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Jan Emanuel is a Swedish healthcare entrepreneur, Social Democratic politician and Member of Parliament (MP) from 2002 to 2006, who also held seats in the Riksdagen as a replacement at different times (2006, 2008 and 2009). He was again MP between March 2009 and October 2010, this time as a replacement for Pär Nuder.
He has sat on the Social Committee, Parliamentary Committees as well as the foreign ministry. He is reputed to be the Social Democratic MP who put forward the highest number of motions during his time at the Riksdagen. He was MP representing the Norrtälje municipality council between 1998 and 2010.
Johansson participated in the reality series Expedition: Robinson, broadcast on SVT in 2001, which he ended up winning for a prize of SEK 500,000.
He has received several awards for his achievements, such as “Super-entrepreneur of the Year” by the Veckans Affärer paper, which he bagged for four years in a row between 2007 and 2010. In February 2012, he was investigated by the Economic Crime Unit, and accused of tax fraud and accounting offences. In June 2013, Johansson was acquitted of the tax fraud charge but found guilty at Gotlands courts of obstruction of tax regulations, despite his denial of accounting offences.
|Net Worth||$20 million|
|Profession||Politician, Entrepreneur, Businessman|
Jan Emanuel Johansson was born on May 2, 1974 (age 48 years) in Gottsunda, Uppsala, Sweden. His father, Alf Ohlsson, was a part-owner of the company Alf Ohlsson, Av Egen Kraft/ELU AB.
In 2001, Jan Emanuel Johansson participated in a reality series called Expedition Robinson, which was broadcast on Sveriges Television (SVT). He ended up as the series’ winner and used his prize money of SEK 500,000 (SEK) to invest in his own business as well as donate some to Förbundet Djurens Rätt.
In 1998, Jan Emanuel was elected to the Norrtälje municipality council. In that year’s election, he managed to get more votes in Norrtälje than any of the other candidates. In November 2013, it was revealed that Johansson had left politics to have more time to focus on his companies and businesses. In December of the same year, Norrtelje Tidning named him one of the most influential persons in Sweden.
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Besides winning his candidature in Norrtälje, Johansson also participated in the Riksdagen elections of the Social Democratic Party for the Stockholm constituency. He, however, was not as successful there as he got only 135 (0.007%) of the total votes cast.
In 2002, a year after winning Expedition Robinson, Johansson contested another election to be elected into the Riksdagen. The elections ended with Johansson again not getting enough votes, but he was still elected into the Riksdagen as he was already in another elected seat for the Riksdagen. No other candidate got enough votes to get him off that seat.
During his campaign to yet again be elected into the Norrtälje municipality council in 2010, Johansson illegally used the Harley-Davidson logotype which he had redone with a message to voters. This action was brought up in the Norrtelje Tidning on 9 September 2010, where it was said to be “incredibly distasteful”. Nonetheless, his campaign succeeded and he got the highest number of votes among all constituencies for the Social Democrats.
Jan Emanuel was a member of the Riksdagen Social Committee between 2002 and 2006, and the Law Committee between 2003 and 2006. He has also, for shorter periods, sat on the Justice Committee as well as the Constitutional Committee and that of the foreign ministry.
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Johansson was the most active amongst the Stockholm Social Democratic MPs in pushing through motions in the Riksdagen. Johansson’s motions mostly concerned animal protection, animal welfare and social issues. During his time in the Riksdagen, he raised the issue of the castration of sexual offenders. Jan Emanuel has also made suggestions that reality series and other “unhealthy shows” should be made to pay higher taxes on their productions.
In 2005, Johansson put forward a motion that all asylum seekers should be put through a mandatory HIV test, which earned him criticism from Swedish Amnesty. Johansson said that his suggestion arose from reviewing statistics of newly discovered HIV cases.
Jan Emanuel is married to his longtime girlfriend Annika Ireblad, they had their wedding in a private ceremony. Jan Emanuel and his wife Annika has two children together. However, he failed to be re-elected into the Riksdagen in 2006 – an election in which he became noted for using Bert Karlsson (an erstwhile leader of the right-wing party, Ny Demokrati) as an advisor.
Jan Emanuel net worth
What is Jan Emanuel net worth? Jan Emanuel net worth is estimated at around $20 million. His main source of income is his private businesses. Jan Emanuel successful career has earned some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy cars, Rolls Royce, Mercedes Benz GT Sport, Audi and Lamborghini are among his collection of fleets of cars. He is one of the richest politicians in Sweden.