Jemima Khan

Jemima was born to a financier father Sir James Goldsmith and Lady Annabel Vane-Tempest-Stewart on 30 January 1974.Her mother was of an Anglo- Irish decent and her father's background was French and Jewish. She did her schooling from Old Vicarage preparatory school and later went to Francis Holland School. From an early age, she started riding horses and at an age of 17 she became a very good equestrian. She went to The University of Bristol to study English but could not complete her education as she was married in 1995.

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Jemima Khan married Imran khan on 16 may 1995 and also converted to Islam before the wedding. She moved to Pakistan, later on, to live with her 1999 she was charged with theft of antique tiles, which she later rubbished. On June 22, 2004, she divorced her husband and moved to England later citing her difficulty to adapt to Pakistani lifestyle as the main reason for their divorce.

They had two children together both boys. Her eldest son is Sulaiman Isa and Qasim is the younger one. After returning to England she started writing regularly for the newspapers such as The Independent, the Evening Standard and The Sunday Times. She interviewed Pervez Musharraf the then Pakistani president in 2008. She was made the editor at large at Vanity Fair in 2011, besides that she also worked as the associate editor for The Independent.

In 2011, after interviewing Nick Clegg and other personalities she went on to become the associate editor of The New Statesman. Later that year she produced the We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks which was nominated for BAFTA for the best documentary.

She also launched a label under which Pakistani women could make clothes and sell them in 1998. She used the money from that company to fund a cancer hospital. The company was later closed after the 9/11 attacks fearing the financial meltdown.

In 2001 she got The Rovers Peoples Award for the best-dressed celebrity. She also appeared on the Vanity Fair list of best-dressed people and was later put in the best-dressed people hall of fame. In 2011, she became the ambassador of UNICEF UK and went to Bangladesh, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Romania and later to India to help raise fund for the victims of Kashmir earthquake.

Politically she is very active and often writes about political issues from time to time. She also lends support to Julian Assange but later questioned his silence over sexual offending case. Before the royal wedding, she accused the Duchess of Cornwall of lacking respect towards Princess Dianna. This stirred a huge controversy and it is reported that this was the main reason why she wasn’t invited to the royal wedding.

She started dating Hugh Grant but the couple split in 2007. She currently lives in Kiddington hall in England. Her net worth is estimated to be around d $ 60 million. Her biography can be read on Wikipedia.

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Last Modified: Jun 27 2020
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