Rishi Sunak’s Wife Akshata Murty Biography: Net Worth, Husband, Instagram, Kids, Height, Age, Business, Nationality

Akshata Murty is an Indian heiress, businesswoman, fashion designer and venture capitalist.

She is famous as the wife of Rishi Sunak, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and leader of the Conservative Party.

With a combined fortune of £730 million, Murty and Sunak are among Britain’s richest people. However, her wealth sparked discussions in the British media due to her claimed non-resident status, which she later renounced.


  • Full name: Akshata Narayan Murty
  • Date of birth: April 25, 1980
  • Age: 43 years old
  • Female
  • Place of birth: Hubli, Karnataka, India
  • Indian
  • Occupation: Businesswoman, fashion designer, venture capitalist
  • Parents: NR Narayana Murthy, Sudha Murty
  • Siblings: Rohan Murty (older brother)
  • Spouse: Rishi Sunak (married)
  • Children: Krishna Sunak, Anoushka Sunak
  • Relationship status: Married
  • Net worth: 300 million USD
  • Aunt: Jaishree Deshpande

Early Life & Education

Akshata Murty, now 43 years old, was born in Hubli, India. Her father, NR Narayana Murthy, co-founded Infosys, an Indian multinational IT company, while her mother, Sudha Murty, is a prominent philanthropist.

Her maternal grandparents raised Murty in Jayanagar, a suburb of Bangalore, while her parents worked to found Infosys.

She attended Baldwin Girls’ High School in Bangalore and studied economics and French at Claremont McKenna College in California.

Murty also holds a graduate degree in apparel manufacturing from the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising and an MBA from Stanford University.

Personal life

In August 2009, at the age of 29, Murty married Rishi Sunak, whom she met while studying at Stanford University in 2004. The couple has two daughters named Krishna Sunak and Anoushka Sunak.

They own many properties, including Kirby Sigston Manor in North Yorkshire, a cottage in Earl’s Court, London, a flat in South Kensington, London, and a penthouse in Santa Monica, California.


After working as a marketing director for Dutch cleantech company Tendris, Murty founded her fashion label in 2007.

However, this firm closed in 2012. Then, she became director of venture capital fund Catamaran Ventures in 2013.

Murty also co-founded the London branch of her father, NR Narayana Murthy’s Indian company. She holds shares in Infosys and shares in many other British businesses.

Additionally, she holds director roles at Digme Fitness and Soroco, a digital transformation company co-founded by her brother, Rohan Murty.

Net value

Akshata Murty has an estimated net worth of $300 million.

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: @akshatamurty_official
  • Twitter name: @anmurty

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