Indians and Indian-origin people are showing their capabilities across the fields. From leading the global MNCs to holding good positions in the House of Representatives in western nations to giving tough competition to English men in wealth our popularity is getting bigger and bigger with each passing day.
Indian origin Rishi Sunak recently became the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. As the country could not come out of the financial crisis the MPs in the house supported him and voted for him. Now Rishi Sunak added another feather to his cap.
Rishi Sunak and his wife Akshata Murty had made it to the Asian Rich List among the UK nationals for this year. Combined the couple possess a wealth of 790 million pounds which translates to over Rs 7,800 crore in Indian currency. This is special for the couple as they made it to the list for the first time.
The list of the UK’s Richest Asians for this year was announced at the 24th annual Asian Business Award. The popular Westminster Park Plaza hotel hosted the awards ceremony.
Rishi Sunak and Akshata Murty are among the rich people in the United Kingdom. Though they are into business and other activities they did not make it to the rich list until now. Akshata is the daughter of Narayana Murthy, who founded one of the tech giants Infosys.
Akshata owns a 0.93% stake in Infosys and she runs a few entities in the United Kingdom this makes her one of the richest persons in the country. The couple owns a few properties in the nation already.
Akshata Murthy and Rishi Sunak met each other during college days and fell for each other. After dating each other for a few years they decided to tie the knot. Both families gave their nod for the wedding. The couple has two children.
Rishi Sunak was elected as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom in October this year. He scripted history by becoming the first Indian-origin person to serve as the Prime Minister of Britain. Rishi Sunak is also the first Hindu to do so.