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Priti Patel

Priti Patel is a Secretary of State for International Development and Conservative Member of Parliament for Witham & Home Secretary. Priti Patel is also the first elected member of parliament.

Early Life

Priti Patel was born on March 29, 1972, in her birthplace, London, the U.K. Her zodiac sign is Aries. Her age is currently 51 years old. Likewise, her real birth name is Priti Sushil Patel.

She was born to her father  Sushil Patel and her mother Anjan Patel. Her parents are from Gujarat, India, and were immigrants from Uganda.

Her parents Sushil and Anjan are the founder of the newsagent chain in London and South East England.

Further, they raised Priti in South Harrow and Ruislip and legally hold British nationality. During her early stage, she got her interest in business investment and trade.


Moving into his educational background, she completed her school-level studies at Watford Grammer School for Girls. After finishing schooling, she joined Keele University for her higher studies.

At Keele, she graduated with a degree in Sociology and Social Anthropology. Likewise, she completed her post-graduate from the University of Essex.

Priti Patel – Net Worth 2024

In addition, Priti Patel has earned a pretty small amount of money from her career.

However, she has kept her annual income and salary secret from the media. As per the source, she has an estimated net worth of around $2.2 million.

Relationship Status

Moving into her relationship status, the secretary is a married woman. She tied the knot with her husband Alex Sawyer. Alex is currently working as a marketing consultant at  NASDAQ (Stock Market).

The couple welcomed their son Freddie Sawyer in 2008. Moreover, Sawyer became the Councilor and Cabinet Minister of communities at the London Borough, Bexley Council.

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Caption: Priti Patel with her husband(source: The Times)

Career and Professional Life

Priti Patel was included in the Conservative Central Office by Andrew Lansley.

Later she made her shift to the Conservative Party to work with media relations in London. Priti used to serve for a PR consulting firm with Weber Shandwick.

Priti lost to the sitting Labour MP in the general election of 2005 when she stood as the Conservative candidate for Nottingham North.

Further, Patel has collected experience with alcoholic beverages in corporate relations for four years.

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Caption: Priti Patel in her office(source: Instagram)

She was also one of the members who represented the party’s new Rights. Priti was honored with the “Jewels of Gujarat” award in Ahmadabad, India.

In addition, She was appointed as International Development Secretary in 2016.

While serving as secretary, she announced on behalf of  Britain to contribute £1.1 billion to a global aid fund used to combat malaria, tuberculosis, and HIV/AIDS.

In November 2017, Priti was alleged of met secretly with Israeli Officials which forced her to resign from the post. Recently, she was in the headlines after she rescued a British orphan from Syria in 2019.

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Caption: Priti Patel in the election campaign for conservative(Source: Instagram)

Social Media

Moving into social media availability, Priti is pretty much active on social media. Patel has her official account active on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

Further, Patel has garnered more than 85.6k followers on her Instagram account. Likewise, she has earned more than 415.9k followers on her Twitter account and 104k followers on her Facebook account.

Priti Patel – Body Measurements

Talking about body measurement, Priti has a pretty well-shaped and well-maintained body. She is very concerned about her body figure and physical appearance.

Further, Patel stands at a height of around 5 feet and 6 inches. Likewise, She has a body weight of around 56 kg or 124 lbs.

In addition, She seems to regularly exercise and work out to maintain her body figure and physical appearance. Likewise, she wears shoes of size 8. Further, Patel has beautiful black eyes along with black hair.