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Full NameRoss Ardern
First NameRoss
Last NameArdern
ProfessionNew Zealand diplomat and former police officer
NationalityNew Zealand
Birth CityTe Aroha
Birth CountryNew Zealand
Father NameHenry Wiltshire Ardern
Mother NameGwladys McVicar
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
HoroscopePisces
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseLaurell Bottomley
No Of Children2
SibilingsKeith Guy Ardern and Ian S. Ardern
Date of BirthFebruary 28,1954
Age66 years

Ross Ardern is a diplomat and former police officer of New Zealand

At present, he is the Administrator of Tokelau.

Who Is Ross Ardern Married To?

Ross is married to Laurell Bottomley. Laurell worked as a school catering assistant.

Ross Ardern with wife Laurell Bottomley.
Ross Ardern with wife Laurell Bottomley (Photo Source: Stuff.co.nz)

The details about Ross and his wife's wedding is not available. 

The couple has two children, both daughter, named Jacinda Ardern, and Louise Ardern.

Ross Ardern with his wife and daughters Jacinda Ardern and Louise Ardern.
Ross Ardern with his wife and daughters Jacinda Ardern and Louise Ardern (Photo Source: Nowtolove.co.nz)

Louise is the older one. She is married to her ten-year-long partner Ray Dussan who is Colombian born. 

Their wedding took place in Spain. Louise has two children from her husband.

Jacinda is the New Zealand politician currently serving the 40th Prime Minister of New Zealand

Since 2017, she has also been the Leader of the Labour Party.

Jacinda was born on 26th July 1980 in Hamilton, New Zealand

She grew up in Mormon in Morrinsville and Murupara, where Ross served as a police officer

His daughter is the youngest female leader in the world.

Ross Ardern with his daughter Jacinda Ardern.
Ross Ardern with his daughter Jacinda Ardern. (Photo Source: Noted)

Is Ross Ardern's Daughter Jacinda Ardern Single Or Married?

Jacinda has not been married yet. But she is engaged to Clarke Gayford

Her fiancé is a New Zealand radio and television broadcaster who was born on 24th October 1977 in Gisborne, New Zealand.

How Jacinda Ardern And Clarke Gayford Met?

Clarke first met his then-girlfriend in the year 2012 through their mutual friend Colin Mathura Jeffree who is a model and television host

They did not start seeing each other until Clarke contacted regarding a controversial Government Communications Security Bureau bill to Jacinda. 

And in 2013, the duo began dating.

After dating for a few years, on 28th April 2019, Clarke went on one knee and proposed his lady love Jacinda to be his wife. 

Jacinda also said yes to the love of her life, and the couple got engaged.

Jacinda, in an interview, said that although she is a feminist, she wouldn't propose to her then-boyfriend. 

She also added that 

"I want to put him through the pain and torture of having to agonize about that question himself."

The news about their engagement came out as an outbreak when Jacinda, while carrying her duties, was seen wearing a diamond ring.

The adorable couple has a daughter named Neve Te Aroha Gayford, who was born on 21st June 2018.

Ross Ardern's daughter Jacinda Ardern, granddaughter Neve Te Aroha Gayford and daughter's partner Clarke Gayford
Ross Ardern's daughter Jacinda Ardern, granddaughter Neve Te Aroha Gayford and daughter's partner Clarke Gayford (Photo Source: YouTube)

Jacinda also made history by being the second elected world leader to have a baby while in office

In September 2018, she became the first leader to attend the United Nations Assembly with an infant.

There has also been a rumor that the couple got married when Clarke wrote, "I was the first male spouse…" in one of his posts which he shared on his Instagram account, which can be seen below.

Ross Ardern's daughter Jacinda Ardern with her fiancé Clarke Gayford.
Ross Ardern's daughter Jacinda Ardern with her fiancé Clarke Gayford. Source: Instagram

The word spouse made people think that they have been married, but neither of them has confirmed it.

Clarke is seen with his fiancé, attending various high profile events. 

He has been very supportive of his partner personally as well as professionally. 

They live together with their daughter in Premier House, Wellington.

Net Worth

The details about Ross Ardern's net worth is not available. 

But he surely has gathered decent fortune while serving as a police officer

In the past, he had served as the High Commissioner of New Zealand to Niue from 2014 to 2018 and also from 2005 to 2009 as Niue's police commissioner.

His daughter Jacinda Ardern is said to have an annual income of $440,515 by serving as the Prime Minister of New Zealand.

Trivia

  1. Ross was born in the year 1954 on Te Aroha, New Zealand. He celebrates his birthday on 28th February, which makes him 66 years of age.
  2. He was born to parents Henry Wiltshire Ardern (father) and Gwladys McVicar (mother).
  3. He has two siblings named Keith Guy Ardern and Ian S. Ardern.

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Updated On Fri Jun 26 2020 Published On Fri Jun 26 2020 By shaumya

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