Hamish Badenoch is a British banker and former Conservative councilor. He is famous for being the husband of Kemi Badenoch who is a British politician who has served as a Member of Parliament (MP) for Saffron Walden since 2017. Hamish Badenoch works for Deutsche Bank and was a Conservative councillor from 2014 to 2018 on Merton London Borough Council, representing Wimbledon Village. Hamish Badenoch also unsuccessfully contested Foyle for the Northern Ireland Conservatives at the 2015 general election.
A member of the Conservative Party, she served as Minister of State for Local Government, Faith and Communities and Minister of State for Equalities between 2021 and 2022. She returned to the United Kingdom at the age of 16. After studying Computer Systems Engineering at the University of Sussex, Badenoch worked as a software engineer at Logica.
|Occupation||Banker, Former conservative councilor|
|Children||3 (2 daughters, Son)|
Badenoch went on to work at the Royal Bank of Scotland Group as a systems analyst before working as an associate director at Coutts and later as a director at The Spectator magazine. In 2012, Badenoch unsuccessfully contested a seat on the London Assembly. Three years later, she was selected as a London Assembly member. Badenoch supported Brexit in the 2016 referendum on EU membership. She was elected for Saffron Walden at the 2017 general election. After Boris Johnson became Prime Minister in July 2019, Badenoch was appointed Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Children and Families.
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In the February 2020 reshuffle, Kemi Badenoch was appointed Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury and Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Equalities. In September 2021, she was promoted to Minister of State for Equalities and appointed Minister of State for Local Government, Faith and Communities. In July 2022, she resigned as minister, and following Boris Johnson’s resignation announcement, announced her candidacy in the Conservative Party leadership election.
Hamish Badenoch’s wife whose birth name is Olukemi Olufunto Badenoch Adegoke was born on January 2, 1980 (age 42 years) in Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom. She is the daughter of Femi Adegboke and Feyi Adegoke of Nigerian origin. Her father was a GP and her mother is a professor of physiology. She has two siblings; a brother named Fola and a sister called Lola.
Badenoch’s childhood included time living in the United States (where her mother lectured) and Lagos, Nigeria. Whilst in Nigeria she attended the fee-paying International School University of Lagos and describes herself as a middle-class Yoruba school girl.
Badenoch holds British citizenship owing to her birth in the United Kingdom. She returned to the UK at the age of 16 to live with a friend of her mother’s owing to the deteriorating political and economic situation in Nigeria which had affected her family. She obtained A Levels from Phoenix College, a former further education college in Morden, London, while working at a branch of McDonald’s.
She studied Computer Systems Engineering at the University of Sussex, completing an MEng in 2003. She initially worked within the IT sector, first as a software engineer at Logica (later CGI Group) from 2003 to 2006. While working there she studied law part-time at Birkbeck, University of London and completed an LLB in 2009.
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Badenoch then worked as a systems analyst at the Royal Bank of Scotland Group, before pursuing a career in consultancy and financial services, working as an associate director of private bank and wealth manager Coutts from 2006 to 2013 and later a digital director at The Spectator from 2015 to 2016. Kemi Badenoch joined the Conservative Party in 2005 at the age of 25.
Hamish Badenoch is the husband of Kemi Badenoch, they had their wedding in 2012. The couple has two daughters and a son. As of mid-2022, Hamish and his wife Kemi Badenoch are still married and living a happy life with their three children.
Hamish Badenoch net worth
How much is Hamish Badenoch worth? Hamish Badenoch net worth is estimated at around $3 million. His main source of income is from his career as a banker and former Conservative councilor. Hamish’s salary per month with other career earnings is over $800,000 annually. He stands at an appealing height of 1.75m and has a good body weight which suits his personality.