Jeremy Hunt is an English politician and a member of the Conservative Party. Since 2005, he has been a member of Parliament for South West Surrey. Hunt started to serve as a secretary of state for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs from 2018. He is also identified as a one-nation conservative. Since he has been associated with both economically and socially liberal policies. Further, he is also a candidate for Leader of the Conservative Party in 2019 leadership contest.
Furthermore, Kennington born Hunt had studies Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at Magdalen College, Oxford. He has been involved in leadership since his college days. In his college days, he became president of the Oxford University Conservative Association. After that in 2005, he elected to the House of Commons. Then Shadow Cabinet as Shadow Minister for Disabled People. Afterward, he promoted as Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport. He has also served as a health secretary from 2012 to 2018.
Jeremy Hunt: Bio, Family, Education
Jeremy Richard Streynsham Hunt was born on 1 November 1966, in Lambeth, Kennington, the UK. He was born as the eldest son of commander Admiral Sir Nicholas Hun in a Royal Navy. His father was assigned to work for Director of Naval created inside the Ministry of Defence. Hunt mother Meriel Eve née Givan is the daughter of Major Henry Cooke Givan. His family belongs to the descendant of Sir Streynsham Master, a pioneer of East India Company.
Furthermore, he grew up in Shere, Surrey where he has finished his basic education at Charterhouse. Then after he went to join Magdalen College of the University of Oxford. From where he pursued the study of Politics, Economics, and Philosophy. He has actively involved in conservative politics while he was in University. Additionally, he had also graduated with magna cum laude. Also, he had studied the Japanese language for two years in Japan while teaching the English language.
Jeremy Hunt: Career Progression & Achievements
After graduation, Hunt started to work as a management consultant at OC&C Strategy Consultant. Then after he became an English teacher language in Japan. After relocating back to Britain, he tried his hand on a different business venture. But he failed with three including exportation of marmalade to Japan. Later in 1991, Hunt along with his childhood friend Mike Elms, he started a public relations agency ‘Profile PR’ specialized in IT.
In 2005, he was elected at 2005 general election to represent the constituency of South West Surrey. After working under the prime minister David Cameron, he became Shadow Minister for Disabled People in the same year. Following that he also co-author of a policy pamphlet ‘Direct Democracy: An Agenda For A New Model Party’. Later in 2007, he joined Shadow Cabinet as Shadow Secretary of state for Culture, Media, and Sport. Further, in 2009, he was invested by the Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards.
From 2010- Present:
In 2010, again re-elected for the same positions of member of parliament. Then re-gained back his position as Shadow Secretary and served up to 2012. As Culture Secretary, he planned to give Britain the fastest broadband speeds over Europe. After this, competition and policy issues relating to the media and telecommunications became the responsibility of the Culture Secretary. So, in this context, these were the works that removed from the Business Secretary, Vince Cable, which later he had declared war on Rupert Murdoch.
On 4 September 2012, Hunt was appointed as Health Secretary in a Cabinet reshuffle. He served this position till 2018, therefore, during his time period serving NHS, he had brought different positive changes to the British health sector.
Further, in July 2018, Hunt has been appointed as Foreign Secretary by replacing the Boris Johnson. Following that, he has supported the Saudi Arabian-led military intervention in Yemen. After that, in August 2018, he met U.S. Secretary Mike Pompeo to discuss the threat from Russia and Iran. Following the resignation of Prime Minister Theresa May, he announced his leadership campaign to become a leader of the Conservative Party on 3 May 2019.
Is Jeremy Hunt married?- Personal Life
Hunt is also successful in his love life as he has his blossoming political career. He has married a lovely lady called Lucia Guo. Guo is originally from Xi’an in China. The couple first met in 2008 while she was working at Warwick University. Lucia is eleven years younger than her husband Hunt.
Further, the couple exchanged the vows in July 2009 in a private ceremony of their closed ones. They wedded in a traditional Chinese ceremony in Xi’an. Together, the couple had welcomed their three children. They are son Jack and two daughters, Anna and Eleanor. Currently, Jeremy lives in Surrey, England with his family.
Caption: Jeremy Hunt and his Wife
Jeremy Hunt: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
In 1990, Hunt and his friend Mike has created a company called ‘Hotcourses’. He later left the company in 2009 but still had 48% of the shares. However, the company was sold for £30 million to Australian education organization ‘IDP Education’. So, he collected over £14 million and became the richest cabinet member.
Further, the MP Jeremy is highly active over different social media platforms. On Instagram, he has an account @jeremyhuntmp with over 3K followers. He has a Twitter account @Jeremy_Hunt with 168K followers. Also, he uses a Facebook account @jeremyhuntsws with over 10K followers.