during the General Election, the politician’s husband, Hamish Badenoch, also ran as a candidate for the Northern Ireland Conservatives in the constituency of Foyle.
In addition to having a bachelor’s degree in History from the esteemed University of Cambridge, Hamish has previous knowledge in the career of journalism and photography, having held those positions in the early 2000s.
Who is Kemi Badenoch Husband?
Kemi Badenoch is married to her husband, Hamish Badenoch, who works as a banker for Deutsche Bank and also served as a Conservative Councilor for Merton London Borough Council for a period of four years as a representative of Wimbledon Village.
Hamish Badenoch and Kemi Badenoch have two children and a son together.
He spent the most of his time over the past 12 years working in management and banking positions, primarily in Kenya where he was the Chief Executive Officer of AVIS Kenya.
What is Kemi Badenoch Net Worth?
The female politician and candidate for Prime Minister is estimated to have a net worth of $4 million in 2022, while the net worth of her husband, Hamish, is approximately estimated to be around $3 million.
Kemi, who is a degree holder in law, started her career in the legal field by working as a consultant for Logica in the United Kingdom. Afterwards, she went on to become a Business Analyst for the Royal Bank of Scotland in 2008.
Currently, Badenoch is a serving member of the Parliament and had served as Minister of State for Local Government, Faith and Communities and Minister of State for Equalities between 2021 and 2022.
Kemi Badenoch family
Badenoch was born in January 1980 in Wimbledon, London, to parents of Nigerian origin, Femi and Feyi Adegoke. She lived her childhood in part, in the US and in Lagos, Nigeria, she went to the United Kingdom at the age of 16.
During her working days at a branch of McDonald’s, she secured A Levels from Phoenix College, a former further education college in Morden, London. She read Computer Systems Engineering at the University of Sussex and finished her MEng in 2003.
This led her to worked as a software engineer at Logica from 2003 to 2006.
As a part-time student, at Birkbeck, University of London, she completed an LLB in 2009.
Kemi also worked as a systems analyst at the Royal Bank of Scotland Group before chasing a career in consultancy and financial services while working as an associate director of private bank and wealth manager, Coutts & Co, from 2006 to 2013 and later as a digital director at The Spectator from 2015 to 2016.
Here are a few facts about her
1. Badenoch was born Olukemi Olufunto Adegoke on January 2, 1980, in London to parents of Nigerian origin.
2. Her father, Femi was a doctor and her mother, Feyi was a professor of physiology.
3. She has two siblings; a brother named Fola and a sister called Lola.
4. She spent her childhood days in Lagos, Nigeria before moving back to the UK at 16.
5. She studied systems engineering at Sussex University and also studied law part-time at Birkbeck, University of London.
6. She has worked as a maths tutor, a systems analyst, and digital director.
7. Badenoch joined the Conservative Party in 2005 at the age of 25.
8. She has been both a primary and secondary school governor, holding the role at St Thomas the Apostle College, a Catholic secondary school in Southwark, south London, and Jubilee Primary School, in Lambeth, south London.
9. She was first elected as Member of Parliament Saffron Walden on 8 June 2017 and is also the first woman to represent that constituency.
10. She became a vice-chair of the Conservative Party in January in 2018, a role that put her in charge of selecting candidates for the 2022 general election.
11. She voted for Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit withdrawal agreement in early 2019.
12. Badenoch was appointed the new junior minister for Children and Families by Boris Johnson, The UK Prime Minister in July 2019.
13. She is married to Hamish Badenoch and they have two daughters and a son.