Kirsty Blackman Net Worth 2023, Age, Husband, Children, Height, Family, Parents, Salary

Kirsty Blackman net worth

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Kirsty Blackman is a Scottish National Party (SNP) politician serving as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Aberdeen North since 2015. She was re-elected in 2017 and 2019 and currently serves as the SNP Spokesperson for the Cabinet Office. She was previously the SNP Spokesperson for the Treasury from 2017 to 2019, the SNP Deputy Westminster Leader from 2017 to 2020, and the SNP Spokesperson for Work and Pensions from March to December 2022.

Early life

NameKirsty Blackman
Net Worth$5 million
Age36 years
Kirsty Blackman net worth 2023

Kirsty Ann West Blackman was born on March 20, 1986 (age 36 years) in Aberdeen, United Kingdom. She is the daughter of Scottish parents. She was educated at Robert Gordon’s College after winning a scholarship. She matriculated at the University of Aberdeen to study medicine but later dropped out.

Blackman first entered politics when she was elected to Aberdeen City Council as an SNP councilor in the Hilton/Stockethill ward, in the Aberdeen North constituency in the 2007 Aberdeen City Council election topping the poll in her ward with 1,761 first preferences.

Her brother, John West, was also elected for the Hazlehead/Ashley/Queens Cross ward in the same election. She was re-elected in the 2012 Aberdeen City Council election with 823 first preferences taking the second seat in the ward She then became the Convener of the SNP group in Aberdeen City Council.

Political career

Kirsty Blackman became the Member of Parliament for Aberdeen North in the 2015 general election. She succeeded Frank Doran, of the Labour Party, who had announced in October 2013 that he would stand down at the next general election. She won the seat with 24,793 votes, 13,396 more than the Labour Party candidate Richard Baker, and became SNP Spokesperson on the House of Lords.

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Blackman drew attention in April 2016 to the plight of unaccompanied refugee children during a Commons debate. She was elected to the Scottish Affairs Committee in 2015. In July 2016, she spoke out on the importance of making Parliament more family-friendly after being censured by clerks for holding her sleeping two-year-old daughter in a committee hearing.

She retained her seat at the 2017 general election. Following the election, she became Deputy Leader of the SNP Westminster Group and SNP Westminster Spokesperson on the Economy. This made her the first woman to lead on the economy for a major party in the House of Commons.

Kirsty Blackman held the seat at the 2019 general election with a majority of 33.9%, the largest percentage majority in Scotland. In January 2019, she became the SNP Spokesperson for the Constitution at Westminster, a strategic role leading on the constitution in preparation for an independence referendum.

In July 2020 Blackman announced that she would be stepping down as the deputy leader of the SNP Westminster Group, saying “Like many others, I’ve struggled with the impact that lockdown has had on my mental health. In order to prioritize my constituency and my family, I have made the difficult personal decision to step down from my Leadership role. I strongly believe that people must be able to talk openly about mental health issues, which affect so many of us”.

On 7 July it was announced that Kirsten Oswald was to be her successor. On 24 September 2020, she spoke more about suffering from depression. In January 2021, Blackman publicly criticized former party leader Alex Salmond, labeling him an “awful human”. In February 2021, Blackman clashed on Twitter with fellow MP Joanna Cherry about transgender rights.

In November 2021, Kirsty Blackman wrote a tweet on benefit sanctions that was thought to make a political point while referencing the suicide of the wife of the Conservative MP Owen Paterson. Rose Paterson committed suicide by hanging in June 2020. She later tweeted “After some reflection, I have deleted a tweet I made earlier. I offer my unreserved apologies for tweeting it, particularly to anyone who may have been upset or offended. I’m sorry”.

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In May 2022, Chancellor Rishi Sunak introduced a windfall tax on the soaring profits of energy companies to pay for a series of measures that would help people with the cost of living crisis. Blackman complained to the BBC that, “It feels very unfair that Scotland is having to pay for the entirety of the UK” as most of the tax revenue came from oil and gas “income made in Scotland”.

The remarks led to some debate about the nature of pooling and sharing of resources and Alistair Carmichael opined in The Scotsman that, “There is nothing progressive about saying that families in England, Wales and Northern Ireland must go cold and hungry because nationalism says that we should keep oil money here in Scotland.”


Kirsty Blackman is happily married to Luke Blackman, they had their wedding in Scotland. Her husband is a private person and has distanced himself from attention and rarely interacts with the media. The couple has two children Harris Blackman, and Rebecca Blackman.

Kirsty Blackman net worth

How much is Kirsty Blackman worth? Kirsty Blackman net worth is estimated at around $5 million. Her main source of income is from her primary work as a politician. Kirsty Blackman’s salary per month and other career earnings are over $400,000 dollars annually. Her remarkable achievements have earned her some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy cars trips. She is one of the richest and most influential politicians in Scotland. She stands at an appealing height of 1.68m and has a good body weight which suits her personality.