Who is Christopher Luxon new New Zealand Prime Minister, bio, age, height, wife, religion, net worth

Who is Christopher Luxon new New Zealand Prime Minister, bio, age, height, wife, religion, net worth

On Saturday, New Zealand Prime Minister Chris Hipkins conceded his Labour Party and handed victory to his conservative opponent, Christopher Luxon, know about his wife, religion and net worth

Hipkins lost the general elections and was not in a position to form a government. 

Who is Christopher Luxon new New Zealand Prime Minister, bio, age, height, wife, religion, education, net worth

A former businessman, Christopher Luxon, will become the next prime minister of New Zealand following the election. The election was called after Jacinda Ardern abruptly resigned as prime minister in January.

The National Party won around 40% of the vote on Saturday after nearly all of the ballots had been counted, putting it in a position to establish a new government with its chosen coalition partner, the libertarian ACT party, which earned 9% of the vote.

The incoming prime minister became well-known in New Zealand when he oversaw the nation’s flag carrier. In the immediate aftermath of the election, Luxon claimed that New Zealanders had “reached for hope and voted for change.”

After six successful years in administration, the New Zealand Labour Party has been ousted with Hipkins’ defeat.

As the ballots are still being counted, the precise makeup of Luxon’s government has not yet been decided.

When Christopher Luxon appeared at a function in Auckland with his wife Amanda and their kids, William and Olivia, there was a lot of acclaim for him. He extended his gratitude to people from all over the nation while expressing his humility in the face of success and his readiness to start his new position.

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In his inaugural address, former airline executive and fan of country music Luxon said he entered politics because he understood how to “solve problems and get things done.”

Who is Christopher Luxon?

Christopher Luxon grew up in a Roman Catholic household. Luxon’s evangelical Protestant Christian faith is widely known. The height of the 53 year old isn’t known.

Party: New Zealand National Party
Office: Leader of the Opposition of New Zealand since 2021
Education: Howick College, University of Canterbury
Nationality: New Zealand

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In his formative years, while pursuing a master’s in commerce at Canterbury University, he worked as a hotel porter.

After completing an internship there, he was hired as a brand manager by the large international consumer products corporation Unilever. He received a significant salary and was appointed president and chief executive of Unilever’s Canadian branch before turning 40. However, he opted to remain in New Zealand to raise his two children and his married to Amanda.

For the next eight years, Luxon served as the CEO of Air New Zealand. 

As a result of his leadership, the airline’s profits reached historic highs, and it was even able to establish a solid reputation in Australia, a neighbouring country.

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He has a net worth of $30 million and his combined property portfolio is valued at more than $21 million.

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