Jussi Halla-aho is a Finnish politician who serves as a member of the Parliament of Finland and the Finns Party's leader since June 2017. Apart from this, he was also part of the European Parliament.
Jussi Halla-aho - Married to wife Hilla Halla-aho
The renowned Finnish politician & blogger Jussi Halla-aho is a blissfully married man. Jussi walked down the aisle with his girlfriend turned wife Hilla Halla-aho in 2002. Likewise, his wedding took place in a private ceremony in the presence of a few guests and friends.
In addition, Jussi shares four children with her wife including Hilma Halla-aho(2003), Kerru Halla-aho(2004) and Veikko Halla-aho(2008). The name and the identity of the fourth child are not disclosed.
Moreover, Jussi is a family man. Despite his busy schedule, Halla-aho has found a perfect balance between his private and professional life. Not to mention, Jussi and Hilla have been together for many years without rumours of them getting a divorce despite the politicians' infidelity. Currently, the family lives a lavish life in Helsinki, a city in Finland.
Jussi Halla-aho -Controversies and Charges
Jussi Halla-aho is known for his politics and controversies, particularly through his online blogs. Firstly, Jussi was kept under police investigation for his racial hatred on his blog series, Scripta. Following year, he was charged for his hate speech against Muslims and Islam.
And, in 2009, the District Court convicted him for disturbing religious peace. The case got appealed to the Supreme Court. Afterwards, in June 2012, the politician was found guilty of ethnic agitation and was charged €400.
Meanwhile, another scandal came out in 2017 when a lady accused the politician was the father of her child who was reportedly born in 2015. Additionally, the woman also revealed having a secret illegitimate relationship with Jussi for eight years. Jussi later confirmed the allegation and promised he would take the full relationship for the child.
Jussi Halla-aho- Political Career & Net Worth
The Finnish politician Jussi Halla-aho got into politics when he found a problem in the immigration policy of Finland. Then, Halla-aho was first elected as a member of the Helsinki City Council in 2008. Later, in 2011, he became a member of the country's parliament.
Watch the video of Jussi Halla-aho speaking in an interview below.
Eventually, Jussi also got a seat as a part of the European Parliament for Finland in 2014. Further, he also became chairman of the Finns Party. Not to mention, the 50 years old politician was also a member of European Conservatives and Reformists.
Before landing in politics, Jussi first worked as a waiter. Back then, in the 80s, it was a compulsion for men to serve in the military. But instead, Jussi chose civil service. After years of involvement, he earned a good reputation in politics. Well, speaking of his net worth, it is estimated to be almost $5 million. Thanks to his decades of contribution to Finnish politics.
Quick facts of Jussi Halla-aho
- Jussi Halla-aho received a master's degree in 2000 and a PhD in 2006 from the University of Helsinki.
- Author of the book Problems of Proto-Slavic historical nominal morphology.
- Member of a far-right association called Suomen Sisu.
- His remarks against Greece's debt issue in 2011 got him suspended for two weeks from the parliamentary party.
- Grew up in Tampere, a city in western Finland.
- Jussi is fond of reading astronomy.
- Former member of the Identity & Democracy group for the European Parliament.
Jussi Halla-aho Affairs
First Affair with Unknown
Finnish Halla-aho, a Finnish politician reportedly had an extra marital affair with a mysterious woman with whom he shared a child.