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Meet Akshata Murthy, Infosys Founder Narayan Murthy’s Daughter and UK PM Rishi Sunak’s Wife – Her Ne



Akshata Murthy Net Worth: Akshata Murthy, the First Lady of the UK joined her husband, British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak to participate in the G20 Summit in New Delhi from September 9 and 10. Indian-origin Sunak became the PM of UK in last year in October. Akshata Murthy and husband Rishi Sunak married in August 2009 in a two-day ceremony in Bengaluru. Akshata Murthy has two daughters.




Updated Sep 10, 2023 | 06:58 PM IST



Akshata Murty, the First Lady of the UK and her husband, British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak visited Akshardham temple in Delhi on Sunday.

Akshata Murthy , the First Lady of the UK joined her husband, British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak to participate in the G20 Summit in New Delhi from September 9 and 10. Indian-origin Sunak became the PM of UK in last year in October.

The couple also visited the Akshardham temple in Delhi on Sunday and offered prayers. Ahead of the visit of G20 leaders to Rajghat to pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi, Sunak, who was dressed in trousers and a shirt, and his wife Akshata, wearing a kurta with palazzo, reached the temple early morning and were accorded a traditional welcome.


Who is Akshata Murthy?

Akshata Murthy is the wife of UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and daughter of the co-founder of Infosys , Narayana Murty and chairperson of Infosys Foundation, Sudha Murty.

Akshata Murthy’s Net Worth | Akshata Murthy’s Net Worth In Dollars

According to Forbes estimates in 2022, UK PM Rishi Sunak and his wife Akshata Murthy’s net worth was pegged at over $800 million.

43-year-old Akshata reportedly owned a 0.93% stake in tech giant Infosys (as of 2022). According to the Forbes estimate, Akshata Murthy’s net worth is $715 million and it contributes to the collective net worth of Akshata Murthy and Rishi Sunak, which is pegged at $810 million (as of 2022). This is a quarter of a billion more than the personal net worth of King Charles III, whose fortune is reportedly pegged at about $500 million.

Akshata Murthy life, education and career

Born on April 25, 1980, in Hubli, Karnataka, Akshata Murthy started her schooling years at the Baldwin Girls’ High School in Bengaluru. Akshata Murthy’s education qualification is – Claremont McKenna College (BA) Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising Stanford University (MBA).

Akshata Murthy and husband Rishi Sunak married in August 2009 in a two-day ceremony in Bengaluru. Akshata Murthy has two daughters.

Akshata Murthy’s portfolio includes four homes spread across the UK and California. Akshata Murthy’s real estate assets are pegged at $18.3 million, according to Forbes.

In 2010, Akshata Murthy started her design label called Akshata Designs in California. The venture was closed in two years.

According to Forbes, Akshata Murthy earned ‘$70 million (pre-tax) in Infosys dividends from 2015 to 2022, plus $17 million from share sales in December 2017’. Earlier, in 2023 when Infosys declared a dividend at Rs 17.50 per share, Akshata Murthy’s dividend income from Infosys was pegged at a whopping Rs 68.17 crore

As an Indian citizen, Murthy is a tax resident of her home country and she confirmed in April that she had “non-domicile” status in the U.K.—allowing her to avoid dividend and capital gains taxes in Britain, as per Forbes.

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