Michal Berkner is an Israeli-born corporate lawyer. She is famous for being the wife of Robert Jenrick. Her husband is a British politician who served as Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government from 2019 to 2021. A member of the Conservative Party, he has been a Member of Parliament (MP) for Newark since 2014. From 2015 to 2018, Jenrick was the Parliamentary Private Secretary to Employment Minister Esther McVey, Justice Secretaries Michael Gove and Liz Truss, and Home Secretary Amber Rudd.
Jenrick served as Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury under Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond from January 2018 to July 2019. Jenrick was appointed Housing Communities and Local Government Secretary by Boris Johnson in July 2019, a position he held until September 2021.
Michal Berkner was born in 1973 (age 49 years) in Israel. She is the child of Holocaust survivors who immigrated to the United Kingdom. She had her lower and higher education in the United Kingdom and the United States. She holds a graduate degree in LLM in Corporate Law. Michal Berkner is an Israeli-born and US-educated corporate lawyer who practices mainly in London.
However, her husband Robert Edward Jenrick was born on January 9, 1982, in Wolverhampton, United Kingdom. He grew up in Shropshire near the town of Ludlow, as well as in Herefordshire. Jenrick attended Wolverhampton Grammar School before reading history at St John’s College, Cambridge, graduating in 2003. He was news editor at the student newspaper Varsity in 2001. He was Thouron Fellow in Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania from 2003 to 2004.
Jenrick subsequently studied law, gaining a graduate diploma in law from The College of Law in 2005 and completing a legal practice course at BPP Law School in 2006. Jenrick qualified as a solicitor in 2008 and practiced corporate law with Skadden Arps and Sullivan & Cromwell in London and Moscow. Immediately prior to being elected to parliament in 2014 Jenrick was a director of Christie’s, the auction house.
Michal Berkner and her husband Robert Jenrick own two £2m homes in London, one of which is a £2.5m townhouse less than a mile from the Houses of Parliament. He also owns Eye Manor, a Grade I listed building in Herefordshire that he purchased for £1.1 million in 2009. His constituency of Newark is 150 miles (240 km) from his ‘family home’ in Herefordshire. He rents a £2,000-a-month property in his Newark constituency, which is paid for by the MPs’ second homes allowance.
Michal Berkner is the wife of Robert Jenrick, they had their wedding in England. Berkner is nine years older than Jenrick and they have three children together. The couple has three daughters, whom they are bringing up in the Jewish faith. As of mid-2022, Jenrick and his wife Michal Berkner are still married and living a happy life with their three children.
How much is Michal Berkner worth? Michal Berkner net worth is estimated at around $4 million. Her main source of income is from her career as a corporate lawyer. Berkner’s salary per month with other career earnings is over $800 thousand annually. She is one of the richest and most influential corporate lawyers in the United Kingdom. Michal Berkner stands at an appealing height of 1.71m and has a good body weight which suits her personality.