He is among one of the most accomplished politicians in the country of Australia. Tony Abbott is the 28th Prime Minister of the country who assumed the position for two years. He is best known being an aggressive politician and has even the nickname of a Bomb Thrower. The former prime minister has worked as a journalist and also managed several offices before being handed the membership of the parliament.
A Young Journalist To Prime Minister:
The former prime minister of Australia was always inclined towards the politics. During his years in the university and after traveling to Britain he considered several careers for himself. She even declares to his parents that he wanted to be a priest. He has worked in Journalism and ran a concrete plant for a brief time before deciding to be a politician.
He was always vocal about the things the thought mattered and confronted anyone disagreeing with him. After encouragement from Bob Carr, he joined the Labour party before leaving it to become a liberal leader. He became the member of the parliament in in 1996 after winning the general election, and at the same time, he managed several companies. He served as secretary for several ministry departments before being a minister himself. He finally became the prime minister of the country on 18th September 2013 and remained on the seat till 15th September 2015.
Out of many brilliant quotes by him, the one on leadership is,
"I think leadership is knowing what you want to achieve and then purposefully and sensibly taking steps to achieve it, remembering always that you have got to bring people with you if you are seeking to be a successful political leader."
How Much is Tony Abbott Worth?
One of the leading names of the world politics, Toni has had a lucrative career as a politician. He has the net worth in millions of dollars. At the time when he was a prime minister, he earned an annual salary of $500 thousand which made him the second highest paid politician in the world. He is also volunteer member for the Davidson, NSW Rural Fire Service and Queenscliff Surf Life Saving Club among many others.
Married Life Children and Family!
As a politician, Tony has achieved all the things possible in the field. But he met the love of his life long before he had any progress in the sector. When he met Margie Abbott for the first time at the Kings Head Tavern in Sydney, he was a journalist, and she was a schoolteacher.
Originally from New Zealand, Margie fell for the man on their very first date. Even at the time, he spoke to her about 1954 split between Alp and the Democratic Labour Party, but she loved it. Her best friend had arranged their meeting. Following some dates and Many interesting talks, the couple finally got married in 1988. The couple has three children together, daughters Louise born 1989, Frances born on 1991 and Bridget born on 1993.
When he was 22, his girlfriend became pregnant with a child and claimed that he was the father. He believed it for 27 years before the DNA test revealed that he wasn’t actually the father. As of now he is happily married and shares three children with his wife.
As per the wiki, Tony Abbott currently aged 59 was born on 4th November 1957 in London, England. He was born to an Australian mother Fay Abbott and a British father, Richard Henry "Dick" Abbott. His sister Christine Forster is a former journalist and Liberal councilor in the City of Sydney. The Australian National is a well-educated man who received education and graduated from University of Sydney Queen's College, Oxford and belongs to British ethnicity. A former boxer also has the perfect body shape and measurement with the height of 5 feet and 10 inches.