Jacinda Kate Laurell Ardern born 26 July 1980 is a New Zealand politician who has served as the 40th prime minister of New Zealand and leader of the Labour Party since 2017.
A member of the Labour Party, she has been the member of Parliament and Mp for Mount Albert since 2017.
On 19 January 2023, Ardern announced she would resign as Labour leader and prime minister by 7 February, pending a leadership election.
Born in Hamilton, Ardern grew up in Morrinsville and Murupara. She joined the Labour Party at the age of 17.
After graduating from the University of Waikato in 2001, Ardern worked as a researcher in the office of Prime Minister Helen Clark.
She later worked in London as an adviser in the Cabinet Office during Tony Blair’s premiership. In 2008, Ardern was elected president of the International Union of Socialist Youth.
Ardern was first elected as an MP in the 2008 general election, when Labour lost power after nine years.
Jacinda Ardern Husband: Who is Clarke Gayford?
Clarke Timothy Gayford is a New Zealand radio and television broadcaster, and presenter of the fishing documentary show Fish of the Day. He is the fiancé of New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.
Clarke Timothy Gayford was born in 1977 (age 46 years), in Gisborne, New Zealand.