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Jeremy Corbyn

Bio
Real NameJeremy Bernard Corbyn
NicknameNot Known
ProfessionBritish Politician
PartyLabour
Political Journey • In 1979, became the local Labour Party's agent and organiser.
• In 1982, became the chairman of the Constituency Labour Party.
• In February 1982, he was selected as the Labour Party candidate for the constituency of Islington North.
• In 1983, he was elected as a Member of Parliament for Islington North.
• From 1992 to 1997, he sat on the Social Security Select Committee.
• From 2009 to 2010, he sat on the London Regional Select Committee.
• From 2010 to 2015, he sat on the Justice Select Committee.
• On 12 September 2015, Corbyn was elected as the leader of the Labour Party.
• In 2015, he became the Leader of the Opposition.
Biggest RivalTheresa May
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 10”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 75 kg
in Pounds- 165 lbs
Eye ColourMoss Green
Hair ColourWhite
Personal Life
Date of Birth26 May 1949
Age (as in 2017)68 Years
Birth PlaceChippenham, England, UK
Zodiac sign/Sun signGemini
NationalityBritish
HometownShropshire, West Midlands, England
SchoolCastle House Preparatory School (an independent school) near Newport, Shropshire, England
Adams' Grammar School (AGS), Newport, Shropshire, England
College/University/InstitutionsNorth London Polytechnic, University of North London (left after a year without a degree)
Educational QualificationsCollege Drop-out
DebutIn 1979, he became the local Labour Party's agent and organiser
FamilyFather- David Benjamin Corbyn (Electrical Engineer)
Mother- Naomi Loveday (Maths Teacher)
Brothers- Piers Corbyn (Weather Forecaster) and 2 more
Sister- Not Known
ReligionNot Known
EthnicityEnglish
AddressFinsbury Park, North London
HobbiesCycling, Reading, Traveling, Taking pictures of manhole covers, Jam-making with the fruit grown on his allotment
Controversies• In 1984, he was criticised for inviting Gerry Adams, two convicted Provisional IRA members, and other members of the Irish Republican party Sinn Féin to Westminster after the Brighton hotel bombing in which 5 people were killed.
• In 1986, he was arrested for protesting the trial of a group of IRA members (including the Brighton Bomber Patrick Magee).
• In the early 1990s, MI5 opened a file on Corbyn fearing that he could have been a threat to national security.
Favourite Things
Favourite PoliticianTony Benn
Favourite MusicJohn Lennon
Favourite SongImagine by John Lennon
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsJane Chapman
Diane Abbott
Jeremy Corbyn with Diane Abbott
Claudia Bracchitta
Scarlett Johansson
Jeremy Corbyn with Scarlett Johansson
Laura Álvarez
WifeJane Chapman (m. 1974; div. 1979)
Jeremy Corbyn with his first wife Jane Chapman
Claudia Bracchitta (m. 1987; div. 1999)
Jeremy Corbyn with his 2nd Wife Claudia Bracchitta
Laura Álvarez (m. 2013-present)
Jeremy Corbyn with his wife Laura Alvarez
ChildrenSons- Thomas Corbyn, Benjamin Corbyn and 1 more
Jeremy Corbyn with his Sons
Daughter- None
Money Factor
Net Worth£2.4 Million (as in 2017)

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Jeremy Corbyn

  • Does Jeremy Corbyn smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Jeremy Corbyn drink alcohol?: Yes
  • He was born in Chippenham and brought up in Wiltshire.
  • Corbyn’s parents were peace campaigners who met in the year 1930 during the Spanish Civil War.
  • When he was 7 years old, the Corbyn family moved to Pave Lane in Shropshire, where his father, David Benjamin Corbyn, bought “Yew Tree Manor” (later renamed as Yew Tree Guesthouse) and converted it into a family home.
  • Before leaving school at the age of 18, Corbyn achieved 2 E-grade A-Levels.
  • In 1966, he joined the Campaign for “Nuclear Disarmament (CND)” & later became one of its 3 vice-chairs.
  • After school, he worked for a while as a reporter for the “Newport and Market Drayton Advertiser” (a local newspaper).
  • Corbyn also spent 2 years doing Voluntary Service Overseas in Jamaica.
  • In 1971, he returned to the UK from Jamaica and started working as an official for the National Union of Tailors and Garment Workers.
  • He pursued a course in “Trade Union Studies” at “North London Polytechnic.” However, he left without a degree with a series of arguments with his teachers over the curriculum.
  • Corbyn also worked as a Trade Union Organiser for the “National Union of Public Employees and Amalgamated Engineering and the Electrical Union.”
  • At the age of 24, Corbyn was elected to Haringey Council in South Hornsey ward.
  • He became an Agent of local Labour Party and took responsibility for the 1979 general election campaign in Hornsey.
  • In 1981, Corbyn worked on Tony Benn’s unsuccessful deputy leadership campaign.
  • Corbyn is considered a veteran left-wing MP in the UK.
  • He is a pure vegetarian.
  • He is a bicycle enthusiast and can often be seen riding bikes in the local areas. Jeremy Corbyn Riding Bike
  • Corbyn loves travelling by train & wants to bring back the glory of British Rail. Jeremy Corbyn Travelling on Train
  • He is strongly opposed to academy schools, privatisation and the increase in tuition fees.
  • He is considered the most rebellious Labour MP who has defied the whip 428 times while Labour was in power.
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