Cherie Blair

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Cherie Blair

Cherie Blair in 2013
Born Cherie Booth
23 September 1954 (1954-09-23) (age 60)
Bury, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
Residence Connaught Square, London
Nationality British
Ethnicity White
Education Degree
Alma mater London School of Economics
Occupation Barrister
Religion Roman Catholic
Spouse Tony Blair (m. 1980-present)
Children Euan Blair
Nicky Blair
Kathryn Blair
Leo Blair
Parents Anthony Booth
Julia (née Smith)
Relatives Lauren Booth (half-sister)

Cherie Blair, QC (born 23 September 1954) is a British barrister. She is the wife of former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Tony Blair. She was born in Bury, Lancashire, and grew up in Waterloo, Lancashire. She is a daughter of actor Tony Booth.

She gained a first class degree from the London School of Economics.

She qualified as a barrister in 1976, and took silk in 1995. In 1999 she became a Recorder in the County Court and Crown Court.

Blair specialises in Human Rights law. She is a Catholic.[1]

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  1. Cherie Blair says Catholics shouldn't apologise

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