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Michael Portillo

Michael PortilloAKA Michael Denzil Xavier Portillo

Born: 26-May-1953
Birthplace: Bushey, Hertfordshire, England

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Bisexual [1]
Occupation: Politician, TV Personality

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Former Conservative MP

[1] In an article published on 9 September 1999, Portillo declared: "I will say what I want to say. I had some homosexual experiences as a young person." But: "I am now happily married. That is behind me now. I want it perfectly clear that all the time I have been in public life there has been nothing of this sort whatsoever. When the interviewer asked me if I had ever had any experiences at university, I said 'yes.'"

Father: Luis Gabriel Portillo (d.)
Mother: Cora Blyth
Wife: Carolyn Eadie (m. 12-Feb-1982)
Boyfriend: Nigel Hart (1972-76, 1977-81)

    High School: Harrow County Grammar School
BA History, Cambridge University (1975)

    UK Member of Parliament for Kensington and Chelsea (1999-2005)
    UK Secretary of State for Defence (1995-97)
    UK Secretary of State for Employment (1994-95)
    UK Chief Secretary to the Treasury (1992-94)
    UK Member of Parliament for Enfield-Southgate (1984-97)
    Conservative Party (UK)
    Scottish Ancestry Maternal
    Spanish Ancestry Paternal

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