Matthew John David Hancock, more popularly known as Matt Hancock, is a British politician who is serving as the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care since 2018. He has been a Member of Parliament since 2010 and is currently also a member of the Conservative Party.
Early and Personal Life:
Matthew was born on 2nd October 1978 in Chester, Cheshire. His parents are Michael Hancock and Shirley Hills. He graduated from Exeter College, Oxford, with majors in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE). Later he did his MPhil degree in Economics from Christ’s College, Cambridge, and joined the Conservative Party in 1999.
Hancock got married to Martha Hoyer Millar in 2006. They have a daughter and two sons. They live in Little Thurlow in his West Suffolk parliamentary constituency as he was selected as the Conservative candidate for West Suffolk in January 2010. Hancock also has an elder sister and a brother.
After graduating from university, he worked in his family business of computer software and later moved to London to work as an economist for Bank of England. In 2005, he served as the economic adviser to Shadow Chancellor of Exchequer George Osborne and later became his chief of staff.
Hancock was appointed as the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care on 9th July 2018. He was the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport from 8th January 2018 to 9th July 2018, and before that, he served as the Minister of State for Digital from 2016 to 2018. His current responsibilities include overall financial control, oversight of NHS delivery & performance, and overall social care policy.
Matt Hancock’s estimated net worth in 2019 was around $1-3 million. His net worth in 2020 has not been revealed. Also, his profession as a politician is his primary source of income. Information regarding his salary or care is not available, and no further information regarding his financial status is available.
Considering his profession as a politician, we can say he earns according to the number of effort he puts in for his public’s welfare.