Bill English Biography & Wiki, Weight, Height, Age, Birth date
Simon William “Bill” English (born 30 December 1961) is the 39th Prime Minister of New Zealand and leader of the National Party, having taken office on 12 December 2016. He was previously Deputy Prime Minister from 2008 to 2016.
A farmer and public servant before entering politics, English was elected to parliament in 1990 as the National Party’s candidate in the Wallace electorate. He was elevated to cabinet in 1996 and in 1999 was made Minister of Finance, although he served for less than a year due to his party’s loss at the 1999 general election. In October 2001, English replaced Jenny Shipley as the leader of the National Party (and consequently as Leader of the Opposition). The party lost the 2002 general election, and in October 2003 he was replaced as leader by Don Brash. In November 2006, after Don Brash’s resignation, English became deputy leader under John Key.
After National’s victory at the 2008 general election, English became Deputy Prime Minister and was also made Minister for Finance for a second time. He became a list-only MP after stepping down as an electorate MP at the 2014 general election. In December 2016, John Key announced his intention to resign as prime minister. He endorsed English as his replacement, and English won the resulting leadership election unopposed.
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|Biography Of Bill English|
|Real Name||Simon William “Bill” English|
|Profession||New Zealander Politician|
|Political Journey||• In 1980 English joined the National Party when he was the student at Victoria University.
• In 1996, English was raised to the Cabinet by the Prime Minister Jim Bolger, English became the Minister for Crown Health Enterprises and Associate Minister of Education. At that time he was 34, becoming the cabinet’s youngest member.
• After the National Party lost the 1999 election to Helen Clark’s Labour Party, English continued the shadow cabinet as National’s spokesperson for finance.
• In October 2001, after months of speculation, Jenny Shipley resigned as leader of the National Party English was elected as her replacement unopposed (with Roger Sowry as his deputy), and consequently became Leader of the Opposition. • In 2008 election, English continued to hold his seat, winning by a margin of about 15,500 votes. He became Deputy Prime Minister of New Zealand and Minister of Finance.
• On 5 December 2016, John Key announced he would resign on 12 December, and endorsed English as his successor in the resulting leadership election.
|Biggest Rival||Jonathan Coleman|
|Physical Stats & More Of Bill English|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 7”
|Weight (approx.)||in Kilograms- 72 kg
in Pounds- 158 lbs
|Personal Life Of Bill English|
|Date of Birth||30 December 1961|
|Age (as in 2016)||55 Years|
|Birth Place||Lumsden, New Zealand|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Capricorn|
|School||St Thomas’s School in Winton, St. Patrick’s College in Upper Hutt|
|College||University of Otago, Victoria University of Wellington|
|Educational Qualifications||Degree in Commerce, Degree in English Literature|
|Family||Father- Norah English
Mother- Mervyn English
Brothers- Mervyn English, Conor English
Sister- Not Known
Note- English has 11 Siblings, most of them are unknown to us.
|Address||Premier House, Wellington|
|Controversies||In 2008, two controversial tapes were leaked by Kees Keizer; the first indicated that English would like to eventually sell Kiwibank. The second, released to the media on 4 November 2008, just before the New Zealand election, gave English’s views on Barack Obama. He is heard on the tape saying: “I’m a bit worried about this whole Obama and Europe things, just because there’s a limited effectiveness in being moralistic about international relations and Europe has turned out to be particularly ineffective even in its own backyard.” “And the US can argue over-do it (sic) and Bush should have put a different window dressing – there still needs someone willing to pull the trigger.”|
|Boys, Affairs and More Of Bill English|
|Spouse||Mary Scanlon English|
|Children||Sons- Rory English, Xavier EnglishDaughter- Maria English Other children are Luke English, Bartholomew English, Thomas English (uncertain about their gender)|
|Earning Money Of Bill English|
|Net Worth||$2 Million|