Alex Salmond is a Scottish politician. He belongs to Scottish National Party. He was born on 31st December, 1954 at Linlithgow. He was born to Robert Fyfe Findlay Salmond and his wife Mary Stewart Salmond. He completed his graduation from University of St Andrews. Prior to becoming a full fledged political person, he has worked as an Economist for different institutions. He started his professional career in Politics from the year 1987. His political and professional career profile is well traced and framed in the knowledge engine, Wikipedia.
He made the political history being elected as the First Minister of Scotland on May 16th 2007. Having becoming the Minister definitely has bestowed Salmond with great responsibilities. But apart from that, he receives whopping amount of 129,998 pounds as salary from the government. He is the highest paid member of Scottish government. He is estimated to have billions of fortune. He is probably one of the richest men alive.
As much as his political affairs make headlines, Salmond’s struggle with weight issues get equal attention in press. He is of a short built guy with fat problems. After securing his position in Scottish Parliament, he has been photographed a lot everywhere. And the pictures reflect the truth behind the Minister’s bulging waistlines and the increasing flabs. Experts suggest that it’s high time that he starts with healthier living.
Talking about his family biography, he married Moira Salmond in 1981. The pair has been together for more than thirty years. It’s incredible that they have survived their marriages for this long. However, he and his wife have not borne any children till date. The couples seem to be content to have each other in their lives. They reside at Strichen in Aberdeen shire.
He is on social networking sites. He can be followed at his twitter account @AlexSalmond. Apart from that, the residents of Scotland can contact him at parliament or constituency office. His mailing address, telephone numbers and the Post Box Office is all given in his official website. His people can provide him with the feedbacks or fix an appointment for any inquiries.
During his spare time, the very talented leader enjoys horse racing, reading and watching football. He supports Scottish team.