Last updated on August 4th, 2023 at 05:37 pm
Rishi Sunak, the Chancellor of the Exchequer's wife, Akshata Murthy has been facing criticism for her business-related link to Russia in the wake of Russia's 2022 invasion of Ukraine. She reportedly has a £490 million stake in a company that is still operating in Moscow. The company is Infosys, founded by her own father, N.R. Narayana Murthy has one of the offices in Moscow.
Who is Rishi Sunak's Wife, Akshata Murthy?
Rishi Sunak's wife, Akshata Murthy is a businesswoman. She is one of the wealthiest women in Britain who owns hundreds of millions of stakes at several companies. Among others, she owns stakes worth hundreds of millions of pounds in Infosys, which caused controversy amidst Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Who is Akshata Murthy's Billionaire Father?
Akshata Murthy is the daughter of the Indian billionaire, N.R. Narayana Murthy. Her father is the founder of Infosys of which he also serves as the chairman emeritus. He previously served as the chairman, CEO, president, and chief mentor. His father is a billionaire whose net worth is estimated at $4.3 billion.
Akshata's mother, Sudha Murthy is also a businesswoman, educator, and author. Her mother serves as the chairperson of the Infosys Foundation. Known for her social work and he contributed to literature in Kannada and English, Sudha is the recipient of the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award given by the Government of India.
Akshata has a brother named Rohan Murthy who is the founder and chief technical officer of the digital transformation company, Soroco. His company specializes in automation using artificial intelligence sources. He is also a junior fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows. He is the founder of the Murty Classical Library of India.
Akshata Murthy Personal Life, Husband, Relationship, Children
Akshata Murthy first met her future husband Rishi Sunak back in their college days. They both were students at Stanford University when they first met each other. They got married in August 2009. The couple shares two daughters together. Their daughters are Krishna and Anoushka. The family lives in the village of Kirby Sigston, near Northallerton, North Yorkshire. They also own a house in Kensington in central London, and a flat in Santa Monica, California.
Akshata Murthy's Net Worth, Wealth, Job, and Source of Income
Akshata Murthy is one of the wealthiest women in Britain. She is a businesswoman and has hundreds of millions stake in several big companies. Her major source of income is her investments. She has stakes in Infosys, reportedly worth hundreds of millions of pounds. She has shares worth £430m at her father's investment firm, Catamaran Ventures, where she also serves as director. She also manages her own fashion label. Summing up, she makes a good fortune from her business ventures. At present, her net worth is estimated at around £430m which makes her richer than the Queen.