- Date of Birth:
- October 6, 1966
- 6' 1"
David Cameron (born David William Donald Cameron on October 6, 1966 in Peasemore, Berkshire, England) is a British politician. From the age of seven, David was raised in private schools. Though a good student, David was a bit of a troublemaker, getting busted for smoking cannabis prior to taking his O-Levels. Before enrolling college, David had his first taste of political life when he worked for his godfather, British Parliament Member Tim Rathbone. He attendedOxford University, graduating in 1988. After school, David worked for the Conservative Party’s research team for five years. In 1991, he began working with then-Prime Minister John Major. The strain of politics led David to take a break in 1994, as he entered the private section to work as the director of corporation affairs at Carlton Communications. He resigned from the role in 2001 to re-enter politics, pursuing a Parliamentary seat in that year’s elections. He won, and would become the leader of the Conservative Party in 2005. In 2010, when Gordon Brown resigned as Prime Minister, David succeeded him and became the youngest Prime Minister since 1812. In the 2015 elections, the Conservative Party won a hefty majority, ensuring that David would remain in his role.
Best Known For:
David Cameron is best known for his role as the British Prime Minister.
David’s wife, Samantha Sheffield, was a friend of his sister. David and Samantha’s romance began when she accepted an invitation to accompany the Cameron family on an Italian vacation. The two were wed in 1996. They have four children. Their first son, Ivan, was born in 2002 but tragically passed away in 2009 from a combination of cerebral palsy and epilepsy. Ivan’s siblings include sisters Nancy Gwen, Florence Rose and brother Arthur. David is a cycling enthusiast as well as an active jogger.