Kemi Badenoch

Birth Day January 2nd, 1980
Birth Place Wimbledon, London
Age 44 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Capricorn

About Kemi Badenoch

The British politician, Kemi Badenoch came into politics at the age of 25 through the Conservative Party. During her career, she served as Member of Parliament (MP) for Saffron Walden since 2017 and Minister of State for Local Government, Faith, and Communities, and Minister of State for Equalities (2021-22).

Similarly, she was widely characterized as a social conservative and 'anti-woke' politician because she has criticized "critical race theory" (CRT). Further, she also stood against the Financial Conduct Authority to allow trans employees to self-identify in the workplace and gender-neutral bathrooms in public buildings. To know more about her, you should read the below article.

Early Life of Kemi Badenoch

Kemi Badenoch was born to her parents in the year 1980 and later named her Olukemi Olufunto Adegoke. She was from Wimbledon, London, England, and holds British nationality. Her ethnicity is mixed with British-Nigerian. She spent most of her childhood in Nigeria and USA because of her mother's profession. She follows Christianity and her birth sign is Capricorn. 

Similarly, her parents are Femi and Feyi Adegoke. Her father was a GP while her mother is a professor of physiology. Sadly, her father passed away in February 2022. Also, she has two siblings with whom she used to play during her childhood. They are Fola and Lola Adegoke.

For education, she went to Phoenix College where she obtained A Levels, and enrolled at the University of Sussex for further studies. In 2003, she completed her Masters in Engineering and started working as a software engineer at Logica and later with CGI Group which remains until 2006. She also completes her LLB from the University of London in 2009 and started working as a systems analyst at the Royal Bank of Scotland Group. She then joined an associate director of private bank and wealth manager Coutts (2006-13) and later a digital director at The Spectator (2015-16).

Kemi Badenoch Political Career

  • Kemi Badenoch began her political career from the Conservative Party when she was 25 years old.
  • After five years, she stood at the 2010 general election through the Dulwich and West Norwood constituency against Labour's Tessa Jowell but came to the third position.
  • In 2012, she again stood for the Conservatives in the London Assembly election, where she was placed fifth on the London-wide list.
  • Three years later, she became a new Assembly Member upon the resigned of Victoria Borwick and later went on to retain her seat in the Assembly in the 2016 election.
  • The same year, she supported Brexit in the 2016 UK EU membership referendum.
  • At the 2017 general election, she was selected as the Conservative candidate for Saffron Walden, a safe seat for her party, which she held with 37,629 votes and a majority of 24,966 (41.0%).
  • The same year, she joined the 1922 Executive Committee and was later appointed to the parliamentary Justice Select Committee.
  • In 2018, she was appointed as the Conservative Party's Vice Chair for Candidates.
  • In the 2019 general election, she was re-elected with an increased majority of 27,594 (43.7%) votes. 
  • The same year, she was appointed as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Children and Families by the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson.
  • In 2020, she was appointed Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury and Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Equalities) in the Department for International Trade and become a member of the Public Accounts Committee.
  • In 2021, she was promoted to Minister of State for Equalities and appointed Minister of State for Housing, Communities, and Local Government.
  • In 2022, she resigned from the government and stood to succeed Johnson in the 2022 Conservative Party leadership election but was eliminated after the fourth ballot with 59 votes.

Kemi Badenoch's husband and children

Kemi Badenoch was happily married to Hamish Badenoch in the year 2012. However, their marriage ceremony details are yet to be disclosed. Together, the couple blessed three children. Also, the children's information is yet to be disclosed. Currently, the couple lives blissful life with their children happily.

Kemi Badenoch's net worth

Kemi Badenoch was active in the political field since 2005. Since then she has served different posts in the Government. During her career, she probably earned the sum of a good amount of money. Her source of income comes as a politician. Based on some online sites, her current estimated net worth is somewhere around $ 4 million and she accumulated $1 million as a salary at present. Currently, she lives a luxurious life with her family.

Body Measurement of Kemi Badenoch

Kemi Badenoch has a slim body with a height of 6 feet 0 inches and she weighs around 78 Kg. Similarly, she has a pair of beautiful black eyes and her hair color is also black. Further, she used to wear 8 (UK) shoe sizes. Moreover, her other body information is yet to be disclosed. Overall, she has good health and body from her daily exercises.

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