Quick Info about Tony Abbott

  • Full NameTony Abbott
  • First NameAnthony
  • Middle NameJohn
  • Last NameAbbott
  • Born NameAnthony John Abbott
  • Birth date04/11/1957
  • Birth PlaceLambeth, London, United Kingdom
  • Zodiac SignScorpio
  • NationalityAustralian
  • ProfessionPolitician
  • WifeMargie Abbott
  • Net Worth$8 million
  • Age62
  • DatingNA
  • EngagedMarried
  • SiblingChristine Forster
  • ParentsFay Abbott and Richard Henry Abbott
  • Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/HonTonyAbbott/
  • Twitterhttps://twitter.com/HonTonyAbbott
  • Education

    Louise Abbott, Frances Abbott, and Bridget Abbott

He’s one of the most successful politicians in Australia. Tony Abbott is the country’s 28th prime minister, who has been in office for two years. He’s best known to be an aggressive politician and even has a Bomb Thrower’s nickname. The former prime minister worked as a journalist and also held several offices before the membership of the parliament was handed over.

Early life

Tony Abbott in his young age
Tony Abbott in his young age

Abbott was born on 4 November 1957 in London, England. He was born to Fay Abbott, an Australian mother, and to Richard Henry Abbott, a British father. Christine Forster, his sister, is a former journalist and Liberal councilor in Sydney City. Abbott is a well-educated man with a degree from the University of Sydney Queen’s College in Oxford and a British ethnicity.

Career

Tony Abbott being sworn in as Prime Minister of Australia
Tony Abbott being sworn in as Prime Minister of Australia

Australia’s former Prime Minister has always been politically inclined. During his university years and after traveling to Britain, he considered himself with several careers. He even says he wanted to be a priest to his parents. Previously, he worked in journalism and for a short time run a concrete plant before deciding to be a politician.

He always expressed his thoughts and confronted anyone who disagreed with him. After Bob Carr‘s (a retired Australian politician) encouragement, he joined the Labor Party before he left it as a liberal leader. He became a Member of Parliament in 1996 after the general election and managed several companies at the same time.

Abbott served as a secretary for several ministries before he himself was a minister. He eventually became the country’s Prime Minister on 18 September 2013 and remained in office until 15 September 2015.

Net worth

Toni has had a profitable career as a politician, one of the world’s leading political figures. He has an estimated net worth of $8 million. As a Prime Minister, he earned an annual salary of $500,000, making him the world’s second-highest-paid politician. He is also a volunteer for the Davidson, NSW Rural Fire Service, and Queenscliff Surf Life Saving Club.

Wife and Children

As a politician, Tony accomplished everything in the field. But long before he made any progress in the sector, he met the love of his life. When he first met Margie Abbott at Sydney’s Kings Head Tavern, he was a journalist and she was a teacher at a school.

Tony Abbott with his wife and daughters
Tony Abbott with his wife and daughters

Originally from New Zealand, Margie was the first person to fall for the man. Even at that time, he talked to her about 1954, split between the Democratic Labor Party and the Alp, but she loved it. Her best friend had their meetings arranged. After a few dates and many interesting conversations, the couple married in 1988. The couple has three children, the daughters Louise Abbott (born 1989), Frances Abbott (born 1991), and Bridget Abbott (born 1993) together.

When he was 22 years old, his girlfriend got pregnant with a child and said he was the father. He believed it 27 years before the DNA test showed that he was not the dad.

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