Quick Facts of Sharon White

  • Full NameSharon White
  • Net Worth$2 million
  • Date of Birth1967 /04 /21
  • NicknameWhite
  • Marital StatusMarried
  • BirthplaceEast London
  • EthnicityMixed
  • ProfessionCivil Servant
  • NationalityBritish
  • Eye colourBlack
  • Hair colourBlack
  • BuildSlim
  • SpouseRobert Chote
  • Online PresenceInstagram, Facebook and Twitter
  • Children2

Today we will be talking about a highly respected economist and the first black woman to chair the media watchdog. Well, the star is none other than Sharon White.  She is the second Permanent at HM Treasury from 2013 to 2015.

White was confirmed as the next and sixth chairman of the John Lewis Group, replacing Sir Charlie Mayfield on June 6, 2019. Let’s get into the article to know more about White.

Bio of Sharon White

Sharon White was born as Sharon Michele White on 21 April 1967 in East London. Sharon holds an English nationality and mixed ethnicity.  Her parents emigrated from Jamaica to the UK in the 1950s, when her father and mother were 15 years old and 11 years old.

She attended Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, and received a BA degree in economics. Later, she received an MSc in economics from University College London.

Professional Life

Since joining the British civil service in 1989, White worked for a church in Birmingham. She first served at the Treasury and then at Washington’s British Embassy, where she met her husband, Robert Chote. She supervised a review of the government’s financial management and the management response of the Treasury to the 2007–08 international financial crisis at the Treasury.

The Voice named White as Britain’s 7th most powerful black man in November 2014. It was revealed in June 2019 that White would step down from her position at Ofcom to succeed Sir Charlie Mayfield as John Lewis Partnership’s sixth chairman.

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Net Worth & Salary

Sharon has earned a impressive amount from her career. As of 2019, she has a estimated net worth of $2 million. She collected this fortune from her career as a senior civil servant. Between 2013 to 2015, she played a variety of roles in the British civil service and worked as Second Permanent Secretary at HM Treasury. So, she might have amassed great money as a part of her career sucess.

She has a salary of £ 341,700 per annum for State Civil Servant. Sharon might be leading a luxurious life with her earnings and net worth.

Age, body measurements

Talking about White’s age, she is 52 years old as of 2019. In the same way, she has a good height with a perfect body figure. But the measurements of her body, height and weight are unavailable at the moment. Similarly, the star has a pair of black eyes and her hair color is also black. Sharon has a sharp jawline with a high cheekbone that defines her facial structure.

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Husband- Robert Chote

Moving onto Sharon’s personal life, she is a married woman. She tied the knot with her boyfriend turned husband Robert Chote. Chote is a British economist and current chairman of the Office of Budget Responsiblity. The couple exchanged their wedding vows in 1997, at the British Embassy in Washington, DC.

Sharon White's husband
Sharon White’s husband, Picture Source: obr.uk

At the time of their wedding, White used to work at the British embassy and her husband was working for the International Monetary Fund. Although the couple has been married for more than two decades, there is no news related to their divorce and extramarital affairs. Through their long term marriage span, White and her husband share two children. For now, the family of four enjoys a blissful life.

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