Jo Swinson

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Facts of Jo Swinson

Name Jo Swinson
Birth Name Joanne Kate Swinson
Date of Birth February 5, 1980
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Gender Female
Birth Country Glasgow, United Kingdom
Nationality English
Ethnicity White
Religion Politician
Profession Leader of the Liberal Democrats of the Liberal Democrats
Net worth $1 Million
Marital Status Married
Marriage Date (m. 2011)
Spouse Duncan Hames
Children Andrew Lennox Marshall Hames
Hair Color Dark Brown
Education Douglas Academy, London School of Economics and Political Science

Jo Swinson thought the world that the genders of humankind should live in a culture, which shows our values and respects. She looks up to an opportunity to idolize women as much as men at the same level of knowledge and wisdom.

Swinson was born as Joanne Kate Swinson on 5th February 1980 in Glasgow, Scotland. She is the daughter of Peter and Annette Swinson. She grew up in a small town of Milngavie located in East Dunbartonshire in the western part of Scotland. So, what is she doing nowadays? Find more interesting things about Swinson’s personal life below.

Becoming Engaged & Marrying to Duncan Hames

Former Liberal Democrats leader, Swinson found meant to be with her fellow LibDem member of parliament, Duncan Hames. The duo met for the first time during the Liberal Democrats meeting and shortly began dating. A few years later, they became engaged after Duncan proposed to her for marriage.

The couple united as husband and wife on 13th May 2011 in Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s designated country house, House for an Art Lover in Bellahouston Park on the south side of Glasgow. Their wedding was a humanist ceremony held in between their beloved ones.

Jo Swinson and Duncan Hames married in 2011
Jo Swinson and Duncan Hames married in 2011
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The bridegroom was looking perfect at their wedding, where Swinson wore a white turtleneck sold lace sleeveless floor-length ball gown. Meanwhile, Duncan was in a formal grey suit and an under-white shirt, tied up with a dark purple tie and a flower on his left pocket.

After their nuptials, Swinson wrote a sweet caption on Twitter saying, “We had an absolutely wonderful day and are delighted to be married. We’d like to thank all our family, friends, and neighbors for their kind messages and good wishes.” Currently, they reside in East Dunbartonshire as well as in their London-based mansion.

Birthing Two Beautiful Children, Andrew & Gabriel

East Dunbartonshire MP, Swinson welcomed her first child, a son, Andrew Duncan on 21st December 2013. At the time of the postnatal period, she was 33 years old. More to this, she and her husband, Duncan took maternity leave from their position from East Dunbartonshire parliament house to spend more time with their newly-born baby.

Following this, Swinson gave birth to her second child, a baby boy, Gabriel Peter Kelvin Hames at 5:35 am on 29th June 2018. After the birth of their second son, she wrote a sweet caption on Twitter, saying, “He arrived, happy and healthy, at 5:53 am on Friday, weighing 7 lb. Gabriel has two overjoyed parents and one very excited big brother.”

How Much is Swinson’s Net Worth?

Former Liberal Democrats deputy leader, Swinson grasps $1 Million of total net worth as of 2020. She earns a decent salary from her profession. Meanwhile, a politician of Liberal Democrats garners $88,220 as an annual average income. So, this might get Swinson’s yearly remuneration on a similar range of a Liberal Democrats political leader.

On the other side, Swinson’s husband, Hames is currently serving as a director of Transparency International UK’s policy so that he might receive a fruitful salary. Currently, he has a net worth of $800 Thousand. So, Hames and Swinson’s net worth accumulates a total fortune of $1.8 Million.

Author of Equal Power

The recipient of CBE, Swinson wrote her first book, Equal Power: And How You Can Make It Happen in 2018, where she enlisted the topic about gender inequality across the worlds of business, politics, and culture. Currently, it prizes at $52.61 in Audio CD as well as $4.55 in Kindle edition.

Other than that, Swinson listed her second novel, Equal Power: Shortlisted for the Best Memoir by a Parliamentarian 2018, which was shortlisted for the Parliamentary Book Awards for Best Memoir by a Parliamentarian. The price of the book is $31.73 in hardcover and $11.47 in paperback, but you can buy it for $4.55 in Kindle edition.

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