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Kwasi Kwarteng

Kwasi Kwarteng is a popular British Conservative Party politician. Kwasi Kwarteng has been the Member of Parliament for Spelthorne in northern Surrey since May 2010.

Early Life and Childhood

Kwasi Kwarteng was born on May 26, 1975, in the city of London, United Kingdom. His age is 48 years as of 2024 and his full name is Akwasi Addo Alfred Kwarteng.

Similarly, he is British by nationality and Christian by religion. Moreover, his zodiac sign is Gemini which belongs to the element of Air, according to astrologers.

He was born to an economist Alfred K. Kwarteng (father) and a barrister Charlotte Boaitey (mother). His parents had emigrated from Ghana as students in the 1960s and he is the only son of his parents.

Education

In terms of his educational background, he has done his schooling at St Paul’s Juniors School. Later, he attended Trinity College where he read classics and history. In addition, he earned a Ph.D. in economic history from the University of Cambridge in 2000.

Kwasi Kwarteng – Net Worth 2024

Kwasi has an estimated net worth of around $5 million and his annual salary is $150K. Similarly, his source of income is mainly his political profession. However, his weekly and monthly wages are unknown.

He has also worked very hard since childhood to achieve this fame. Also, he is active in his career and is on the way to raising his net worth in the future.

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Caption: Kwasi Kwarteng at his office. Source: Money Week

Career and Professional Life

Moving on to his career, he started his career as a columnist for The Daily Telegraph and as a financial analyst at JPMorgan Chase before becoming a member of parliament. In 2005, he first ran as a Conservative candidate in the Brent East constituency general election and came in third place.

In 2006, he became the chairman of the conservative think tank Bow Group. Moreover, in 2011, he co-wrote a book Gridlock Nation with Jonathan Dupont about the causes and solutions to traffic congestion in the United Kingdom.

In the 2008 London Assembly election, he came sixth on the Conservative list of candidates, but he was not elected because the Conservatives received only three London-wide list seats. Furthermore, in January 2010, he was chosen as the Conservative candidate for Spelthorne.

Later, he called the Help to Buy housing scheme “inflationary” in 2013. Besides that, in 2014, his book, War and Gold: A 500-Year History of Empires, Adventures, and Debt, was published. He was also re-elected with an increased majority of 14,152 votes in the 2015 general election.

In addition, he was appointed Parliamentary Private Secretary to Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond following the 2017 general election. Also, in the 2019 Conservative Party leadership election, he supported Boris Johnson.

However, in March 2021, he was criticized for dissolving the Industrial Strategy Council. Moreover, on September 23, 2022, he announced a set of economic policies named “The Growth Plan 2022”.

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Caption: Kwasi Kwarteng giving a speech. Source: The Telegraph

Brand Endorsements

Kwasi Kwarteng has not endorsed any brand till now. Also, he is not promoting anything till now and is not collaborating with any brands. No information is available on the web regarding the other brands he has cooperated with or not.

Also, he has not disclosed any information about the brands or companies he has endorsed. Moreover, in the coming days, we may see him being associated with some brands and supporting their products.

Awards and Nomination

Kwasi Kwarteng has not been associated with or won any awards and hasn’t received any prestigious title yet. However, his best form has yet to be acknowledged by his audience and he still has much more to do. Furthermore, we believe that his talent will earn him several awards in the future.

Relationship Status

Kwasi Kwarteng married Harriet Edwards in December 2019. Harriet is a City solicitor by profession. However, he has not revealed anything about how they both met and dated each other.

Moreover, it is seen that they both are quite happy being together at the moment. They have one daughter named Liberty Frances. However, in the past, he was in a relationship with Amber Rudd.

Scandal

Kwasi announced various tax cuts in a “mini-budget” on September 23, which was widely criticized and briefly caused the sterling to fall to its lowest-ever level against the US dollar. In addition, he was removed as Chancellor on 14 October after 38 days, making him the second-shortest Chancellor in history.

Body Measurements

Talking about his height he is 6 Feet 5 inches tall and weighs 80kg. Similarly, he has a good physique that measures 42-34-40 inches and he has beautiful black eyes and hair.

Also, his suitable dress size is 8 and his shoe size is 12(US). Moreover, he follows a solid workout and diet plan and a balanced lifestyle to maintain his body measurements.

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Caption: Kwasi giving a pose. Source: UK Parliament

Kwasi Kwarteng – Social Media

Kwasi is active on Twitter. He has 95.4K followers on Twitter and owns a Twitter account @KwasiKwarteng. Moreover, he is not available on other social media sites including Instagram and Facebook.