Exit polls indicated that Dutch far-right populist Geert Wilders, who backed BJP leader Nupur Sharma after she was dismissed for her divisive remarks about the Prophet Muhammad, was poised to win a significant amount of seats in the parliamentary election.
Exit polls predicted that Wilders, who is well-known for his anti-Islamic views and pledged to stop immigration to the Netherlands, would win 35 out of 150 seats, but he surprised observers by winning more seats than expected, according to news agency Reuters.
Who is Geert Wilders?
Geert Wilders is a Dutch politician, and he was born on September 6, 1963, in the city of Venio in the province of Limburg. He was raised in a Catholic family, and presently he is 60 years old. His father was the manager of the printing company Oce, his mother was a housewife, and he had three siblings.
He gained initial schooling from Mavc and Havo Middle School and High School in Venio. Geert pursued a course in health insurance at the Stitching Opleiding Sociale Verzekeringen in Amsterdam. He even holds various law certificates at the Dutch Open University.
Geert Wilders Wife & Kids
In 1992, Geert Wilder married Krisztina Wilders, who is of Jewish origin and a former diplomat from Hungary. However, the couple is not much seen together, and detailed information about Krisztina is also not known. It is reported that the couple does not have children. Geert meets his wife twice a week due to security issues.
Geert Wilders Net Worth 2023
Geert Wilders initially started working in social services and health insurance, and from there he inclined towards public welfare and began his political career with the People Party for Freedom as an assistant and speech writer for the party.
He left the party due to some political involvement, as he wanted to support Turkey’s accession to the EU. Later, in 2006, he founded his own political party known as Party for Freedom (PVV), which has gained huge popularity in the Netherlands.
Greet is also the PVV party leader in the House of Representatives and has had a parliamentary seat since 1998. He has a successful personality, and his hard work has paid off. Greet’s net worth is estimated at around $16 million for 2023.
Geert Wilders FAQs
A. Geert Wilders has an estimated net worth of $16 million.
A. Geert Wilder married Krisztina Wilders in 1992.
A. Geert Wilders does not have children.
A. Geert Wilders is 60 years old.