Saadiya Khan is the lovely wife of London’s Mayor, Sadiq Khan –who has been serving in the top role since 2016.
Saadiya’s British politician hubby was previously a Member of Parliament for Tooting from 2005 until 2016. Born October 8, 1970; Khan is the son of Pakistani parents who immigrated to the UK shortly before his birth.
Khan served as a local councillor for more than a decade before winning a seat in parliament. He gained a reputation as a human rights lawyer defending people who were discriminated against and working with a number of high profile cases. He also helped run a firm of 50 employees. At age 27, he was made an equity partner and the firm was renamed Christian Khan.
After becoming an elected MP in 2005, his first ministerial post was as Minister for Community Cohesion. He later served as Minister of Transport –becoming the first Muslim and first Asian to attend Cabinet. Khan says he isn’t all about politics and reveals is a big sports fan. He also ran the 2014 London Marathon and describes himself as a family man.
Sadiq and his lovely wife have been married for years and together are the proud parents of two children, daughters 19-year-old Anisah and 17-year-old Ammarah Khan.
Saadiya Khan is also of Pakistani roots and is a lawyer herself. Her name was pretty much put on the map after her husband became the Mayor in 2016. The couple tied the knot back in 1994, at the time, Sadiq was a trainee solicitor.
The couple bonded over their Muslim roots and the fact that her father like her husband’s father –were both bus drivers. They both also have law degrees. Also as a funny fact, according to The Mirror, Khan wooed Saadiya over a Filet-O-Fish in McDonald’s.
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