Rupa Huq is a famous British Independent Member of Parliament, columnist, and academic. Rupa Haq is famous as elected as the Labour MP for Ealing Central and Acton at the 2015 general election. In September 2022, Rupa was suspended by the Labour Party pending an investigation into alleged racist comments made at a conference fringe event. She is also the ex-senior lecturer in Sociology at Kingston University. Check all the details below about Rupa Huq Wiki, Age, Height, Husband, Parents, Education, Career, Net Worth, Biography & More.
Rupa Huq Wiki/Biography
Rupa Huq was born on 2nd April 1972 (Age: 50 years; As of 2022) in Hammersmith, London, England. Her full real name is Rupa Asha Huq. Her residence is in Ealing, London, England. Her nationality is British. Her occupation is a writer, columnist, politician, senior lecturer, and music DJ. Her profession is Politician.
Rupa Huq Educational Qualification
She completed her primary schooling at the Montpelier Primary School in Ealing after this she attended the private Notting Hill and Ealing School for her secondary education. After completing schooling, she join Newnham College, Cambridge for completing her bachelor’s degree in Political and Social Sciences and Law and completed in 1993. Also, Rupa completed a Ph.D. in cultural studies at the University of East London in 1999 and completed a master’s degree at Strasbourg II University in France.
Rupa Huq Physical Stats
Height: 5′ 5″ inches (approx.)
Weight: 56 kg (approx.)
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
Rupa Huq Parents, Husband & Children
Rupa was born into a rich-class family in London. Her father’s name is Muhammad Huq (a restauranter) and her mother’s name is Rowshan Ara Huq (also known as Dulali Biswas). She grew up in London with her siblings. Her parents migrated from Pakistan to Britain in 1962. Her elder sister’s name is Nutun (an architect) and her younger sister’s name is Konnie Huq (Blue Peter presenter).
In 2003, Rupa married Karim Murji (husband) and she has a son named Rafi (born in 2004).
Rupa Huq Career
Rupa started her career as a teacher in 1998. She was a lecturer at the University of Manchester from 1998-2004. Also, from September 2004 until 2015, she was a senior lecturer in Sociology and Criminology at Kingston University in the Faculty of Arts and Social Science.
Also, she started her writing and media career and contributed to Tribune, The Guardian, New Statesman, Progress Magazine, and The Times Higher Education Supplement. Her research specialized in youth culture and pop music. In 2006, she wrote a book name Beyond Subculture: youth, pop, and identity in a post-colonial world.
After this, she also wrote a second book named Making Sense of Suburbia through Popular Culture. She is also a politician and won the Ealing Central and Acton seat with a 274 majority.
Rupa was one of 36 Labour MPs to nominate Jeremy Corbyn as a candidate in the Labour leadership election in June 2015.
Rupa Huq’s Net Worth
Rupa Huq’s net worth is estimated approx $1 million dollars. She is a famous politician, writer, and lecturer and earns well from all occupations and professions. Huq is living currently in London with his family and children.
Rupa Huq Social Handles
Rupa Huq Amazing Facts
- In October 2017, she told Sky News that she had been sexually harassed by a male MEP.
- She has also been on the Today Programme on BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 5 Live, and BBC Asian Network.
- In 2008, Huq’s father was diagnosed with prostate cancer and died on 5th September 2014.
- On 21st May 2017, Rupa’s mother died after being ill for several months.
- She has appeared on Channel S, Bangla TV, Channel 4 News, and BBC News 24.
- In 2004, she started DJing for a hospital radio when she was about the age of 17.
- Haq is now a DJ in clubs and bars in Manchester.
- She speaks fluently English, Bengali, French, and Hindi.
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