Cherie Blair

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Cherie Blair
Cherie Blair QC (cropped).jpg
Cherie Blair in 2013
Born Cherie Booth
(1954-09-23) 23 September 1954 (age 63)
Bury, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
Residence Connaught Square, London
Nationality British
Education Degree
Alma mater London School of Economics
Occupation Barrister
Spouse(s) Tony Blair (m. 1980-present)
Children Euan Blair
Nicky Blair
Kathryn Blair
Leo Blair
Parent(s) Antony 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 Antony 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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