Carrie Symonds - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 8, 2022

Carrie Symonds
Profession: Conservationist
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : March 17, 1988 (age 35)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Carrie Apples Symonds
Birth Place: London, England
Horoscope: Pisces
Father's Name: Matthew Symonds
Mother's Name: Josephine Mcaffee
Siblings: 3


High School: Godolphin and Latymer School
University: University of Warwick
Ethnicity: English
Nationality: British


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: May 29, 2021
Husband's Name: Boris Johnson
Children: 1

Wilfred Lawrie Nicholas Johnson (son)
Romy Iris Charlotte Johnson (daughter)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.68 meter (5 feet 6 inch)
Weight: 57 kg (125.66 lb)
Hair Color: Light Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Shoe Size: 7 US
Dress Size: 4 US
Breast Size: 34 inch
Waist Size: 25 inch
Hip Size: 35 inch
Bra Size: 34
Cup Size: B

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Who is Carrie Symonds?

Carrie Symonds is a conservationist and the former director of Communications for Conservatives & Govt Special Adviser. She is married to former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Boris Johnson, and the mother of Johnson’s two children.

Carrie Symonds (Image: The Sun)

Carrie Symonds – Age, Parents, Siblings

Carrie Symonds’ birth took place on 17 March 1988 in London, England. She was born as Carrie Apples Symonds to father Matthew Symonds, co-founder of The Independent, and Josephine Mcaffee, a lawyer for the paper. Born from an affair (both her parents were married to other people) she has three half-siblings from her father’s side. 

Education, Ethnicity

She grew up in South West London. For education, Carrie Symonds attended Godolphin and Latymer School from 1999 to 2006. Following graduation, she enrolled at the University of Warwick where she studied art history and theatre studies. She earned her degree in 2009.

Her ethnicity is English.

Carrie Symonds – Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Divorce

Symonds was in a long-term relationship with Harry Cole, a British political journalist. However, she split with her boyfriend. 

Carrie Symonds began dating British politician Boris Johnson (former Prime Minister of the UK) in 2018, who was still legally married to Marina Wheeler and was in the process of divorce. 

The couple announced their engagement on 29 February 2020 along with pregnancy news. They had gotten engaged in late 2019. Symonds gave birth to their son Wilfred Lawrie Nicholas Johnson on 29 April 2020 in London. The couple eventually married on May 29, 2021, and welcomed daughter Romy Iris Charlotte Johnson in December 2021.

Carrie Symonds, Boris Johnson (Image: The Sun)

This is the first child for Carrie Symonds while Boris Johnson has a total of six children but the exact number has not been confirmed. This will also be the third marriage for Johnson – his first wife being Allegra Mostyn-Owen (married from 1987 to 1993) and his second wife being Marina Wheeler (married from 1993 to 2018).

Johnson has four children two daughters and two sons from his second wife, an illegitimate daughter (born 2009) with Helen MacIntyre, and had two terminated pregnancies with Spectator columnist Petronella Wyatt between 2000 and 2004.

Carrie Symonds – Career

Symonds joined Conservative Party as a press officer in 2009 and later worked at Conservative Campaign Headquarters. In the 2010 London Conservative Party mayoral election she campaigned for Boris Johnson. She is the former director of Comms for Conservatives & Govt Special Adviser and has also worked for Conservative MPs Sajid Javid as media special adviser and for John Whittingdale. 

In 2018 Carrie Symonds became the Conservative Party's head of communications but left the position the same year to take up a job in public relations for the Oceana project. 

Carrie Symonds (Image: The Sun)

Carrie Symonds – Sexual Assault

In 2007, 19-year-old Carrie Symonds got into a taxi driven by John Worboys, now convicted sexual assaulter. He had offered her champagne, which she poured away, but drank a shot of vodka he offered. She believed it was spiked as after returning home she was, “vomiting and laughing hysterically before passing out until 3 pm the next day".

Symonds testified against Worboys at his trial, making her the youngest of 14 women testifying against him. She waived her anonymity to talk about her experiences and to campaign against his early release in the later years.

Carrie Symonds – Net Worth, Salary

Her net worth and annual salary are under review but are believed to be far less than that of Johnson who stands at $4 million or £3.1 million.

Carrie Symonds – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handle Twitter and Instagram, Carrie Symonds is followed by thousands of followers but is absent from Facebook. Her Instagram account is maintained private.

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