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- Full Name: Michelle Georgina Mone
- Age: 50 years (as of February 2022)
- Date of Birth: October 8, 1971
- Place of Birth: Dennistoun, Glasgow, United Kingdom
- Profession: Entrepreneur, Politician
- Height: 5.8 ft (1.77 m)
- Husband: Doug Barrowman
- Ex-Husband: Michael Mone
- Instagram: @michellemone
- Children: Rebecca Mone, Bethany Mone, Declan Mone
- Net Worth: $120 Million
Michelle Mone Biography & Business Career
Michelle Georgina Mone, Baroness Mone, OBE is a British politician and businesswoman. She was born on October 8, 1971, in Dennistoun, Glasgow, United Kingdom. In 1996, she along with her then husband who is her ex now Michael Mone founded MJM International Ltd as well as the lingerie company Ultimo, which she later sold in the year 2014.
When she worked for MJM, she advocated naturopathic diet pills from TrimSecrets and was criticized by the British Dietetic Association. Then, in 2015, she was made the first Conservative Life peer. In the year 2020, it was discovered in The Guardian that Mone’s husband was involved in PPE Medpro, a company providing Personal Protective Equipment to the NHS.
The company was given two controversial fast-tracked contracts in the COVID-19 outbreak across the United Kingdom after it had been recommended to the government by Michelle Mone just four days before its official opening. These contracts were scrutinized by the House of Lords commissioner for standards in January 2022.
Mone was offered a position as a marketer at the Labatt brewery company, and in just two years, she gained the position of director of marketing in Scotland. Mone was later fired by the company, which prompted her to establish her own business. She has since admitted she made up qualifications for her CV to get the position.
Michelle is now married to entrepreneur Doug Barrowman, they got married in 2022 after divorcing with Michael Mone in 2011.
Michelle claims she was a supporter of in the Labour Party, as did her family, however, she withdrew her support in 2009 when the prime minister, Gordon Brown, increased the highest tax rate for income by 50%, saying that she would be leaving the UK.
Mone also stated the fact that Brown and his administration failed to manage the nation’s finances in the midst of the global economic crisis. In the London protests in August 2011, Mone demanded the military to be deployed as well as tweeted “People who riot, steal, cover face deserve zero human rights.”
In January 2012, she granted an interview with The Sunday Times, stating her plan to relocate herself and her company to England in the event that Scotland to declare independence following the referendum in 2014 regarding the issue. Despite Scotland voting NO in the referendum, Mone announced a couple of months after that she would be moving out of Scotland.
On August 10, 2015, the government announced Mone was to lead a second review into entrepreneurship as well as small businesses, with a particular focus on setting up small companies in areas of low economic development as part of the Work and Pensions Secretary, Iain Duncan Smith.
On the 27th of August 2015, the prime minister, David Cameron, announced a list of the new creations of life-long peers, which included Mone. Her inclusion was met with criticism from others in the business world. Certain Conservatives were skeptical about her suitability to serve in her role in the House of Lords. The senior Scottish Conservatives also criticised of Cameron’s decision and described Mone as “a public relations creation, a personal brand, rather than a serious businesswoman.”
Mone was targeted for criticism for her very first decision in the House of Lords was to oppose a motion to delay cuts to tax credits worth approximately, £1300 each year to three million families with low incomes. Mone addressed the controversy on Twitter by saying that people must “work hard” and not “look for excuses” to justify their own low income.
In October 2016, she declared she had erred in her decision to vote for the cuts, and regretted the way she decided to vote. In the early 2022 period, Mone had made only five speeches in the House of Lords and asked 22 questions written in the House of Lords.
Young Michelle Mone
Michelle Mone Net Worth
The entrepreneur and former model net worth is estimated at $120 Million.
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