British politician and columnist Rupa Huq have reached a peak in her political career. After having served as the deputy mayoress of the London Borough of Ealing, she has been elected as Member of Parliament (MP) at the 2015 general election for Ealing Central and Action from the Labour Party.
Rupa Huq’s net worth is $19 million. She makes her money through the salary she recieves as MP, which is $103,000 a year. She makes additional money from her work as writer and columnist.
Having previously been a DJ as well as a teacher (lecturer) at Kingston University, Huq’s arrival into politics has been a successful one considering she has already become an MP and deputy mayoress. Thanks to this success, Rupa has been able to make good money and accumulate a solid net worth.
Am not one to place faith in polls (they’ve tended to predict I will lose) but here actual results cast tend to suggest a decisive win in Ireland today for common-sense, dignity and women able to exercise choice over their own bodies. https://t.co/LfSSjagXIw
— Rupa Huq MP (@RupaHuq) May 26, 2018
Rupa Huq’s net worth is $19 million, as per Net Worth Post. Her net worth can be mainly attributed to her work as a politician. She has also made money as a writer and columnist. Adding the fact that she was also a DJ, her sum of cash seems very hefty.
Huq’s primary source of income is the salary she receives as a member of the parliament. As of April 2018, an MP earns £77,379 ($103,000) per year. So Huq makes that much amount in a year.
Historic overwhelming vote yesterday in the Republic. N Ireland now needs full regulatory alignment with neighbours as @OwenSmith_MP @CatSmithMP @SharonHodgsonMP and I heard loud and clear from @AmnestyNI women, medics, civil society & politicians on recent delegation to Belfast pic.twitter.com/UCCZegt3dd
— Rupa Huq MP (@RupaHuq) May 27, 2018
Rupa Huq, sister of Konnie Huq, was also previously the deputy mayoress of the London Borough of Ealing. A deputy mayor normally makes around £90K-£100K ($120K-$133K) annually. So she made that much money while she was deputy mayor.
Rupa is set to receive a fine sum of money after her retirement. After retirement, MP’s receive in a range of £25,148-£27,750 as a pension. So, Rupa will receive that much money after retirement. MP’s generally retire after serving their term at the parliament. Hence, after serving her term, Rupa will receive her pension.
Apart from her earnings from politics, Rupa also makes some cash as her work as a writer and columnist. She has published several books which has helped her net worth.
Her books Edge: The Contested Cultures of English Suburbia After 7/7 and Making Sense of Suburbia Through Popular Culture can be bought for $23.32 and $21.10-$26.95 in paperback from Amazon respectively.
Rupa Huq’s books available on Amazon, Image source: Amazon
Huq has published columns for top newspapers like Tribune, The Guardian, New Statesman and many more. She is paid well for her work as well.
Rupa was also a lecturer at Kingston University and a lecturer receives £36,489 ($48K) a year in the UK. So she made that much money while being a lecturer. She also made some additional money with her work as a DJ.