Humza Yousaf is the new SNP leader! He recently won the Scottish National Party elections and now he is all ready to succeed Nicola Sturgeon and become Scotland’s next first minister.
Yousaf will be the first non-white leader of Scotland. In addition to this, he will also be the first Muslim to hold this position. He managed to win the elections after getting 52.1 percent of the votes of the SNP members.
In his first speech since winning, Humza said, that he is ‘the luckiest man in the world.’ He also paid a tribute to his rivals, former minister Ash Regan, and finance secretary Kate Forbes, and went on to say, ‘I know collectively we will continue to work hard as part of Team SNP.’
Now people are keen to know everything about the personal life of the politician. So what are you waiting for? Keep reading further to know more about Humza Yousaf’s family including his wife Nadia El-Nakla.
Here’s all you need to know about Humza Yousaf’s wife Nadia El-Nakla (including her age, profession, and more)
Humza Yousaf tied the knot with his wife Nadia El-Nakla in the year 2019. At the moment, she is 39 years old. She was born in Scotland to a Palestinian father. Her family lives in Gaza as her brother and sister-in-law reside there. As of right now, Humza and Nadia live in Broughty Ferry, near Dundee.
For those of you wondering, Nadia is a psychotherapist by profession. In May 2022, she was elected as an SNP councilor for the West End of Dundee. Prior to that, she also worked for Scottish health minister Shona Robison as an aide.
After winning the council seat, Nadia said, “I really want to take this time in the next five years to invest in women and get them into politics because in the Broughty Ferry ward I don’t think we’ve ever seen a female councilor in I don’t know how long.”
Before getting married to Nadia El-Nakla, Humza was married to former SNP worker Gail Lythgoe. The pair walked down the aisle in the year 2010. They parted ways in 2016 after 6 years of marriage.
How many kids do Humza Yousaf and his wife Nadia El-Nakla have?
During their marriage, Humza Yousaf and his wife Nadia El-Nakla welcomed a baby girl together. The pair named their daughter Amal. Along with this, Nadia also has another daughter from a previous relationship.
After winning the SNP elections, Yousaf mentioned his wife Nadia and their kids in his speech. He expressed his gratitude to his ladylove and their daughters and the campaign staff and referred to all of them as “very special people”.
Yousaf said, “I wouldn’t be standing here today if it wasn’t for the support, encouragement, and hard work of a number of people.” He also went on to thank his amazing wife Nadia and further added that she is the “compass who helps guide me through the most difficult of times”.
We send our heartiest congratulations to Humza Yousaf on winning the Scottish National Party elections and becoming the new SNP leader. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of showbiz.