BORIS Johnson is the next Prime Minister and he comes from one of the UK’s most political families.
We explain who his siblings are and what they do. Here’s what we know.
Who is Rachel Johnson?
The only daughter of Stanley and Charlotte Johnson – who memorably entered I’m A Celebrity 2017.
Born in September 1965, Rachel was raised and educated in both the UK and Brussels as her father worked for the European Parliament.
While studying at Oxford, Rachel edited the famous student newspaper Isis – which has also been edited in the past by former chancellor and now Evening Standard editor George Osborne.
After leaving university, Rachel pursued a career in journalism and has worked for the Financial Times and the BBC and has written columns for several other newspapers.
She was a member of the Tory party from 2008 to 2011, but later joined the Liberal Democrats in the run up to the 2017 General Election.
During the European Elections, she stood as an MEP for Change UK in South West and lost.
Who is Jo Johnson?
Joseph Edmund Johnson is Boris Johnson‘s younger brother and a former government minister.
Mr Johnson announced he is to quit as an MP after previously serving as minister in his brother’s government.
The 47-year-old was elected the Member of Parliament for Orpington in the General Election in May 2010, and re-elected in 2015 and 2017.
From April 2013 to May 2015, he was the Head of the Number 10 Policy Unit, and became Minister of State for the Cabinet Office in July 2014.
Following the May 2015 general election, Jo Johnson became the Minister for Universities and Science.
He served as the Minister for London in Theresa May’s government.
In January 2018, he became the Minister of State for the Department of Transport until his resignation on November 9, 2018 over Mrs May’s Brexit deal.
He is married to Amelia Gentleman, a reporter for The Guardian, and they have two children.
Mr Johnson attended the European School in Uccle, before attending The Hall School in Hampstead, London, Ashdown House School in East Sussex, and then Eton College.
In 1991 he went to Oxford where he edited student newspaper Isis.
While at Oxford, he was a member of the Bullingdon Club together with Harry Mount, Nat Rothschild and George Osborne.
In 1997 he joined the Financial Times. He entered politics in 2010 when he became the MP for Orpington.
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Who is Leo Johnson?
One of the lesser known siblings is Leo Johnson.
He is the co-presenter of Radio 4 FutureProofing.
Like his brothers he also attended Oxford.
He did not follow in his sibling’s paths and enter politics, but instead is an entrepreneur.