Dominic Cummings is a British political consultant, strategist, and former campaign manager for the United Kingdom Independence Party. He was known for his work as a strategist in the successful Leave.
EU referendum campaign, which leads to the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union.
He worked on campaigns like those of US President Donald Trump. He also translated Jean Marie le Pen, a far-right French politician,’ The Lepenomicon’ into English.
His most recent work involves Brexit negotiations with Prime Minister Theresa May’s Team following her decision to hold an early General Election in 2017 and is lead negotiator during Britain’s exit from the European Union on 29 March 2019. Recently Cummings has become involved in legal highs, developing a website called The Loop, which allows users to search for products using the Psychoactive Substances Act.
Dominic Cummings was born in London, England, and educated at Dulwich College Preparatory School and Oundle School. Dominic read history at Jesus College, Cambridge, where he studied under the historian Sir Richard Evans. Cummings has been a passionate supporter of UKIP since his teens despite not having voted since the 1980s.
He co-founded campaign blog “The Direct Democracy” with Richard Tice in 2004 together with Leave Means Leave co-founder Arron Banks.
Dominic Cummings Biography
Real Name:- Dominic Mckenzie Cummings
Birth Date:- November 25, 1971
Age (as of 2021):- 49 Years
Birth Place:- Durham, County Durham, England
Profession:- Political Strategist
Sun sign:- Scorpio
Height:- in feet inches – 5′ 8″ – in Centimeters – 173 cm
Weight:- in Kilograms – 64 kg – in Pounds – 141 lbs
Hair Color:- Gray
Eye Color:- Brown
Body Type:- Slim
Cummings grew up in the area of West Hampstead known as Kilburn and attended Dulwich College Preparatory School. He then attended Oundle School, where he was captain of the school’s chess team. After Oundle, he read history at Jesus College, Cambridge, from 1986 until 1990. He rejected his history degree favoring a master’s in epidemiology from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine which he did not complete.
Work in politics
After university, Cummings worked on the 1992 London Mayoral campaign for Ken Livingstone. He was recruited by the Conservative MP Peter Lilley and, in 1995, was hired as an adviser to the Conservative Party. Cummings join the Labour Party as a political correspondent for “The Daily Mirror” in 1997 after being contacted by a Daily Mirror journalist who was looking to take a tough line on immigration. After working as a special adviser, he became head of communications at the Institute of Economic Affairs, where he worked alongside fellow political consultant Sir Lynton Crosby. In 2002, he was recruited by the Liberal Democrats and became head of communications for their European elections campaign.
Cummings made vows with Mary Wakefield on December 11, 2011. Cummings worked for The Spectator for many decades. Alexander Cedd was born to the couple in 2016. The couple seems to have kept their private life secret, so there isn’t much information about their dating history.
Dominic Cummings Career
Cummings founded his own political consultancy business in 2004, before which he worked for the Liberal Democrat party and the Institute of Economic Affairs.
He helped with the campaign for a referendum on the Lisbon Treaty in 2008 when working for Business for Sterling (Although Cummings denied it). He also worked on the campaign to keep Britain in the EU during David Cameron’s renegotiation of Britain’s membership.
In January 2016, Cummings became campaign director for Vote Leave, running a campaign that would successfully achieve a vote to withdraw from the European Union. The war-room style operation he set up was dubbed ‘The Oval Office.’
Dominic Cummings Net Worth
Dominic Cummings has an estimated net worth of $4 million. His primary source of income is from his work as a political consultant. His political campaigns include the Brexit Referendum-winning Leave campaign and the 2016 presidential campaign of Donald Trump.
The British billionaire businessman, Arron Banks, is among the founders of Leave. EU alongside Cummings, having left the UKIP due to its lack of professionalism. Banks stated that he funded £9m, a third of the expenditure for this project.
Emma McClarkin, of The Independent reporte in 2016 that PS9m was funded by Banks. However, the figure was calculate and presented by “The Guardian.” It is still up for debate. Some sources suggest that the campaign funding could have come from other groups or individuals than the Banks. Additionally, an exit poll on 23rd June 2016 predicted 51% Leave and 48% Remain.
According to Open Democracy, banks contributed £1m-£4m directly to leave.