Unknown facts about Akshata Murty, Rishi sunak's wife
September 15, 2023
First Lady of the United Kingdom and wife of Rishi Sunak, Akshata Murty is also a billionaire. The venture capitalist holds a 0.93% stake in Infosys, along with shares in several other British businesses.
Billionaire, First Lady
Akshata Murty was born to Infosys founder Narayan Murthy and Sudha Murty in April 1980 in Hubli, Karnataka. She was raised by her maternal grandmother
Born in Hubli
Murty attended Baldwin Girls' High School, Bangalore, then economics and French at Claremont McKenna College in California. She has a diploma in clothes manufacturing from the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandisin
Despite being the heiress to Infosys, Murty had a grounded childhood. She did not have an access to TV while growing up because her parents wanted her to make other activities a priority
After her graduation, Murty went on to earn a degree in Master of Business Administration from Stanford University
Akshata Murty met Rishi Sunak, who is now the PM of UK, at Stanford University and their love story started. It culminated in 2009 when the couple got married
The Sunak story
With her shares in Infosys and other businesses like Wendy's India, Murty is reportedly richer than Queen Elizabeth and King Charles III as of October 2022
Richer than the King
Akshata Murty was also the owner of her own design label, which was all about 'authenticity, craftsmanship and protecting a rich heritage'