Jacinda Ardern: Wiki, Bio, Age, Prime Minister, Tenure, Husband, Retirement

Jacinda Ardern: Wiki, Bio, Age, Prime Minister, Tenure, Husband, Retirement, Birthplace, Birthday, Parents, Siblings, Children, Net Worth, Party: Jacinda Ardern is a politician from New Zeland who has served as the 40th Prime Minister of New Zealand and also the leader of the labor party. She has earlier worked as a research assistant as well. During her tenure, she has touched many lives and has brought different changes to the system, in the fields of foreign affairs and Domestic Affairs. She recently appeared on the news when she announces that she is not going to appear for the presidential elections this year, as the past 6 years in that post have taken a toll on her. Keep reading this article to know more about her life and other personal details.

Jacinda Ardern Birthday, Age, Zodiac, Birthplace

Jacinda was born on 26th July in the year 1980. She is currently 42 years old and will soon turn 43 on July 2023. She was born in Hamilton, New Zealand but she grew up in Morrinsville and Murupara. Born on 26th July, her Sun sign or Zodiac sign is Leo. Arden is the current Prime Minister of New Zealand.

Jacinda Ardern Parents, Siblings

Jacinda was born to her father, Ross Ardern who was a Police Officer, and to her mother, Laurell Ardern, who worked as a school catering agent. She grew up in Morrinsville and Murupara and was raised in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church or Mormon Church), and her uncle Ian S. Ardern was the general authority in the church. Jacinda doesn’t appear to have any siblings. As a teenager, she used to work at a local Fish and Chip Restaurant in order to earn extra money for her pocket money.

Jacinda Ardern Education, School, University

Jacinda joined the Labour Party at 17 in order to help her aunt, Marie Ardern, who was a member of the same party with her campaign for New Plymouth MP Harry Duynhoven during his re-election campaign at the 1999 general election. She studied at Morrinsville College and also attended the University of Waikato from where she graduated with a Bachelor of Communication Studies in politics and public relations, a specialist three-year degree. After college, she worked as a researcher for some time, volunteered at a soup kitchen, and worked on a worker’s rights campaign. She then moved to London and worked as a senior policy adviser in an 80-person policy unit of the Cabinet Office (UK) under British prime minister Tony Blair.

Jacinda Ardern Politics, Tenure, Prime Minister, Labour Party

Jacinda joined the Labor Party when she was only 17 years old in order to help her aunt with a campaign who was already a long-standing member of the Labour Party. She became a member of the New Zealand Parliament for the labor party list on 8th November 2008 and remained in her office till March 2017, when she became a member of the New Zealand Parliament for Mount Albert. Jacinda assumed office as the 17th Deputy leader of the Labour Party on 7th March 2017 till 1st August 2017. She was the leader of the opposition party from 1st August 2017 to 26th October 2017.

Soon after as the favorite leader of the labor party, she won the elections and assumed office as the 40th Prime Minister of New Zealand from 26th October 2017 till today. However, she has recently announced that she is not going to appear in the next elections, as she had a very demanding last 6 years as the Prime Minister of New Zealand and she has been exhausted to continue with that office anymore. During her tenure, she dealt with Child poverty in New Zealand, introduced the Provincial Growth Fund, to invest in rural infrastructure projects, and she opposed criminalizing people for the use of Cannabis.

Jacinda Ardern with her daughter

Later on, she also dealt with foreign affairs, especially with Australia. She also took a strong stand also stood by the victims of the Christchurch Mosque Shootings and took effective measures during the Covid-19 Pandemic. Jacinda describes herself as a Social Democrat, a progressive, a Republican, and a feminist. Her effect on the Governance of New Zealand is termed as “Jacinda effect” and “Jacindamania”.

Jacinda Ardern Husband, Children

Jacinda is married to her husband, television presenter Clarke Gayford. The two initially met through a common friend, but it took them some time before they stroke a connection among themselves. The couple got engaged on 3rd May 2019, but the marriage was scheduled for January 2022 because of the ongoing outbreak of the SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant. In January 2018, she announced that she and her husband were expecting their first child which is going to be a daughter. Her daughter,  Neve Te Aroha was born on the 21st of June 2018. Hence, she became the second elected head of the Government to give birth while in office.

Jacinda Ardern Height, Weight, Nationality, Net Worth

Jacinda is 5 feet 6 inches tall which is equivalent to 1.74 meters or 174 centimeters. She weighs 63 Kg or 139 lbs. She has green eyes and Dark Brown hair and she looks very beautiful. Jacinda Arden has been an avid Politician and she has many relatives who are connected to Politics. Currently, as the Prime Minister of New Zealand, she has a New Zealand Nationality. Her net worth is 7.5 million New Zealand dollars.

Jacinda Ardern with her husband

Here is a full bio of Jacinda Ardern, her age, birthday, birthplace, zodiac, nationality, ethnicity, religion, caste, address, parents, father, mother, siblings, sister, brother, relationship status, boyfriend, husband, children, career, hobbies, height, weight, body measurements, eye color, hair color, nickname, net worth and more.

Jacinda Ardern Information Table

Name Jacinda Kate Laurell Ardern
Nickname N/A
Gender Female
Profession Politician, currently Prime Minister of New Zealand
Height (approx.) in centimeters – 174cm

meters – 1.74m

feet inches – 5ft 6in

Weight (approx.) in kilograms – 63kg

in pounds – 139lbs

Figure Measurements Not Available
Eye Colour Green
Hair Colour Light Brown
Date of Birth 26 July 1980
Age (as of 2023) 42 years
Birth Place Hamilton, New Zealand
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Leo
Nationality New Zealand
Hometown Hamilton
School local high school
College/University Morrinsville College, University of Waikato,

Arizona State University

Educational Qualification Graduate
Religion Christianity
Ethnicity Mixed
Caste Not Available
Address New Zealand
Hobbies/Interests N/A
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Boyfriends/Girlfriends Not Available
Sexuality Straight
Parents Father: Ross Ardern

Mother: Laurell Ardern

Siblings  N/A
Husband/Wife/Spouse Clarke Gayford
Children Neve Te Aroha(daughter)
Net Worth 4.7 Million New Zealand Dollars

Social Media Accounts of the Politician



Lesser Known Facts About the Prime Minister of New Zealand

  • As a child, she used to work in a local fish and chips shop.
  • She is the second member of the parliament of New Zealand to ever give birth while in Office.
  • She was raised to be a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in New Zealand, but she left it because she said that it conflicted with her personal views, especially her support for Gay Rights.
  • She is a distant cousin of former National MP for Taranaki-King Country Shane Ardern.
  • She was ranked among the top 100 most powerful women in the world.

FAQs on Ardern

1)Why is she retiring?

She is retiring from her position because she feels that the last 6 years at her office, have drained her energy.

2)What is her age?

She is 42 years old.

3)Who is she married to?

She is married to Television Presenter, Clarke Gayford.

4)What is her net Worth?

Her Net Worth is 4.7 million New Zealand dollars.

5)Who is she?

She is currently the Prime Minister of New Zealand.


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