Everything About The Wife of Rishi Sunak, Akshata Murthy

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In today’s world, India is grabbing more and more attention from the world, where peoples are found passing new ideas to the world. Akshata Murthy, who also belongs to her Hindu community, is the daughter of her Indian billionaire businessman and philanthropist father, N.R. Narayana Murthy. The billionaire daughter, Akshata is also famous as the wife of Rishi Sunak, a British politician who currently serves as Chancellor the Exchequer in 2020.

The 39 years old, Akshata married Rishi after having a long relationship. Matter of fact, the duo shares two children together; both are daughters. So, how is their married life going on? What does Akshata do? As the daughter of a billionaire father, Akshata surely enjoys a lavish life. Nevertheless, how much is her net worth in 2020? Does she make any income on her own?

Let’s find out everything about the wife of Rishi Sunak, including her married life, personal life, age, height, parents, net worth, children, zodiac with completed biography. Until then, stay tuned.

Childhood of Akshata Murthy – Parents

Akshata Murthy was born with a silver spoon in her mouth to her Indian billionaire father, Narayana Murthy, who is originally from Shidlaghatta, Karnataka, India. Her father, Narayana achieved his master’s degree from the Indian Institute of Technology and is famous as the co-founder of Infosys, an Indian multinational corporation.


Akshata Murthy with her billionaire parents and brother, Rohan
Akshata Murthy with her billionaire parents and brother, Rohan
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Similarly, her mother, Sudha Murthy is also a social activist as well as an author. She does most philanthropic works through her Infosys Foundation. As both of her parents are active in their careers for a long time, Akshata always had an amazing childhood as she used to learn a lot from her parents.

Brother, Rohan Murthy

Not only Akshata but her brother, Rohan Murthy was also supported a lot by their father. Her own sibling, Rohan grew up with a deep passion for programming and went to the Bishop Cotton Boy’s School in Bangalore for 12 years. He completed his education with a Ph.D. in computer engineering from Harvard University.

At present, Rohan is the founder of the Murthy Classical Library of India and hold $500 Million of Net Worth. Matter of fact, he recently married his second wife, Aparna Krishnan in 2019, after his divorce with his first wife, Lakshmi Venu (m. 2011 – div. 2015).

Professional Life – Career & Achievements

Akshata Murthy was born around 1980 in Hubli, Bangalore, India to her billionaire parents. As her financial conditions were good, she lived a lavish life fulfilling all her needs. Her father always wanted her to become a great role model for society. She first completed her highschool from Baldwin Girls High School in her hometown.

Murthy then graduated from Claremont McKenna College in Economics and French in California. Finally, she completed her MBA from the Stanford University School of Business in California. Besides, Akshata has also completed a diploma in Apparel Manufacturing Technology from Fashion Institue of Design and Merchandising.

Entering her professional career, Akshata shortly joined a Dutch cleantech Incubator Fund, Tendris and served as a marketing director in 2007. After two years, she started her own clothing line, for which she once mentioned:

I understand that there may be some curiosity around what I’m doing give my parents’ achievements, but I hope that one day this business is able to stand on its own feet and I’m able to speak on its merti rather than anything else. This is my passion and I couldn’t imagine being engaged in anything else but the business of this venture. 

Since she started her own business, Akshata is providing her full dedication. She was the director of Catamaran Ventures in 2013. Partly, she is active in her father’s foundation and lies on the rich list as the daughter of the sixth richest man in India.

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Husband, Rishi Sunak (m. 2009-present)

The 39 years old, Akshata Murthy is married to her partner turned husband, Sunak Murthy. The couple had first met at Stanford University, from where both grabbed their MBA degrees. Both of the partners come from their IT business families. Shortly after two met, they began dating. Their Hindu origins also made them easy to deal with their parents.

Akshata Murthy with her husband, Rishi Sunak
Akshata Murthy with her husband, Rishi Sunak
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Her husband, Sunak is a British politician who was born in Southampton, Hampshire to his father, Yashvir, and mother, Usha. His father was a general practitioner, whereas, his mother was a pharmacist. Rishi is currently active as a British politician who serves as Chancellor of the Exchequer since February 2020.

Akshata on the day of her wedding with Rishi
Akshata on the day of her wedding with Rishi
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The duo dated for a while and exchanged their wedding vows in a lavish wedding ceremony, held at The Ballroom, Leela Palace Hotel, Old Airport Road, Bangalore. The wedding seemed simple but beautiful as it was attended by many great artists.

The couple with their two children, both daughters, Krishna and Anoushka
The couple with their two children, both daughters, Krishna and Anoushka
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From their marriage, the duo shares two children; both daughters whose names are Krishna and Anoushka. The family of four is living a blissful life as there are no rumors of Akshata’s divorce with Sunak. Matter of fact, both of the parents are taking care of their kids together. As of 2020, Akshata is out of controversies.

Age, Height

Akshata Murthy is reported to be at the same age as her spouse, Sunak who is 39. As per several tabloids, Akshata stands 5 ft 4 inches tall. Besides, her hair and eyes both are of black color. She has not mentioned anything about her body measurements so far.

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Net Worth

As we mentioned earlier, Akshata Murthy was born with a silver spoon in her mouth to her billionaire parents. Her father, Narayan Murthy has an estimated net worth of $2.5 Billion USD as per Forbes. Similarly, her brother, Rohan holds $500 Million USD capital and is the funder of the Murthy Classical Library of India. Moreover, Akshata’s husband also has great revenue from his profession as a politician.

Akshata herself owns her own clothing line and is active on other programs as well through Infosys Foundation. She makes a lot of money and also enjoys the earnings of her husband and lives a lavish life. So far, she has not mentioned anything about her properties and income sources.

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