Boris Johnson is the former Prime Minister, and former Foreign Secretary and Mayor of London and was previously a Tory MP.
Born in New York in 1964, Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson studied in Brussels, Eton and Oxford, reading Classics.
After working as a journalist at the Times, Daily Telegraph and Spectator, he became a Conservative MP in 2001 in Henley-upon-Thames. After spells in the Shadow Cabinet, he became Mayor of London in 2008, beating Ken Livingstone in the election.
After introducing the Cycle Hire Scheme, banning alcohol on public transport and overseeing the Olympics, he was re-elected in 2012, again defeating Mr Livingstone. He re-entered Parliament in the 2015 General Election and his term as Mayor ended in 2016.
He became Prime Minister after beating Jeremy Hunt in the 2019 Conservative leadership contest, after Theresa May resigned.
Born: 19th June 1964