Meet Markus Raikkonen, husband of Finland’s 46th Prime Minister Sanna Marin. Because, she is in the eyes of the media, details on her personal and professional life are in the light. However, her husband remains relatively private.
This Markus Raikkonen Bio brings information on his net worth, height, and his relation to Finnish motorsport racer Kimi Raikkonen. Scroll down to learn more about him.
Meet Markus Raikkonen, Sanna Marin Husband
The Finnish prime minister Sanna Marin is married to her partner of 16 years and Finnish football player Markus Raikkonen. On 2 August 2020, the Prime Minister of Finland announced her marriage to the world with two photographs on her Instagram. The ceremony was held in Kesaranta, the official residence of the Finnish prime minister.
The blushing bride wore a satin gown by Finnish fashion label Anniruth while the groom donned a black tuxedo. The wedded couple’s nuptials took place on August 1st, 2020, and the Finnish government sent them a congratulatory message via Twitter.
The married couple shares a three-year-old daughter Emma Amalia Marin born on January 28, 2018. Although they appear on each other’s socials, they keep their life relatively private. They allegedly started dating each other in 2003 and engaged in 2018.
The wedding pictures were taken by Mint Saarn, a photographer based in Helsinki. On Instagram, the photographer expressed her thanks for being chosen to photograph Marin and Raikkonen’s wedding, calling it “a huge honor.”
Marin became Finland’s prime minister in December 2019, making her the world’s youngest serving leader of the government. She also became the youngest prime minister in Finland’s history upon her appointment. She is also the country’s third female prime minister.
Sanna has been a member of the Parliament of Finland since 2015 and is a member of the center-left party Social Democratic Party. She was born in Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland.
Is Markus Raikkonen Related To Kimi?
Although the last name of Markus Raikkonen is similar to Finnish motorsport racer Kimi Raikkonen, it is highly likely they are not related. Kimi reportedly has one brother named Rami Räikkönen who was born to their parents Matti Räikkönen and Paula Räikkönen.
The relationship if there is any between Kiki and Markus hasn’t been confirmed yet.
Markus Raikkonen Net Worth
Markus Raikkonen has an accumulated net worth of over $6 million.
After retiring from football, Markus started his career in entrepreneurship. He served as Communication Director for Generaxion Finland from March 2019 to August 2020. Then, he served as a Senior Advisor/Senior Strategy Specialist From August 2020 to April 2021.
Markus has been serving as Cheif Operating Officer & Senior Strategy Advisor for Henrico Digital from April 2021. He is also an investor in Headline starting from May 2021. Furthermore, he founded Nordic Spark OY in November 2016 where he has been working ever since.
And, he is also serving as the Board Member of Haltu OY as a board member.
Besides his job, Markus also made it to the cover of IMAGE magazine.
While we’re at it learn a few things about, his wife Sanna Marin too. Conan Daily reported, in 2000, she had a summer job in a bakery in Tampere. It was her first job ever. While in high school, she distributed magazines for pocket money.
When she campaigned for the Tampere City Council in 2008, Sanna was unsuccessful, but she was re-elected in 2012. From 2013 to 2017, she was the chairperson of the City Council. She was elected again to the City Council in 2017. She was elected to the Finnish Parliament in 2015 as a member of parliament (MP) from the Pirkanmaa electoral district. In 2019, she was re-elected.
On June 6, 2019, Sanna took over the office of the Minister of Transport and Communications of Finland.
Markus Raikkonen Height
Markus Raikkonen stands tall to the height of 6 feet 1 inch.
How Old Is Markus Raikkonen?
As of Dec 2021, Markus Raikkonen is 36 years old.
When Is Markus Raikkonen Birthday?
Markus Raikkonen celebrates his birthday on 16 September.
Is Markus Raikkonen On Instagram?
Yes, Markus is on Instagram. His IG handle is (@markus.raikkonen). He gathered 1516 followers on Instagram. He is also on Facebook but has zero posts as of this writing (@markus.raikkonen.5).
Where Did Markus Raikkonen Get His Education?
Markus Raikkonen has remained private about his education. He has attended college but never revealed his qualifications publicly. But, here are a few facts related to the academic qualifications of his wife. Sanna graduated high school in 2004 from Pirkkala High School.
Later, Sanna attended the University of Tampere where she studied for a bachelor’s as well as a master’s degree in Administrative Science. This elected her as the first member of her family who went and graduated college.