- Date of Birth:
- October 1, 1956
- 5' 6"
Theresa May (born Theresa Mary Brasier on October 1, 1956 in Eastbourne, England) is a British politician. Theresa has served as the Home Secretary and the Member of Parliament (MP) for Maidenhead since 1997. She is a notable member of the Conservative Party of England, but has been characterized as a liberal conservative. Prior to her election as MP, she attempted to get elected to the House of Commons in 1992 and 1994. In 2002, Theresa was appointed Chairman of the Conservative Party and sworn to Her Majesty’s Most Honourable Privy Council. In 2010, she was appointed Home Secretary, in addition to Minister for Women and Equalities. She is currently the longest-serving Home Secretary for sixty years. Her platform has included police reform, drug policy and immigration restrictions. Most recently, Theresa has come forth as the presumptive successor to David Cameron as Leader of the Conservative Party and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Best Known For:
Theresa is best known for her role as the MP for Maidenhead and Home Secretary.
Theresa is married to Phillip John May, a banker. They married on September 6, 1980 and have no children. Theresa is known for her love of eccentric shoes and wearing leather-printed heels to her ‘Nasty Party’ speech in 2002. She was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 2012 and is treated with insulin injections.