Marina Wheeler Biography – Marina Wheeler Wiki
Marina Wheeler born Marina Claire Wheeler is a British lawyer, author, and columnist. She is also famously known for being the wife of Borris Johnson who is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and also the Leader of the Conservative Party since 2019. Being a barrister, she specializes in public law, that includes human rights and is a member of the Bar Disciplinary Tribunal. She was appointed Queen’s Counsel in February 2016.
She went to school at the European School of Brussels, and then in the early 1980s at Fitzwilliam College at Cambridge University, where she wrote for the student magazine Cantab. After Cambridge University, she then returned to Brussels for work and she was there for four years. She was called to the Bar, practicing from chambers in London at One Crown Office Row in 1987. In her period working as a barrister, she specializes in mental health matters and discrimination claims. She was appointed to the B-Panel of Junior Counsel to the Crown in January 2004. In the year 2009, she joined the Bar Disciplinary Tribunal as a barrister member.
Of her legal work, Wheeler has stated: My own experience, shared by many colleagues, is that a high proportion of discrimination cases we deal with are ill-founded. One colleague puts the figure at more than 60 percent… Many unregulated advisors make a living bringing discrimination claims, and they do not always seem to have the best interests of the Applicant in mind.
Marina Wheeler Age
She was born on 18 August 1964 in West Berlin, Germany.
Marina Wheeler Husband
She got married to Boris Johnson on 8 May 1993 when she was expecting their first child. Her husband’s divorce had come through a couple of weeks earlier. They had met again and teamed up together in Brussels, where he was covering the European Parliament for The Daily Telegraph. Together they have four children. They were married from 1993 to 2020 where they fully divorced. She was the second wife of Borris Johnson.
Marina Wheeler Children
Together with her ex-husband, they had four children; Lara Lettice Johnson, who is their eldest daughter, born on 12 June 1993, Cassia Peaches Johnson, Theodore Apollo Johnson, and Milo Arthur Johnson.
Marina Wheeler Parents
She is the daughter of BBC correspondent Sir Charles Wheeler and his second wife the late Dip Singh who an Indian Punjabi Sikh. She also has a sister called Shirin Wheeler, who is an EU spokeswoman.
Marina Wheeler Divorce
According to The Sun, the couple agreed to a divorce settlement on February 18, 2020, this was two years after they agreed to separate. In September 2018, Marina and her ex-husband Borris announced that they had separated “some time ago”, following continuing allegations of marital infidelity against Johnson. It was also announced that divorce proceedings had begun. They reached a financial settlement in February 2020. The prime minister reached the agreement relating to money at London’s Central Family Court. The details of the arrangement were not disclosed.
Marina Wheeler Net Worth
Marina Wheeler’s estimated net worth is unclear however, her ex-husband Boris Johnson’s estimated net worth is £1.6 million (or $2 million).