Nigel Farage Paul is a British broadcaster, a politician as well as a political analyst. He led the UK Independence Party (UKIP) from 2006-09 and once more from 2010-16. He has been the Member of European Parliament for South East England since 1999. He is the co-president of the group entitled Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy. He has made some scandalous speeches at times that made him a prominent personality in the European Parliament. His approximate net worth is around $3 million.
Biography & Wiki
Farage was born on 3 April 1964 in Downe in Kent, England to Barbara and Guy Justus Oscar Farage. He is a Christian. He attended Dulwich College from 1975 to 1982. His residence is in Single Street that is a hamlet in the London Borough of Bromley.
Farage married to Gráinne Hayes in 1998. Hayes was an Irish nurse. The couple welcomed their first child Samuel in 1989 and then welcomed the other baby boy Thomas in 1991. However, they parted their ways in 1997. He remarried to Kirsten Mehr in 1999 who belonged to Germany. She also gave birth to two children. However, Mher broke the news of their separation in 2017.
Farage was an activist of Conservative Party from his school time. He made his vote to the Green Party in 1989. In 1992, he left the Conservative Party. Subsequent to this, he co-founded UKIP in 1993. In 1999, he won the election of European Parliament and was elected again in 2004, 2009 as well as in 2014. He left the post of UKIP’s leader in 2009 in order to pay attention to his campaign for becoming Buckingham’s Member of Parliament at Westminster in the general election of 2010.
Farage headed UKIP for its best-ever performance in 2013’s UK election.
Farage broadcasts The Nigel Farage Show on LBC, which is the UK radio station. Moreover, he also began hosting an additional new show named The Nigel Farage Show On Sunday on LBC since 2017. Furthermore, he started hosting a new podcast on LBC under the moniker Farage Against The Machine.
Awards & Achievements
Farage remained the leader of UKIP for many years. In 2016, Politico ranked Farage as the fifth-most influential MEP.
Net Worth of Nigel Farage
Farage is having an estimated net worth of $3 million. He has been a leader of UKIP and is hosting more than one radio shows. Additionally, he has also run many political campaigns throughout his career. Besides this, he has also endorsed the bookmaker Paddy Power ahead of 2014 Ryder Cup regarding golf.
Adding to it, he has also written memoirs named Fighting Bull (Flying Free in paperback) in 2010 and then The Purple Revolution: The Year That Changed Everything in 2015 that Biteback Publishing published, which contributed to his overall net worth.
Farage, at the present, is the head of 24-member UKIP contingent in the European Parliament. Adding to it, he co-leads the Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy (EFDD) that is a multinational Eurosceptic group. He is very much concerned about public health.