What is Rishi Sunak's net worth? | The Sun

RISHI SUNAK married billionaire Akshata Murty, but he also made his fortune from his years in banking.

Now in the running to be Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak has one of the largest net worth's of any MP.

What is Rishi Sunak's net worth? 

The MP for Richmond has previously topped MP rich lists thanks to his affluent previous career as a banker.

As an MP, Mr Sunak's base salary is £79,468.

However, The Sun estimates he is worth more than ten times these salaries combined.

The publication alleged he has a total net worth of around £200 million.

He is believed to own at least four properties while his main London residence, a five-bedroom mews house in Kensington, is believed to be worth around £7 million.

How did Rishi Sunak build up his net worth? 

Before going into politics and racing for the Tory leadership, Mr Sunak used to work for the US investment bank Goldman Sachs.


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He then moved into hedge fund management, where he eventually set up his own firm, Theleme Partners, in 2010.

In 2019, he registered a blind trust after being appointed chief secretary to the Treasury by former Chancellor Sajid Javid.

The trust is said to contain a multi-million pound fortune.

How much is Rishi Sunak's wife Akshata Murthy worth? 

Mr Sunaks wife, Akshata Murthy is a fashion entrepreneur, running Akshata Designs.

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The vast majority of Mr Sunak’s family wealth comes from his wife, whom he married in 2009.

Ms Murthy's father, NR Narayana Murthy, is the co-founder of Indian tech giant Infosys, and her shares in the company are believed to be worth around £430 million, making her richer than the Queen.

Her family also has £900 million joint ventures with Amazon in India.

Ms Murty herself owns a UK-based venture capital company, and is a director or direct shareholder at five other UK companies.

The venture capital company is called Catamaran Ventures UK Ltd.

Mr Sunak owned shares in the company but transferred them all over to his wife before he became an MP.

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