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Emily Thornberry

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Birth Name: Emily Thornberry
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Birth Country: United Kingdom
Birth Sign: cancer
Age:   57 Years
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British Labour Party politician Emily Anne Thornberry, came into the limelight as the members of Parliament for Islington South and Finsbury. She was born on July 27, 1960, Surrey, the United Kingdom to British parents Cedric Thornberry and Sallie Thornberry. While she was seven years old, her parents divorced and she grew up with her single mother along with her two brothers. She studied law from the University of Kent at Canterbury.

Thornberry is a trained barrister was active since 1985 to 2005, specializing in human rights law under the guidance of Michael Mansfield. In 2001, she became a candidate in a general election, in which she was defeated by the Conservative incumbent, Julian Brazier by 2,069 votes.

In 2005, Thornberry was elected to the Parliament, where she served from 2005 to 2010, on the Communities and Local Government Select Committee. During that time, she also spoke on both housing issues and issues relating to the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008. She also voted against the whip on issues relating to national security on several occasions. 

In the general election of 2010, Thornberry again elected and appointed as a Shadow Attorney General in Ed Miliband's shadow cabinet, where she worked until November 20, 2014. Similarly, she again re-elected in the 2015 general election and appointed as a Shadow Minister of State for Employment. 

While working in a shadow cabinet reshuffle, Thornberry replaced Maria Eagle and became Shadow Secretary of State for Defence. During another reshuffle, she was also selected as a Shadow Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs. 

She has also worked as a Shadow "Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union" from July 2016 to October 2016. After a year, she was again appointed the as a Shadow First Secretary of State in a government formed by Prime Minister, Theresa May

Thornberry is a British by nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. She married her boyfriend, Christopher Nugee, in Tower Hamlets. Her husband, who was also her teacher, later became a Queen's Counsel, then a High Court Judge. A Queen's Counsel is a lawyer selected by the Queen, in this case, Queen Elizabeth,  to guide her in matters of the law. The couple blessed with three children. She lives a happy married life with her spouse along with their children and has no any rumor of divorce between the couple. 

Thornberry is a well-known personality, who had made a collection of a huge amount from her professional career. Recently, she bought a flat in Guildford, Surrey, paying £600,000. She has also worked as a member of Parliament, from which she must have collected a decent amount of salary. According to the report of mail online, her current net worth is estimated to be £2.9 million. 

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Born in United Kingdom

1960 27th of July

Thornberry was born in Surrey, the United Kingdom to British parents Cedric Thornberry and Sallie Thornberry. She grew up with her single mother along with her two brothers.

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Married Christopher Nugee

1991

Thornberry married her boyfriend long-term boyfriend, Christopher Nugee, in Tower Hamlets after dating her for sometimes. The couple blessed with three children and lives a happy married life.

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Became MP

2010 of May

Thornberry became MP for Islington South and Finsbury with an increased majority, in a seat identified as the Liberal Democrats' top target in England for the 2010 general election. 

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Joined Twitter

2010 of July

As a popular member of parliament, Thornberry is also active on social networking sites like Twitter where she has more than 94K followers, 15K tweets, 1226 following. 

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Total Net worth

2018

Thornberry is a well-known personality from the United Kingdom, who has made a huge amount of money from her professional career. As of 2018, her net worth is estimated to be £2.9 million. 

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