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Rishi Sunak, new UK PM, has net worth of 730 million pounds

Oct 24, 2022 06:45 PM IST

Rishi Sunak: With his wife, Akshata Murty, Rishi Sunak has a combined fortune of £730 million, Sunday Times 'Rich List' notes.

Indian-origin Rishi Sunak who became Britain's prime minister is one of the richest people in the country. His wealth has come back into the spotlight as UK faces an extreme economic crisis.

Rishi Sunak Former Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak. (Reuters)
Rishi Sunak Former Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak. (Reuters)

With his wife, Akshata Murty, Rishi Sunak has a combined fortune of £730 million, Sunday Times 'Rich List' notes.

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This makes him the 22nd richest person in Britain in May, the Sunday Times said as he becomes the first frontline politician ever to be included in the list of the UK's wealthiest people, Guardian reported.

Earlier this year, it was reported that Rishi Sunak's wife was richer than Queen Elizabeth II as her personal wealth was estimated to be 350 million pounds ($460 million), according to the 2021 Sunday Times Rich List.

Akshata Murty, 42, who is an Indian citizen, has a humongous net worth owing to her stake in Infosys Ltd., founded by her father Narayana Murty, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

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