Born on November 5, 1968, Penny Wong is an Australian politician who is a member of the Labor Party and has been representing South Australia in the Senate since 2002 and is the current Leader of the Opposition in the Senate and Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs.
Penny is the first Asian born member of the Australian cabinet and first female openly LGBTI Australian federal parliament and federal government cabinet minister. To learn more about her, read the article below.
Before Fame: She attended University of Adelaide.
Penny Wong Ethnicity/Religion/Nationality
She was born in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia to Jane and Francis Wong. Her mother was from Australia and her father was of Malaysian Chinese descent. She moved to Adelaide, Australia when she was 8 with her mother and younger brother when her parents separated.
Penny Wong Affair/Dating/Married
She is in relationship with Sophie Allouache. For more information, visit her twitter.
To all Australians thank you for standing up for fairness and equality. To my colleagues and all those who fought for this great outcome, thank you. pic.twitter.com/g8gaQJtzyC
— Senator Penny Wong (@SenatorWong) November 15, 2017
Profile / Wiki / Information
- Full Name: Penelope Ying-Yen Wong
- Nicknames: November 5. 1968
- Birthday: November 5, 1968
- Age: 50 years old (as of April 2019)
- Birthplace: Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Mayasia
- Current Residence: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
- Education: University of Adelaide
- Profession: Politician
- Religion: Christianity
- Nationality: Australian
- Ethnicity/Race: Her mother was an Australian and her father was of Malaysian Chinese descent
- Zodiac: Scorpio
- Spouse/Wife: Sophie Allouache (2005-present)
- Children: 2
- Net Worth: Not Available
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- Height: Not Available
- Weight: Not Available
Trivia/ Facts that you probably didn’t know
- She is a member of the Australian Labor Party.
- She has represented South Australia in the Senate since 2002.
- Her mother was of Australian and her father of Malaysian Chinese descent.
- She moved to Adelaide, South Australia at the age of 8 with her mother and younger brother after their parents separated,
- She is the first Asian-born member of the Australian cabinet.
- She is also the first female openly LGBTI Australian cabinet minister.
- She started her career after being involved with the leadership of the Adelaide University Labor Club in 1988.
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