Boris Johnson’s mother Charlotte Johnson Wahl has sadly passed away at the age of 79.
The professional painter died “suddenly and peacefully” at St Mary’s Hospital in West London, BBC News reports.
She had been suffering with Parkinson’s disease, which she was diagnosed with almost 40 years ago.
Tributes to her are flooding social media, but many are confused about Boris Johnson’s family life.
Was Charlotte married to Boris’ father Stanley Johnson at the time of her death?
Who is Stanley Johnson’s current wife?
Stanley Johnson is currently married to his wife, publishing editor Jennifer Kidd.
The pair wed in Westminster in 1981 and have been married for 40 years.
Stanley and Jennifer have two children together, Julia and Maximilian.
Julia is an author and Maximilian is an employee at Goldman Sachs in Hong Kong.
When was Stanley married to Boris’ mother?
He married Boris Johnon’s mother, Charlotte Johnson Wahl, in Marylebone in 1963.
The pair remained married for 16 years before divorcing in 1979.
They had four children together: Boris, Rachel, Jo and Leo.
Boris, our current Prime Minister, is the oldest, with MP and journalist Rachel born next.
Then followed entrepreneur and filmmaker Leo, and the youngest Jo also has a career in politics.
Who is Charlotte’s current husband?
Stanley hasn’t been married to Charlotte Johnson Wahl, Boris Johnson’s mother, for 42 years.
At the time of her death this week, she was happily married to American historian Nick Wahl.
He was born in New York to Jewish-Hungarian immigrant parents and went on to have an impressive academic career, attending Harvard, Princeton and New York University.
They married in 1988, but don’t have any children together.
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