Is Gavin Williamson married? Yes, he is. His wife’s name is Joanne Eland who is a former primary school teacher. From their conjugal life, the pair is blessed with two children, both being daughters named Annabel and Grace. The couple is having a full-support with each other. Williamson was once involved briefly with his colleague who was a married woman in 2004. However, his wife Joanne forgave him and since then the pair is having a strong relationship. Scroll down to explore more interesting personal facts and biography of Williamson:
Who is Gavin Williamson?
Born as Gavin Alexander Williamson, he landed the planet on 25 June 1976, which makes his age be 44 years old as of 2020. By profession, he is a British Conservative politician who is contributing under the Johnson ministry as Secretary of State for Education since 2019. From November 2017 to 2019, he worked as Secretary of State for Defence. Following the leak of the information from the National Security Council, he was dismissed as Defence Secretary but Williamson denied for leaking the information.
Early Life and Education
Williamson was born in 1976 and his place of birth is in Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England. Talking about his family background, he was born to the parents named Ray Williamson (father) and Beverly Williamson (mother). His father is a local government worker whereas his mother used to work as a job center worker. Both his parents were Labour voters. Regarding his education and academic achievements, he went to East Ayton Primary School in Scarborough and later joined a state comprehensive school called Raincliffe School.
He was also enrolled at the Scarborough Sixth Form College where he was the student of Government and Politics and Economics. By attending the University of Bradford, he received his BSc degree majoring in Social Sciences.
Career and Professional Life
Williamson has previously worked for fireplace manufacturer Elgin & Hall as a managing director. After that, he worked for a Staffordshire-based pottery firm, Aynsley China as its managing director where he later turned as its co-owner. He also worked for an architectural design firm where he became an MP in 2010.
Moving towards his political journey, he was the penultimate national chairman of Conservative Students which was abolished in 1998. In 2001, he was successfully elected for the Seamer division in North Yorkshire as a country councilor. He has also worked as the Chairman of Stoke-on-Trent Conservative Association, Deputy Chairman of Staffordshire Area Conservatives and Vice-Chairman of Derbyshire Dales Conservative Association.
On 2 November 2017, he was appointed as Secretary of State for Defence. He was asked to resign following the leak of confidential information on 1 May 2019. He was sacked when he denied his involvement in leaking the information. Since 2019, he has been serving as Secretary of State for Education.
Gavin Williamson is married to a former primary school teacher, Joanne Eland. They have expanded their family life by being parents to two daughters named Annabel and Grace. They are having a happy conjugal life with a strong understanding and are supporting each other.
British Conservative politician Gavin Williamson stands at a tall height above 5 feet and 11 inches. He carries a slim body structure which is the result of his regular fitness activities. It seems like Williamson is health-conscious and keeps special attention to his diet and workout plans.
Salary and Net worth
Gavin Williamson has an estimated net worth of 2 million USD which is yet to be verified. He has been involved in politics for more than a decade. He is contributing as Secretary of State for Education and previously served as Secretary of State for Defence.
Wiki and Facts
The biography of Gavin Williamson is prepared by various wiki sites including Wikipedia. Join him on Instagram @gavinwilliamson.mp where he has amassed more than 14k followers. His Twitter account is reachable @GavinWilliamson where he has garnered more than 75k followers. His official Facebook page is available @gavinforsouthstaffs.