Who are Boris Johnson’s siblings, including sister Rachel Johnson?

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BORIS Johnson is tipped to become the next Prime Minister as 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.

Boris Johnson has three siblings
Boris Johnson has three siblings

Who is Rachel Johnson?

The only daughter of Stanley – who memorably entered I’m A Celebrity 2017 – and Charlotte Johnson.

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.

Rachel Johnson joined Change UK in 2019
Rachel Johnson joined Change UK in 2019
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Who is Jo Johnson?

Jo Johnson was born in London in 1971.

He 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 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.

Johnson served as Minister of State for Transport for 11 months before resigning over Theresa May’s Brexit deal.

Jo Johnson has been an MP since 2010
Jo Johnson has been an MP since 2010
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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.

Leo Johnson never got involved in politics
Leo Johnson never got involved in politics
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