rishi sunak net worth

His net worth is £730m, but how did Rishi Sunak actually make his millions?

He and his wife are richer than King Charles, no biggie x


Rishi Sunak and his wife’s net worth is £730m. He is the wealthiest politician to ever appear on the Sunday Times Rich List, and he has also now become this country’s wealthiest Prime Minster ever, according to Fortune. During this cost of living crisis, over two million UK households are now in debt on their electricity bills, but our new prime minister is literally richer than the King. But how exactly did Rishi Sunak and his wife Akshata Murthy make their millions?

Rishi Sunak and his wife Akshata Murthy’s net worth is £730m

This year, the Sunday Times Rich List valued their combined net worth at an eye-watering £730 million. The majority of this comes from his wife Akshata Murty, whose father is the co-founder of an Indian tech company called Infosys. Murty owns 0.93 per cent of the company, a stake valued by the Times to be worth around £690m.

As well as this, Murty herself owns a venture capital company and is a director or direct shareholder at five other companies. Before politics, Sunak worked for investment bank Goldman Sachs. He then got an MBA at Stanford University, moved into hedge fund management and set up his own firm.

In short – they’re rich rich. Like, richer than the actual King.

They own multiple boujee houses

According to the Times, their “main” home in London home is a five-bed in Kensington, estimated to be worth around £7m. They have a nearby flat too, which is apparently “reserved for visiting friends and family”. Lucky for some. They also have a Georgian grade II listed manor house in Yorkshire, where Rishi’s constituency is, which is reportedly worth around £2m.

And last but not least they have a penthouse in Santa Monica, California – which is believed to be worth another £5.5m.

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